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5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, July 19

Ainsley Smith Jul 18, 2018 7:30 pm

The week is winding down, which means it’s time to have some fun.

Head outside today and check out some of the great events happening throughout the city.

City Hall Live

What: You can say goodbye to eating your lunch at your desk this summer, as City Hall Live returns with free lunchtime concerts throughout the city. Taking place at Nathan Phillips Square this afternoon, City Hall Live helps support local musicians and music communities by hosting 25 free lunchtime concerts on select afternoons this summer.

When: July 19
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square; Union Station
Price: Free to the public

Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker

What: Get your cowboy boots and hats ready. Country trio Lady Antebellum and the legendary Darius Rucker are taking over the Budweiser Stage tonight as part of their Summer Plays On tour.

When: July 19
Time: 7 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Price: From $60

Free Summer Concert Series

What: If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your Thursday evenings this summer, the Toronto Botanical Garden (TBG) will be hosting a free weekly concert series set within the natural beauty of grounds. Tonight’s performer is Flamenco artist Ritmo Flamenco.

When: July 12
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East
Price: Free admission


What: A band that needs no introduction. The iconic English rockers will be performing at the Scotiabank Arean tonight, where you can expect to rock out to their hits Creep, Karma Police, No Surprise, and more.

When: July 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $111

Corktown Common Park

What: This marks the third season of outdoor films at Corktown Common Park and this summer, the public is invited to enjoy a series of films about four cities in ten short and feature films set in Toronto, Rome, Berlin, and Selma, Alabama. Tonight’s feature screening is Cabaret and the short is She Stoops to Conquer.

When: July 19
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Corktown Common Park, 155 Bayview Avenue
Price: Free

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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