Toronto Events July 2015
June 30, 2015
Canada Day: The Next Generation
June 30 – July 1, 2015
Join us as we celebrate the music, food and ideas that make Canada, and Toronto in particular, one of the most diverse places on the planet! Experience and help shape the ways we celebrate our nation’s birthday going forward.
The Fringe – Toronto’s Theatre Festival
July 1-12 2015
Toronto’s largest theatre festival caters to people’s eclectic tastes with 1,100+ fresh, innovative and often jaw dropping performances! Choose Your Own Adventure denotes the ability to craft your own experience from a diverse list of theatre, comedy and dance performances, venues, Tent Talks, Visual Fringe, Shed Shows and Fringe After Dark programming. Once again, it’s a call to action for diehard theatre fans and first time Fringers alike.
Taste of Toronto
July 2-5, 2015
Taste represents foodie heaven: stunning food prepared by the city’s greatest restaurants, world famous chefs, superb drink and outstanding entertainment, set in stunning outdoor surroundings.
Salsa on St. Clair Street Festival
July 4-5, 2015
Save the date for the 11th annual Salsa on St. Clair street festival, an annual FREE celebration of Latin culture that transforms a stretch of St. Clair Avenue West (from Winona Dr. to Christie St.) into Canada’s hottest salsa party featuring live music, dance lessons, Latin food and family fun!
July 4-5, 2015
Afrofest is a FREE festival featuring music, dance, mouth-watering food, a large bustling marketplace and much more. It will take place on July 6 & 7, 2013 at Woodbine Park
July 5, 2015: 11am-11pm
YD | T.O is a free annual festival celebrating the positive achievements of young people showcasing their music, dance, art, photography, fashion and film in front of some 30,000 visitors! Held in the downtown core of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square, with a Yonge Street closure from Dundas to Shuter streets, the event features 12 hours of non-stop performances on 2 outdoor stages plus the tented YD Art Gallery.
Summer Craft Beer Fest
July 9, 2015: 5-10pm
Join us and craft- minded beer folks like yourself at the Liberty Market Building Galleria for Summer Craft Beer Fest 2015. Featuring the best craft brewers on the planet, Summer Craft Beer Fest celebrates summer sunshine and ice-cold craft beer with BIG bites and special offers from Liberty Market Building vendors.
Franco-Fête (French Festival)
July 10-24, 2015
Happening at Yonge-Dundas Square July 10 to 24 during the Pan American Games, Franco-Fête is the biggest francophone music festival Toronto has ever seen!
Polaris Prize winning artist Louis-Jean Cormier joins the impressive list of headliners including Zachary Richard, Kevin Parent, Ariane Moffatt, Lisa Leblanc and Radio Radio.
Beaches International Jazz Festival
July 10-26, 2015: Noon-10pm
The Festival began in 1989, when local jazz artists were booked to perform at the Kew Beach Bandshell in the Beach area of Toronto. Now celebrating her 27th anniversary, the Festival has blossomed into a 14-day event that attracts millions of fans and makes a major contribution to promoting Canadian jazz excellence locally and on the world stage.
Ritmo y Color
July 17-19, 2015
It’s the 10th edition of Ritmo y Color, one of Toronto’s largest pan-Latin festivals, showcasing the cultural vibrancy of today’s diverse Latin American communities both locally and internationally. Catalyzed by artistic innovators, Ritmo y Color presents a contemporary vision of Latin America that challenges assumptions.
Festival of India
July 18-19, 2015
The past four decades have witnessed the Festival of India blossom into one of Toronto’s most dazzling, head-turning summer events. This year again be sure to come visit the 43rd Annual Festival of India (also known as Ratha-Yatra) on July 18th and 19th for an unforgettable experience.
The event will begin with a euphoric parade down world-famous Yonge Street (beginning at Bloor and continuing south to Queens Quay). The celebrations then will shift to Centre Island for two days of festivities expected to draw close to 40,000 people.
Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (aka Caribana)
July 18 – Aug 2, 2015
Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto is an exciting three-week cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine, revelry as well as visual and performing arts. Join us as we celebrate our 48th anniversary. We’re bigger and better than ever!
July 19, 2015: Noon-10pm
Canada’s largest Brazilian Cultural Event – BrazilFest will complete its 12th Annual Expression on the July 19th at the Earlscourt Park Toronto. The rhythms of Brazil will be remembered and celebrated with the help of a diverse and high quality team of performers and bands.
Toronto’s Festival of Beer
July 24-26, 2015
The Irish are coming! This year’s Toronto’s Festival of Beer will showcase all things Irish in an Irish Pavilion presented by Tourism Ireland and funded by the Government of Ontario. The Pavilion will host Irish entertainment, Irish celebrity chefs, and 10 Irish brewers to give attendees the full Irish experience.
Pan American Food Festival
July 30 – Aug 3, 2015
From July 30th to the August 3rd, the third annual PAN AMERICAN Food Festival will showcase the best of the best food products, celebrating the great cultural diversity of the 41 countries of North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. The Pan American Food Festival (PAFF) will showcase restaurants, food producers, chefs and the variety of national and regional cuisines of the Western Hemisphere, with a spotlight on one country each year.