Summer Outside

Halal Ribfest
Halal Ribfest Embraces Toronto’s Culinary Diversity

Torontonians will be able to celebrate North America’s first-ever Halal Ribfest this summer, a tasty celebration of the multicultural diversity that makes the GTA unique. This debut annual event is Canada’s largest Halal Barbeque and Fast Food Truck Festival, and also includes a kids zone and car show featuring a
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Terra Lumina Toronto Zoo
Terra Lumina Illuminates the Toronto Zoo

Terra Lumina is back at the Toronto Zoo this year! Described as “an enchanted night walk into a bright future”, this is a family-friendly multi-media visual immersive experience where you are transported through a portal of light to the year 2099. It takes you on a story journey in the
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Afro Carib Fest
Afro Carib Fest Promotes Cultural Arts in the GTA

Join the 11th annual Afro Carib Fest for a free fun-filled weekend for the entire family, including live music and dance performances from local and international artists and a cultural parade. Enjoy drum and dance lessons, kids zone, dance competitions, raffle draws and much more. This festival is presented by
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Wheels on the Danforth
Wheels on the Danforth Rolls Back into Town

Wheels on the Danforth, presented by the Crossroads of the Danforth BIA located in Toronto’s East End, has become one of Toronto’s most anticipated community street festivals. The car show includes hundreds of classic cars, such as hot rods, muscle cars, tuners, movie cars, race cars and exotics. Plus, you’ll
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Sunflower Farms Ontario
Guide to Sunflower Farms in Southern Ontario

It’s sunflower season and these huge picturesque flowers are springing up all over the place! Now you can book time to wander through farm fields and feel at one with nature. And, of course, take plenty of selfies! Many farms also include family activities, and produce and flower markets. So,
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Dusk Dances
Dusk Dances Brings Dance to Withrow Park

Dusk Dances is thrilled to be returning to Withrow Park in Toronto after two pandemic years. This long-standing outdoor dance festival brings dance to public parks as dusk descends. This year, host Fly Lady Di leads the audience to four dance pieces that unfold in different areas of the park.
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Grange Festival
Grange Festival Offers Free Fun in a Downtown Park

After a two-year gap due to the pandemic, non-profit organization University Settlement once again hosts the 81st Annual Grange Festival. So, downtown families can have some free summer fun in the park, from live entertainment, performances, vendors, face painting, children’s games, and more! This is a free public, outdoor fair
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Jerk Fest Toronto
JerkFest Toronto Brings Caribbean Vibes with Food and Music

After a two-year hiatus, JerkFest Toronto returns to Centennial Park in Etobicoke. Experience the tantalizing taste, mysterious flavours and captivating aromas of unforgettable jerk cuisine. Flavours teasingly fill the air as the buzz of live music creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere with Caribbean vibes. JerkFest makes the weekend a
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Toronto Chinatown Festival
Toronto Chinatown Festival Returns with Free Cultural Performances

Toronto Chinatown Festival returns this year, hosted by the Toronto Chinatown Business Improvement Area (CBIA). The enchanting two-day program features cultural performances, traditional street eats, family activities (on Huron Street), Dragon and Lion Dance performances and more! The theme of this year’s festival is the “Eight Immortals”, based on popular
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The Big Bounce Canada
The Big Bounce Canada Bounds into the GTA

The Big Bounce Canada tour brings their action-packed outdoor experience to the GTA! This special event really turns up the wow-factor on family-friendly entertainment. Featuring the only Guinness-certified world record holder of The World’s Largest Bounce House, it’s the biggest touring inflatable event in the world, including four massive inflatable
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