We’ve got an exciting weekend coming our way, Toronto! There are so many festivals, concerts, and sporting events taking place, which means there is no shortage of things to do in Toronto this weekend.

We know you’re excited to dive in, so without delay, here are our picks of the very best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

Have a good one, friends!

Do West Fest

Do West Fest is returning for another multi-day street festival in the west end starting this Friday!

Formerly Dundas West Fest, this neighbourhood-wide event is a Dundas West tradition. Food, drinks entertainment, live music, and good vibes — what more could you ask for?

When: June 9th to 11th, 2023
Where: Dundas Street West from Ossington to Lansdowne

Luminato Festival

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

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: June 7th to June 18th, 2023
Where: 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke

Sponsored Pick: The Botanical Plant Expo

Looking to become a plant parent and level up on your gardening game? 

Step in Toronto’s ultimate plant paradise at the Botanical Plant Expo. You can experience dozens of  plant vendors, artisans, and makers, local food and beverages and beautiful walking routes all in one place. This massive expo is the place to be for any plant lover. 

When: Sunday, June 11th, from 11 am – 6 pm 
Where: Evergreen Brick Works | 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4W 3X8
Cost: $15 – $23

RBC Canadian Open

A highly-anticipated professional golf tournament is returning to our city this week

Co-organized by Golf Canada and the PGA Tour, this event brings together pro golfers and lovers of the sport for six days.

As part of the tournament, an RBCxMusic concert series will be taking place with the Black Eyed Peas headlining on Friday, June 9th.

When: June 6th to 11th, 2023
Where: Oakdale Golf & Country Club,  2388 Jane Street

Sponsored Pick: Pop-Up Giant Is Hosting A 3-In-1 Warehouse Sale

Good news for all you bargain hunters and brand loyalists out there! Pop-Up Giant is currently having their 3-1 warehouse sale where you can score some amazing deals. They’ve got everything from fashion to cosmetics with the Revlon Cosmetics Sale, Designer Clothing Sale, and the famous $10 Pop-Up Shop. So, go ahead and stock up on your summer style without worrying about spending too much money!

When: Now till Sunday, June 11th

  • Monday, June 5th till Saturday, June 10th: 10 am – 8 pm
  • Sunday, June 11th: 11 am to 6 pm

Where: The International Centre, Hall 1. 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga, Ontario. 
Cost: Admission is free, with complimentary parking on-site.

The Toronto Flower Market

It’s time to stock up on spring blooms! The Toronto Flower Market will be returning to the city on June 10th.

This annual outdoor market is Toronto’s first event of its kind, with a wide variety of Ontario-grown plants and flowers ready to be taken home and enjoyed. You can expect this flower market on May 13th and June 10th.

When: June 10th from 10 AM to 3 PM
Where: 1001 Queen Street West at CAMH


Get ready to rock out at the massive Norfolk County Fairgrounds Festival this weekend. You and your crew can watch some epic A-list Canadian rock bands perform under a starry sky while indulging in some mouth watering food and shopping at a local artisan market. Sounds like the perfect evening to kick-off late summer nights. 

When: Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10th, 3PM onwards
Where: Norfolk, County Fairgrounds, 172 South Drive, Simcoe
Cost: $10 – $100

Lakeshore Village Grilled Cheese Challenge Festival

Calling all cheese lovers! The ultimate grilled cheese festival is coming to Toronto this weekend for one day only.

Not only will there be mouthwatering eats, live music, and entertainment, but there’s also a chance to win “The Best Grilled Cheese” award.

Eat, drink, sing, dance, and enjoy all things grilled cheese

When: June 10, 2023, from 11 AM to 10 PM
Where: Lake Shore Boulevard W from Islington Avenue to Second Street

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Canadian Music Week

This patriotic music festival is making an epic comeback this week.

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 5th to 10th, 2022
Where: See full schedule

The World Naked Bike Ride 2023

It’s almost that time of the year again! The annual World Naked Bike Ride is coming back to Toronto and will be taking place this weekend.

The only time in the city where you’ll see a bunch of naked people cruising around Toronto on their bikes is on June 10th, 2023.

Riders are encouraged to join the legal ride, which is free of charge and there’s no registration.

When: June 10th, 2023
Where: Starts at Coronation Park

Eats Night Market

Get ready to chow down at the ultimate outdoor feast under the stars.

Eats Night Market is coming to Mississauga this week for a mouthwatering weekend of food and fun.

Bring your appetite and your best pals, this foodie event is not one to miss!

When: June 9th to 11th, 2023
Where: Dixie GO Station, Mississauga

Oshawa Peony Festival

The season of spring blooms has arrived, and this weekend, we have the Oshawa Peony Festival to look forward to.

The festival is returning for its 11th year in a row, attracting thousands of people from all over to its gorgeous display of 300 peony varieties.

In addition to the flower display, visitors will get to enjoy an artisan vendor market, live music, gardening demonstrations, a judged peony show, an art competition, and more.

When: June 10th and 11th, 2023
Where: Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens, 155 Arena Street, Oshawa

Kaskade at Cabana Pool Bar

Cabana Pool Bar is back and to kick things off, the poolside venue will host a show by the legendary DJ Kaskade.

Get ready to party your way into the summer season with good vibes, live music, and even better views!

When: June 11th, 2023
Where: Cabana Pool Bar