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Weekend events in Toronto July 27-29 2018

Weekend events in Toronto are stacked with big and loud, small and chill things for everyone. Ossington shuts down for a big street festival and Pedestrian Sundays is on in Kensington. Catch a free outdoor movie, check out a market, or hit up a party. It's summer!

  • Top Picks
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    About the Event
    Location
    • July 28
      Ossington Avenue shuts down for a day-long street festival with entertainment, food, activities, and wellness programming.
      Ossington Ave
    • July 29
      Kensington goes carless this Sunday to make space for dancing, music, vendors, food, and meditation in the street.
      Kensington Market
  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
    Location
    • July 28
      What's the deal with pop-ups? Lloyd's is hosting a Seinfeld-inspired pop-up with all the noteworthy food and drinks from the show.
    • July 28
      A celebration of Sri Lankan street food hits the heart of downtown with tons of vendors, music, and activities on throughout the day.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • July 28
      A huge celebration of Polynesian culture is on this weekend with performances, kids activities, traditional food, and a big marketplace.
      Mel Lastman Square
    • July 28
      This growing festival of Japanese culture returns for another year of activities, martial arts, contests, games, and food.
      J-Town Seasonal Festivals
    • July 28
      Cars from all over the world take the spotlight in this day-long festival dedicated to the best-of-the-best in imported cars.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • July 29
      It's a party under the highway inside this reclaimed space, complete with drinks, games, food, and a performance by the Canadian National Brass Project.
      The Bentway
  • Food & Drink
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  • Music
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    • July 27
      Evanescence's powerful presence has continued to captivate a generation of music lovers, and now they're here alongside violinist Lindsey Stirling.
      Budweiser Stage
    • July 27
      Toronto's own avant-pop power group takes a trip into the nether-reaches of deep soundscapes with synth heavy, orchestral, hi-fi rock tunes.
    • July 27
      Catch up-and-coming indie stars Iskwé, POSEY and Lydia Ainsworth at this week's edition of Indie Fridays, plus graffiti artists showing their stuff.
      Yonge–Dundas Square
    • July 28
      Politically-charged with a hint of sorrow, Chicago's punk rockers are dropping by Toronto as part of their Mourning Amerika tour.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • July 29
      America's Got Talent's famous singing folk-pop couple Michael and Carissa Alvarado bring their cuteness to the stage this weekend.
  • Film
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    About the Event
    Location
    • July 27
      Films by young, up-and-coming filmmakers get a screening at this festival dedicated to youth and student works.
      The Royal Cinema
    • July 27
      Away form the city lights, an outdoor screening of Jumanji is on. It's BYOC+B (chair/blanket) and there's the chance to win a prize pack.
      Downsview Park
    • July 27 - August 2
      Take a look inside the lives of the ultra-wealthy as artist-photographer-filmmaker Lauren Greenfield captures the human consequences of fame and greed.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • July 28
      Snuggle up on a summer evening and catch an outdoor screening of the 1963 classic, starring Audrey Hepburn and Gary Grant, plus pizza and prizes.
      Sorauren Park
    • July 29
      This week's edition of Cinematic Cities takes us to the edge of Rio de Janeiro, where the world's largest landfill transforms into a work of art.
      Christie Pits
  • Parties
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  • Markets and pop-ups
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