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Weekend events in Toronto July 6-8 2018

Events in Toronto this weekend have something for everyone with dancing, food, music, movies and art. Three street festivals take over different parts of the city, while some summer favourites return for another year.

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    • July 6-8
      Shows, drag, stand up and a party are all part of this festival featuring LGBTQ+ comedians, comedians of colour and comedians who identify as women.
    • July 6-14
      Drink along to this comedy production that mixes sketch comedy, parody songs and galactic melodrama as it arrives for the first time in Toronto.
      Tarragon Theatre
    • 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 7
      Danforth Avenue gets transformed into a swinging, shaking, party in the street with a sidewalk sale, kids activities and a beer garden.
      Danforth Ave
    • 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
      Makers from all over come to Toronto to show off the creative goods, products, gadgets, and everything else they've been working hard on.
      Toronto Reference Library
    • July 8
      Speakers share stories of the complex and often difficult relationship we have with our bodies.
  • Food & Drink
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    • July 6-8
      It's the first ever BurgerMania where burger vendors from all over the city come together for a patty smackdown alongside brews and live tunes.
      Ontario Place
    • July 6-22
      Establishments from all over the city take part in this culinary experience, offering a diverse range of special items and menus at fixed prices.
      Multiple Venues
  • Music
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    • July 6
      She's still the one we run to, and Canada's own mega pop star Shania Twain is coming home as part of her NOW tour.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • July 6-7
      A two-day music showcase brings together up-and-coming and established artists from Toronto and beyond to rock their stuff all weekend.
    • July 7
      90s indie rock legend Beck is still going strong and bringing his new, Grammy-winning material to Toronto for the night.
      Budweiser Stage
  • Film
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    • July 6
      Just north of the city lights, Downsview Park kicks off its summer outdoor movie series with a free screening of Ready Player One.
      Downsview Park
    • July 6-25
      The storied history of Manhattan’s most exclusive hotel gets its own documentary featuring interviews with some of its most famous guests.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • July 7
      The Aga Khan Museum hosts the first of three free outdoor movie screenings this summer with a PWYC option to explore inside the museum.
      Aga Khan Park
    • July 8
      Journey to WWII-era Casablanca with this week's instalment of Cinematic Cities in this classic flick from the golden age of Hollywood.
      Christie Pits
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Jesse Milns


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