5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, July 16

Jul 14 2018, 4:11 am

It’s the start of the new week, which means there’s no better time to check out some of the awesome events happening in the city today.

Union Summer Market

What: The open-air market situated on the doorstep of Toronto’s Union Station returns this summer, hosting an incredible line-up of food vendors, ongoing programming, and events that bring Toronto’s talent, culture, and spirit to life.

When: Now until August 19
Time: 11 am to 8 pm
Where: 65 Front Street West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

The Art of Banksy

What: A new massive exhibit curated by Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s former manager, is now open in Toronto displaying the largest collection of the artist’s works. According to organizers, with over $35 million in art, this is the largest Banksy exhibit ever assembled.

When: Now until August 19
Time: Monday and Tuesday, 11 am to 7 pm; Wednesday, 11 am to 8 pm; Thursday and Friday, 11 am to 10 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 12 am; Sunday, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: 213 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: Tickets start at $35

Janelle Monae

What: The ever so talented Janelle Monae will be stopping in Toronto this evening as part of her Dirty computer tour. The American singer will be performing at Rebel.

When: July 16
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson Street
Price: From $89

The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore

What: You can catch “Praying” singer Kesha and “Thrift Shop” rapper Macklemore as they perform separate sets at the Budweiser Stage tonight as part of their Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore tour.

When: July 16
Time: 7 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Price: From $41

Hogtown Heatwave – The Best of The Second City

What: Hogtown Heatwave kicks off at Second City tonight, featuring the comedy centre’s funniest and hottest material of all time.

When: July 16
Time: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Price: From $16

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