Can't miss Toronto events of the week: June 24 to 30

Jun 21 2019, 7:50 pm

It’s the start of a new week, which means it’s time to start filling the next seven days with things to do.

From tasty foodie adventures to an epic music festival, we’ve rounded up the hottest events happening in the city that will keep you busy all week long.

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Negroni Week

What: This June, Negroni Week returns, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the timeless cocktail. This year, Campari Canada is taking over Toronto hotspot Mahjong Bar for an exciting week filled with Negroni Week activities. While the negroni will be the star of the menu, a gift shop will also be open to patrons for a chance to walk away with Campari merchandise like vintage artwork prints. Items are available for purchase throughout the week, with proceeds going to charity.

When: June 24 to 30
Where: Mahjong Bar, 1276 Dundas Street West
Price: Varies by what you order

Toronto Ribfest

What: If nothing says “Canada Day” to you more than a saucy rack of ribs, you’ll find no shortage at Ribfest. In addition to two stages with live music all day, perks for the kids include free KidzZone activities, a massive mobile midway and a variety of daily activities.

When: June 28 to July 1
Time: Friday, 3 pm to 10 pm; Saturday to Monday, 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Etobicoke Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Road
Price: Admission is free

Queen’s Plate Festival

What: One of Toronto’s must-attend events of the summer, the 2019 Queen’s Plate Racing Festival will begin on Friday, June 28 and run through Saturday, June 29. The fashion-forward festival features world-class horse racing, live entertainment and delicious dining experiences.

When: June 28 and 29
Time: Friday, from 3 pm; Saturday, from 11 am
Where: 
Woodbine Racetrack, 555 Rexdale Blvd.
Price: 
Tickets start at $40

Bud Light Dreams

What: Get your dancing shoes ready, Bud Lights Dreams returns to Toronto this month! Enjoy two days of top dance and electronic music from local and international DJs including Zedd, Rezz, Louis The Child, and more.

When: June 29 and 30
Time: 3 pm to 11 pm
Where: RBC Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd West
Price: From $123.65

Redpath Waterfront Festival

What: At Redpath Waterfront Festival, you’ll find incredible live performances, a massive ship from the Royal Canadian Navy, delicious food, local shopping, and more.

When: June 29 to July 1
Time: All day
Where: Toronto Waterfront
Price: Free

Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday

What: The 16th season of Pedestrian Sundays brings back one awesome way to spend your Sundays this over the coming months. Performers, musicians, artists, and shopping, basically an awesome Sunday Funday.

When: June 30
Time: 12 pm to 7 pm
Where: Kensington Market
Price: Free