Wednesday May 31

Pride Month Flag Raising Ceremony – SOCIAL

Back for a second yeah in a row, Pride Month officially kicks off with its proclamation and annual flag raising ceremony at City Hall today at 12PM! Join Pride Toronto, Mayor John Tory, City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, important community members, and honourable guests as the Pride colours are hoisted upon our city’s flagpole. Another exciting Pride Month starts here – so come and celebrate at City Hall with us!


Broods – CONCERT

New Zealand music duo, Broods bring their sound to The Danforth Music Hall tonight with support by Michl. Doors are at 7PM. Get your tickets online for as low as $35 on Ticketmaster:


Toronto FC Semi-Final Game – SPORTS

Toronto FC triumphed against Columbus Crew SC last game scoring 5-0 to win the Trillium Cup. The team is riding an 8-match unbeaten streak and they’re looking to defeat Ottawa Fury FC for the Canadian Championship Semi-Finals! Games happening at BMO Field tonight starting at 7PM. Tickets online for as low as $19 on Ticketmaster:


Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – CONCERT

Drop by Massey Hall tonight from a special performance by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds! This will definitely be a show you won’t want to miss! Doors at 8PM. Tickets still on sale for as low as $72 on


Building Smart Robots with AI – SOCIAL

Women in Robotics Speaker Series celebrates the work of women in the field of robotics and provides a forum for them to share their work and career with the community. Today’s discussion topic will focus in on building Smart Robots with AI. Come down to Health Innovation Hub (263 McCaul Ave) for 6PM to hear about the work of Dr. Sanja Fidler, Assistant Professor in Machine Learning and Computer Vision, University of Toronto and Dr. Inmar Givoni, Director of Machine Learning at Kindred Systems Inc. This is a free event! Register online at Eventbrite to save your spot:



Toronto Blue Jays v. Cincinnati Reds

Toronto Blue Jays v. Cincinnati Reds at the Rogers Centre starting at 12:37 PM! Tickets still available for as low as $18 on Ticketmaster:


Moon & Sun – CONCERT

Catch Canadian music power couple Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida, also known as MOON VS SUN tonight at Revival (783 College). Tickets online at Embrace starting at $37:

Tuesday May 30

Chance the Rapper – CONCERT

Chance the Rapper 🎤💥 will finally be taking Budweiser Stage by Storm tonight after the event being rescheduled due to dangerous water levels. Support by DJ Oreo and King Louie! Doors open at 8PM. Tickets are still available online for as low as $49 USD on Stubhub:

Deep Technology Exchange – CONFERENCE

The Deep Technology Exchange  in on today down at TD Centre (234 Bay St) from 8:30AM-8:30PM. DTE brings together deep technology and growth capital, connecting North America’s most innovative tech startups with China’s influential and strategic capital partners. Today’s event features keynotes, panels and live pitches (applications open) from companies seeking growth capital. Interested in attending? Register online for the full day session (lunch included) for only $88:

The Chainsmokers – CONCERT

The Chainsmokers  will bring the party to the Air Canada Centre tonight! Doors at 7PM. With support from Kiiara, Lost Frequencies and Emily Warren🙌🏼. This show somehow still has tickets on sale for as low as $70:

True Stories Toronto – SOCIAL

True Stories Toronto is a simple idea: a bunch of people having a drink in a back room in West Toronto, listening to other people telling true stories. Each storyteller is given the task of telling their personal story without notes in less than 10 minutes and of course every story must be true. Tonights show will be happening at The Garrison. Doors at 6:45PM, stories start 7:30PM sharp (latecomers admitted very quietly). This is a FREE event!


