Saturday, July 21, 2012

Festivals and events galore this weekend!

There are a lot of festivals on the go this weekend in Toronto! You don't wanna miss out! Here are nine to choose from ...

Festivals are a time to celebrate!

1. Sunday Serenades: The Casablanca Orchestra will be performing this Sunday from 7:30-9:00pm at Mel Lastman Square. Just head up the Yonge line to North York Centre subway station.

2. 60 Years of Designing the Ballet & The Tutu Project: This exhibition at the Design 

Exchange continues this weekend and is open from noon to 5pm. Located at the #BayWellington hub.

3. Summerlicious: Food, food, food! Last call for Summerlicious reservations at restaurants across the city! The festival ends this Sunday, July 22. Check out our Hub-based restaurant listing complete with photos and reviews. As well, read our two blog posts on the Inside Scoop and A Summerlicious Patio Lunch at Spice Route.

4. Toronto Summer Music Festival: This festival is going on until Saturday, August 4. Today, the Mentors and Fellows Concerts, Chamber Music of Brahms and Fauré is happening at 4:00pm and 7:30pm at Walter Hall, which is just south of #AvenueBloor, near Museum subway station.

5. Hot & Spicy Food Festival: This festival is celebrating its 15th year! It runs until Sunday, July 22 at the Harbourfront Centre. Look out for the Iron Chef Competition and the International Marketplace! #TransitHub down to Union station, then take the streetcar to #SimcoeQQWest.

6. Waterfront Night Market: Another food festival?! We are going to be stuffed this weekend! This one's a bit trickier to get to by transit. Go to either Pape or Union station, then take the 72B bus to Cherry Street.

7. Festival Bana Y'Afrique: Betcha didn't know about this one! The guitar, drums and other instruments will be out for this music festival. It's being held in two different locations. Passion Lounge near #GreenwoodDanforth and the Lula Lounge, just west of #DufferinDundas.

8. Beaches Jazz Festival: Woodbine Park will be alive this weekend with the sounds of jazz music! The festival continues on until July 29. To get to #CoxwellQueen, just take the 22 bus south from Coxwell subway station, or take the 501 streetcar east from Queen or Osgoode subway.

9. Live Green Toronto Festival: All things green on Yonge Street! The street is closed from #YongeDundas to #YongeQueen with lots of eco-friendly merchandise and local food products.

Which ones are you going to check out?


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