Ripley's Aquarium Toronto

Friday June 16

Beach BBQ & Brews – FOOD & DRINK

Come down to Woodbine Park (1695 Queen E) this weekend for this #1 Father’s Day destination for Toronto’s Beach BBQ & Brews Festival! They’ve brought only the best rib teams in Canada to take to the grill, all for you! Taste some fine foods from Kentucky Smokehouse BBQ, Camp 31 BBQ, NEW YORK BBQ, Hoggs Gone Wild, Uncle Sams, Oak & Barrel, Louisiana BBQ, Sticky Fingers. Wash it all down with some craft brews from some of our drink vendors including Flying Monkeys, Barnstormer Brewing, Brewing, Highlander Brewing Company, Naughty Otter Beer, Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co., Left Field! There will also be live music, a midway, shopping, adult games and much more to do with the whole family! Today’s hours go from 2PM-11PM and did we mention it’s free entry ALL weekend! Find out more on their facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/223360461451278

 

Night at the Aqueerium – NIGHTLIFE

Unleash your inner fishiness at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada (288 Bremner Ave) with an evening of music, drinks, photobooths, and roaming entertainment that will get your gills flapping. For this installment we’re diving into all the colours of the rainbow in celebration of Pride month for Night at the Aqueerium (19+)! This is a 19+ event. Party goes from 9PM-1AM. Tickets are available online for $40. Don’t be koi about it, get your tickets now! https://goo.gl/Uys4ar

 

NXNE Game Land e-Sport – SOCIAL

The inaugural year of NXNE Game Land e-Sports event and tournament will kick off June 16th -18th, 2017 at Downtown Dundas Square (Yonge-Dundas Square). Pro-gamers will compete for a $10,000 cash prize in a Starcraft II tournament. eSports athletes will also be able to participate in our Super Smash Brothers and Street Fighter V tournaments on site. Eight of the world’s top Starcraft II players will compete live at YDS and the event will be broadcast on NXNE’s twitch.tv channel. The square will also be jammed with hands-on gaming opportunities, an exhibitor zone, virtual reality, merchandise booth and much more! Today’s events goes from 2PM-10PM. Register online at http://www.nxne.com/game.html#0 to play some Super Smash Bros in the square with your friends!

 

Blue Jays Game – SPORTS

Toronto Blue Jays host the Chicago White Sox tonight at the Rogers Centre (1 Blue Jays Way). Let’s see if the boys can keep up the momentum after their narrow victory this past Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Games on at 7:07PM and tickets are available online starting at $20.70. Get yours now: https://goo.gl/ooxPE3

 

Wiggle – ARTS & CULTURE

Join us for Wiggle at Nuit Rose Toronto – The Annual Wearable Art & Performance Extravaganza lands in Toronto starting tonight down at 519 Church Street Community Centre and Barbara Hall Park. Wiggle is a wearable art and performance extravaganza that invites artists and designers to create fantasy wigs and headpieces that are then worn in the fashion element of the avant-garde variety show. Combined with innovative performances and a fashion-forward crowd, this show is an out-of-this-world event celebrating all things ‘Wig’. This is the first time Wiggle will be held outside with Mother Nature with the addition of a Beer Garden. This is a not for profit Nuit Rose launch and fundraiser so tickets for the show are pay what you can – the after party will have a cover charge. Join us for the pre show at 5PM! Wiggle starts at 7PM following with the after party at 9PM.

 

BONUS:

The Smugglers – CONCERT

Catch Canadian indie rock band The Smugglers at The Horseshoe Tavern tonight! Support provided by Duotang, NEEDLES//PINS and The New Enchanters. This is a 19+ event and doors open at 9PM. Be sure to grab your tickets for only $20! Get them now: https://goo.gl/cPJqaD

 

Kungs, Apollo, Weston & Teston – NIGHTLIFE

Kungs is making his Toronto return tonight at Maison Mercer (15 Mercer St)! He is joined by the likes of Apollo and Weston & Teston. Catch them in action spinning all night long starting at 10PM! Limited tickets are still available for only $20. Hurry, get yours before they’re gone:
https://goo.gl/wyuVmH