8 Free Events Happening In Toronto This Month

8 Free Events Happening In Toronto This Month

Hello, summer! The sun and heat has officially made its presence known in our city and what better way to celebrate the season by checking out all the fun (and free) activities Toronto has to offer? One of the joys of living in Canada’s biggest city is that there isn’t ever a shortage of excitement to be had. If you’re looking to get out and have a good time without spending a dime, then you’re in the right place.

Keep reading for a list of 8 super fun Toronto events that are all free!

Toronto Outdoor Picture Show Free Movies, July 4-25

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With how expensive movie prices are, it’s important to hit up the cinema whenever there’s a deal happening, or when admission happens to be free. This month at Corktown Common,  grab your friends, a blanket, and snacks and indulge in the magic of movies under the stars all for zero cost thanks to Toronto Outdoor Picture Show, a non-profit that presents outdoor cinema in Toronto’s public spaces.

Beaches International Jazz Festival, July 5-28


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Attention all jazz fans, the city’s beloved Beaches International Jazz Festival is back from July 5 – 28 and it’s sure to be a big one this year. With over 100 performers, this month long jazz extravaganza is completely free so if you haven’t checked it out, this year is your year!

Salsa On St Clair Street Festival, July 6-8


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Feeling the summer heat? It’s about to get even spicier up here in TO thanks to the Salsa On St Clair Festival happening on July 6 – 8. This free street festival takes over midtown Toronto by transforming a stretch of St. Clair Avenue West from Winona Dr. to Christie St. into Canada’s biggest salsa party, plus you can even take lessons for free!

Get Fresh. Stay Clean. Ice Cream Party at Harbourfront, July 6

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Joe Fresh x Tide

What’s more refreshing than a cold treat on a hot summer day? Joe Fresh and Tide have partnered and to celebrate, the brands are giving out free nut-free frozen treats while supplies last on July 6 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Bentway Block Party, July 7


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Located right under the Gardiner is The Bentway and it’s a gorgeous park, and one of Toronto’s most notabke outdoor gems. This month on July 7, head on down to experience the Block Party which boasts free concerts, scavenger hunts, a DIY art project, and more!

Music In The Orchard at Spadina Museum, July 7

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If you can’t make it down to The Bentway, a little further uptown is Music In The Orchard that’s happening at Spadina Museum (next door to the more famous but equally majestic Casa Loma). Pull up a lawn chair and tuck in to enjoy the music stylings of the 1920s, when the museum was the Austin family home.

Yoga In the Square – June 10 to September 2

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Who doesn’t love a good yoga class? How about a free yoga class? That’s right — from June all the way into September, take part in free yoga happening at Yonge & Dundas Square. Happening every Monday from 12 to 1 p.m, grab a few pals for a free yoga class right in the center of one of Toronto’s busiest intersections.

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