Friday June 23

NXNE Port Lands – FESTIVAL

NXNE has expanded it’s all ages Port Lands music festival from two days to three, from Friday, June 23 to Sunday, June 25! Thirty acts representing the best in indie rock, hip hop, soul and more fill the lakeside site. In addition to three days of non-stop music, the Port Lands site is jammed with action including midway rides, carnival games, a comedy tent featuring the best up and coming stand up comics, art installations, plenty of free water, Toronto’s best food trucks and more! For today’s performance we have Post Malone, Sleigh Bells, Amir Obe, Twin Peaks, Cold Specks, EMP, The Regrettes, Jalen Santoy and Ferraro! Festival doors open at 4PM tonight. Get weekend tickets starting at $125 or single day passes for $80 at NXNE.com

 

Canada’s 150th Birthday Splash – NIGHTLIFE

Swim over to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada and help them make some waves as they kick off Canada’s birthday celebrations with their event Canada’s 150th Birthday Splash! This 19+ event will feature Canadian themed music by Record Collective feat DJ HumbleMike, food, drinks – not to mention an epic Caesar bar and a whisky bar featuring our signature Maple Whisky Sour! Food and drink available at additional cost. Doors open at 8PM. Get your tickets for only $35 at Ripleysaquariums.com https://goo.gl/Bx8xf9

 

FNL: Colour ROM Proud – NIGHTLIFE/SOCIAL

Continue your Pride Month celebrations with an official Pride Toronto dance party at #FNLROM!

The ROM is over the rainbow to be working together with Pride Toronto for a second year in a row to bring you #FNLROM Colour ROM Proud! A night of queer art, expression, music, dancing, food and performance. A night to feel proud and party. This year’s participating artists are a ferocious bunch of local creatives doing beautiful things in Toronto’s many LGBTQ scenes. Enjoy some beats and explore the ROMs featured exhibitions, Anishinaabeg: Art & Power, The Family Camera and Art, Honour, and Ridicule: Asafo Flags from Southern Ghana. This is a 19+ event. Early Bird tickets available online: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/fnlrom-colour-rom-proud#/gallery/recent and the rest at the door starting at 7PM starting at $17. Entrance is guaranteed to early-bird ticket holders before 8PM. After 8PM, all entrance is based on capacity.

 

One World: Where the Wild Things Are – SOCIAL

Green Space is back from the 22-25! Tonight Green Space presents: One World: Where the Wild Things Are at Barbara Hall Park (519 Church) where DJ’s Deko-Ze, Angel Moraes and DJ Vibe will be spinning! This event will entertain while providing essential fundraising activity for The 519 Church Street Community Centre; the hub of the LGBTQ communities’ life in the heart of the 6ix! This is a free event starting at 5PM! For more info, visit greenspaceto.org

 

Pride Toronto Street Fair – SOCIAL

Take a stroll through the Village (Church and Wellesley) and connect with some of the incredible organizations participating in this year’s Pride Toronto Street Fair. Enjoy products from local artisans and a diverse selection of delicious food for your enjoyment at the marketplace. Look out for the health and wellness organizations throughout the Streetfair and learn about the exciting, engaging, and lifesaving work they’re doing in our community. Today’s hours go from 7PM-2AM, Saturday: 12PM-2AM, Sunday: 12PM-11PM

 

BONUS:

 

Toronto FC Game

Our boys at Toronto FC hot to extend their lead as they take on the New England Revolution at 8PM down at BMO Field. Limited tickets available online at Ticketmaster starting at $42

https://goo.gl/XQfxyF

 

The Food Dudes BLOCK PARTY IV 

Drop by the Toronto Event Centre (15 Saskatchewan Rd) today for this signature event experience from The Food Dudes – Canada’s leading-edge hospitality group – a collaborative non-profit effort bringing together Toronto’s top creative minds in support of Red Door Family Shelter. Block Party IV merges cuisine, art and music into an inspired collective and unforgettable night! A superb slate of the finest chefs, artists, entertainers and party people combine to produce a true feast for the senses, showcasing the best Toronto has to offer. Goes from 7PM until late! Tickets $40 At the door  or $20 on Eventbrite: https://goo.gl/tdJGud