Top 6 in the the 6ix: Can’t Miss Toronto Events July 3-July 10

Jul 3 2016, 3:54 pm

It’s already Sunday – so we better start planning your week.

We’ve combed through pages of concert listings, live performances and dance parties to bring you a curated shortlist of the coolest activities for all price-ranges and interests.

There’s something for everyone, so don’t hold back!

The Toronto Fringe Festival

The Toronto Fringe Festival is still going strong. Showcasing some of the best – and wackiest – in up and coming theatre and performance art, Fringe shows are sure to leave an impression. May we suggest seeing Women? Set in 1885, the hilarious spoof of both Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and Lena Dunham’s Girls has already taken New York by storm. Tickets are $12.

Address: Various Locations

Date: June 29–July 10

Twitter: @Toronto_Fringe

Hamilton Karaoke at Cameron House

Are you as obsessed with Hamilton as everyone else is? Well, Written on the Water Theatre is hosting a Hamilton sing-a-long night for people who just can’t get enough of the monster hit musical. Tickets are $25 each, but space is limited. Make sure to go online and pre-book now!

Address: 408 Queen Street West

Date: July 5 @ 8 pm

Twitter: @TheCameronHouse

The Young Novelists Concert at St. James’ Park

The Young Novelists, the husband and wife musical duo of Graydon James and Laura Spink, will be performing a free concert at St. James’ Park. Listen to their harmonious tunes amidst the flowers and greenery of one of Toronto’s most luscious gardens.

Address: St. James Park (120 King Street East)

Date: July 7 @ 7 pm

Twitter: @young_novelists

The 55th Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in Nathan Phillips Square

This event starts at 10 am each day. Come see work by 314 visual artists, including works by famed Toronto-based sculptor Max Streicher. For those who enjoy day drinking, the exhibition includes a beer garden.

Address: Nathan Phillips Square

Date:  July 8–10

Twitter: @TOAEART


Summerlicious is a 16-day event where Toronto’s toniest restaurants offer three-course fixed priced lunches and dinners, ranging between $18 and $48 a person. Have dinner with Bay Street’s banker bros at Bosk for $48, or inhale an Italian feast at 7 Numbers for $28. With literally hundreds of restaurants participating, there’s something for every palate!

Address: Participating Restaurants

Date: July 8–24

Twitter: @LiciousTO

Leslieville Farmers’ Market at 20 Woodward Avenue

Is home-cooking more your thing? Well, each Sunday from late May through October, the Leslieville Famers’ market delights gourmands with fresh produce, hearty sandwiches, and delicious donuts. On July 10, the market’s theme will be PolliNation, a celebration of the pollinators that make our food supply possible.

Address: 20 Woodward Avenue

When: July 10 @ 9 am – 2 pm

Twitter: @LeslieMarket

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