We’re reaching peak summer vibes here in Toronto and the good times are rolling all weekend long. The city will practically transform into one giant festival, with back-to-back events, concerts, and experiences you won’t want to miss. We’ve got infinite options for things to do in Toronto this weekend, so let’s dive in.

Take a look at the best things to do in Toronto and start dreaming up your picture-perfect weekend.

Celebration Canada at Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s premier amusement park is hosting a 17-day celebration in honour of our nation’s birthday, showcasing live music, authentic Canadian food (a.k.a. peameal bacon and poutine galore), street performers, and an epic fireworks show. Ride the epic coasters, splash around in the water park, and celebrate Canada all at the same time.

Where: Canada’s Wonderland
When: Until July 17, 2022

Lavazza IncluCity Festival

Toronto’s historic Distillery District is hosting the ICFF Lavazza IncluCity Festival this July and has transformed into a giant open-air cinema village under the stars.

“Outdoor theatres and patios will line Distillery’s Trinity Street and a new innovative theatre space will offer a magical vantage point for festival goers,” the description says. Some venues will have comfy couch seating and large digital screens for an upgraded experience.

Where: The Distillery Historic District
When: Until July 16, 2022

TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival

Dust off your dancing shoes because the countdown to Salsa on St. Clair is officially on! Known as the biggest Latin street festival in Canada, Toronto’s TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival is making an in-person comeback this July with all the lively Latin flair that you can handle.

Where: St. Clair Avenue W (Winona Dr to Christie St)
When: July 9th & 10th, 2022, 12 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.

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Mixto Festival

This music festival will bring communities and cultures together in celebration of Toronto’s diversity. “Mixto is the representation of all the elements of diversity in our city, and our community of artists and revellers,” says the event’s description. The festival will feature live performances, works by local artists, and of course, food and drinks! Tickets can be purchased in advance on Mixto’s website.

Where: Multiple venues
When: July 7-10, 2022

 Wine Fest Toronto

Wine enthusiasts, get ready for a “sip” around the world. RendezViews patio is hosting an all-you-can-taste outdoor wine festival in Toronto, with unlimited pours of reds and whites from all over the globe.

Your “liquid passport” grants you three hours of wine tastings and the chance to expand your wine knowledge by learning from wine professionals, all while discovering your new favourites and maybe getting a little tipsy while you’re at it.

Where: RendezViews, 229 Richmond St West
When: July 8-9, 2022

Sponsored Pick: Take a trip down memory lane at Pickering Village Museum’s latest exhibit

Whether you loved the character Anne of Green Gables from the iconic Lucy Maud Montgomery novel, or you’ve been Netflix binging ‘Anne of E’ (or maybe both), it’s time to check out Pickering Village Museum’s ‘The Anne & Maud Experience’.

The museum has reopened the exhibit as a cooler and more immersive experience than ever, and you’ll get to tour the famous museum village, have tea in Maud’s residence, picnic in the village, grab some souvenirs and much more.

Where: Pickering Museum Village, 2365 Concession Rd 6, Greenwood
When: Until September 4, 2022

Union Summer

The city’s busiest transit hub is now busier in the best way possible. Toronto’s Union Summer is now underway for the month of July, with a whole lineup of movie screenings, cuisine, dance parties, and entertainment offerings all summer long. The market occupies a large space in front of Union Station with non-stop programming every day and into the late evening.

Where: 65 Front St West
When: Until August 28, 2022


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Taste of Lawrence

The annual Taste of Lawrence festival is returning for a weekend of non-stop entertainment, including an array of music and dance performances, mouthwatering multicultural cuisine, midway rides, and more family-friendly fun.

When: July 8—10, 2022
Where: Lawrence Ave, Warden Ave to Birchmount Rd


First came the GLOBL JAM showcase, and now comes the GLOBL JAM FESTIVAL presented by Tangerine Bank! The fest kicks off starting July 8th ‘til July 10th and it promises to be a good one. Filled with sport, art & culture and a vendor market. The event will be packed with basketball ambassadors and influencers, celebrities and Sportsnet personalities who will all be playing in the Superfan & Friends Charity 3×3 Game, hosted by Toronto Raptors Superfan, Nav Bhatia on Saturday at 2PM.

When: July 8—10, 2022

Field Trip Music & Arts Festival

Another beloved festival is making a comeback this weekend. Field Trip Music & Arts Festival is returning to the heart of Toronto for a full day of music, local eats, art exhibits, and fun programming.

This year’s diverse lineup of headliners includes Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Peach Pit, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Lucy Dacus, The Halluci Nation, Valley, Busty and the Bass, The Rheostatics, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Haviah Mighty, Daisy the Great, Pierre Kwenders, Georgia Harmer and Ombiigizi.

When: July 9, 2022
Where: Fort York and Garrison Common

Sponsored Pick: Enjoy a weekend staycation at Niagara Parks

Home to one-of-a-kind, world-class attractions, only a short drive or train ride away, Niagara Falls has tons to explore (yes, even beyond Clifton Hill).

From Journey Behind the Falls at the very base of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, to a ride over the Niagara River in the historic Whirlpool Aero Car, and checking out the insanely beautiful Butterfly Conservatory. There’s no shortage of adventure to discover at Niagara Parks. Not to mention world-class eats, golfing, heritage sites and more.

Where: See Niagara’s best attractions here