Toronto sightseeing: Things to do Around the City

Pride Toronto Festival (June 1-25, 2017)

Toronto Pride is one of the largest Pride celebrations in the world. It features days of fun events starting June 1st, 2017 and culminates with the 37th annual Pride parade on Sunday, June 25th, 2017. The final weekend of Pride (June 23rd-June 25th), Church Street in Toronto’s gay village is transformed into a pedestrian-only party zone. The heart of the celebration is in the gay village but Pride events can be found in LGBTQ+ bars and restaurants across the city.

Luminato Festival (June 14-25, 2017)

The Luminato Festival is an arts festival that transforms public spaces and creates a space for artists to showcase their work. There are shows every evening and weekend throughout venues in Toronto.

TD Toronto Jazz Festival (June 23-July 2, 2017)

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival features 10 days of jazz performances at 40 locations around Toronto in venues ranging from intimate bars to large concert halls.

North by Northeast Festival (June 16-25, 2017)

North by Northeast is a 10-day summer festival that features emerging artists and major headliners with opportunities to also enjoy comedy shows, food, and art installations.

For more info on events around the city, visit the Tourism Toronto website

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