Alyssa Alibaksh | Review

A summer in Toronto is one filled with multiple events ranging from food and music, to enjoying the arts. Here are a few events worth checking out this summer.

Hot Docs International Documentary Festival

If you’re a movie junkie, this event was made for you. Hot Docs is North Americas largest documentary festival.

The event is held at the Hot Docs Cinema- a re-stored, century-old landmark theatre- located in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood.

The Hot Docs festival is set to take place April 26 to May 6. For more information, check out the official Hot Docs website.

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Toronto Pride

Pride is one of the largest celebrations internationally, and Toronto pride draws crowds estimated at over a million people. This festival is all about love, celebrating who you are and what you believe in.

The parade includes programs such as Trans pride, the Dyke March and the ever so vibrant Pride parade. Toronto’s Pride parade is set to take place Jun. 24, 2018.Toronto Pride


Calling all foodies, this Toronto event is one that should not be missed.

Enjoy three course, prix-fixe menus designed by some of the finest chefs in our city.

Over 200 participating restaurants are ready to provide a delectable culinary experience. Summerlicious is set to run from Jul. 6 to 22, 2018.


 Toronto Caribbean Carnival

Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival is an exciting cultural experience of Caribbean music, cuisine and performing arts.

For over 50 years, this event is the largest cultural festival of its type in North America.

Following the great parade, filled with dancing, music and beautiful attire, this festival brings everyone together in one celebration.


Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)

The CNE is the annual sign signalling the end of summer. This event is a city tradition bringing family and friends to enjoy the lasting days of summer.

Between the rides, live music and interesting culinary concoctions, the CNE is one event that guarantees ending the summer with food, fun and friends.

The CNE will run from Aug. 17 to Sept. 3.


If you want to truly experience what the city of Toronto is like in the summer, be sure to check out these events.

Featured image from the Eipcurean Traveler.

Image of Hot Docs cinema from BlogTo

Image of Toronto Pride parade from City News

Image of Summerlicious menu from Sincerelykn

Image of Toronto Caribbean Carnival parade from Eligible magazine

Image of CNE fair from The Ex Foundation




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