It’s basically the long weekend at this point.
And to celebrate your Thursday, here are some awesome events in and around the city. Get ready for the weekend in a fun way!
Transport to Mexico in this rich, fantastical cirque production. If you’ve never experienced a Cirque du Soleil, be sure to check out one of this year’s shows – opening tonight and on until October.
Where: The Port Lands, between Cherry and Leslie Streets
When: July 28 – October 16
Spice things up tonight! The sultry Toronto Burlesque Festival is in town this weekend. Parties, cabarets and workshops are part of the early weekend’s festivities.
Where: Revival Bar & Virgin Mobile Mod Club
When: July 28 – 31
Beer and more beer. The Hart House Craft Beer Festival is all about beer sampling and BBQs.
Where: Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto
When: July 28, 7 pm
The Toronto Mas Bands Association provides the main cultural entertainment for this event, which transforms the Allan Lamport Stadium into an outdoor theatrical stage where the Kings, Queens, and individuals of the Carnival bands unveil their elaborately themed costumes. Grab your tickets here.
Where: Lamport Stadium, 1511 King Street West
When: July 28, 5 pm – 2 am
Folk-rockers The Lumineers have always had their way with hit tracks. From their early beginnings, and “Ho Hey”, to their latest single “Ophelia”, they always have us singing along. So get your sing along in person at tonight’s Lumineers concert!
Where: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, 909 Lakeshore Blvd West
When: July 28, 6 pm