Things to Do in Toronto This Week (July 1 – 6)

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Is the summer heat making you want to crawl into a fridge or seize the day? I guess you’re ready for another action-packed week. We’ve listed some of the best things to do in Toronto this week (July 1-6) that’ll have you saying “see ya later” to the couch.

1. Experience Cinematic Excellence

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Where: The Distillery Historic District (55 Mill St., Toronto)

The Lavazza Inclucity Film Festival (June 27 – July 21) is back, bringing a cinematic feast to Toronto. Get cozy under the stars and enjoy a diverse film lineup that celebrates inclusion and diversity.

2. Admire Unique Art

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Where: Clark Centre for the Arts (191 Guildwood Pkwy, Scarborough)

Witness Fereydon Soleimani‘s interdisciplinary creations at this exclusive exhibition (July 3 – 30). Expect thought-provoking pieces that challenge and inspire, making this one-day event one of the best things to do in Toronto this week.

3. Catch Theatre Performances

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Where: multiple venues 

The Toronto Fringe Festival (July 3 – 14)is kicking off, and it’ll introduce you to a whirlwind of theater, comedy, and everything in between. Discover up-and-coming talent and unique performances that are anything but ordinary.

4. Learn About Bees

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Where: Enercare Centre (100 Princes’ Blvd #1, Toronto)

Buzz over to Exhibition Place for a 2-hour hands-on beekeeping experience (July 4 and July 6)). You’ll learn about our buzzing buddies and how they make that delicious honey. It’s educational, sweet, and fun.

5. Enjoy Good Food

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Where: Left Field Brewery (36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto)

Who’s hungry? Join the Pints and Patties Palooza (July 4) for a mouth-watering evening of gourmet burgers and craft beers. It’s a foodie’s paradise with live music and good vibes.

6. Witness an Interactive Circus Show

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden (777 Lawrence Avenue East, Toronto)

The BLOOM: A Cirque Garden Masquerade (July 5 – 7) features the city’s top-rated aerialists. This enchanting event combines the beauty of nature with the thrill of circus performances.

7. Make Chocolates

Things to Do in Toronto This Week (July 1 - 6)
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Where: Centre for Social Innovation (192 Spadina Ave, Toronto)

Got a sweet tooth? Unleash your inner chocolatier at this delightful Chocolate Making Workshop by Funky Chocolatier (July 5). You’ll learn the art of crafting delectable hand rolled truffles and get to take home your creations.

8. Show Your Moves

Where: Bell Manor Park (1 Bayside Lane, Etobicoke)

Enjoy the great outdoors with Arts in the Parks: The Power of Movement (July 6). This event features captivating performances and interactive activities that celebrate dance and movement.

9. Dance Salsa

Things to Do in Toronto This Week (July 1 - 6)
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Where: St. Clair Avenue West (between Winona and Christie, Toronto) 

The TD Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival (July 6 – 7) is back with sizzling music, vibrant performances, and, of course, lots of salsa dancing. Bring your best moves and enjoy the fiesta.

10. Get Fit

Where: Hotel X Toronto (107 Princes’ Boulevard Toronto)

The 10XTO Fitness Festival (July 7) offers a day packed with workouts, wellness workshops, and motivational talks. It’s perfect for gym pros or just getting started.

11. Sculpt Clay

Where: Artbox Studio & Gallery (1226 Kingston Rd, Toronto)

Channel your inner artist with A Clay Sculpting Experience (July 7). This hands-on workshop is perfect for beginners and seasoned sculptors. Create something beautiful in a cozy, inspiring environment.

12. Capture Moments

Things to Do in Toronto This Week (July 1 - 6)
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Where: Gallery 44 (401 Richmond Street West Suite 120, Toronto)

Got a young shutterbug at home? Photomagic 44: Youth Darkroom Summer Camp (July 8) is a five-day analog photography camp for youth aged 13-19. It’s one of the best things to do in Toronto this week  for budding photographers. 

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