Flogging Molly – CONCERT

The legendary band Flogging Molly  will be playing The Danforth Music Hall tonight, joined by The White Buffalo and Dylan Walshe! Doors are at 7PM and this show somehow still has lots of tickets available for as low as $42.65:


Radical Road Brewing Company will be having a pop up on 1177 Queen Street E where Chau will be taking over the kitchen to serve up modern asian food with some cool beer pairings . Come by anytime between 6-11PM to experience some of the best eats the city has to offer. To find out more, visit their facebook event page:


Monday May 29

Michael Kiwanuka – CONCERT

Catch english soul singer Michael Kiwanuka alongside special guest Cloves tonight at The Phoenix Concert Theatre! Believe us, this is a show you won’t want to miss! Doors at 7PM – 19+ event. Limited tickets online at Stubhub and Vividseats starting at $53 USD.


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Blue Jays Game – SPORTS

Coming off a weekend full of games against the Rangers, the Blue Jays are looking to kick off the next MLB regular season series against the Cincinnati Reds tonight at the Rogers Centre. Game starts at 7:07PM. Tickets are available online at starting at $11.70.



Boss Lady Mondays – SOCIAL

Join in the Boss Lady Monday’s; a monthly series created by women for women. This social gathering combines the power of TedTalks style of storytelling with your weekly ladies hang session of wine and cheese! Come down to The Painted Lady (218 Ossington Ave) tonight at 5PM where you will have the chance to meet and mingle with other likeminded ladies before you hear two very special guest speakers share stories meant to inspire, stimulate and motivate! This is a free event! Find out more about Boss Lady Monday’s on their Facebook page.



Urban Cone – CONCERT

Tonight at the Velvet Underground (508 Queen W.) comes Swedish indie pop band, Urban Cone alongside special guest, Nightly. Show starts at 7:30PM. Tickets online at Ticketweb for $15.



HackerNest Tech Social – SOCIAL

Drop by HackerYou (483 Queen W.) for this installment of HackerNest Tech Socials – a fun relaxed way to connect with TO’s local tech community. Typical agenda includes folks arrival, drinks, socializing, some quick announcements and then back to networking with your fellow tech colleagues. Entry is by donation – give what you can! Suggested donation is $10 however if a cash donation is too restrictive, join in anyways and just let us know at the door. Donate online at Eventbrite to receive your tickets.



Pop by Yonge-Dundas Square today at 12:30PM for a one hour concert for the Lunchtime Live – the free lunchtime concert series that features a variety of Canadian and international artists. This weeks act is none other than Kelly Prescott and Johnson Crook. To find out more visit

Sunday May 28

Blue Jays Game – SPORTS

Blue Jays face off against the Texas Rangers at the Rogers Centre today at 1:07PM. Come experience today’s special event Country Day where the 200 level WestJet Flight Deck will be transformed into a Country Fair with live entertainment, line dancing and western-inspired activities. The first 20,000 fans to enter Rogers Centre will receive a Blue Jays Cowboy Hat Presented by Jack Link’s. Tickets are on starting at $18 here:



Gluten Free Garage – FOOD & DRINK

Drop by Toronto’s original and only pop-up gluten-free marketplace, Gluten Free Garage down at Artscape Wychwood Barns (601 Christie St). This market a carefully curated space for people with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, placing quality and taste at the forefront.

Come between 10:30-4:30PM to explore 60+ handpicked vendors as well as food trucks, live demonstrations and speakers, and more. Tickets available at the door for $10 (cash only)



Sigur Ros – CONCERT

Icelandic band Sigur Rós will be taking on RBC Echo Beach tonight at 8PM. Don’t miss your chance to catch their one of a kind sounding set. Get tickets starting at $65 here:



Soul Sunday Street Party – SOCIAL

We survived the winter, and now that spring has sprung that only means one thing: Soul Sunday’s are back! Come down to Trinity Common (303 Augusta Ave.) starting at 2:30PM for the opening meditation flashmob. Afterward, spend your time wandering and dance in the streets to the sounds of soul, funk, afro, house, disco edits from our DJ’s, Gentlemen Soul Brothers. This is a car-free, kid-friendly, non-GMO, honeybee rescuing, cosmic rain-or-shine soulful vibes event. There will be beer & eats brought to you by Trinity Commons. Find out more:



