There are so many things to do in the Toronto! Here’s our list of great things to do in the city under $20:
St. Lawrence Market
No admission-free required, St. Lawrence Market is made up of three historical buildings that have been transformed into an expansive food market with antique shopping, bakeries and tonnes to see, do and eat. Grab a cheap lunch from any of the vendors and enjoy it on one of the many lovely patio settings.
At the hub of cheap, fun and often FREE entertainment is Yonge-Dundas Square, where you’ll often find free concerts, festivals and best of all – WIFI! For a schedule of what’s happening at Yonge-Dundas Square, visit their website here
Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)
General admissions will cost you about $18, but you’ll have access to some of the best summer entertainments like CNE’s popular Air Show, Acrobatic and Ice skating show, Concerts, Stage, Stunt and Talent shows. If that’s already not enough, there is also a casino and one of the largest cultural exhibits in the world where you can shop and meet people from around the world. The CNE is open for two weeks at the end of every summer. Visit their website here.
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
For $19.50 you can visit over 110 galleries that feature more than 4,000 famous artworks at the Art Gallery of Ontario. On Wednesdays between 6 – 8:30 pm, you can get entry to the AGO’s permanent collections for free and from Tuesday-Friday, Ontario high school students with valid ID can access the AGO’s permanent collections for free after 3:00 pm. For more information on new exhibits, please click here.
Ferry to Toronto Islands
What if we told you that for $7.25 you can experience the most beautiful panoramic view of Toronto’s skyline? Taking the ferry to Toronto islands is hands down one of the best and most inexpensive experience you can enjoy on a nice summer day. With tons of different parks, beaches and bike paths to explore, your day will be filled with lots to do! Check out the ferry schedules here.