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5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, May 24

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Ainsley Smith May 23, 2018 6:30 pm 242

Well Toronto, we’re one day closer to the weekend.

In case you can’t wait for Friday night to let off some steam, you might want to check out some of these great events happening in the city today.

Toronto Poutine Fest

What: A caravan of poutine purveyors will land in Toronto this spring for a four-day festival devoted to the fries, curds, and gravy at Yonge-Dundas Square!

When: May 24 to 27
Time: 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Admission is free

The Art of Regional Chinese Cuisine in Toronto with Tea Tasting

What: Professor Chef Leo Chan will talk about the art and culture of regional Chinese cuisine at this afternoon celebration “reflecting the diversity, unique cooking methods, ingredients, global culinary influences, and the migration of people and food to the current Toronto restaurant scene.”

When: May 24
Time: noon to 2 pm
Where: City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Price: Tickets are free online

Budweiser Stage Opening Night: Portugal the Man

What: Budweiser Stage is kicking off another chart-topping summer this evening with performances from Toronto’s very own Broken Social Scene, and Portugal the Man.

When: May 24
Time: 7 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd West
Price: Tickets start at $22

The Princess Bride Movie Experience

What: The Secret Sessions, which fuses together live theatre an cinema, is transporting movie buffs to the country of Florin to bare witness to a royal wedding the likes of which the city has never seen before. The Princess Bride – The Movie Experience is an incredible adventure you don’t want to miss.

When: May 24 
Time: 
7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Redwood Theatre, 1300 Gerrard Street East
Price: $39

Inside Out

What: Filmmakers from the LGBTQ+ community and beyond come together in celebration of the best queer films from Canada and around the world at this film fest.

When: May 24 to June 3
Time: Screenings vary by day
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Price: Varies

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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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