Part two of the installment of What’s on in Toronto this summer. In July Toronto heats up with a full calendar of fun filled events of what to do in Toronto.
The Fringe Toronto’s Theatre Festival – Jul 04 to Jul 15 In a country that hosts the most Fringe festivals in the world, the Toronto Fringe shines. First run in 1989 with 4 venues and 40 productions, the Toronto Fringe now has over ten venues, including KidsVenue, and more than 120 theatre companies participating from the province and around the world. Held annually in July. Festival location: Various Locations Toronto.
Honda Indy Toronto July 6 -8 The roar of the engines is heard as the Indy cars take to the streets of Toronto for a weekend of exciting racing. Event Location: Exhibition Place Address: Lakeshore Blvd Toronto.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition July 6 -8 The largest outdoor art exhibition in Canada is celebrating its 50th year of introducing Torontonians to undiscovered artists and art students while displaying the fine artworks of established artists. Artists will be selling their artwork to visitors as scheduled events occur, such as the Art Talks speaker series, Art Walks tours throughout the exhibition and Art Now performances and installations. For lovers of art and those who are just curious, TOAE is a fantastic place to spend a day within the art community. Festival Location: Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen Street West) 10:30AM Free
National Bank Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival – Jul 07 to Jul 08
National Bank joins TLN Telelatino, the Hillcrest Village BIA, the City of Toronto once again join forces to present the second stop on the tour, National Bank Salsa on St. Clair, Canada’s largest Latino-themed street festival which wraps –up Latino week in Toronto.Salsa on St. Clair has attracted over 1.5 million salsa lovers to the streets of Toronto since its launch in 2005. Join in on the parade of FREE family fun as midtown Toronto’s Hillcrest Village, between Winona Drive and Christie Street will be transformed into a showcase of Latin life. Festival Location: St. Clair at Christie and Wynona Toronto
Beaches International Jazz Festival -July 20, 29 The rhythm of world beat, reggae, calypso and big band jazz music fill the air every year in July at the Beaches International Jazz Festival. New to the scene as well as old favourites perform on the crowded yet energetic streets of the Beaches area and KEW Gardens main stage. Admission is free to most events. Festival Location: 1976 A Queen Street East Toronto
Toronto’s Festival of Beer – Jul 27 Beer is the acclaimed beverage at this gathering, which features over 200 products. Lagers, stouts, wheat beers and pale ales can all be sampled. Live entertainment can be heard on all of the three days, and tempting food is available. So come out and toast the brewers of Canada. Festival Location: Exhibition Place Address: Lakeshore Blvd Toronto.
If you have a festival or event going on in Toronto this summer that you want to let us know about, please comment and I will add it.