June is FINALLY here and we’re just days away from the first day of summer – even thought it already feels as if it were. We’re filling up our week with all the things to do in Toronto like concerts, festivals, pride events and much more.

Make the most of this week and explore the city to its fullest we’re here for it. Let’s get it!

Check out all the things to do in Toronto this week:

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Drag brunch at 360 Restaurant

Toronto’s Pride season kicks off June 2nd with a thrilling drag brunch at the 360 Restaurant.  Sip on mimosas and enjoy an exclusive brunch menu with performances by The Virgo Queen, Erin Brockobić, Dahlia Doll, and Miss Fiercalicious.

Drag brunch at the CN Tower has been curated by Pride Toronto and is a Major Cultural Event of the Pride Toronto 2024 Festival.

When: June 2, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: 360 Restaurant
Cost: $75+tax

Dallas Smith

Tickets are still on sale to see Dallas Smith live!

When: June 4th at 7:00 PM
Where: History, 1663 Queen St E
Cost: $84.50+ per ticket

Sponsored Pick: Brampton On Stage

New season, new lineup! Brampton On Stage is a local favourite, known for putting on everything from snazzy musical numbers to hosting well-known artists from around the world! They’ve just revealed their Summer/Fall 2024 lineup, and it includes some BIG names like The Strumbellas, Kirk Diamond, and holiday favourites for the festive season. Head to their website to see everything that’s on at their 4 exceptional venues, and get your tickets.

Canadian Music Week

This late-spring music festival is back this June. Canadian Music Week is known for showcasing hundreds of bands across dozens of venues throughout the five-day event, and this year, it promises to deliver a world-class experience in the heart of the city once again.

When: June 1st to 8th, 2024
Where: Several venues across Toronto
Cost: $75+

Steve Aoki (19+)

The countdown to VELD is on and to keep the good vibes going, DJ and music producer Steve Aoki is coming to Toronto. Here’s what to know.

The cake-throwing man himself will be performing at Toronto’s newest hot spot, DPRTMNT on June 6th, as part of Canadian Music Week.

When: June 6th, 2024
Where: DPRTMNT – 473 Adelaide St West
Cost: Tickets go on sale May 31st, 2024

Do West Fest

Spring is here, and so is the return of street festival season. One of Toronto’s most beloved street-wide celebrations is making its way to Dundas St West this June. Dubbed “Toronto’s official start to summer,” Do West Fest (formerly Dundas West Fest), promises to deliver three days of non-stop fun to the west end!

Where: Dundas St West, Ossington to Lansdowne
When: June 7th to 9th, 2024
Cost: Free

Luminato in the Square

Time to celebrate art, culture, and community! Taking place at David Pecaut Square, this festival offers free entry for attendees to relish in concerts, performances, installations and interactive workshops.

When: June 7th – 16th
Where: David Pecaut Square, 215 King St W
Cost: Free

Bourbon Street North at The Distillery District

Head to The Distillery District for this New Orleans-inspired event showcasing traditional jazz & blues music and food with creole flavours.

When: Monday to Thursday from 1 PM to 4 PM, Fridays 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Saturdays & Sundays from 1 PM to 4 PM & 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: 55 Mill Street
Cost: FREE

Formula 1 Exhibition Toronto

Guests can expect iconic F1 race cars from different eras, racing simulators and never-seen-before artifacts spanning six specially designed rooms in an over 20,000 sq. ft space.

When: Now until early summer
Where: Lighthouse ArtSpace, 1 Yonge St
Cost: $42+

Lite-Brite World of Wonder

Experience “the magic of imagination brought to life in this captivating cinematic journey that combines the nostalgic delight of Lite-Brite with the cutting-edge immersive technology of Illuminarium.”

You can get tickets here.

When: Tuesday to Saturday from 11 AM to 11 PM and Sunday from 11 AM to 9 PM
Where: Illuminarium Toronto, 28 Gristmill Lane
Cost: $38.50 per adult & 33.50 per child/senior