Top 6 in the 6ix: Can’t miss Toronto events May 21 to 27

May 19 2018, 1:11 am

If you’re planning a quiet week in Toronto, think again.

From indulging at Toronto Poutine Fest to exploring the city’s most unique buildings at Doors Open Toronto, we’ve organized your social life for the next seven days.

Lift Cannabis Expo

What: Featuring hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, renowned speakers, and the movers and shakers in the global industry, the Lift & Co. Expo is Canada’s biggest and premiere event for cannabis consumers, industry professionals, investors, and media.

When: May 25 to 27
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West
Price: Tickets start at $17.70

Toronto Poutine Fest

What: A caravan of poutine purveyors will land in Toronto this spring for a four-day festival devoted to the fries, curds, and gravy at Yonge-Dundas Square!

When: May 24 to 27
Time: 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Admission is free

Doors Open Toronto 2018

What: This year, during the 19th annual event, the city will be celebrating Toronto’s thriving film industry. This month, Doors Open will showcase some of the most architecturally, historically, culturally, and socially significant buildings across Toronto. The theme, Film: The Great Romance, will explore the city’s film and television industry.

When: May 26 & 27
Time: All day
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Admission is free

Beanstock Coffee Festival

What: Hands-on latte art, cupping, and roasting classes, panel discussions, local food, libations, music, vendors, and more are all on the itinerary at this coffee-centric food fest.

When: May 26 and 27
Time: 9 am to 6 pm
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 245 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Price: From $25 online.

The Bunz Flea

What: This Sunday, you can check out this unique market, which features both cash transactions and trading with local makers, as well as an open trading zone for general goods.

When: Sunday, May 27
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd.
Price: Free admission

Kensington Market Pedestrian Sunday

What: The 15th 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: Kicks off on Sunday, May 27
Time: 12 pm to 7 pm
Where: Kensington Market
Price: Free

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