It’s the start of another week and there are plenty of things to do in Toronto this week! Stage 3 of the reopening means that more attractions have made and continue to make a safe return with different activities in store. With everything from outdoor performances to magic and art shows, we’ve got you covered on the things to check out.
Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
BIG on Bloor Festival
When it comes to the art scene in the 6ix, the creativity and artistic talent are endless, including at this year’s BIG on Bloor Festival. You can check out lots of installations across Bloordale, from Dufferin Street to Lansdowne Avenue. A digital program will take place as well, with concerts and art workshops. The festival is taking place until August 2 and is free to attend.
Did you miss one of Toronto’s most beloved attractions? If so, you’re in luck because Ripley’s Aquarium has officially reopened. Tickets are available to purchase through their website here. And they are open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., limited to hourly attendance.
If you’re looking for an immersive, magical experience, then you’re not going to want to miss Jamie Allan’s Illusionarium. The unique magic show is set to feature holograms, 3D projects and other stunning visual effects. The event will be open starting July 29 and tickets can be purchased online here.
Dream In High Park
The High Park Amphitheatre is hosting a series of outdoor performances from local acts. Currently running now until August 15 is BLACKOUT, which is a musical about Toronto’s infamous 2003 blackout incident. More details about the performance and tickets can be found on the website.
Playing In Public
The Bentway has transformed into an outdoor playground, filled with art installations and interactive pieces. The program will be running for the whole summer and each of the installations is available to check out for free.