Things to Do in Toronto in Summer

Summer is when Toronto comes out to play — and it’s time to start having some fun.

Toronto is a force to be reckoned with in the summer as everything gets amped up. Lean into spontaneity and a renewed sense of curiosity. There’s more time for connecting as you journey from Adventure A to Adventure B — and stumble upon Adventure C. From parks and pools to patios and Pride, you’re sure to find something that will get you in the summer spirit in Toronto.

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Epic events

Toronto's events scene is hot this summer. From music festivals to cultural celebrations (and plenty of nearby hotels), there is an event in Toronto catering to everyone's interests. Check out Now Playing Toronto for an up-to-date calendar of events so you don't miss a beat.

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Food and drink

If there is one thing Torontonians are passionate about, it’s patio season. Don’t let summer pass you by without experiencing Toronto’s epic culinary scene, whether it’s a patio, picnic, or grab-and-go treat.

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Outdoor activities

Summer in Toronto is meant to be spent outside. Explore the great outdoors at one of Toronto’s beloved beaches, unique green spaces, or peaceful parks and playgrounds. Pick your favourite way to soak up the sun and have some fun!

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Explore vibrant neighbourhoods

As one of the most diverse cities in the world, Toronto has over 140 neighbourhoods, each with its own unique style and vibe. Spend the summer ‘hood-hopping, and you’ll never get bored. If you're local, book a hotel (for the whole family, or for you and your furry friend) in a different part of the city to really feel like you’re somewhere else in the world.

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