Are you looking for some fun this summer? There is never a shortage of things to do and see in Toronto, especially in the summer time. We thought it would be fun to share some of our favourite annual events with you!
Check out some of these great events happening around the city all summer long. Get off that couch and go have some fun!
1. World Pride Parade – June 29, 2014 @ 1pm
Starting at the corner of Church and Bloor and working itself down Yonge Street to Dundas Square. This parade is sure to be one of the best you have ever seen. Expected to be the biggest and best Pride parade ever in the city of Toronto, you won’t want to miss it! Make sure to get there early if you want to get a good view! To learn more visit http://worldpridetoronto.com/festival/parade–marches/annual-pride-parade.
2. Canada Day at Ashbridge’s Bay – July 1, 2014 @ All Day at Coxwell & Lakeshore in the Beach
This is where you will find some of the biggest and best fireworks in the city starting any time after 9:30pm. Ashbridge’s bay Canada Day event is a tradition for many families and locals. You will find live music bands, food vendors and even some boardwalk entertainment all day long! Make sure you don’t forget your sunscreen! To learn more visit http://www.torontoharbour.com/canada-day-fireworks-ashbridges-bay.php.
3. Summerlicious – July 4 – July 20, 2014 @ Various Locations
Now is your chance to experience some of the best food in the city at a special discount price! Over 200 restaurants in the city are participating in this year’s summerlicious event. With 3 course Prix Fixe meals offered at a starting price of $15 for Lunch and $25 for Dinner, how can you resist? For a list of participating restaurants visit http://bit.ly/SRIsGK.
4. Toronto’s Festival of Beer – July 25 – July 27, 2014
A beer lover’s dream. The Festival of Beer is a great place to try over 200 brands of beer from vendors not only in Canada but all over the world! In addition to the great selection of brew, there will be many of Toronto’s own favourite food Vendor’s providing a great selection of grub. Need a rest while eating your poutine and drinking that brew? There is a stage set up for bands as well. Sit back, have a drink and don’t miss out as tickets tend to go fast! To get your tickets visit http://beerfestival.ca/.
5. The Taste of the Danforth – August 9 – August 11, 2014
Opa! If you love great food and great music there is no better place to be! A celebration of the Greek culture as the Danforth shows off its tasty food to the masses. You can find everything from Chicken Souvlaki, Saganaki, Moussaka and even a Cheeseburger if that is more your style. With many bars, cafes and clubs that take part in the street festival, if you need a rest just take a seat on a patio and enjoy the view!To learn more visit http://www.tasteofthedanforth.com/tasteofthedanforth.php.
6. The Canadian National Exhibition – August 15 – September 1, 2014
Last but not least, the staple of Toronto summers, The Canadian National Exhibition! Perfect for a day out with the family or a night out for a date, there is plenty to do for everyone. Rides, games and a carnival atmosphere are things nobody grows out of. What if you get hungry? The food building has been one of the biggest attractions at the CNE for many years. Every year providing new and unique food items that make people so intrigued they go to the festival just for the food! Chocolate covered bacon, Deep fried butter, Crispy Crème Donut Burger…..do I really need to say more? Generations of families have and continue to go to the CNE for a reason….it’s Toronto’s big kick off to the end of summer. Don’t miss it! For more information to plan out your day at the CNE visit http://theex.com/.
If you are interested in learning more about all of the upcoming summer events in Toronto give us a call we’d be happy to help #416-572-1380.