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10 free things to do in Toronto this July

Free events in Toronto for July 2018 are a collection of items that embody the spirit of summer because they're, well, free. There's salsa, outdoor movies, jazz music and more waiting to be discovered — totally free of charge.

  • Free events you don't want to miss
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 2
      Part of the Cinematic Cities series, free outdoor movie screenings are happening in the Commons every Thursday evening throughout July.
      Corktown Common Park
    • July 6-27
      A festival of music, art, food and movies returns to Mel Lastman Square every Friday this July with outdoor movies paired alongside musical acts.
      Mel Lastman Square
    • July 6-29
      A celebration of all things jazz music by artists both local and international is set to turn the Beaches in to a paradise for music lovers everywhere.
      Multiple Venues
    • July 7-8
      This free festival is dedicated to showcasing African music from Toronto and around the world with storytelling, music, dance and special programming.
      Woodbine Park
    • July 7-8
      Salsa in the streets is the main event of this three-week outdoor party along St. Clair with events, food, music and, of course, dancing.
      St. Clair Ave West
    • July 7-8
      Makers from all over come to Toronto to show off their creative goods, products, gadgets, and anything else they've been working hard on.
      Toronto Reference Library
    • July 14-15
      Now in its 46th year, this annual festival shuts down the downtown core in celebration of Indian heritage and culture, and ends with a huge parade.
      Multiple Venues
    • July 21
      Bloor Street explodes with music and life during this huge street festival with events, activities, displays and exhibitions peppered throughout.
      Bloor Street West
    • July 28
      Ossington Avenue shuts down this summer for a huge street festival with entertainment, food, activities and wellness programming.
      Ossington Ave
    • July 29
      The July edition of PS Kensington capture the essence of summer with a carless street festival full of music, dance, food, shopping and activities.
      Kensington Market
    Lead photo by

    Jesse Milns

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


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