5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, May 18

May 17 2017, 8:11 pm

It’s Thursday before the long weekend, and it’s National Caesar Day!

Besides hitting up a patio, check out these events in Toronto today.

Rib & Craft Beer Fest

May is BBQ MONTH and what better way to celebrate our favourite way to cook food then with a massive BACK YARD BBQ at the epicentre of the greatest city in the world! Free entry and it all starts today.

Where: Yonge & Dundas Square
When: May 18 at 10 am to 10 pm

This Is Local Spring POP-Up Night Market

Check out the launch of the Spring and first POP-Up Night Market at The Loft at Baro (3rd floor inside Baro Toronto)! Supporting local sustainability and creating a place where entrepreneurs are designed to thrive.

Where: The Loft at Baro, 485 King Street West
When: May 18 at 6 pm


Multi-platinum rock band Bush is back. Remember Bush (or Bush X) back in the 90s? They have returned for the 20th anniversary celebration of Razorblade and are hitting the road as they finish their new album.

Where: Rebel, 11 Polson Street
When: May 18 at 7 pm

Mott’s Clamato Presents National Caesar Day w/Tokyo Police Club

Celebrate National Caesar Day with Tokyo Police Club! Presented by Mott’s, this is a free show with one of our fave local bands.

Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave
When: May 18 at 7 pm

Public Art; New Ways of Thinking and Working

The symposium hosted by York University will offer a forum for active research, critical debate and honest dialogue in the field of public art from the perspective of both study and practice. The symposium will support an international perspective across disciplines of visual arts, curatorial practice, architecture, art history, city planning, with academics, practitioners and enthusiasts exploring the shifting role of contemporary public practice.

Where: York University, 4700 Keele St
When: May 18 at 7 pm