Top 6 in the 6ix: Can’t miss Toronto events May 28 to June 3

May 26 2018, 3:31 am

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 concert from Toronto band Death From Above to an epic brunch festival, here are the top events happening in the city from May 28 to June 3.

Bike to Work Day 2018

What: On Monday, thousands of cyclists from various starting points throughout the city will meet up at the intersection of Yonge and Charles Streets at 7:30 am for a group ride to Nathan Phillips Square for a little celebration, coffee, and pancakes before they head to work for the day.

When: May 28
7 am to 9 am
 Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Price: Free

FREE Death From Above Concert

What: Award-winning, Toronto rock duo Death From Above will be putting on a free concert in their home city this week as part of the Aurora Illumination Concert Series. Taking place at Toronto’s iconic Pheonix Concert Theatre, Death From Above, which features bassist Jesse F. Keeler and vocalist Sebastien Grainger, will be accompanied by Canadian bands Casper Skulls and Teenager.

When: May 31
Time: Doors open at 7:30 am
Pheonix Concert Hall, 410 Sherbourne Street
Price: Free

Kampai Toronto Festival of Sake

What: The 2018 Kampai Toronto Festival of Sake promises to showcase more than 150 sakes from 50+ sake breweries along with nibbles from top chefs and restaurants, music, crafts, and an outdoor market stretched along Gristmill Lane.

When: May 31
Time: 12:45 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Lane
Price: Tickets start at $65 online

Power Ball XX: Carousal

What: Power Ball XX: Carousal will see the Power Plant gallery transform into a big top fit for the annual major fundraiser’s big, birthday bash.

When: May 31
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Power Plant, 231 Queens Quay West
Price: $175

Indigenous Fashion Week

What: For the first time ever, Toronto will be the place to see the most progressive and distinct Indigenous artists in fashion, craft, and textiles, as part of Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO). The four-day event will feature runway showcases, a curated exhibition, panels and lectures, hands-on workshops, and a marketplace.

When: May 31 to June 3
Time: Varies by day
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Price: $25

Brunch Fest

What: This three-day food festival honours everything brunch and is presented by Bud Light Radler and TasteToronto. It’s a 19+ event where all things bacon, benedicts, and bagels are on the menu along with pancakes, pastries, and poached eggs.

When: June 1 to 3
Time: 10 am to 7 pm (various entry times throughout the day)
Where: 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto
Price: Tickets from $7.95.

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