Events in Toronto this July not only include a bunch of free outdoor movies, music and street festivals, but also returning favourites like the Fringe Festival, Bastid's BBQ, and a massive outdoor art show. Summer is finally here, so get outside and enjoy.Events you might want to check out:
Queen's Plate Festival (July 1 @ Woodbine Racetrack)
Celebrate the tradition of Canadian horse racing with the two-day Queen’s Plate Festival. Take in the races and stay for a concert afterwards
Toronto Fringe Festival (July 5-16 @ Multiple Venues)
Fringe is a breeding grown for future theatrical hits, so see a show at anytime of the day. There's also a huge free outdoor party space.
First Thursday: Future Perfect (July 6 @ AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario)
In honour of Canada 150, this monthly art party will celebrates the breadth and the diversity of the Canadian experience.
Bud Light Dreams Festival (July 7 @ Echo Beach)
Above & Beyond, DVBBS and Steve Angello headline this year's larger than life, two-day EDM festival.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition (July 14-16 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
This is the country's largest and longest running juried contemporary outdoor art fair. Browse work from over 320 visual artists.
Night It Up! (July 14-16 @ Markham Civic Centre)
This is the longest-running outdoor night market in the GTA and it's packed with unique Asian street food, gourmet food trucks and performances.
Toronto's Festival of Beer (July 28-30 @ Bandshell Park; Exhibition Place)
The summer sampling event is back at Bandshell Park with live music, over 300 types of beer, and an extensive food and chef lineup.
Junction Night Market (July 22 @ The Junction neighbourhood)
Dive into an evening of local food, craft beer, cider and wine in the Junction. Each food and drink item will set you back $5.
Bastid's BBQ 2017 (July 23 @ 525 King St W)
Now in its seventh year, Bastid's BBQ is a guaranteed good time with the ultimate summer soundtrack, yummy food and all kinds of drinks.
Camp Summerdaze (July 28-30 @ TBA)
This three-day festival in a TBD location features a healing sanctuary, yoga, speakers, an artist market, installations, camping and over 20 DJs and bands.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO