Cheers to another Monday, folks! It looks like this week’s going to be quite the busy one, but what else is new when you’re in The 6ix, right? And I’ve got all the exciting details right here, with movies, art, and Canada Day celebrations. For the full list, check out the roundup of things to do in Toronto from June 27 to July 3.
Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
Canada Day Fireworks
The special occasion is coming up soon and you know what that means: fireworks! There are numerous spots where you can catch a breathtaking show. This includes Canada’s Wonderland, Downsview Park, Mel Lastman Square and Ashbridges Bay Park, to name a few. You can check for more details online.
Lavazza IncluCity Festival
Hosted by the ICFF, the festival is set to showcase movies from over 20 countries around the world. There’s going to be F&B experiences, red carpet events, exhibitions and more. It will be running from June 27 to July 16 at the Distillery District. See the website for the full lineup and ticket details.
Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour
🎵Backstreet’s back, alright!🎵The famed boyband will be playing at the Budweiser Stage on July 1 & 2. The performance is part of their world tour for the 2019 album, DNA. Tickets can be purchased via Ticketmaster.
Toronto Outdoor Picture Show
Under the theme of Curtains Up!, the event will be highlighting performance-themed films until August 28. Different activities are happening at Fort York, Corktown Common, Bell Manor Park and Christie Pits Film Festival. TOPS is free to attend and more more information about the programme calendar can be found on the website.
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
The museum is offering free attendance to its exhibitions and galleries on July 1 for Canada Day. Some of the featured ones include Fantastic Beasts™: The Wonder of Nature, Swapnaa Tamhane: Mobile Palace, and Great Whales: Up Close and Personal. Time slots can be booked online through the site.
Torque Contemporary Dance Series
The season finale for the series will be taking place on June 28 & 29 at the Fleck Dance Theatre. Titled Story, story, die., the work is choreographed by Alan Lucien Øyen, who is one of Norway’s most pioneering artists. Tickets can be purchased online.
The popular US-based chain is finally opening in The 6ix on June 29. Located at 2218 Bloor West, you’ll be able to check out a variety of flavours, including an exclusive one just for Canada.
Free Movies at IMAX Cinesphere
The theatre at Ontario Place will be screening free movies on July 1, 2 & 3. Asteroid Hunters, and The Last Glaciers are the ones being shown. The free tickets can be purchased through the site.