• Mayssoun Hatoum

7 Great Things To Do in The 6ix


This summer Toronto has plenty of events and activities to do to keep you busy and entertained. Here are a few that certainly brings in the crowd:





1. The TD Toronto Jazz Festival is held annually and has become known as one of North America’s premier jazz festivals. It began in 1987 and now attracts in excess of 5000,000 loyal patrons. It is a 10 day festival that showcases more than 1500 musicians across the city. This year the Toronto Jazz Festival runs from June 22- July 1, 2018 at Bloor-Yorkville area. See musicians like Canada’s Juno Award winner Holly Cole, Juno nominee Blues Musician Shakura S’Aida, Grammy Award winner Herbie Handcock, Grammy Award Winner Macy Gray and many more. For information visit http://torontojazz.com


2. Toronto is about diversity and inclusivity and that is why the annual Pride Parade in on Sunday, June 24th will be the biggest party you will attend. Pride Toronto is a not-for-profit organization that aims to bring people together to celebrate history, courage and diversity. It is the largest Pride celebration in North America. For more information on events around the city for the month of June visit http://www.pridetoronto.com/pride2018/


3. The Redpath Waterfront Festival in Toronto will be held between June 22-24, 2018 at Toronto’s waterfront from Spadina to Lower Sherbourne. This Festival includes an Artisan Market, a giant beach ball installation, a visit from the Canadian Navy and Aqua Cirque performing in Sherbourne Common, 61 Dockside Drive. For more information on this three days of free entertainment and events at the Waterfront visit http://towaterfrontfest.com/visitor-info-2018-2/


4. The event is BIG on Bloor and this festival will close down Bloor street between Dufferin and Lansdowne for pedestrian only. For the weekend it is car-free and usually draws in about 100,000 visitors. Celebrating arts, culture and small businesses this festival brings the community together to enjoy good food, art and music. The event is organized by Bloor Improvement Group. To learn more about this event visit http://www.bigonbloorfestival.com


5. This year Taste of the Danforth will be held between Aug. 10-12, 2018. Rain or shine the Taste of the Danforth festival will never disappoint the hungry crowd. Get ready to fill up with delicious Greek-style eats along with over 150 participating restaurants. Get more information on the weekend events by visiting http://tasteofthedanforth.com


6. If your going to miss the TD Jazz Festival, don’t fret, this year the Beaches International Jazz Festival runs from July 2 to 24th. During Beaches Jazz Festival on the nights of July 26, 27 and 28 Queen Street East will be closed from Woodbine Ave. to Beech Ave. from 6pm to 11:30pm. Needless to say there will be plenty of great music to listen to all night long. Find out more on who will be playing at http://beachesjazz.com


7. Come celebrate Canada Day Weekend at the Harbourfront Centre. From June 29 thru to July 2, 2018 the weekend will be full of fun, family-friendly performances and activities. Enjoy free performances by Jully Black, Begonia, Zaki Ibrahim, Pierre Kwenders and Susan Aglukark. Finally be wowed by a fabulous display of fireworks over Lake Ontario. Visit their website for more information http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/canadaday/



There is always something to do in our city. Toronto draws in millions of people yearly, attracting investors to our wonderful city. If you are interested in a real estate investment in Toronto, call me.