5 things to do in Toronto today: Friday, July 8

Jul 6 2016, 6:58 pm


The weekend is almost upon us, and our city is hopping with events. Arts? Check. Food? Check. Music? Check. Outdoors? Check. Indoors? Check.

So, get checking, Toronto.

Ontario Latin Arts Festival

The 5th annual Ontario Latin Arts Festival returns with three days of cultural festivities beginning today. The event features musicians, dancers, workshops in music, dance, film, literature and art as well as local artisan displays.

Where: The North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street
When: July 8 – 10

Future Routes

An awesome music event festival that highlights artists from around the globe who are forging a new path by extracting inspiration from traditional roots music and smashing stereotypes with bold and cutting-edge sounds.

Where: The North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street
When: July 8 – 10

ROM Summer Fridays

Check out the ROM tonight with discounted admission from 4:30 to 8:30 pm. It’s an awesome time to catch up with pals, check out the galleries and some live music!

Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park
When: July 8, 4:30 – 8:30 pm

Entertainment District Art Crawl

Fifty artists, free entrance, food trucks, and live DJ’s. For one day only, check out this year’s Entertainment District Art Crawl and while you’re there, enter for your chance to win Luzia by Cirque Du Soleil tickets!

Where: David Pecaut Square, 215 King Street West
When: July 8, 11 am – 6 pm

Taste of Lawrence

The East end’s biggest food and cultural festivals returns this month. The annual Taste of Lawrence celebration takes place over the July 8 weekend, featuring local flavours, vendors and lots of family fun.

Where: Lawrence Avenue East, from Warden Ave to Birchmount Road
When: July 8 to 10

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