5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, June 12

Jun 12 2018, 4:29 am

Make the most of today by checking out these awesome events happening throughout the city this fine Tuesday.

Kendrick Lamar’s TDE Pop-Up Shop

What: Kendrick Lamar, aka Kung Fu Kenny, is taking over Toronto with a two-day pop-up shop, which just so happens to be taking place on the same day as the rapper’s June 12 concert at Budweiser Stage.

When: June 12
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 116 Spadina Avenue
Price: Free to attend

Play the Parks

What: Play the Parks is back for the 6th season and will feature free lunchtime concerts in the Downtown Yonge BIA district throughout the summer.

When: Every Tuesday in June
Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm
Where: Trinity Square Park, 19 Trinity Square
Price: Free

UpMarket Launch Party

What: A collection of Toronto’s most exciting new food makers, crafters, designers, and creators, are setting up in Yorkville Village this summer. Titled UpMarket, the summer-long market where tasty treats meets one-of-a-kind gifts will kick off with a special launch party tonight, where guests can taste each vendor’s signature dishes while pairing them with a selection of craft beer and wine.

When: June 12
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Yorkville Village, 55 Avenue Road, Toronto
Price: $45 per ticket or $80 for two tickets

The Stop’s Night Market

What: Taking place over two evenings in June, the annual event will transform a vacant lot in the Lower Junction into a vibrant open-air marketplace populated with one-of-a-kind food carts and open bars.

When: June 12 & 13
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: 81 Sterling Road, Toronto
Price: $100

Hot Breath Karaoke

What: London England’s legendary Hot Breath Karaoke is looking for contestants for its ridiculous game show style karaoke in Toronto this evening. Everyone who takes the stage gets to spin the wheel of fortune with the chance of winning a fabul-ish prize they never knew they wanted. 

When: June 12
Time: 8 pm to 1 am
Where: Handlebar, 159 Augusta Avenue
Price: Admission is free

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