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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week offer plenty of things to get you out and about. The AGO's own Infinity Mirror room is opening and if you're under 25, you can see it free. There's a huge poutine festival and Anime North is back. If you're looking to save some cash, there's a list for that, too.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • May 21
      L.A. indie pop duo LANY keep things sun-soaked with soulful tunes that evoke the carefree days of the 80s for a new generation of easy listener.
    • May 22
      This storied bar is serving up heaps of barbecue and burgers in celebration of 39 years as a Yorkville staple for New Zealand goodies.
    • May 23 - June 2
      Back again is this film festival dedicated to showcasing works by LGBTQ+ filmmakers about LGBTQ+ people and their stories.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • May 24
      Dance from around the world is the the inspiration for this week's FNL with performances, music, food and drink throughout the museum.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • May 24-26
      This huge festival dedicated to Canada's national food returns with 13 of Ontario and Quebec's best food trucks on hand to serve up the cheesy goods.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • May 24-26
      Start planning your cosplay now because Anime North returns this spring with a weekend of festivities dedicated to all-things Japanese culture.
      Multiple Venues
    • May 24 - June 2
      Now in its fourth year, ReelAbilities returns to showcase works that focus on Deaf and disability cultures, plus Q&As, performances and workshops.
      Multiple Venues
    • May 24 - June 2
      Sing! is back to fill the city with song during this a cappella festival with performances happening all over the city, workshops and free events.
      Multiple Venues
    • May 25
      Get lost in space and time as one of Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors rooms becomes part of the AGO's permanent collection for all to enjoy.
    • May 25
      It's that time of year again for music festivals and this one is back with a full day of Canadian musicians like Alvvays, Stars, Rhye, Cœur de pirate and more.
      RBC Echo Beach
    • May 25
      Dress your best for this swanky affair that's back at Woodbine Racetrack for a day of derby-style celebrations, car shows, horse racing and more.
      Woodbine Racetrack
    • May 25-26
      Doggos and their human admirers are all welcome at this huge annual dog festival with, food and drinks, shopping, fashion shows and lots of butt sniffing.
      Woodbine Park
    • May 26
      It's all cosmic love with ethereal charm as Florence + The Machine is once again making their way to Toronto for a night of artsy pop hits.
      Budweiser Stage
    • May 26
      Get your fill of gluten-free goodies at this huge market with an afternoon of food demos, samples, drinks, guest speakers and over 65 vendors.
      Artscape Wychwood Barns
    • May 26 - June 2
      From Israeli pop to Yiddish theatre music, this festival serves as a celebration of all Jewish music with a week of performances happening all over.
      Multiple Venues
    Lead photo by

    Fareen Karim

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim


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