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
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.