There are so many exciting events and attractions in Toronto; it will certainly keep you busy during the warmest months of the year. You may even have a hard time deciding what to see and do! Between film festivals, internationally-inspired culinary events, live music of all genres and one-of-a-kind experiences, a world of opportunities awaits in Toronto! Here are some of the free events to keep you covered for the sweetest summer memories

Catch a Free Movie

There are free outdoor movies in parks and in parking lots all over Toronto this summer. Bring a chair or a blanket and settle in under the stars.

Mac ‘n Cheese Festival

Do you ever just cry over how much you love Mac and Cheese? Well, now is the time to temporarily abandon the Banting diet and satisfy all your cheesy desires at the Mac ‘n Cheese Festival, happening in Liberty Village from June 5th to 7th. There’ll even be street performers and musicians entertaining while you’re devouring the cheesy goodness!

Discover Your Inner Cyclist

There are some great paths and trails to check out. Plus, it will help you burn the Mac ‘n Cheese Festival calories that you indulged in.

TD Toronto Jazz Festival

The Jazz Festival, from June 18th to 29th, will offer quite a few free performances at Nathan Phillips Square, where the heart of the festival is, including lunchtime and general concerts.

Canada Day – Fireworks with a Twist

Have you only ever seen the Canada Day fireworks around the city? This summer, why not check it out at the beaches? Celebrate the birthday of our nation with a relaxing night at the beautiful beaches.

Mississauga Waterfront Festival

Voted one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals for 10 years in a row; the Mississauga Waterfront Festival should not be missed! Check it out from June 12th to 14th at Memorial Park!

Go Swimming

Keeping with the aquatic theme, why not take a dip at one of Toronto’s always popular outdoor pools?

Let Your Feet Do the Talking

Exercise your pedestrian power at events like Pedestrian Sundays in Kensington Market or at the major street closure event Open Streets happening on August 17th and September 20th.

Big Appetite to Satisfy?

It doesn’t matter what you decide to do in Toronto this summer, you are sure to work up an appetite. So, why not let Church’s Chicken® do the cooking for you. We’re hard at work throughout the day with freshly prepared fried chicken that is hand-battered and double-breaded in small batches, Tender Strips, honey-butter biscuits made from scratch and freshly baked, and classic, home-style sides – all for a great value. Go ahead! Enjoy! Find a  Location close to you