What’s Happening in Toronto This Weekend July 14-16 2017

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
Rogers Centre

Indy Pic Credit: TOSP /
Flatiron Pic Credit: vvital /


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Trina Stewart is the associate publisher of RISE Publication Inc. As a regular online contributor of food and drink, Trina has worked with Sephora, EOS, and other beauty and fashion brands on her personal blog. Comments

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