Films at Harbourfront Center
Location: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Description: Come enjoy your favorite films lakeside and under the stars. Every Wednesday night at dusk they bust out the movies and the popcorn on the WestJest Stage. Bring friends, family and a blanket to this outdoor movie fest by the lake. Admission is free and movies usually start around 9 PM.
Toronto Distillery District
Location: The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street
Description: Whether you’re a local or a visitor that wants to get away from the tourist traps, the Toronto Distillery District is a great way to spend a few hours. Franchise stores are banned from this section so all of the stores are locally owned and are one of a kind. Come meander through the stores and shops while also visiting the number one film location in Canada, over 1700 films have used this spot for their movies.
St. Lawrence Market
Location: 157 King St. East
Description: Voted as one of the world’s best food markets, St. Lawrence Market is a must-see destination for foodies visiting Toronto, Canada – as well as for history buffs. It’s at 93 Front Street East, in Old Town. Housed in the two buildings are weekly farmer’s markets, an antique market, restaurants, the St. Lawrence Market Gallery along with many other attractions.
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre
Location: 145 Queen. St
Description: Located in the Four Seasons Centre the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre offers a free concert series every Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Starting in late September and going till early June, you can indulge yourself in live performances by an incredible variety of artists from a wide array of genres. Rediscover your love of music with the Free Concert Series at the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre.
Location: 1873 Bloor Street West
Description: High Park is Toronto’s largest public park featuring sports facilities, a lakefront, a dog park, playgrounds, a zoo and a variety of other things to enjoy. Whether you want to take a hike around the lake and feed the birds, take your dog to socialize at the dog park, play some soccer/baseball/tennis, or enjoy the free zoo. High Park will not leave you disappointed. Escape from the grind of city life and reconnect with nature for a little bit.
Toronto Free Gallery
Location: 1277 Bloor Street West
Description: The Toronto Free Gallery (TFG) is a not-for-profit art gallery located in the heart of Toronto. Dedicated to providing a forum for social justice, cultural, environmental and sustainability issues. Established in 2004, the gallery offers a place for artists, activists, film-makers and more to collaborate together and create their expressive pieces.
Toronto Indie Markets
Location: 1214 Queen Street West
Description: The Toronto Indie Markets is an outlet for independent artists to sell their work to the masses. Come discover the next great Toronto artist as they show exhibits of their books, magazines, music or crafts. Located at the Gladstone Hotel it is easily accessible with spacious parking and public transportation. It’s time to stop in and possibly discover the next big thing.
Location: 1 Dundas St E
Description: Located right next to Ryerson University, Yonge-Dundas Square is a public open space and an event venue. It seems like every day there is something free going on here. From “Lunchtime Live” to “Indie Fridays” to “City Cinema” and more, there is never a dull moment. Escape on your lunch break or bring a date on a Friday night. We promise you won’t be disappointed.
Royal Ontario Museum
Location: 100 Queen’s Park
Description: The Royal Ontario Museum is a world class natural history museum. This free event is only open to post-secondary students every Tuesday. Bring your current student card with picture ID and you can have access to one of the world’s best museums. For those still interested but not in a post-secondary school the ROM does have a discount Friday from 4:30 - 8:30 PM.
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