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The top 10 events in Toronto this May

Events in Toronto for May include a dizzying group of parties, festivals, food happenings and concerts. While there are also tons of free events this month like Doors Open and Contact, most of these ones are ticketed, but they're worthy of your hard earned dollars.

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    • April 27 - May 7
      North America’s largest documentary festival will present 200-plus films from across the globe in theatre all over the city.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Isabel Bader Theatre, and Hart House
    • May 12-14
      K-pop fans get the chance to meet K.A.R.D and BtoB at this year's k pop conference complete with a local Dream Stage, more meet and greets, special guests and a vendor market.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • May 13-14
      This two-day exhibition brings out hundreds of comic creators from around the world. Look forward to readings, interviews, panels, workshops, art installations and more.
    • May 20-21
      Toronto's Festival of Beer returns to Fort York Garrison Common on the May two-four long weekend. There will be beer and tasty food all wrapped in a cottage-inspired theme.
      Fort York, Toronto
    • May 21
      One of the coolest summer dance party venues in the city makes its big debut this month from the Box of Kittens crew. Anja Scheider headlines, alongside a stellar house DJ lineup.
      Sunnyside Pavilion & Cafe
    • July 1 - September 4
      Don't leave town this summer because all you need to do is head to Hanlan's Point to see some of the world's greatest DJs play next to the beach.
      Woodbine Park
    • May 24 - June 4
      One of Toronto's best annual film fests showcases flicks made by, and focusing on, the LGBTQ community.
    • May 24-28
      This year, the 21C Music Festival marks Canada 150 with some of the country's most innovative composers and musicians.
      Koerner Hall
    • May 26-28
      Anime North is an anime convention that celebrates anime, manga, music, games and all other forms of Japanese culture!
      Toronto Congress Center
    • May 27
      This is probably the coolest concert happening this spring because it's at the R.C. Harris Water Treatment Plant. It's free and part of Doors Open.
      R. C. Harris Water Treatment Plant
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Hector Vasquez at Electric Island

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