5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, July 17

Jul 17 2019, 3:08 am

Happy Humpday, Toronto!

And you know what’s going to make your day that much better? The fact that there are five great ways to spend your Wednesday.

From a cheap and delicious hotdog deal to the Backstreet Boys’ DNA concert, here are the top events worth checking out in the city today.

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UpMarket: The Floral Edit

What: For the second summer in a row, UpMarket returns to The Lane in Yorkville Village. Every Wednesday during summer, you can shop from a highly curated selection of local vendors offering handmade creations, gourmet foods, and unique gifts.

When: On now through August 28
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: The Lane, Yorkville Village
Price: Free to attend

Museum of Broken Relationships

What: Sometimes, you just need a good cry. It gets all the icky stuff out into the open, and can make you feel lighter and a lot freer. And to help rid ourselves of the weight of what bogs us down is the Museum of Broken Relationships, fresh to the Harbourfront Centre.

When: On now until September 8
Where: Harbourfront Centre – 235 Queens Quay West
Price: Free to visit

National Hot Dog Day at Ikea

What: IKEA Canada is celebrating National Hot Dog Day with a special promo on June 17. Folks who head into any Canadian location of the Swedish furniture and home goods store can enjoy $0.50 hot dogs and veggie dogs all day long.

When: July 17
Time: All day long
Where: All Ikea locations
Price: $0.50

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour

What: Backstreet’s Back, Alright! Everyone’s favourite 90s boy band is bringing its highly-anticipated world tour Toronto this month for a can’t miss evening filled with dancing, singing, and plenty of girls screaming.

When: July 17
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $333

Movie Nights in The Beach Village: Mary Poppins Returns

What: Movie Nights are back for 2019! Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park. Movies will be played on large projector screens beginning at dusk and alternating each Wednesday between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens. Tonight’s screening is Mary Poppins Returns.

When: July 17
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens
Price: Free

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