Summer is almost here and that means getting to spend time in the great outdoors. While getting a bit of fresh air can do wonders, social distancing is still the name of the game. That doesn’t mean that virtual events and safe visits can’t be part of the things to do in Toronto this week. It’s the month of awesome festivals and activities and we’ve got the rundown for you.
Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
The festival celebrates the wonderful work by artists that have transformed the city’s art scene over the past year. You will have the chance to view creations by artists from all walks of life, including those who use different mediums for the art. Launching on 1st June, the virtual event will be running all month long. You can register for the free event here.
Inside Out Film Festival
Inside Out celebrates the best of queer cinema in Canada, with annual festivals in Toronto and Ottawa. Each year, the roster contains a diverse range of films made by 2SLGBTQ+ creators. The festival is presently running, until 6th June, so you don’t want to miss out. Tickets for the movies of your choice can be purchased here.
Although Pride Month is synonymous with parades and outdoor celebrations, things are definitely still looking different a second time around. However, virtual events continue to be in full swing, with workshops, panel discussions, the flag raising and so much more. Celebrations start on 1st June and will be going on all month long. You can find the entire program guide here.
Eats Night Market
Have fun with different cuisines at this year’s Eats Night Market, organized by the Street Eats Market. With over 20 different vendors, you can find an array of flavours, including burgers, tacos and desserts. The event will begin operating on 4th June, situated at the Scarborough Town Centre. Check out their website for a full list of the food trucks.
Pay A Visit To The Toronto Islands
Escape the Toronto city vibes without leaving Toronto by taking a ferry over to the islands. Each offers options for beaches, picnic spots and walking trails. The summer schedules for the ferries are now live and you can then view them online, along with purchasing the tickets.