Happy Monday, everyone! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and although it’s not “officially” summer yet, it’s sure starting to feel like it. And as always, there’s many fun things going down in The 6ix, each one more exciting than the last. So let’s get into the things to do in Toronto this week.
Here are some things to do in Toronto near you this week:
Pizza For Papa with Dan Pelosi
Enjoy some bonding time with dad with this virtual event by Nordstrom. The backyard cookout is being hosted by Italian-American chef and host, Dan Pelosi. It’s taking place on June 7 from 1pm-4pm and you can book a spot online.
Head to Downsview Park from June 10-12 to grab a beer, dine from countless food trucks, enjoy live entertainment and more at the festival. Tickets are currently priced at $15 but they go up from June 10, so make sure to get yours early through the site.
Brunch on a Patio
Treat the dad in your life to a special brunch at one of the many patios in The 6ix. There are plenty of cool brunch deals to go around, including at Oretta, OEB Breakfast Co., Lobby, The Good Son and many more.
The gala, which is being hosted in support of SickKids, is to be hosted by CTV’s ETALK anchor Tyrone Edwards. The event will also feature a celebrity fashion show with Canadian designers. It’s happening on June 10 at the Toronto Event Centre and tickets can be purchased online.
Spend the day getting in some aquatic fun at the Splash Works waterpark at Canada’s Wonderland. There’s slides for different thrill levels, cabanas, dining destinations and more. Passes can be purchased online.
Tickets are on sale for Toronto Taste, presented by @thedanielscorp. Join them on Sunday, June 12th at the beautiful and historic Evergreen Brick Works to partake in Toronto’s largest prix fixe menu, boasting culinary delights from 50 of the city’s top chefs and over 20 beverage purveyors. And of course, an evening of fine food and festivities pairs well with making a difference in your community! Proceeds from every ticket sold at Toronto Taste help fund Second Harvest’s food rescue program to ensure that surplus, edible food ends up on the plates of Canadians who need it, and not in landfills.
Get a closer look at all the cool magical creatures from the Wizarding World. The exhibition is taking place at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). It’s available for viewing from June 11 and you can purchase passes on the website.