7:30 pm Open Roof Festival @ 99 Sudbury St. Open Roof Festival returns for its sixth season! This week, drink and eat to the sweet sounds of Jessica Mitchell and then scream along to the hit indie horror flick It Follows. $15 advance tickets available online.
10 pm Liquid Karaoke @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Colin Bergh, James McDonough, Nadia Belerique, and Jeff Hayward are your hosts. $4 Jameson and $5.50 pints before midnight.
10 pm Home Based @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. A night filled with good hip-hop, good people, and good vibes with DJs Sanga Genesis, James Redi, and special guests. Every Wednesday.
5 pm Perfect Strangers @ Thoroughbred Food & Drink, 304 Richmond St. W. A brand-spanking new Thursday weekly starting at 5 pm for your post-work hang time. DJ Caff on the 1s and 2s all night long, playing everything from bangers to ballads.
5 pm Summer Craft Beer Festival @ Liberty Village Market Building Galleria, 171 E. Liberty St. Celebrate July with craft beer and food prepared by some of the city’s top vendors! Among the beer masters are Toronto’s own Hogtown Brewers and Brickworks Cider House. $20 advance tickets available online.
10 pm Strangelove @ Weldon Park, 569 College St. The return of a Toronto cultural institution. Every Thursday. $5.
10 pm Get Lo @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. The secret is out and now we know why Gretchen Weiners’ hair was so big! Bangs & Blush and She Does the City are taking over Clinton’s with the ULTIMATE 2000s dance party, GET LO! So slap on your Von Dutch hat and get ready for a total ear assault because your Thursdays will never be the same!
10 pm Friday Jr. @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Join DJ Kyle as he spins through his eclectic mix of vinyl. Drinks, conversation, and great tunes.
10 pm Body Electric @ Bambi’s, 1265 Dundas St. W. Jesse Futerman and CL are pleased and honoured to fill your Friday evening with a well-mixed medley of boogie, disco, and groovy summertime house. Dance and imbibe with them as they celebrate life, good vibes, and the most wonderful time of the year – summer!
10 pm #TheUnderground @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. Dance, house, trap, hip-hop, bounce/twerk, RnB, b-sides, mixtapes, dancehall, and everything in between with DJs Spoonz, Bambii, and Lisa Monet. Free before 11 pm, $5 after.
10 pm Canada Thrust @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Hip-hop, house, and party music miscellany from Canada Thrust. $5.
10 pm Get By Friday @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. DJs Mantis and Hajah Bug spin hip-hop, funk, soul, and reggae vibes on two turntables. All jams all night.
10 pm Synthesexer @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. A wet and drippy, catch my eye-y, shake my body, bite my lip-y, sexy synthy dance party! Expect to hear stuff like Tiga, Annie, Chromeo, M.I.A., Holy Ghost!, Robyn, Daft Punk, Little Dragon, Pet Shop Boys, and more. DJs ARP 2600 and Little Kicks will be present to sex you up (music-wise). Free before 11 pm, $5 after.
10 pm Tramp @ The Steady, 1051 Bloor St. W. GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS who love GIRLS! (And their friends.) Music by Fawn B.C. and Linguist. $4 Tropical Titty Twister shots.
10 pm No Sleep ‘Til Brooklynn @ Brooklynn, 1186 Queen St. W. Make new friends. No dress code. No bullshit. Mickey “bottle service” available. Music $5 with guestlist before 11:30 pm, $10 otherwise.
10 pm Fuck It @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. The ladies of Bangs & Blush invite you to another night chocked-full of the best and worst from the ’80s, ’90s, and ’00s – only the guiltiest of pleasures will be played! $5.
10 pm Puppy Love @ The Beaver, 1192 Queen St. W. Laid back queer + sex positive dance party. More a peck-on-the-cheek than a full-on makeout. A night for people who aren’t into the club scene but want to shake their booty and make new friends. Also: dance floor, board games, porn screenings, outdoor patio, tons of sex-positive friends to meet, lots of places to sit and talk! $5.
10 am Toronto Flower Market @ 659 Queen St. E. A market that celebrates locally grown flowers, the growers that cultivate them, and the florists that style them. Flowers in season: tulips, hyacinth, hydrangea, lilacs, and more. Until 3 pm.
