The top 5 free events in Toronto: July 6-12 2015
Free events in Toronto will have you moving and grooving at the Beaches Jazz Festival, kicking off this Friday. Expect to find Woodbine Park filled with live music, food vendors, and massive crowds. If that's not up your alley, head to PANAMANIA and catch one of the free shows happening at Nathan Phillips Square.
Here's what to do if you're saving up for a well-deserved vacation.
Franco-FĂŞte (July 10-24)
Franco-Fete is an opportunity for Toronto's French-speaking people to get together and share their cultures, and teach others about them, too. The festival, at Yonge-Dundas Square, will focus on French music.
Beaches Jazz Fest (July 10-26)
The Beaches Jazz Festival continues to expand, this year encompassing three weekends at Woodbine Park, on top of the annual street festival, while still remaining free for everyone. Performances by the Lula All Stars, Chris Thomas King, Ogguere, God Made Me Funky, The Boom Booms, La Gran Colombia Orchestra and many more.
PANAMANIA (July 10-26, August 7-12)
The Pan Am Games aren't just about sports. You'll be able to see acts like The Roots, Flaming Lips, Chromeo, Jann Arden, USS, Lights, Janelle Monae, Colin James, tons of world music artists and lots more -- all for free at Nathan Phillips Square and the CIBC PanAm Park. Check the schedule and show up early.
Taste of Downsview (July 11-12)
Taste of Downsview is a two-day fest in Downsview Park. There will be free live performances and plenty of of streets eats to chow down on.
Toronto Bastille Day (July 12)
Head to David Pecaut Square to celebrate French culture. There will be tons of live entertainment and traditional French dancing. You can bring your own picnic, or if you feel like spending a few bucks, you can buy an array of French food.
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