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Up & Coming Toronto Summer Festivals

In Toronto, summers mean 2 things:

1. High temperature

2. New festival every week

Summers are the best times to book flights to Toronto. There are so many exciting street festivals happening in Toronto that you will not like to miss a single minute. Our last post informed you about some amazing Toronto festivals falling in June.

Since it is now last day of May and if you cannot get cheap tickets to Toronto to experience the fun of June festivals, fret not, even the months of July and August have a long list of up & coming summer Toronto festivals that you can still make for. Just have a look:

Major Festivals In July

·         Franco-Fete

This festival is a great opportunity for French speaking people who are living in Toronto. They can get together to share their thoughts and culture. If you want to learn more about French culture, music and Language without flying to France, this festival is a brilliant occasion. It is planned to be organized at Younge-Dundas Square on July 5th & 6th July.

·         Big On Bloor

The streets between Dufferin and Lansdowne will be closed for Big On Bloor festival on 19th & 20th July. It is relatively a new festival being celebrated in Toronto but last year, it drew over 80,000 visitors. It features many local art and craft vendors alongside the streets.

·         Salsa On St. Clair

This year, the Salsa On St. Clair is expected to be the most exciting Toronto summer street festival. It is going to be a weeklong festival between 12th to 20th July which obviously will be celebrated along with St. Clair weekend on 19th & 20th. Whole city will be flooded with many events and live performances. Book your cheap flights to Toronto right now if you do not want to miss this festival.

·         Beaches Jazz Festival

This is a beaches international Jazz festival on 24th to 26th July to start from Woodbine and end at Queen St. East. About 50 Canadian bands will rock the streets from 7Pm until 11 Pm.

Major Festivals In August

·         Taste Of Danforth

This is one of the most popular Toronto street festivals with plenty of food, music and dancing. The crowd is huge on streets for this festival; last year only there were about 1.5 million visitors. To attend this festival, be in Toronto between 8th-10th August.

·         Festival Of South Asia

From Coxwell to Greenwood, the entire Gerrard Street of Little India closes for Festival Of South Asia. It is a great opportunity to party with Indian food and Bollywood music. On 23rd and 24th of August, this festival draws a great crowd on the streets.

·         Scotiabank Buskerfest

Many magicians, live performers and dancer will gather at Younge Street from 21st to 24th August for Scotiabank Buskerfest. This year, the festival will support Epilepsy Toronto.

You can be a part of all the above amazing Toronto summer festivals only if you book your tickets to Toronto early; don’t miss the festive fun and book right now.

Book Your Cheap Flights To Toronto For Hot Festivals This Summer

Summer festivals of Toronto are the best times to enjoy incredible local street foods, vivid cultural and exciting entertainment. Tourists from all across the world start booking their cheap flights to Toronto right from March and early April to be  a part of these cult festivals but it’s not too late yet. You can still find cheap tickets to Toronto to experience the Canadian way of having fun in summers.

Here are the most popular summer festivals in Toronto occurring in June 2014; however it is advisable to check the local event and festival calendars before booking your tickets to Toronto:

1. Pedestrian Sundays

This is an ongoing festival in Kensington market to fall on every last Sunday of the month. Between clogged streets, you are left to enjoy open music, drum rolls, dancing and art. Last Sunday of each month from noon to 7Pm are fun filled experience in Kensington market. Coming Sundays to enjoy this festival in Toronto are: 29th June, 27th July and 31st August.

2. The Waterfront Festival

Between 20th and 22nd June, the waterfront festival will feature unique entertainment and watery demonstrations. It is expected to have a wine and beer garden at the Sugar beach. You can also experience the aquatic dog show (we are serious) and many other water sports during this fest.

3. World Pride 2014

Toronto is hosting world pride 2014 this year. It will be running from 20th to 29th June with massive street parties between 27th and 29th. There also will be a huge pride parade on 29th June starting at 1 Pm. This is the world’s largest celebration of mass wedding with great party and marriage certificates. It is all set to make a record this year.

4. The Junction Summer Solstice Festival

This is a witchy festival to celebrate longest day of the year – 21st June. From day to night, it will be a DIY culture mixed with blasting music and colorful local art. Pedestrians are allowed to enjoy the festival from Quebec to Indian Grove.

5. Taste Of Asia

You cannot miss this festival if you are interested in Asian culture and arts. On 28th and 29th June, the streets between Gorvette Road and Steeles Ave will be storming with multicultural performances. On-street basketball games, eating competitions and 100,000 visitors wandering at more than 150 street vendors are the major attractions of this festival.

6. Fusion Of Taste

The intersection of Albion Rod and Islington Avenue at Etobicoke will totally be morphed into a street festival on 28th June. From noon until 10:30 in night, more than 100 live performers will demonstrate the real cultural diversity with flavorful food and fine art.

Above are the popular festivals of Toronto to be occurring in June 2014. Stay tuned to the blog to know more about up and coming Toronto festivals in July and later.

So, what are you waiting for? Just get your flights to Toronto promptly booked right now, right here.