Spending The Summer In Toronto? Don't Miss These Events
If you're spending the summer in Toronto, you're probably wondering just what there is to do in
this Canadian city. The answer is, plenty! Whether you're into indie rock music, Shakespearean
plays, jazz music, great food or more, summer in Toronto offers it. These are only a few of the
many things to do in the next few months -- chances are good that you'll be able to find
something that interests you.
North by Northeast
If music and film is right up your alley, don't miss the North by Northeast music celebration. It
takes place June 11-17, 2012 at 50 different venues across the city. Musicians and bands such
as The Flaming Lips, Bad Religion, Ghostface Killah, Matthew Good and over 600 others will
converge on the city to play for locals and visitors alike. The festival will also screen 40 different
films that celebrate music from around the world. Guests can attend any of the shows by
purchasing a priority pass for $250, but students can purchase one for $125. Additionally, guests
can buy a wristband that will grant them access to all festival events, all events for one day or
access to all the film screenings.
TD Toronto Jazz Festival
If jazz music is more your style, consider attending the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, This takes place
June 22 through July 1, 2012 and its performers include Natalie Cole, Roberta Gambarini and
Roy Hargrove. Performances are priced separately, but there is a discount for visitors who plan
on attending three or five concerts. The concerts take place around the city and with so many
different ones; visitors might have a hard time choosing just a few.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
No summer in Toronto is complete without the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, which is
happening now through November, 2012. Shakespeare plays include Henry V and Much Ado
About Nothing, but it's not only Shakespeare's works that guests will find here. Other plays
include Wanderlust, You're A Good Man Charlie Brown and The Matchmaker. Tickets can be
purchased individually for each show and families can even receive discounts on ticket packages.
Taste Of Danforth
Tickle your tastebuds with the Taste of Danforth, an annual festival celebrating all things Greek.
Visitors can sample authentic Greek food, from souvlaki to mezes, experience music and play
games sponsored by the city's professional sports teams. Canada's largest street festival is
celebrating its 18th year and takes place August 5-7, 2012. This year, participants can even enter
to win a trip to Greece, but to do so they'll need to stop by the information booth to pick up a
brochure that has a special code inside.
Other Things to Do This Summer in Toronto
These aren't the only four things to do this summer in Toronto! There are a number of others,
including a Caribbean Carnival, the Shaw Festival, War Horse at the Princess of Wales Theatre,
Pride Week, Bluesfest, The Honda Indy, Beaches International Jazz Fest and more. No matter
whether you're a visitor or a local, you're sure to find something that you'd like to do during the
summer in Toronto.
Visitors looking to spend the the summer in Toronto can look no further than Toronto Escapes.
Travelers can find things to do during the summer in Toronto, whether they want to rock during
the North by Northeast Music Festival or celebrate Shakespeare. To learn more about the
summer in Toronto, please visit its site.