Free events in Toronto for June 2018 are heavy on the fun and light on the wallet. The giant beach balls arrive for the Waterfront Festival, YDS celebrates 15 years with a huge block party and you can expect the annual Pride Parade to energize the city at the end of the month.Events you might want to check out:
Dundas West Fest (June 1-2 @ Dundas Street West)
Dundas West Fest is back with an extra day of food, music, activities and entertainment set to take over the neighbourhood.
Riverdale ArtWalk (June 2-3 @ Jimmie Simpson Park and Community Centre)
This free two-day public fine art exhibition showcases both established and emerging artists, including local community groups and food vendors
15th Anniversary Block Party (June 8 @ Yonge-Dundas Square)
In celebration of the square's 15th anniversary, a huge, free party is going down with a concert by The New Pornographers.
Taste of Little Italy (June 15-17 @ College Street)
Wander along a car-less College Street during this huge celebration of Italian food and culture as it takes over Little Italy for three days this month.
Nuit Rose (June 16 @ Multiple Venues)
LGBTQ+ creators come together to take over two Toronto neighbourhoods in a festival that includes an art crawl and special programming all day long.
Redpath Waterfront Festival (June 22-24 @ HTO Park)
While the giant rubber duck may be gone, this year's beach ball installation looks to fill the void during this festival of art, music, food and shopping.
Junction Summer Solstice Festival (June 23 @ The Junction)
The longest day of sun gets a full day of celebrations along Dundas West, including family-friendly activities, music, art, performances, food and drinks.
Christie Pits Film Festival (June 24 @ Christie Pits)
A season of free outdoor films under the stars carries the theme of Cinematic Cities — the first transporting us to Baltimore with the 1988 classic Hairspray.
Pride Parade (June 24 @ Yonge Street)
Capping off Pride Month in the city is the annual Pride Parade with glittering costumes, performances and music travelling down Yonge Street.
Om T.O. (June 24 @ The Distillery District)
Have a good stretch on the house with nine free outdoor yoga classes offered by local instructors in the Distillery District.
by Lisa Power via blogTO