5 things to do in Toronto today: Friday, June 24

Jun 24 2016, 1:09 am

We are feeling the sunny, Friday vibes.

It’s officially patio season, Toronto. But if you’re not into hitting up the patios, or if you want to just mix things up this fine Friday, check out these events in the city.

Global Village Festival

An annual celebration that promotes cultural diversity in one of the most multicultural cities in the world.

Where: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street
When: June 24 – 25

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

The TD Toronto Jazz festival starts today, and runs through to July 3. With shows happening all over the city, make sure to pop through and get your groove on.

Where: Various venues
When: June 24 – July 3

We Came to Get Down – Swing Vs Street

As part of the Jazz Festival, this contemporary street dancing battle is a one of a kind dance-off, accompanied by live music in the heart of downtown.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: June 24, 7:30 pm


The TIFF Bell Lightbox is hosting an intersection of virtual reality, music, and art with a pop-up installation. Running all weekend, this is the kind of technology to keep you immersed in a virtual world. We are so in.

Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox,  350 King Street West
When: June 24 – 26

Live Music Under a Starry Sky

You can still enjoy Luminato Festival’s free Canadian concert series live at the Biergarten. Tonight’s entertainment is brought to you by Melanie Brulee.

Where: Hearn Generating Station, 404 Unwin
When: June 24, 7 pm


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