Animal Collective – CONCERT

Check out Animal Collective with Circuit des Yeux tonight at the Danforth Music Hall. Doors at 7PM – this is a 19+ event. Tickets starting at $31.50 here:



Armin Van Buuren – CONCERT

Drop by Cabana Pool Bar today starting at 1PM to see Dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren take on the decks. Tickets start at $60 here:


Closet Raid Pop-Up – SHOPPING

Grab your friends and get ready to shop the closets of some of TO’s best dressed ladies. Stop by the Gladstone Hotel from 1-5PM for the Closet Raid Pop Up; a series of pop up consignment clothing events where they partner up with friends across Canada to reduce textile waste, bring the community together, while supporting local charities through clothing donations. Guests are invited to shop a curated collection of gently worn or like-new clothing from brands such as Artizia, Mackage, Rag + Bone, and more. Admission is Free! Cash or credit only with ATM’s on site

Saturday May 27


Woofstock, North America’s largest festival for dogs and the people who love them, takes place today and tomorrow at Woodbine Park. Woofstock is a one-stop doggie shopping extravaganza, with all things canine! Free surf lessons, fashion shows with best costume and the crowning of Mr. & Ms. Canine Canada. The event has entertainment, contests and a consumer showcase. Vendors offer up the latest in canine fashions, furnishings, products and food. New this year the Woofstock Games, an Olympic-style sporting event for dogs. Food trucks will be onsite or enjoy a Wooftini. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Dogs and children under 10 are free.



  1. CBC Music Festival – CONCERT

Stop by RBC Echo Beach today for the CBC Music Festival starting at 2:15 PM! Music Includes: Serena Ryder, Walk Off the Earth, Keys N Krates, Ruth B., Scott Helman, Bobby Bazini, Austra, Bros, Sarah Slean, William Prince, Daniela Andrade, Alx Veliz and more. Tickets are still available for as low as $39.50 on Ticketmaster:



  1. Pirate Ship Children’s Theatre Maiden Voyage – KIDS

Join the crew at Toronto’s Harbourfront today at 2:15PM and search for sunken treasure aboard a 50ft Pirate Ship! An interactive theatrical performance invites you to dress in costume, receive face paint tattoos and pirate names! Help us discover the mystery of the treasure map and find the loot – watch out for trouble and fire the cannons! Get your tickets now for $25 on




Norah Jones will take the stage at the Legendary Massey Hall TN for the second Toronto show of her Day Breaks World Tour! Tickets to yesterday’s show were all sold out but we’ve searched the interwebs to find a few stockpiles for tonight! Doors at 8:00 PM Support by Aloysius 3. Ticketmaster, Stubhub, and Ticketliquidator all have tickets left for as low as $72 USD.

Lowest Ticketmaster: $95

Stubhub: $72.95  

Ticket Liquidator: $72



  1. Electric Boat Party w/ Mark Oliver – NIGHTLIFE

Feel like Partying on a Boat Tonight? Hit up the Empress of Canada for their The Electric Boat Party and sail the seas of Toronto Harbour until 2 am listening to EDM sets by Mark Oliver, Regina of the Fabulous Five and more! Boarding at 9:30PM (333 Lakeshore Blvd E) with departure at 10PM. This is a 19+ event. Food and drinks will be available on board, as well as pro photographers to help capture that new (FIRE) Insta pic. Rain or Shine | The boat has a retractable roof. Tickets are $30 on

For info & bottle service bookings, contact:

Call or text 6472830539 Email:



Inside Out Film Fest – FESTIVAL

The Largest of its kind in Canada, the Inside Out LGBT Film Festival showcases the best and most diverse work of interest to LGBT communities. Taking place over 11 days, the Festival includes: screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations, and parties that highlight more than 180 films and videos from Canada and around the world. On until June 4. For more info visit:

