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The top 5 free events in Toronto: June 22-28 2015

Free events in Toronto this week will have you doing everything from celebrating Christmas early to partying at Pride. This Wednesday satisfy your craving for Christmas dinner when 5000 free meals are given away at CC Lounge. Finish your week off with a bang by attending the annual Pride Parade. Cyndi Lauper and Pussy Riot will both be on the scene, so bring your camera and get ready to celebrate.

Here's what to do in Toronto this week if you're saving your pay cheques.

The Toronto Jazz Festival (June 19-27)
Though many of the Toronto Jazz Festival concerts require tickets, there are a smattering of performances that do not. This week you can see Ikebe Shakedown, Malika Tirolien, and more without dropping a dime. Check out the full list of performances here.

Christmas in June (June 24)
It's been a while since you've had an excuse to indulge in turkey with all the trimmings (six months). So if you're craving a home cooked Christmas dinner, this will be right up your alley. 5,000 free lunches will be given away for raise awareness for OVERT (Ontario Volunteer Emergency Response Team).

MOCCA's Final Exhibition Launch Party (June 25)
MOCCA bids goodbye to West Queen West with its final exhibition before a long pause and entry into awesome new digs. Slide on your deck shoes and head to the Queen West Yacht club to get in on the fun.

Annual Toronto Pride Ride (June 26)
Grab your bike and cycle down to the Humber River Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge to take part in the annual Pride Ride. If you have some change to spare, head The Village post-ride to grab a drink and join the festivities.

Pride Parade (June 28)
Embrace the spirit of Pride and attend the annual Pride Parade this Sunday. Expect to see big names like Pussy Riot and Cyndi Lauper in attendance.

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Photo by Mauricio Calero.

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