free events toronto

The top 7 free events in Toronto this week

Free events this week in Toronto give us reasons to celebrate Canada with a waterside concert, a free day at the ROM and a very Canuck movie screening in the heart of the city. Leave your wallet at home and take it all in.

  • Free events you don't want to miss
    About the Event
    • June 27 - August 29
      Watch a movie for free and under the stars and neon signs of Yonge-Dundas Square. Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas as Canada’s most famous hosers will kick off this summer’s film series with Strange Brew around 9 p.m.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • June 28
      Shad Shadrach Kabango graces the city with a free concert at 5:15 p.m. so run out of the office and catch this show. Toronto DJ Famous Players will open the after-work show with high energy mixes and mash-ups.
      First Canadian Place
    • June 29 - September 3
      Directors Alistair Newton and Tanja Jacobs bring us their modern takes on King Lear and Twelfth Night, for free, in the middle of one of the city's largest parks. Shows start at 8, but get there early to grab a coveted seat in the woods.
      High Park Amphitheatre
    • June 30 - July 3
      This is a four day celebration of Canada's 150th birthday with live music and nightly fireworks. Headliners include Barenaked Ladies, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Ron Sexsmith.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • July 1
      To celebrate our home and native land, ROM is opening their doors for free. Check out their permanent galleries, some live performances, and the Anishinaabeg: Art & Power exhibit happening all summer.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • July 1
      Celebrate our country with a giant concert by the bay. Presented by the folks behind the Wavelength fest, you'll see shows from Most People, The Magic, and way more. Bike Pirates are hosting a bike tour that rides you to the show.
      Humber Bay Park West
    • July 1-3
      This waterfront festival gets a special mention this year for one key reason: the world's largest rubber duck, which will make its first appearance at HTO Park at 11:00 a.m. on July 1.
      Sherbourne Commons
    Lead photo by

    Empty Quarter

Lead photo by

Empty Quarter

Join the conversation Load comments

Have an event you’d like to plug? Submit it for free and we’ll add it to the calendar.

Submit Your Event

Check out our Events section for more upcoming events in Toronto .

You might also like...

10 things to do in Toronto this weekend

The top 25 exhibits to see at Nuit Blanche Toronto 2023

Toronto neighbourhood getting a massive street festival this weekend

10 things to do in Toronto this week

Giant rubber duck spotted in Toronto

10 major festivals and events taking place in Toronto this fall

10 things to do in Toronto this weekend

You can party at the ROM after dark this fall