Can't miss Toronto events of the week: May 6 to 12

May 3 2019, 8:48 pm

Not sure what’s happening in your hood this week? No problem!

We’ve scoured the web and rounded up the top things to do in Toronto this week so you won’t have to.

From checking out some great Canadian music to a massive party with the city’s top chefs, the options are endless this week.

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Canadian Music Week

What: Now in its 38th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music.

When: May 6 to 12
Time: Varies by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by the show

Chefs on Deck for Camp Ooch

What: On Tuesday, May 7, Cactus Club’s rooftop deck will be turned into a special dining experience in collaboration with some of Toronto’s greatest chefs in support of Camp Oochigeas. Exclusively serving children with cancer, Camp Oochigeas is privately funded, staffed entirely by volunteers and is completely free. The participating chefs are donating their time, and Cactus Club is donating the food, wine, and space.

When: May 7
Time: Kicks off at 6:30 pm
Where: Cactus Club Cafe – 77 Adelaide Street West
Tickets: $250, available from Karen Donaldson via email or at 416-961-6624 x 238.

iHeartRadio FanFest

What: One of the biggest highlights during Canadian Music Week, the third installment of iHeartRadio FanFest, will feature a stellar line-up of hit-makers including Marshmello. Famba, Lu Kala, Neon Dreams, and THE LAUNCH’s Cassiøpeia and Olivia Lunny.

When: May 8
Time: 6 pm to 7 pm
Where: REBEL Nightclub, 11 Polson Street
Price: Tickets are $50, 19+ only

The Tastemaker Tour

What: If you’ve ever wanted to know what happens when the top chefs in Toronto get together and throw a massive party, this is it. Back for its second year, the Tastemaker Tour will feature one-off chef collaborations, never-before-seen menus, live music and DJs, over 30 restaurants and producers to sample, and intimate access to party with Toronto’s top chefs, all in one place

When: May 10 to 12
Where: Evergreen Brick Works — 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Starting at $45 — Tickets available via website

Toronto Flower Market

What: Now in its seventh year, the Flower Market will kick off the season just in time for Mother’s Day weekend on May 11. This season’s vendors are prepped and ready to share all of their locally grown spring blooms such as daffodils, hyacinth, muscari, ranunculus, and oh so many tulips. Plus, there will be seedlings and spring bulbs for planting in home gardens.

When: Kicks off Saturday, May 11
Time: 
10 am to 3 pm
Where: CAMH, 1001 Queen Street West
Admission: Free

Spring Into Parkdale

What: The seventh annual outdoor street festival promises over 100 vendors, live entertainment, and free family-friendly activities in addition to a massive night market showcasing local chefs and more.

When: May 11
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Parkdale Village, along Queen Street West from Roncesvalles Ave to Dufferin Street
Price: Admission is free, but you’ll have to pay for food dishes

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