5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, July 5

Jul 4 2016, 10:16 pm

So summer is coming in hot. Literally.

As you maneuver through your Tuesday, make sure you stay cool and hydrated. And while the Toronto Caribbean Carnival officially kicks off today, be sure to check out the outdoor official launch, just have your water at reach.

And later on today, check out one of the other events around the city this hot Tuesday.

Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Get ready for the big summer partaaaay! The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is back, and it officially launches today. The launch takes place this afternoon, and celebrations take place all month long.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: July 5, 11:55 am – 2 pm

Best Picture

Cool down this evening with one of the best shows at this year’s Fringe Festival. Best Picture features three actors playing a cast of thousands in this award-winning mix of every Best Picture Oscar winner lampooned in 60 minutes!

Where: Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace, 16 Ryerson Avenue
When: July 5 at 8 pm

The Lobster at Open Roof Festival

Open Roof Festival continues to bring in the goods! Tonight, the sold-out event is screening one of our favourite movies, The Lobster. Mix in the tunes of Kayla Diamond, and the warm evening, and you’ve got a perfect Tuesday. Limited tix are available at the door.

Where: 99 Sudbury Street
When: July 5 at 7 pm

Peter Bjorn and John

For music fans, it’s been quite a while since these guys were in town. Five years to be exact. Their awesome catchy-pop hits had all of us singing years ago, and they’re back doing more of what they’re good at.

Where: Mod Club, 722 College Street
When: July 5 at 8 pm

TD Salsa in Toronto Festival

One of Canada’s largest Latin-themed celebrations is Toronto’s TD Salsa in Toronto Festival, which takes place over three weeks and features music, food, dance and family events. Tonight, learn more about salsa through the free Eight on Eight Latin Photographic Exhibition.

Where: Galleria 814, 814 St Clair Ave West
When: July 5 and on until July 30

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