As always, there is a lot to see and do in Toronto during the dog days of Summer. This weekend why not take in a festival, sample food, or check out fast cars. The city is even hosting some great heavy metal concerts too!
This Weekend In Toronto
The Honda Indy
Get your earplugs ready and be prepared for street closures and packed sidewalks as the Honda Indy starts Friday, July 14. The Hondy Indy is a must-attend and starts with Fan Friday. The 31st Honda Indy invites fans to gain general admission access to all events courtesy of the Ontario Honda Dealers Association. Take part in the voluntary donation to Make-A-Wish® Canada. Spectators will also have the opportunity to view qualifying races. Good news is kids under 12 enter the grounds free.
Toronto Summer Music Festival
From July 13 to August 5, the Toronto Summer Music Festival is a classical music experience like no other. The Summer Music Festival includes renowned Canadian and international talent. with 26 main-stage concerts, masterclasses, free outreach concerts, lectures and workshops. This is a fantastic event To learn more and to get tickets visit here.
Ricky Gervais: HUMANITY World Tour
Comedian Ricky Gervais’s first worldwide stand-up tour in seven years comes to the city for three nights. His show starts on Friday July 14, at Massey Hall. He always puts on a great show. To purchase tickets, visit the Massey Hall Website.
50th Toronto Caribbean Carnival
The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is five glorious weeks of Caribbean music, cuisine, and revelry. You really need to attend this event as it’s an all out spectacle of visual and performing arts. Visit their official website to learn more.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition
The Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition offers an accessible gateway to the arts by providing opportunities for direct artist engagement and direct sales in an outdoor gallery, located at Nathan Phillips Square, that’s open to everyone.
Concerts in the City
July 15th, 2017
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
Air Canada Centre
Iron Maiden & Ghost
Budweiser Stage – Toronto
July 16th, 2017
Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold & Volbeat
Indy Pic Credit: TOSP / Shutterstock.com
Flatiron Pic Credit: vvital / Shutterstock.com.