5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, July 27

Jul 27 2017, 12:41 am

One day until the weekend, Toronto!

Don’t mind the dark skies, head out with your umbrellas and check out what’s going on in the city today.

Free avocado toast — millennials only

Hosted by Drop, a loyalty app that gives away free money to millennials for everyday spending, the company wants to “prove millennials can have their avocado toast, and eat it, too.” So get your avo toasts!

Where: King and Brant
When: July 27 at 11:30 am to 5:30 pm

Lolë White Tour

For the 5th year in a row, the Lolë White Tour will be stopping in Toronto. Last year, some 3,000 yogis met for a special sunset session at Exhibition Place that was simply stunning. The beauty of the event is in no small part due to the all-white dress code and the thousands of yellow mats. The tour is intended to be a mass symbol of peace, and takes place tonight.

Where: Exhibition Place
When: July 27 at 6:15 pm

The Beaches Jazz Festival StreetFest

Get dancing on the beach today, as the Beaches Jazz Festival’s Streetfest begins! It’s a signature event showcasing the finest in Big Band, Swing, Dixieland, Smooth, Afro-Cuban, Fusion, Funk, R&B, Ska and Soul sounds that Toronto has to offer.

Where: Several locations at the Beaches
When: July 27 at 7 pm

2017 Art Battle Canada National Championships

These are the best of the best live painters, don’t miss this amazing night of creative community celebration! This is the spectacular finale to the 2016/2017 Art Battle season, the culmination of more than 150 events across the country since August 2016 leading here, truly the best night of the year for live art in Canada!

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
When: July 27 at 7:30 pm


Tirgan is the world’s largest celebration of Iranian art and culture, taking place at the Harbourfront Centre, and begins today. It continues throughout the weekend.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: July 27 to 30

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