Happy first official day of summer!
This means there’s no better time to head outside and check out all the awesome events happening throughout the city on this fine Thursday.
When: June 21
Time: 7 am to 9 pm
Where: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
What: This festival is an annual celebration of traditional and contemporary Indigenous music, dance, theatre, storytelling, film, crafts, and food.
When: June 21 to June 24
Time: Thursday, 10 am to 3 pm and 6 pm to 9:30 pm; Friday, 10 am to 3 pm & 6 pm to 9:30 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 10:30 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 7:30 pm
Where: Fort York, 250 Fort York Boulevard
Price: Daytime sessions are free. Evening sessions are ticketed
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Campbell House Museum, 160 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend
What: Tonight, the Drake Hotel will transform into a Club Called Rhonda, LA’s pansexual party palace. Partygoers can look forward to incredible music, vibrant costumes, and plenty of surprises throughout the hotel. Partygoers can also enjoy Pride-themed cocktails, and with every cocktail ordered, Absolut will donate $2 to Rainbow Railroad, a Canadian charity that helps LGBTQ+ individuals find a path to safety from persecution in their home countries.
Time: Closes at 4 am
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West
Price: $30 cover
What: St. James Park’s free summer movie screenings kick off tonight with a special Pride Community Event featuring a live drag show followed by a screening of the GLAAD Award-winning Kissing Jessica Stein.
When: June 21
Time: 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: St. James Park, 120 King Street East