Toronto is a magical place to be during the summer. With festivals and activities to do every day, you will never get bored. Take out your sunglasses, get ready and add these 5 events to your To-Do list. Let’s get the summer started!
1- ILAC Welcome Summer Party
Mark your calendar and bring your friends to the ILAC Welcome Summer Party! Join us at Maison Mercer, one of Toronto’s most dynamic venues. It will offer you an exclusive experience to remember forever!
Free dinner, free drink ticket, and free entrance before 10:00 PM. What else can we ask for? A photo contest to win prizes? We’ll have that too! Let’s start the summer with a BANG!
WHEN: Saturday, May 27, 2017 – 6:00 PM.
WHERE: 15 Mercer Street, Toronto (across the street from “Le Germain Hotel”).
2- Mac and Cheese Festival
There is nothing more cheesy and tasty that Mac and Cheese. Don’t miss the celebration of this famous cooked macaroni pasta and cheese sauce!
Talented chefs, savvy cooks and innovative food entrepreneurs will once again set the stage in Toronto to feed you with their insanely creative versions of this ultimate comfort food. Free cheese tastings are on the program as well!
We recommend you to sign up here to receive your free admission ticket, and you’ll get access into the festival one hour before it opens every day. Bon appetit!
WHEN: June 2, 6:00 PM until June 4, 7:00 PM.
WHERE: Ontario Place Corporation, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto.
3- Luminato Festival
Participate at one of the preeminent arts festivals in North America! Luminato is a ten-day celebration dedicated to international performances, visual arts, music, theatre, dance, and programming.
Over the past nine years, the festival has presented up to 9,400 artists from 40 countries. Discover which artists participate this year and jump into another world! Art fan, get a tent pass and see 5 shows for $75!
WHEN: June 14 to 25, 2017.
WHERE: All around the city! Check their website to know which event to attend.
4- First unique Ice Cream
With the summer heat comes the craving for ice cream. And we exactly know the best places to get a unique one!
Sweet Jesus, for the audacious. Their goal is to combine conceptual thinking with high quality products to make something that tastes and looks unlike anything you’ve ever had before.
Eva’s Original, for the experimenters. Try their Chimney Cones, a freshly baked Hungarian pastry, crunchy on the outside and fluffy on the inside.
5- Waterfront Artisan Market
This year, the Waterfront Artisan Market brings together a carefully curated mix of culture. Discover local craft and food at an open-air market. Treat your palate with a special macaroon cookie at AIRY Bakes, or enjoy of a delicious Spanish pastry at Churricos.
Stay fashion with sustainable sterling silver jewellery at Spirit of Vera, or open your art sense at SayakaArt, a pyrography (wood burning) artwork stand. There’s an option for everyone!
WHEN: May 20 to October 7, 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
WHERE: HTO Park, 339 Queen Quay West, Toronto.
Written by Marine Gas