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10 famous people visiting Toronto this summer 2015

Toronto has always been a destination for celebs. Whether it be for a film shoot, a concert, or a meet-and-greet at a nightclub, famous people of all stripes will be gracing our super livable city while the snow is on hiatus.

Here are ten famous people visiting Toronto this summer.

Famed Irishman, the poor man's John Lennon, and the subject of The Edge's reoccurring nightmares, Bono will be performing with U2 in Toronto July 6 and 7 as part of their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour.

Will Smith
Twitter legend Jaden Smith's dad is in the midst of filming Suicide Squad (code name: Bravo 14) with some other big names, including Jared Leto, Viola Davis and Margot Robbie. As annoying as some of the road closures for this film are, the inconveniences will be totally worth it if you get to see the Fresh Prince in the flesh.

Neil Young
Canadian rock superstar and the best part of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Neil Young is headlining Wayhome, a Bonnaroo-esque festival in late July.

James Franco
Freaks and Geeks alum, perpetual student and Instagram creeper James Franco has already been spotted around the GTA shooting the movie adaptation of Stephen King novel 11/22/63. Filming is slated to continue in Toronto until the end of summer, so hopefully the downtown area gets a taste of JF.

Kevin Hart
This breakout comedian is performing at the Air Canada Centre in early August as part of his What Now Tour. The always-yelling Hart may be on the small size but won't be easily missed on the streets of Toronto.

LeBron James
King James is hosting a pool party at Cabana Pool Bar at the end of July. Get tickets fast, as his recent televised wardrobe malfunction is guaranteed to bring fans in droves.

Janet Jackson
Musical royalty Janet Jackson (Miss Jackson if you're nasty) is performing at the ACC in early September. This soft-spoken songstress is an amazing performer with a show that's guaranteed to wow.

Serena Williams
The Jessica Simpson to sister Venus' Ashlee, Serena Williams is slated to play in the Rogers Cup in early August. Ranked number 1 in women's singles tennis, Williams recent return to dominance makes now a great time to see her in real life.

Perez Hilton
Part internet innovator, part master of drawing jizz on celebrities faces' in MS Paint, Perez Hilton (real name: Mario Lavandeira) will not be ignored (and will not go away). Hilton is playing Danny Tanner in a Full House parody this summer.

Mike Tyson
Heavyweight champion and pigeon enthusiast Mike Tyson is somehow being let into Canada again - this time for an appearance at Toronto's Fan Expo. The world can only hope that Tyson will be visiting the CP24 studios for another amazing interview.

Who did I miss? Add more famous people to the comments.

Photo of James Franco via his Facebook.

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