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What's On In Toronto | Weekend June 24–26, 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
As always, we have you covered for the best eats, music, and art events in Toronto this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Embrace the first official weekend of summer 2016 with all the 6ix has to offer – from Pride festivities, to the best of Toronto’s culinary scene, to Island adventures – it’s time to celebrate the weekend.

FRIDAY


FOOD  |  Taste of Toronto

Love Toronto’s culinary scene? Taste of Toronto is back for another year of feasting on some of the city’s best cuisine.

Courtesy of Taste of Toronto

Courtesy of Taste of Toronto

MUSIC  |  Indie Fridays

Friday nights in the city just got a lot sweeter: head to Yonge-Dundas Square for their free concerts throughout the summer season with Indie Fridays. From Canadian reggae, to bedroom pop, and electro rap, there’s something for every music enthusiast.

Dundas Square at Night | © Om Mistry / WikiCommons

Dundas Square at Night | © Om Mistry / WikiCommons


SATURDAY


FESTIVAL  |  Pride Toronto Festival

‘You can sit with us:’ celebrate and support the diversity, courage, and history of Toronto’s LGBT community. Pride 2016‘s line-up is packed with can’t-miss events.

Rainbow Flag © Benson Kua/Flickr

Rainbow Flag | © Benson Kua/Flickr

ART  |  The Brain Project

Spend your Saturday afternoon on an art scavenger hunt across Toronto with The Brain Project, one of this summer’s hottest public art exhibitions. Artists, architects and celebrities have created brain sculptures on show across the city, with proceeds going toward brain health. Mind-enhancing indeed.

The Brain Project - Joseph Drapell | Courtesy of The Brain Project

The Brain Project – Joseph Drapell | Courtesy of The Brain Project

DRINKS  |  Saturday Night Libations

For a summery Saturday night in the city, head to one of Toronto’s finest watering holes. Head to the coolest bars in Little Portugal, Yorkville’s trendiest spots, or simply go on a hunt for the best summer cocktails.

Patria


SUNDAY


OUTDOORS  |  Explore Toronto Islands

Hop on a ferry and make the most of your Sunday on the Toronto Islands; follow our guide for 10 things to make the most of your island time.

Toronto Islands | © John Vetterli/Flickr

Toronto Islands | © John Vetterli/Flickr

ARTS  |  Luminato Festival

For an arts festival that truly has it all, look no further than Luminato Festival. Toronto’s favourite global multi-arts festival is dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, magic and more. To make the most of Luminato, follow our guide to 10 must-see events

Control Room at Hearn Generating Station | © Jonathan Castellino / Courtesy of Luminato

Control Room at Hearn Generating Station | © Jonathan Castellino / Courtesy of Luminato


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