5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, June 20

Jun 19 2019, 7:45 pm

We’re officially one day from the first weekend of summer.

And in case you can’t wait for Friday to have some fun, there’s no better time to head outside and check out all the awesome events happening throughout the city than this fine Thursday.

From an epic outdoor concert to a screening of a nostalgic 90s film, here are the top events happening in the city today.

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Union Summer Market

What: The open-air market situated on the doorstep of Toronto’s Union Station is back for another exciting summer. The outdoor marketplace promises to “showcase the best of Toronto’s eclectic culture, talent and spirit with a curated mix of local food vendors and entertainment.”

When: On now until August 3
Time: 5:30 am to 12:45 am
Where: Union Station – 65 Front Street West
Price: Entry is free

Google Pixel 3a and Valeria Lipovetsky Workshop

What: If you’ve ever wanted to learn how entrepreneur and social media guru Valeria Lipovetsky has grown her brand, this is a workshop you won’t want to miss. Join Valeria to learn about the Google Pixel 3a XL’s premium features like Google assistant, dual-pixel camera and unlimited storage, all designed to streamline your life, and help build your professional brand.

When: June 20
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: Google shop, Bay and Dundas, Eaton Centre
Price: Free to attend

Death Cab for Cutie in Toronto

What: It’s going to be a chill night at Echo Beach tonight, as Washington-based indie rock band Death Cab for Cutie is performing. Get ready to sing along to the group’s hit songs like I Will Follow You Into The Dark, Soul Meets Body, A Movie Script Ending, and more.

When: June 20
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: RBC Echo Beach
Price: From $89.70

Revue Cinema Screening of She’s All That

What: You can take a walk down memory lane tonight with paperback author Gabrielle Moss as she talks about the rise of teen novels, from The Babysitters Club to the Sweet Vallet Twins, before a screening of She’s All That. Starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddie Prinze Jr., this film follows a high school jock who makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school’s prom queen.

When: June 20
Time: 6:45 pm to 9 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Price: $15

Joe Carter Classic After Party

What: The annual Joe Carter Classic returns this Thursday and the after party is the perfect place to party with pro-athletes and celebrities while also supporting children’s charities. Taking place at REBEL, this year is the 10th anniversary of this VIP event and features performances by iconic rap duo Salt-N-Pepa and Jersey super-group Naughty by Nature.

When: June 20
Time: Begins at 8 pm
Where: REBEL, 11 Polson Street
Tickets: Available by contacting [email protected]