5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, May 9

May 8 2018, 9:42 pm

Toronto, we’re officially halfway to the weekend.

Enjoy the warm weather and check out these great events happening in the city today!

Canadian Music Week

What: Now in its 37th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music.

When: Now until May 13
Time: Varies by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by show

Kensington Krawl Food Tour

What: Toronto foodies rejoice! Come and taste your way through Toronto’s most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As you stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in a variety of delicious foods and drinks.

When: May 9
Time: 11 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Meeting point is Jimmy’s Coffee (Kensington Market), 191 Baldwin Street
Price: $65 and it includes 8 generous food and drink tastings

Board Again Game Night

What: There’s nothing quite like ending a friendship over a game of Monopoly! Tonight you can do just this at Death in Venice Gelato’s weekly board game night. For $6, you can play unlimited games all night long. So round up your friends or get ready to meet some new ones over an old school board game.

When: May 9
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Death in Venice Gelato, 536 Queen Street West
Price: $6

Toronto Vinyl Summit

What: This evening you can enjoy vinyl experts as they discuss the history, present and future of Canadian vinyl records and culture. Guests include Alan Cross and musical guests are, Julian Taylor and Morgan Cameron Ross.

When: May 9
Time: 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd.
Price: Tickets $10 in advance, $13 at the door

Piano Nights at the Gatsby

What: Starting this evening, you can enjoy the soothing sounds of the Gatsby’s Grand Piano every Wednesday to Saturday night. The Gatsby is the Windsor Arms Hotel’s new restaurant and bar that boasts a 10,000-bottle wine cellar, signature cocktails, curated prix fixe menu and elevated bar snacks, which sounds like the perfect place to unwind this evening.

When: May 9
Time: 8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas Street
Price: No admission

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