Friday May 26

Bud Light Radler Brunch Fest – FESTIVAL/FOOD & DRINK


We all know that brunch is basically everybody’s favourite meal, and now Bud Light Radler is about to make it even better! Come down to 99 Sudbury St. anytime from 10AM-7PM today to experience Bud Light Radler’s Brunch Fest, where you have the chance to eat some of Toronto’s top brunch eats! Get ready to feast on delights such as bacon, benedicts, pancakes, pastries and more! Also, don’t forget to indulge in the Specialty Cocktail Bar featuring Bud Light Radler and the Classic Caesar Bar including Bud Light Chelada! Tickets available online at for only $4.95. Brunchfest is On Until Sunday May 28! (link to just friday tickets) (link to page for friday/saturday/sunday tickets)



Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew – SPORTS

Toronto FC takes on Columbus Crew SC tonight at BMO Field starting at 7PM for the final match off in determining who will be taking home the 2017 Trillium Cup. Toronto FC has been unbeatable in the last seven matches however, both teams are even on goals scored and goals allowed. Get your tickets online at for as low as $42



The Weeknd 2017 World Tour – CONCERT

The Weeknd is joined by Rae Sremmurd, Belly, 6lack at The Air Canada Centre tonight starting at 7:30 PM! Tickets starting at $135 on



Dirty Talk Art Show – ARTS & CULTURE

Check out the Dirty Talk Art Show happening tonight from 10PM-2AM at Round Venue (152 Augusta Ave.). This is an exclusive event for all those within the field of music, art and fashion. Enjoy some music by Cherriep and take a chance to see and talk to some of the artists exhibiting tonight. We recommend you arrive early to take advantage of the networking & social reception of artists happening from 10PM-12AM. This is a 19+ event. Tickets available at the door for $15.

For more info visit:



Blue Jays vs. Texas Rangers – SPORTS

Toronto Blue Jays take on The Texas Rangers at the Rogers Centre TN at 7:07PM. Seats available starting at $18 on!!




Alok @ UNIUN Nightclub – NIGHTLIFE

Watch as Brazilian DJ and producer Alok takes over the decks tonight at UNIUN Nightclub for a special edition of #FactoryFridays. Doors at 10PM. Tickets available online at for as low as $40.



Anime North 2017 – EXHIBITION

Join in the fun here at Toronto Congress Centre for this weekend’s event: Anime North 2017! This is the 4th largest anime convention in all of North America and it hosts some major attractions including a masquerade, gaming tournaments, contests, dances, a dealer’s room, an artist’s alley, panel discussions, and more! Very Limited Tickets available at the door for $35 (cash only) This is a sell out event so be sure to get there early!

For more info go to:

Thursday May 25



Head down to The Phoenix (410 Sherbourne St) tonight to see Dreamcar – the supergroup collision of No Doubt and AFI take the stage with a performance by indie-rock band Superet. With the power of No Doubt’s rhythm section and Davey Havok’s distinctive vocals, this supergroup is just getting started! Doors are at 7PM. This is a 19+ event. Tickets online at starting at $45.


Operanation: A Night of Curiosities – ARTS & CULTURE

North America’s biggest opera party returns when the Canadian Opera Company celebrates its 13th Operanation at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen W). Three floors of the COC’s opera house are given over to a spectacular array of interactive installations involving food, fashion, cocktails, and visual art. Party starts at 9PM this is a 19+ event. Tickets online at for $150. Ticket includes include an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.


A Paintlounge Paint Party! – SOCIAL

Get your creative juices flowing tonight at 7:30PM down at the Paintlounge (784 College St.) for their Paint Party. Listen to awesome music as you paint, drink, love, laugh – and break out some funky dance moves, if that’s your thing! This is a 19+ event. Registration is only $25 online at (includes a 12×12” canvas) Selection of beers and wines available for purchase as well.


A Jazz-y Affair: Whiskey Kisses – NIGHTLIFE

Head over to the Nightowl (647 College St) tonight for a Jazzy affair by none other than M.AE with her smooth jazz renditions of modern hip hop/R&B tracks that you swear on your mama’s soul didn’t sound like that when you heard them- but now you wish they did. Alex Bird will also be performing a classic jazz track that not only is giving you nostalgic vibes from your dad’s record player, but has now filled the room with silence and captivation. Show starts at 9:30PM. Tickets available at the door for only $10.


