Check out what’s happening in the city this week June 13-19.
Running from June 10th -26th, there is still plenty of chances to check out this multi arts festival. See performances involving performance, theatre, dance, music, magic and so much more creativity at a variety of locations. Each year an aspect of food is also creatively displayed this year culminating into the…….
Taking over the Front of Union Station, Luminato will be showcasing over 15 Toronto restaurants during a two day free block party. Chef demo’s will run on the hour and dishes all run around $6 giving visitors ample opportunity to food from favorites like Paintbox, The Rolling Pin, Feast, Caplanski’s and more. Festival runs Saturday, June 18th, 12-8pm and Sunday, June 19th, 12-6pm.
Celebrating the industries local based and individual Craft brewers, Craft Beer Week spreads the love across the city with event happening at many of the city’s best drinking establishments. Whether it food and beer pairings or tap takeovers there are so many events you can participate in. If you don’t have time through the week to enjoy a sampling or two then the weekend has you covered with the….
Following the same successful format as all good beer festivals this inaugural event features great taps, food and live music; the perfect combination on a summer afternoon. Tickets are still available for both Friday and Saturday sessions.
Looking to get new ink or just interested in seeing it in all its glory then head down to the Metro Toronto Convention Center for the Toronto Tattoo Show. Burlesque shows, top artists and trades people selling their wares all under one roof as well as seminars for those in the industry.
Margarita and Sangria bar, hot sauce, salsa and nacho sampling, street corn, churros, mariachi and of course tacos from Toronto’s best Mexican restaurants and shops. Need I say more? Tickets are almost all sold out.
Head out to Burlington and discover a new band or two as The Sound of Music Festival continues through to the 19th. Free concerts for all tastes in music including July Talk on the 17t, Hawksley Workmen on the 18th and I Mother Earth on the 20th.
Seven days of music, visual arts, comedy and film is what is NXNE, one of North Americas leading music events. Panels, screening, live music and more happen all across the city showcasing amazing bands and outstanding music venues. Father John Misty, Mother, Mother, The Zolas, and School Boy Q are just a few notable mentions.
It’s not a beach getaway or a weekend at the cottage but you can still be sipping on gin and juice by the water at the Wine and Spirits Festival down at Sugar Beach. Three days or wine, beer, cider, spirits and more (including food and live music) to be consumed while enjoying a lesson or two on mixology with industry experts.