5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, July 30

Jul 29 2019, 7:38 pm

Gear up for a terrific Tuesday, Toronto!

You made it through the first day of the workweek, and now it’s on you to keep those vibes high through to the weekend.

And to help you out, we wrote this list. Check out the top five events happening in and around the city today, July 30.

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Union Summer Market

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: Tuesdays from 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Union Station – 65 Front Street West
Price: Entry is free

Shakespeare in High Park: Measure for Measure

What: The untraditional rendition of Shakespeare returns this summer will run until September 1. The long-running outdoor theatre event is celebrating its 37th year and takes on two classics this year. This summer’s plays include the comedic tale of love and desire, Much Ado About Nothing, and the timeless story of morality and power, Measure For Measure.

When: Tuesday to Sunday, July 4 to September 1
Time: All performances begin at 8 pm
Where: High Park Amphitheatre
Price: Tickets are pay-what-you-can

City Cinema: Sisters

What: This summer, you can enjoy free weekly movies in the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square. On now through August 27, Yonge-Dundas Square will bring outdoor film series City Cinema, but this time, with a hilarious live twist. Every Tuesday, City Cinema will host a live performance by The Second City before screening the funniest films featuring The Second City alumni John Candy, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Mike Myers, and more. Tonight’s screening is Sisters. 

When: Every Tuesday through August 27
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free

Museum of Broken Relationships

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 life’s been feeling 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
Price: FREE

Indigenous Cultural Space at Nathan Phillips Square

What: The Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, in collaboration with the City of Toronto, are presenting this free gathering to honour residential school survivors and their families. The event will feature Indigenous songs, stories, language, food, performances, installations, and demonstrations for all ages.

When: July 30
Time: All day
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Price: FREE