It’s a brand new day, Toronto.
Beat the Monday blues and get your week started on the right note by checking out the top five events happening in and around the city today, July 29.
- Nathan Phillips Square will turn into an Indigenous cultural space next week
- City of Toronto hosting numerous job fairs this summer
- Vegandale Food and Drink Festival is landing in Toronto next month
What: The open-air market situated on the doorstep of Toronto’s Union Station has returned to the city this summer. 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: On now until August 3
Time: Monday to Wednesday, 11 am to 9 pm; Thursday to Saturday, 11 am to 10 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Union Station – 65 Front Street West
Price: Entry is free
What: It’s time to get your stretch on. Because Yoga in the Square has officially returned to Yonge-Dundas square for Mondays this summer. The popular downtown Toronto hub is teaming up with lululemon for the second year in a row to bring the city free, weekly community yoga sessions.
When: On Mondays now through September 2
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to participate
What: Rahil Shaikh, Rakhee Morzaria, Jen Sakato, Neema Nazeri, Ryan Maglunob and Sarah Adjepong-Duodu will take to the stage at Comedy Bar to offer up the laughs that your soul needs on a Monday evening. Don’t miss the chance to kick off the work week with a good giggle.
When: July 29
Time: 8 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Comedy Bar – 945 Bloor Street West
What: Described as a physical and virtual public space created with the intention of “treasuring and sharing your heartbreak stories and symbolic possessions,” this museum is a massive reminder that no matter what you’re going through, you’re not alone. If Monday feels tough and sticky, take yourself on a date to a place where diving into the sadness might actually make you feel better.
When: Until September 8, 2019
Time: The evening kicks off at 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: Harbourfront Centre – 235 Queens Quay West
What: Ease into the week with a tasty, casual night of beer and cheese pairings! This evening at Left Field Brewery is hosted in partnership with The Pantry’s Jeremy Lago, sommelier and fromager, and offers a guided tasting with Left Field’s very own Justin Spencer, master beer sommelier. Ticket prices include five beer and cheese pairings.
When: July 29
Time: From 7 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery
Tickets: Available here for $40