SAME Pop-Up Gallery – ARTS & CULTURE

Check out 41 Dovercourt Rd tonight at 7PM for the opening night of this not for profit pop-up gallery dedicated to showcasing the work of young Toronto artists! There will be drinks, cotton candy, live music and more! The event is open to the public.



Arbouretum – CONCERT

Tonight at the Drake Underground (1150 Queen W), we have a special performance from Baltimore’s Arbouretum! Get here at 8PM and let their distinctive sounds and poetic voices envelop you in musical bliss. Tickets online at for $13. This is a 19+ event.

Wednesday May 24

1.Toronto Timeraiser150 – NIGHTLIFE

Party for social good down at The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery (231 Queens Quay W) at 7:30PM tonight for the Timeraiser150 Toronto – a celebration of volunteer work and emerging contemporary art! Timeraiser is a party for social good, supporting artists and nonprofits. Bid by using volunteer time, not dollars, for original art by emerging Canadian artists. Bidding starts at 20 hours and maxes out at 150 hours. Here’s your chance for a night full of dancing, drinking and mingling with the most innovative non-profits, charities and artists. This is a sell out event – get your tickets online now at starting at $35.


2. 21C Music Festival 2017 – FESTIVAL

21C Music Festival brings together some of today’s most original musicians with 9 concerts in 5 days with 21+ premieres! This years festival marks Canada 150 so come down for the kick off tonight at 8PM at Koerner Hall (273 Bloor W) where Johannes Debus will be conducting the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra! Tickets are available online starting at $21. Upgrade to a Koerner Hall concert pass for $149 or a full festival pass for $179.


3. Tweetsteria – SOCIAL

Stop by Cagney’s Restaurant & Bar (128 Queen St.) at 7PM to play Tweetsteria for Twenty Dollar Bills – a geek-friendly competition for real cash prizes! Tweetsteria is a device assisted trivia game that’s unlike anything you’ve ever played before: on one screen a question will be asked, participants are then to use Twitter to post their answers using #tweetsteria – first correct tweet to show up on the feed wall wins a twenty-dollar bill!


4. Rheostatics – CONCERT

Rheostatics take the stage with Friendly Rich tonight for The Horseshoe Tavern’s 70th Birthday Celebration. The Rheostatics were formed in 1980 in Etobicoke, Ont and have been called one of the most Canadian Bands going. Doors are at 8:30 pm at The Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen W). This event is 19+. Tickets are available at starting at $30.


5. Hemingways 37th Birthday – FOOD & DRINK

Join in wishing Hemingway’s a Happy 37th Birthday!! As always, there will be lots of Food provided courtesy of Hemingway’s. Oysters, Lamb Chops and Burgers/Sausages on the BBQ cooked by Martin himself. Lots of door prizes too courtesy of our great vendor partners.

Hemingway’s (142 Cumberland Street) from 5 – 10PM.



Drop In Game Night – SOCIAL

Join BoardAgain Games for their drop in game night happening at Death in Venice Gelato (536 Queen W) and play all your favourite board games! As usual all the games are provided and rules explained. So bring your friends tonight at 6PM! $5 unlimited play.


Tuesday May 23

Sylvan Esso – CONCERT

Photo: @sylvanesso Instagram

Sylvan Esso with Lucy Dacus Doors of the Phoenix Concert Theatre open up at 8:00 pm. This event is 19+. American indie pop duo, Sylvan Esso are here to celebrate the release of their second album, What Now, in April 2017. Limited Tickets priced at $35 on



Pixar Pub Quiz – SOCIAL

Questions from the best of Pixar with an emphasis on the studios feature length films. There will be 6 categories in total as well as a visual round. Prizes for every category as well as overall winners. Hosted by The Gladstone Hotel’s Melody Bar and starting promptly at 7pm. $5/person. Maximum group size of FIVE. Prizes for every category and overall winners, Shout out to best team name, Cosplay always encouraged 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen Street West)



