July Festivals To Attend
July 14- 16th, 2017
Nathan Phillips Square
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition is free and open to the public! This is the 56th year that this exhibition is being held here in Toronto and will feature work by over 300 contempary visual artists and makers. Founded in 1961 to help nurture artistic excellence and showcase contempary artwork to the general public, this event is one of the largest and longest running juried contempary outdoor art fairs and will attract over 100, 000 visitors to Nathan Phillips Square. So if you are looking for something to do, be sure to check out the exhibition, as there is something for everyone here!
July 22-23, 2017
Bloor Street (Between Lansdowne and Dufferin)
Big on Bloor returns this year to mark its 10 anniversary and features expanded programming and will feature: Awards, an ecology hub, live performances, food and over 150 arts, crafts and information tables. Enjoy Bloor street between Lansdowne and Dufferin, as the street is closed for cars and you are able to explore the community. Organized by the Bloor Improvement Group the festival is a two-day event that has a main focus on city-building activities by presenting hundreds of culturally significant events, activities, displays and exhibitions to all those that wish to attend. The festival both encourages and sustains participation by creating a context for working on a positive common goal (year round) as a community.
July 28-30th, 2017
BandShell Park in the Exhibition Place
If you are unfamiliar with this event, beer fans from across the country will come celebrate this golden beverage and have the ability to sample various brews. Running from Friday july 28 all the way to Sunday July 30th, this beer festival will have 416 brews to try from over 80 different brewers! Friday and Saturday General admission tickets are already sold out, so if you haven’t gotten your tickets yet be sure to grab some tickets for Sunday! The event will also feature beer education sessions and grilling demos. Be sure to bring some cash if you plan on going, as each brewery accepts only tokens. Tokens can be purchased throughout the event, but save yourself the hassle of having to wait in line at an ATM and use that time you saved by exploring the event!