Can't miss Toronto events of the week: May 27 to June 2

May 24 2019, 8:42 pm

It’s a brand new week, Toronto!

Make the most it by checking out some of the awesome events happening throughout the city.

From a free burger fest to an epic two-day brunch festival, here are the top events happening in the city from May 27 to June 2.

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What: Burgermania will be popping up in the heart of the downtown core from May 31 to June 2, and some of the city’s most mouthwatering burgs will be on-site, waiting to be devoured. Last year’s winner, Marben, will be in attendance, alongside Holy Chuck, The Stockyards, Ground Burger Bar and more.

When: May 31 and June 1
Time: 11 am to 10 pm; and June 2, 11 am to 8 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free admission

Union Summer Market

What: The open-air market situated on the doorstep of Toronto’s Union Station will be returning to the city this week. The outdoor marketplace promises to “showcase the best of Toronto’s eclectic culture, talent and spirit with a curated mix of local food vendors and entertainment.”

When: May 31 to August 3
Time: 5:30 am to 12:45 am
Where: Union Station – 65 Front Street West
Price: Entry is free

The Funhouse

What: Queen Street West is about to get a brand new immersive installation. And it’s going to be a houseful of fun. Toronto-based art collective Mondo Forma and Universal Music Canada are bringing The Funhouse to downtown. The immersive, experiential art maze, inspired by music and created in collaboration with some of Toronto’s most exciting artists, and will open this Saturday.

When: From June 1 through to September
Time: Doors open at 10 am
101 Lisgar Street
Price: $28 general admission

Brunch Fest

What: The two-day festival that honours everything about brunch is landing in the city this week. The mash-up meal is a favourite pass-time in Toronto, which is why it’s deserving of the full weekend of dedication it’ll be getting on June 1 and 2. Presented by Bud Light Radler and TasteToronto, Brunch Fest is a 19+ event celebrating all things bacon, Benedicts and bagels; pancakes, pastries, and poached eggs.

When: June 1 and 2
Where: The Grounds at Hotel X Toronto, 111 Princes’ Boulevard
Tickets: Available online from $7.95

Promise Cherry Beach

What: Put on your dancin’ shoes and head to Promise Cherry Beach for an afternoon (and evening) of fun. Come and enjoy a lineup of new faces and lifelong favourites and a mix of sunny electro, house, and techno music.

When: June 2
Time: 3 pm to 11 pm
Where: Cherry Beach, 1 Cherry Street
Price: $20

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