5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, June 18

Jun 15 2018, 9:36 pm

Don’t let the Monday blues get you down!

Head outside and check out all the awesome events happening throughout the city instead.

Pride on the Water Sip & Sail Cruise

What: On tonight’s cruise, guests will enjoy a colourful evening along Toronto’s glittering skyline with tasty bites and a selection of beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. Onboard attractions include a dancing contest, games and s DJ spinning into the sunset.

When: June 18
Time: 6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Where: Mariposa Cruises, 207 Queen’s Quay, Pier 6
Price: $24

Paramore The After Laughter Summer Tour

What: Take a walk down memory lane as you rock out to Paramore’s biggest hits at the Budweiser Stage tonight. Foster the People and Soccer Mommy will also be hitting the stage.

When: June 18
Time: 7 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Price: Tickets start at $29

Sam Smith at the ACC

What: You’ve heard the voice, now see him perform live. Sam Smith hits the Air Canada Centre this evening. Smith is kicking off the Thrill of It All tour right here in Toronto, before heading out on the road for three months with Canadian stops that include Montreal, Calgary, and Vancouver.

When: June 18
Time: 7 pm
Where: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street
Price: Tickets start at $75

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 July 11
Time: 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

Spiders: Fear & Fascination

What: This June, the Royal Ontario Museum will be welcoming a new exhibit, Spiders: Fear & Fascination and trust us, it’s definitely not for the faint of heart. The new exhibit will explore the hunting, burrowing, and weaving world of these eight-legged creatures and will feature more than 400 live and preserved spiders, cutting-edge interactive experiences, and new scientific discoveries.

When: Runs until January 2019
Time: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 5:30 pm
Where: The Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Price: $32 for adults