Top 6 in the 6ix: Can’t miss Toronto events May 7 to 13

May 4 2018, 9:11 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 hitting up a throwback high school dance for adults to checking out some great Canadian music, the options are endless this week!

School Dance

What: Celebrating the pre-launch of SCHOOL, an online learning platform, Kastor & Pollux is throwing an epic throwback school dance for adults this week. Partygoers can get their class photo taken by the ever so talented Maya Fuhr, enjoy a beverage (or two) from Ace Hill and Tequila Tromba, pizza from Panago, and plenty of R&B slow jams.

When: May 10
Time: 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Free Space, 68 Claremont Street
Price: Free to attend, reserve your spot online

Blossom and Bloom Mother’s Day Market

What: This Mother’s Day pop-up market returns to Toronto for another season of floral and creative bliss, alongside some of our city’s finest music, art installations, interactive workshops and more.

When: May 10 to 13
Time: 8 am to 6 pm
Where: Union Station, 65 Front Street West
Price: Free to attend

Buy Good. Feel Good Expo

What: The Buy Good. Feel Good Expo returns this month for its fifth edition. Shop Canada’s largest selection of life-changing products and experiences, from fair trade apparel and accessories to organic foods and artisanal home decor.

When: May 10 to 13
Time: Thursday, 6 pm to 10 pm; Saturday & Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, Hall C, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Price: Tickets start at $10

iHeartRadio FanFest 2018

What: This year’s iHeart headliners include French Montana, DVBBS, Shawn Hook, Ria Mae and Marianas Trench. Taking place during Canadian Music Week (CMW), the one-day music event will also include Allie X, Belly, Tyler Shaw, and Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine.

When: May 11
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson Street
Price: Tickets are available online starting at $25

Spring Into Parkdale

What: The sixth annual outdoor street festival promises 100 vendors, live entertainment, and free family-friendly activities in addition to the Foodora Night Market, an evening event featuring food, DJs, patio seating, and more!

When: May 12
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Parkdale Village, along Queen Street West from Roncesvalles Ave to Dufferin Street
Price: Admission is free, but food dishes range from $5 to $12 each

Toronto Flower Market

What: Now in its 6th year, the Toronto Flower Market will kick off what organizers are calling its ‘biggest season ever’ just in time for Mother’s Day on Saturday, May 12. This year, flower enthusiasts can look forward to even more shopping days, as three extra markets have been added to the calendar this year.

When: May 12 and runs until October 20
10 am to 3 pm
Where: CAMH, 1001 Queen Street West
Price: Free

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