5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, June 27

Jun 27 2019, 3:18 am

There’s only one more day to the long weekend!

Treat yourself by checking out one of these top five events happening in Toronto today, including a special performance by Lionel Richie, a rosé party, and more.

URBANI-T: Public Playground for Urban Culture and Creativity

What: URBANI_T is a free and public event that celebrates Canadian culture across music, art, fashion, and dance. The three-day festival will include performances by k-os and RYAN Playground, fashion shows by Toronto and Montreal designers, workshops lead by Ryerson and OCAD students, open casting auditions by Cirque du Soleil, and much more.

When: June 27 to 29
Time: Begins at 9 am
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
Price: Free to attend

The Funhouse

What: Queen Street West is about to get a brand new immersive installation. And it’s going to be a houseful of fun. Toronto-based art collective Mondo Forma and Universal Music Canada are bringing The Funhouse to downtown. The immersive, experiential art maze, inspired by music and created in collaboration with some of Toronto’s most exciting artists, and will open this Saturday.

When: On now through to September
Time: Doors open at 10 am
101 Lisgar Street
Price: $28 general admission

Rosé in the City

What: Visit Yorkville Village to experience Rosé in the City. The event will feature a live DJ alongside rosé tastings, paired with specially curated eats. Attendees will have the opportunity to chat with Rosé experts and learn more summer’s favourite sip.

When: June 27
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: 136 Yorkville Avenue
Price: Tickets start at $75 and are available online

Comedy on the Water

What: Sailing and laughter come together for an epic hour of comedy while setting sail around Toronto’s harbour on a pirate ship. 

When: June 27
Time: Board the ship at 6:45 pm
Where: The boat will be docked at Parliament and Lakeshore
Price: $25

Lionel Richie in Toronto

What: Hello, is it me you’re looking for? Legendary singer Lionel Richie is bringing his captivating voice and iconic hits to Toronto’s Budweiser Stage this evening.

When: June 27
Time: 8 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Price: Tickets from $54.25

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