From music to theatre, and as always a ton of food, check out what’s going on this weekend in Toronto!
What: Possibly one of our favourite line ups this summer, Field Trip is back with incredible headliners like The National, Robyn, Santigold, and local love, Jazz Cartier.
Where: Fort York & Garrison Common
When: June 4 and 5
What: The popular novella, Le Petit Prince, hits the stage this weekend as part of the National Ballet of Canada’s world premiere in Toronto.
Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts – 145 Queen Street West
When: June 4 to 12
What: Canada’s women’s national team plays Brazil in an Olympic tune-up game.
Where: BMO Field – 170 Princes’ Blvd
When: June 4 at 4 pm
What: The Kingston Road Village Business Community presents its annual Artwalk & Street Fest, showcasing different local and Toronto-based artists.
Where: Businesses and storefronts from Main Street to Henley Gardens
When: June 4 at 11 am to 4 pm
What: Food, music in Riverside, along with the 18th annual Riverdale Art Walk. 10 blocks of fun between the Don Valley Parkway just past Degrassi Street.
Where: Queen Street East
When: June 4 at 1 to 6 pm
What: More than 270 stores and 155 cafes are selling fair trade products in Toronto. This event brings it all to one place. Shopping to feel good about.
Where: Heritage Court, Exhibition Place
When: June 4 and 5 at 10 am to 6 pm
What: Mac and Cheese, and a lot of it.
Where: Ontario Place West Island
When: June 4 to 5
What: Continuing with the food theme, the Mississauga Halal Food Fest features a ton of food, drinks and live performances
Where: Celebration Square, Mississauga
When: June 4 at 11 am to 11 pm
What: The Walk to Fight Arthritis takes place in Toronto’s Beaches this Sunday. Live music, raffles, and a photo booth will be on site.
Where: Woodbine Park – 1695 Queen St East
When: June 5 at 8:45 am
What: The annual fundraising event for the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart will take over the DVP and Gardiner this weekend. Look out for road closures.
Where: Exhibition Place – 200 Princes’ Boulevard
When: June 5 at 5:30 am to 1:30 pm
What: The celebration of Canada’s cultural kaleidoscope, DiversityFest is a free day long event featuring arts and cultural performances.
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: June 5 at 1 pm
What: The 1st annual Family Pride Day at Centreville will be the first of several family friendly events at this year’s celebrations. Free admission to the park, but discounted tickets for rides can be purchased online with code “Pride2016”.
Where: Centre Island
When: June 5 at 10:30 am
What: Toronto’s hottest up and coming actors come together to battle it out for the title of the city’s best actor.
Where: The Den – 423 College Street
When: June 5 at 5 pm