Friday July 14

Budweiser County Fair – FESTIVAL

This weekend, Budweiser County Fair will bring the spirit of country to the heart of the city with downtown Toronto’s outdoor boot-stomping two-day festival at the fairgrounds (525 King W)! There will be carnival games, BBQ eats from from 6 of Toronto’s hottest chefs, the County Fair Mechanical Bull Championships, carnival food classics, drink samplings, tomorrow’s stars of country music, line dancing lessons and coyote ugly dancers! First 500 attendees receive a cowboy hat! Today’s doors are at 5PM. This is a 19+, rain or shine event. Tickets on sale at Ticketfly – Single Day Passes: $34.50 Weekend Passes: $89.50. Get yours now: https://goo.gl/UbiXQs

Honda Indy 2017 – FESTIVAL

Today for Honda Indy, Ontario Honda Dealers present FAN FRIDAY in support of Make-A-Wish® Canada! They’ll be covering the cost of admission for everyone to check out the spectacle and excitement of the Honda Indy Toronto, in exchange for a donation to Make-A-Wish® Canada. Honda Fan Friday will feature a jam-packed schedule of on-track action, contests, and all kinds of entertainment in full gear from gate open to close across the event site, providing something for everyone, race fan or not! Some highlights for this weekend include all sorts of Honda vehicles, face painting, a beer garden, live entertainment, food & drink samples + more! Event is on until 6PM today!

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition – ARTS & CULTURE

This weekend at Nathan Phillips Square is the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition!  This is Canada’s largest, longest running juried contemporary outdoor art fair and boasts over 320 contemporary visual artists. Artists will be available at their booth spaces for you to see, experience, and purchase their original artworks during the following hours. The event will also host a Cascading Beer Garden by Henderson Brewing Co. which will be open throughout the day for food, beer and refreshments! Today’s event goes from 10AM-7PM. Check out a special performance by  Batucada Carioca at 5PM and the 2017 Exhibition Awards Ceremony at 5:30PM. This event is open to the public and FREE of charge!

Astronomy on Tap T.O. – SOCIAL

Quench your thirst for astronomy tonight The Great Hall (1087 Queen W)! Drop by for another fun evening of pints, astronomy news, mind-expanding talks, games, prizes, and Dunlap merchandise for sale! Following all the talks, there will be plenty of time for you to have all your cosmic questions answered by astronomers from the University of Toronto. This is a FREE 19+ event. Doors open at 7PM. See you there!

Indie Fridays – CONCERT   

Yonge-Dundas Square is hosting a free concert series every Friday night at 8PM in the heart of the city, from July 7 – September 8. Chevrolet Indie Fridays at YDS are a sure-fire way to add some flavour to Friday night with a musically diverse lineup that’s sure to tickle any music-lover’s fancy! Tonight, Ria Mae will represent the other side of the country when the Halifax native brings her personal blend of pop melodies with alternative and folk music to Toronto. Before Ria Mae takes the stage, The Pick Brothers Band will fill the Square with a blend of compelling writing, dynamic arrangements, and a gritty rock and roll spirit.This is a FREE event!

BONUS

Live on the Patio: Paper Bag Records Night

Come down to Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe St) for their Live on the Patio series! Tonights feature is Paper Bag Records Night featuring Montreal’s own, The Dears with a special one time only set with string quartet along with special guest and Toronto native Lou Canon. Join them and our friends at Indie88Toronto for music, prizes, full cash bar, a Paper Bag Records pop-up shop. Doors open at 5PM. This is a FREE event!

Teenage Head – CONCERT

Teenage Head takes over the The Horseshoe Tavern alongside Dany Laj & The Looks plus  Slamboni. This is a 19+ event. Doors at 8PM. Tickets available on Tickefly starting at $17.50: https://goo.gl/AN3NVT