5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, June 13

Jun 12 2019, 8:51 pm

Toronto, Thursday is finally here, which means we’re one day closer to the weekend.

For those who can’t wait for the weekend to get out and have some fun, we recommend checking out these events happening in the city today, June 13.

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Black Market Closing Sale

What: The iconic underground thrift clothing bunker on Queen West is having a massive closing sale this week as it prepares to officially close its doors. As the beloved shop prepares to make its move across the street, it’s holding a massive closing sale this Thursday, June 13, and everything will be marked between $1 and $5.

When: Thursday, June 13
Time: 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Black Market, 256 Queen Street West
Price: Everything is under $5

Free Toronto Raptors Tailgate Party

What: Our Toronto Raptors are facing the Golden State Warriors this evening as part of the NBA Playoffs for Game 6. And there will be a massive FREE Raptors tailgate party happening in Maple Leaf Square tonight.

When: June 13
Time: Gates open at 5 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Free to attend

Fleurs de Villes

What: Canadian floral event company Fleurs de Villes will exhibit a must-see, custom floral couture installation at Yorkville Village this month. Visitors will be treated to a jaw-dropping display of one-of-a-kind, floral-dressed mannequins and elaborate, exotic flower arrangements created by some of Toronto’s most talented flower mavens. In total, there will be 10 mannequins installed at Yorkville Village, with an 11th mannequin displayed in the lobby of The Hazelton Hotel.

When: June 13 to 17
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Yorkville Village, 136 Yorkville Avenue
Price: Free to attend

Cabana Pool Party

What: Cannonball into Pride with an epic party at one of the most stunning venues in the city. Pride Toronto is returning to Cabana Pool Bar for one night only, as LGBTQ2+ folks take over the entire space to dance, swim, sip cocktails, and take dozens of photos with the jaw-dropping view of the city skyline as a backdrop. This year’s RuPaul’s Drag Race All-star winner Monèt X Change will be headlining the festivities. It’s a bring-your-bathing-suit-to-work day because this pool fiesta starts at 6 pm.

When: June 13
Time: 6 pm to 11 pm
Where: Cabana Pool Bar, 11 Polson
Price: From $24.32

Jonathan Simkhai Luxury Pop-Up Shop

What: Jonathan Simkhai, women’s luxury ready-to-wear designer and 2015 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner, is delighted to announce his first pop-up shop in Toronto at The New Trend (TNT), showcasing select pieces from his Pre-Fall 2019 Collection, which will be offered for a limited time only.

When: From June 13 till the end of July
Where: TNT in Yorkville, 87 Avenue Rd.