May – Things To Do in Toronto

So I think we’re done with the snow.  I might be jinxing myself but I feel it.  I’m still wearing a big winter scarf as I write this post so I mean who knows right?  In continuing with my promise to give you guys my top 3-5 recommendations of what to do each month, here is my roundup for May.    Some of these events are coming up so if you’re interested make sure to try and grab tickets sooner than later.

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I think for June I might do a patio roundup.  All my the patios I’m most looking forward to checking out.

Tastemaker Toronto
The Tastemaker Tour brings together the best in what the city has to offer from food, drinks and entertainment.   Its a huge party featuring the Tastemaker Kitchen where chefs get paired up to create a dish that is only available for that session, the Tastemaker Bar where Toronto’s best mixologists create drinks available again, only at that session.  To avoid FOMO, you’re gonna wanna attend.

Dates:  May 10-12th
Hours:  Various times throughout the days
Location: Evergreen Brickworks
Cost:  $60-80

Doors Open Toronto 
This is probably one of my most favourite events of the year.  Its a chance to see areas in Toronto that are typically not open to the public.   This year there will be more than 150 of the most architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings open across the city.  This year’s theme – 20 Something – focuses on the event’s past and future, celebrating the first 20 years of Doors Open Toronto while looking forward to the next 20 years!

Dates:  May 25 and 26th
Hours:  Varies
Location: Different locations around Toronto
Cost:  Mostly Free

Toronto Poutine Fest
Indulge in Canada’s National food but trying out variations of poutine from over 50 vendors.  You’ll also get your chance to cast your vote for the best poutine in Toronto!

Dates:  May 24-26, 2019
Hours:  Friday, May 24 11AM-10PM, Saturday, May 25 11AM-10PM. Sunday, May 26 11AM-9PM
Location: Yonge and Dundas Square
Cost:  FREE

Friday Night Live at the ROM

Party with the dinosaurs every Friday at the Royal Ontario Museum until June 17th.  Every week there’s a new theme featuring food vendors, drinks and live entertainment.  Plus you get to take in some of the exhibits at the museum.

Dates:  Every Friday until June 17th
Hours:  Event starts at 7PM
Location: Royal Ontario Museum
Cost:  $17 adults, $15.50 students/seniors, $5 members
*Taxes not included





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