7 pm Junction Night Market @ Pacific Ave., north of Dundas St. W. A community night market showcasing local food and drink in the Junction! Featuring prepared food vendors from the weekly farmers’ market, local restaurants, breweries, cideries ,and wineries. Indie88 will playing tunes and, new this year, musicians will play live! Until 11 pm.
10 pm Beam Me Up Disco @ The Piston, 937 Bloor St. W. Beam Me Up, that monthly Disco love-in, is back!. She’s a raw and eclectic mix of funk, soul, jazz, boogie & proto-house, primed to make you groove. Residents A Digital Needle and Cyclist celebrate the diversity of the disco music mosaic at the best sounding bar in the city, surrounded by the beautiful babes that pack the Piston’s backroom to her brim. What’s not to dig?
10 pm Git Down @ Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas St. W. DJs Splattermonkey and OH16 bring you the best soul and funk night in the Junction! The hits you love and plenty of rare groove as well, all on vinyl.
10 pm Creamsicle Dreamz @ Cool Hand of a Girl, 2804 Dundas St. W. Vibes to make you melt. Underground queer, rap, electroniq,hip-hop, afro beatz, latin, dancehall, reaggae, RnB, and everything in between.
10 pm Bad News @ Monarch Tavern, 12 Clinton St. Rare, out-of-control grooves with your hosts, DJs Neil and Derek. ’60s soul, garage, and rockabilly – all on vinyl.
10 pm Whatever You Like Feat. Sgt Garbage @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. All hits, all night with spicy DJs that’ll really get you moving and shaking. It’s the good stuff – the prom that never was!
10 pm Bump N’ Hustle @ The Rivoli (upstairs), 334 Queen St. W. Paul E Lopes and Mike Tull kicking the best in house, soul, funk, hip hop, disco, reggae, and everything else that bumps. Hosted by Carlos (Hot Stepper). Extended 3 am last call. For $5 early bird guestlist (before 11 pm), email firstname.lastname@example.org; $10 otherwise.
10 pm Turning Point @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Resident selector A Man Called Warwick and special guest Monsieur Villanova (France/ Brazil) share a top-notch selection of vintage tropical dance floor shakers from all over the map. Dress to move and sweat! $10.
10 pm Shake, Rattle & Roll @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. Spend the night together with the Bangs & Blush ladies! ’60s pop, soul and rock ‘n’ roll to drink, dance, and get messy to. $5.
10 pm Funk Off @ The Boat, 158 Augusta Ave. Get down to music of the funk variety! TNT on the tunes. $5.
11 pm Shake A Tail @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. ’60s pop, rock, soul, funk, garage, ska, ANYTHING! Always humid. $5.
10 am The Gladstone Flea @ The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. W. Each month, The Gladstone will be teaming up with notable fashion and lifestyle aficionados to jury an organized, handpicked marketplace and help save you from the thrift store itch. Packed with purpose, artist goods, reclaimed vintage, craft, design, jewelry, clothing, and more. This month, they’ve teamed up She Does the City! Until 4 pm.
10 am Parkdale Flea @ Goodfellas Gallery, 1266 Queen St. W. Antiques, vintage, collectables, designer objects, local artisans, crafts, food + drink, and more. Free entry for all! Until 5 pm.
10 am Yoga in High Park @ 1873 Bloor St. W. (just to the right of the front gates on Bloor near the Chess House). Flow-active is running a FREE summer-long yoga series! The styles will vary week-to-week, but will always accommodate beginners and welcomes people of all ages. This week’s session will be led by Branch Yoga. Until 11 am.
12 pm Birdbath @ Muzik Beach, 15 Saskatchewan Rd. Birdbath returns this Sundayand every Sunday after that for the rest of the summer at Muzik Beach! Featuring three newly-renovated pools, day beds and cabanas (free and first come, first serve), brunch and lunch menus by Food Dudes, and DJs. Free with RSVP before 3 pm, $20 otherwise.
4 pm Sky Yard Sundays @ The Drake Sky Yard, 1150 Queen St. W. Brunch, booze, and a ton of fun in the Sun(day)! Fuel up with a late brunch or refreshing Coronas, and enjoy the sounds of weekly DJs from 4-8 pm.
7 pm Brass Facts Trivia @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Test your knowledge and win prizes! Hosted by Famous Kirk Hero. Until 10 pm.
9 pm I’m With the Band @ The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W. Musicians spin their favourite records every Sunday. This week: Grounders. $4 tall cans of Steam Whistle.
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