A big week is underway in our vibrant city. The sun is shining, the patios are bumping, and the outdoor events are back in full swing.

There are infinite things to do in Toronto this week, and with the start of summer just days away, it’s time to kick off the season with a bang.

Get your to-do list going and blow up that group chat — we’re coming in hot with the very best things to do in Toronto this week.

Make it count, amigos.

Taco Fest

The beloved annual Taco Fest is coming to Toronto this Friday at a brand new location.

Get ready to feel the heat this summer and mouthwatering eats at the Taco Fest, coming back to the city this June 16th to 18th.

You’ll have the chance to enjoy more than 150 taco creations, taste test Canada’s largest hot sauce bar, sip on Margaritas, Sangrias, sip on tequila, and party it up!

When: June 16th to 18th, 2023
Where: The Grounds at Hotel X, 111 Princes’ Boulevard

Taste of Little Italy

Get ready to enjoy three full days of great food, live music, and shopping. The beloved annual food and street fest, Taste of Little Italy is back in Toronto this Friday.

Come through for live music on multiple street corners and on a main stage, extended patios, multicultural vendors, carnival rides for the entire family, and all the delicious Italian food you can handle.

When: June 16th to 18th, 2023
Where: Along College Street from Bathurst Street to Shaw Street

North By Northeast (NXNE)

Support Canadian artists! The iconic north-end music festival we know and love is returning this year.

NXNE is described as “Canada’s important discovery music festival,” showcasing essential emerging artists who are on the cusp of worldwide fame.

When: June 13th to 17th, 2023
Where: 115 Danforth Avenue

Luminato Festival

Art enthusiasts can look forward to another week of Luminato Festival.

Luminato is an international arts festival that showcases performances, media and visual arts, and programming that “cuts across traditional artform boundaries,” according to the description.

From local Canadian artists to emerging artists from around the world, Luminato is where global talent takes centre stage.

When: Until June 18th, 2023
Where: 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke

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Bebe Rexha: Best F’n Night Of My Life

The one and only Bebe Rexha is tearing up the stage in our city this Thursday.

Head on over to the waterfront for what is sure to be an incredible show at Rebel.

When: June 15th, 2023
Where: Rebel

Tegan and Sara: Crybaby 2023 Tour

The iconic Canadian duo Tegan and Sara will be performing in the Danforth on Thursday.

Sing along to their biggest hits with the city at one of Toronto’s most legendary venues.

When: June 15th, 2023
Where: The Danforth Music Hall

TLC, Shaggy, En Vogue, and Sean Kingston

It’s a throwback party at Budweiser Stage!

This Thursday will be a blast from the past at the city’s waterfront as TLC, Shaggy, En Vogue and Sean Kingston hit the stage.

When: June 15th, 2023
Where: Budweiser Stage

Ed Sheeran: – Tour

This is a big one, friends. Ed Sheeran is performing at History on Friday and it’s the first of two shows that the artist will put on in our city.

If Ed Sheeran has a special place in your heart, trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss this show.

When: June 16th, 2023
Where: History

7,000 Islands Filipino Night Market

A Filipino night market is coming to Toronto this month and it promises to be a feast like no other.

The event will have free admission and will feature dozens of delicious vendors, art installations, workshops, artisans, and live music.

This year, the theme is all about celebrating the 7,000 islands of the Philippines. Some of the tasty offerings at the night market include specialty dishes from the different islands of the Philippines.

Where: 500 Progress Ave, Scarborough Town Centre
When: June 16th & 17th, 2023, 4 PM to 11 PM

Night at the Aqueerium

The annual Night at the Aqueerium event is back at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada on Friday, June 16th.

The Aquarium will be transformed into an underwater rainbow wonderland with drinks, drag performances music, and a dance floor!

Get up close and personal with deep-sea creatures and get treated to incredible drag shows and entertainment all evening long.

When: June 16 from 8 PM to 11:59 PM
Where: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – 288 Bremner Blvd