Amazing Toronto Events, Markets and Sales You Need To Attend This June
The beginning of summer in Toronto promises a plenty of festivals, markets, events and overall fun in the sun. As the summer rolls around, there will be many events where you can enjoy the beautiful summer weather, stock up on amazing goodies from local vendors and much more. Whether you’re a foodie, a fashionista, a beauty lover, or simply like to be where the crowds are, there’s something for everyone on this list.
Having stopped in Tokyo, Dubai, Moscow and ten other cities around the globe, this incredible exhibit is finally coming to Toronto. Hosted by Yorkville Village, the one-of-a-kind showcase tells the story of Italian fashion from its inception in Florence in 1951, through to its evolution in notable modern-day design. 60 Years of Made in Italy is an exclusive opportunity to interact with some of the most iconic brands and garments in Italian fashion’s history (think Dolce & Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Roberto Cavalli) for free, so don’t miss out!
ONEMETH GOODS is a digital and design studio based in Toronto that uses locally sourced, locally manufactured, fabric in the design. Recently the brand collaborated with MTV to produce a capsule collection and celebrate the intersection of music and fashion. You will be able to shop the exclusive collection through a pop-up shop on Toronto’s Queen Street that will also document the connection between sound and style from 1981 (the birth of MTV) to 2018 through an immersive visual timeline.
This Saturday, June 2, visit Toronto’s biggest vintage streetwear flea market located at 1305 Dundas St West. Find a massive selection of handpicked garments catering to the 1980’s, 1990’s, and 2000’s street and sportswear aesthetic from over 30 local and international vendors.
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For two days only, The Body Shop is hosting a special summer pop-up – The Yogurt Shop to celebrate the launch of their new game-changing Body Yogurts collection. Guests are invited to enjoy a free frozen treat and explore a series of unique, whimsical installations. Check out the new yogurt line here.
Brought to you by L’Oreal Professionnel, top hair artists team up to celebrate the season’s hottest hair trends and offer consumers to discover the L’Oréal Professionnel experience. Completing the entire “backstage” styling experience, makeup will be provided by the YSL Beauty team, along with a photo-booth, cocktails, contests, DJ, celebrities, bloggers, special guests and more. Special guests include Stylist Matthew Collins (@MatthewStylist) and Fashion Designer Hayley Elsaesser (@hayleyelsaesser).
The pop-up market will be open to the public for one day only, on June 9, at 9 Ossington (at the corner of Ossington and Queen W.) from 11 am to 7 pm. At the market, you’ll find a curated selection of hand-made and ethically produced decor, accessories, textiles, jewelry, plants, bath and beauty products and much much more.
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The Danforth East Yard Sale & Sidewalk Sale features over 200 different neighbourhood yard sales and sidewalk sales. Hosted by the Danforth East Community Association, the biggest yard sale in Toronto will take place on June 9, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Two epic warehouse sales that you can’t miss this June! For the first time ever in Canada, StyleDemocracy presents the Superdry Warehouse Sale and Kendall + Kylie Warehouse Sale. Both sales will take place at Metropolitan Centre – 3840 Finch Ave E. Scarborough from June 14-17. Shop up to 80% off on a massive selection of apparel, outerwear, and accessories for Men and Women.
Night Market 6ix invites Torontonians to come shop from local vendors, eat amazing food, and dance the night away. The event will take place at Canoe Landing Park on Friday, June 15th for a night of celebration and entertainment, featuring:
- Two bands and a DJ for all-night music
- Shopping with over 50 vendors
- A child- and pet-friendly environment
- Open-air beer garden for adults
All the movie lovers out there, this special festival is for you! All summer long come to Christie Pits park and enjoy a free weekly series of outdoor film screenings. “The festival’s carefully curated programme includes a combination of popular and critically-acclaimed feature films alongside local and Canadian short and feature films that allow us to celebrate excellent homegrown talent,” said the organizers on their website
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