Happy Birthday Canada! July kicks off LOUD and PROUD! Canada Day weekend is also the weekend we shut down the city to celebrate who YOU are! Gay, straight, green or blue at Toronto Pride we celebrate you! We have come so far but as you know we still have a long way to go.
It is absolutely amazing that we live in a city that leads by example — we are diverse, we are strong, and we celebrate individuality every single day. God bless Canada! The heat is on and our Boys of Summer, the Toronto Blue Jays, are on fire. Have you been to a game yet? You have to go! Even if you don’t like the game it’s a great place to people watch.
Patios are bumpin’ and festivals are in full swing! Summer in The Six! Get outside and play, explore a new park, head down to the waterfront for an ice cream cone — just get ONtheGO — you are in the best city in the world! You will always find fun in Toronto!
CANADA DAY July 1
Celebrations are happening all over the city! Canada celebrates 149 years! I always love the fireworks show at Mel Lastman Square … The action starts at 10:15 … But check out www.todocanada.ca for a list of where and when fireworks will be in our city! Happy Birthday Canada!
PRIDE PARADE July 3
Celebrating 35 years and gets bigger every year The Toronto Pride Parade kicks off at 2pm at Church and Bloor! It will be the first time ever for a Prime Minister to march loud and proud! Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family will be participating with over 2 million people expected to attend! Go out and show your Pride and be proud of the person you are! Everyone is invited! www.pridetoronto.com
BEACHES INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL July 8 – July 24
Head down to the Beaches for free entertainment! Over 100 bands! Queen Street East is the place to be! Who knows, you may bump into Lady Gaga! For a full line up of world-class talent head to
TORONTO FC vs DC UNITED June 23
The BMO Field at Exhibition Place is a great place to be this summer to cheer on the best in Major League Soccer action! A great place to bring your kids to let off some steam and a fun date night as long as you head out for a cute bite to eat before or after! For tickets www.torontofc.ca
DRAKE July 31
Drake and Future take over the Air Canada Centre for the Summer Sixteen Tour!
Tickets sold out fast however have you been to Drake’s restaurant yet? It’s beyond delicious! Fring’s is located at 455 King Street West. I was there last month and the mac and cheese was out of this world and the cocktails will explode in your mouth! Dress to impress and bring that special someone for a sexy night out in The Six! www.fringsrestaurant.com