We’re entering a brand new month this week, which means a whole new world of exciting things to do in Toronto. Whether you’re celebrating the beginning of Pride Month or want to dive headfirst into summer, we’ve got the perfect itinerary for you.
Here are our best selection of thing to do in Toronto this week, now take your pick and have a great time!
This week, we’re celebrating the start of Pride Month, and what better way to kick things off than with an exclusive drag show featuring drag superstars from the UK.
“This one-of-a-kind drag show will also feature local Drag Talent and DJs to keep the energy alive all night,” the description says.
It’s time to feel the love, Toronto!
When: June 2nd, 2023
Where: The Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 190 Princes’ Street
Former One Directioner Louis Tomlinson will be performing outdoors at Budweiser Stage this week.
Outdoor concert season is just beginning in our city, and so far it’s off to a strong start
When: May 30th, 2023
Where: Budweiser Stage
If you’ve always dreamed of spending a day at Dunder Mifflin, your wish can now come true. And this week is your last chance to experience it!
This is no Jim Halpert prank. A life-sized version of the mid-level regional paper company we know and love is now open in our city, and here’s a sneak peek!
Fans of the show will get to walk through mind-blowing recreations of the famous set, explore original props and costumes, re-live their favourite moments from the show, and scoop up incredible merch at the on-site store.
When: Until June 4th 2023
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre (across from the Lego Store); 3401 Dufferin Street
Described as the largest Jewish film festival in the world, TJFF will be returning to Toronto starting this Thursday.
Dive into a huge variety of feature films, documentaries and shorts from Canada and around the world with a special focus on Jewish and cultural diversity.
When: June 1st to 11th, 2023
Where: See program schedule
The Big Top is officially back. Cirque du Soleil has returned to Toronto with one of its most successful touring shows, called KOOZA.
KOOZA “combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition, and power,” according to the description.
The highlights of the show include Hoops Manipulation, Double Highwire, the Skeleton Dance, and the famous Wheel of Death, an “enormous spinning contraption” that always has the audience on the edge of their seats.
When: Until June 18th, 2023
Where: Under the Big Top – 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke
Blue Jays season is well underway at the new and improved Rogers Centre stadium.
Cheer for the home team from the stands as they take on the Brewers, or at one of the many entertainment areas at the ballpark with the new $20 admission ticket option.
Let’s play ball!
When: May 31st and June 1st, 2023
Where: Rogers Centre
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You may recognize him from YouTube, and this week, you’ll get to see him on stage.
Toronto’s very own Kurtis Conner will be bringing the laughs at the Danforth Music Hall on Friday. Tickets are still on sale!
When: June 2nd, 2023, 5 PM & 9:30 PM
Where: The Danforth Music Hall
Music lovers, you’re in for a treat! A summer concert series with free live jazz shows has begun in Toronto.
The concert series is “packed with a lineup of top jazz talent,” and is curated by Grammy award-winning Music Director Kevin Ray Clark.
The live shows take place around the Distillery’s sprawling new outdoor patio, with 150 seats and towering palm trees to enhance the atmosphere.
When: June 2nd, 2023, 4:30 PM
Where: Trinity Square, The Distillery Historic District
Are you ready to enter the Upside Down? A Stranger Things experience has arrived in Toronto and it’ll transport you to Hawkins in the year 1986.
Fans will have access to the show’s most iconic settings on an “intimate guided new adventure” alongside their favourite characters, plus eat, drink, and hang out like they’re part of the crew.
Once you’ve had your fair share of adventure, you can head over to Scoops Ahoy for a USS Butterscotch sundae or Surfer Boy Pizza for a tasty slice.
The experience will also be home to the first-ever Stranger Things-themed bar where you can sip unique cocktails inspired by the show.
When: Various dates in May & June 2023
Where: Cinespace Marine Terminal Studio, 8 Unwin Avenue
Broadway sensation Hamilton is in Toronto, and this week is the perfect time to see it!
“Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre,” the description says.
This musical is not only entertaining, but has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.
When: See showtimes
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West