Events in Toronto this week will let you indulge in both music and food. The Mac and Cheese Festival returns to Ontario Place and there's a few must-see concerts as well. If you want to get outdoors, check out Dundas West Fest, which takes over an entire neighbourhood.Events you might want to check out:
Michael Kiwanuka (May 29 @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre)
Experience one of the most important soul singers of our time. Cloves opens for acclaimed singer Michael Kiwanuka, and you shouldn't miss it.
Chance the Rapper (May 30 @ Budweiser Stage)
DJ Oreo and King Louie open for Chance the Rapper at this show that was postponed by a week.
2017 Toronto Festival of Clowns (May 31 - June 4 @ Factory Theatre)
This isn't a festival for kids. Instead, it includes 10 shows featuring the best clowns around. There are also cabaret-style performances.
Pink Flamingo Backyard Patio Party (June 1 @ The Addisons Residence)
As the sun sets, guests will enjoy cocktails, indulge in gourmet BBQ, try frozen treats, and challenge one another in life-size lawn games.
Pizza in the Park (June 1 @ Christie Pits, Toronto)
This community pizza party returns to Christie Pits Park. Grab Neapolitan pizza from the fine folks at Pizzeria Libretto and delicious Indian veggies and rice from Banjara Restaurant.
Power Ball XIX: Stereo Vision (June 1 @ The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery)
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery collaborates with fashion house Max Mara to present Toronto's most notorious art party. It's a (pricey by exciting) night of art installations, performances, cocktails and more
Adelaide Eats (June 1-28 @ Adelaide Place)
Adelaide Eats is an outdoor food market open on weekdays for the month of June and serves food until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. The list of vendors includes Holy Chuck, Chimney Stax and more.
2017 Mac and Cheese Festival (June 2-4 @ Ontario Place)
Talented chefs, savvy cooks and innovative food entrepreneurs once again feed over 40,000 hungry fans with wildly creative versions of mac and cheese.
Riverdale Pride: Queer Dance Party (June 2 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Attention Riverdale fans! It's a Riverdale Pride themed dance party complete with a burlesque performance by Sevvy Skellington and Leelando Calrissian. DJs Gaydrama Jeff McDonald Derek Aubichon will be spinning.
Dundas West Fest (June 3 @ Dundas Street West)
As one of the city's coolest neighbourhood street festivals, Dundas West Fest includes a collection of local restaurants, clothing vendors, coffee shops, antiques, bars and a couple small stages.
Field Trip (June 3 @ Fort York, Toronto)
Field Trip takes over Fort York for two days of (mostly) music with headliner Feist, art, comedy, family activities and food.
Toronto Taste 2017 (June 4 @ Lakeside, Corus Quay)
Experience the best from over 60 of Toronto’s top chefs and sip beverages from 30 purveyors while taking in great views and some lively entertainment.
Inside Out Film Festival (May 24 - June 4 @ TIFF)
Toronto's LGBT film festival shows Rebels on Pointe, a ballerina story like you've never seen before as well as a really fun shorts program.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO