Cheers to the start of another week, Toronto! As always, there are plenty of exciting events and activities happening in the 6ix. Music festivals, food trucks, exhibitions and the works. All great opportunities to enjoy the amazing summer vibes. Without further ado, here’s our roundup of things to do in Toronto this week (August 9 – 15).
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Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
Dusty Star Drive-In Diner
Travel back to the ’50s at this retro drive-in diner complete with rollerblading and disco themes. The menu features milkshakes, hotdogs, fries and burgers. You can even bring in your own rollerblades for more fun. Tickets are priced at $25 per car or picnic table and can be purchased here. The pop-up will run from August 12 – 15.
Mathew Wong: Blue View Exhibition
The Art Gallery of Ontario is hosting art pieces from Chinese-Canadian artist Matthew Wong. Visitors can view over 40 pieces of his work from the Blue Series. It is also the first museum exhibition dedicated to Wong. It will run from August 13, 2021 – April 18, 2022. The details about tickets can be found here.
This animated miniature attraction allows you to discover Canada like never before. This includes famous landmarks and cityscapes, all in miniature size. Located at 10 Dundas Street, the attraction is open daily from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online here.
Par-Tee Putt Mini-Golf
How about a round of mini-golf? The space offers 27 themed holes and each reservation comes with 90 minutes of unlimited play. They also serve a variety of eats and drinks that can be enjoyed as you play. Par-Tee Putt is open daily from 12 p.m. and reservations can be made online.
‘Together Again’ Music Festival
Get ready for an outdoor music festival, folks! Taking place at CityView DriveIn, the event is set to feature an exciting line-up of artists. This includes Mark Oliver, Manzone, Kevin Faria and others. It’s on August 15 from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online here.
Street Eats Market
This one’s for the foodies out there looking to try new and unique items. Street Eats Market features plenty of vendors and treats from different cuisines including sweet and savoury. The Market is located at Scarborough Town Centre and is open everyday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.