Don’t miss the 1 and ONLY Toronto screening of zombie movie 3 HOURS TILL DEAD w/ award-winner THE BIG PUSH! Hosted by Marisa Crockett (Sonya of 3 Hours Till Dead) at The Royal Cinema, 608 College. Joe Ryder, an ex-marine runaway, returns from a camping trip with his brother and their friends. As they make their way home, they stop at an abandoned farm house in search of gas. When they arrive, they are not alone…they encounter the undead. Will they run or will they fight? TICKETS ARE $12 online at and $15 at the door at the The Royal cinema (608 College St) from 7  – 9PM.






The XX will be taking stage again today with Kelela at RBC Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore) at 8 PM! Limited tickets are still available for as low as $52.50 on!  This is a RAIN or SHINE event! Doors are at: 7 PM, show’s at 8!


Fantasy Fashion Show – ARTS & CULTURE

Gallery 1313 (1313 Queen West), will be hosting the 15th annual Fantasy Fashion Show tonight from 7 to 11PM. This event will have about 16 designers and artists display a wide range of wearable fashion pieces down the runway. The participants occasionally incorporate performance and create wear that pushes the envelope on fashion and gives artists an opportunity to delve into fashion that has something to say and is quite often unpredictable. The show keeps the audience on its toes. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased through the Gallery 1313 website at



JMSN hits the stage featuring QUIÑ and Alcordo Tonight at the Mod Club Theatre (722 College W.) Doors at 8:00 pm. This event is 19 and over! Tickets are up for $20 on

Monday May 22

Electric Island – SOCIAL

Photo: @Electricislandto

Check out Electric Island today at Woodbine park (1695 Queen E) starting at 1pm. Electric Island is a fully licensed concert and picnic series with world class talent. The Victoria Day edition has been relocated to Woodbine Park in the Beach. Acts include Ben Klock, JORIS VOORN, Eats Everything and More! Tickets are still available on for as low as $62.40 on! This is a 19+ event

Queen Victoria’s Secret – FOOD & DRINK

Celebrate this #VictoriaDay with The Brewer’s Backyard in their annual event, Queen Victoria’s Secret. What’s the secret you ask? Well, all we can tell you about Queen Victoria’s Secret is that it will feature a dynamite lineup of Ontario Breweries, but we only reveal the beers available when we start – so you’re going to have to join us to find out what’s pouring! Come by anytime between 11-5PM today in the Pavilions areas of the Evergreen Brick Works (550 Bayview Ave) to enjoy the best selection of delicious Ontario beer and food. This is a free all ages event, however, beer will only be sold until 4:30pm and last pour will be at 4:45pm so come early!



The XX will be taking stage with Kelela at RBC Echo Beach (909 Lakeshore) at 8 PM! Tickets are still available for as low as $52.50 on!  This is a RAIN or SHINE event! Doors are at:7 PM, show’s at 8!

Victoria Day Fireworks – NIGHTLIFE

This year’s Victoria Day Fireworks display at Ashbridges Bay (1561 Lake Shore Blvd E) promises an explosively fun wrap-up to the holiday weekend, punctuated by plenty of “ooohs” and “ahhhs” from the crowd. Starting at 9:45 pm the annual favourite features over 2,000 fireworks and closing with a grand finale of pyrotechnic wonders. Drivers, beware: massive crowds make traffic and parking a nightmare. Guests are encouraged to take public transit; the TTC runs increased streetcar service along Queen East for the event.

Free Victoria Day Screenings – ARTS & CULTURE

Come down to Hot Docs Cinema and catch four landmark Canadian documentaries (Married Couple, Lonely Boy, Foster Child and Manufacturing Consent ) starting today at 12PM. Did we tell you it’s free of charge in celebration of Victoria Day’s holiday Monday? Find out more info and movie times check out


The Orwells – CONCERT

American rock band, The Orwells are taking over the stage of The Mod Club (722 College St) tonight! This is an all ages event. Doors are at 8PM. Tickets available online at starting at only $23!