Toronto has recurring summer events that many Torontonians like to red circle on their calendars. If you’re visiting Toronto this summer or trying to schedule things to do for your weekends, below are some of the most popular Toronto events happening in July 2011. You may also want to check out Toronto events in August 2011.
Honda Indy Toronto 2011
The roar on the lakeshore takes place July 8-July 10, 2011 with Indy racers Dario Franchitti, Will Power, Danica Patrick, Marco Andretti, Alex Tagliani, Helio Castroneves, and the Thrill-from-West-Hill Paul Tracy confirmed to race. This year, the Honda Indy is giving racing fans free admission on Friday, July 8, 2011. Adult reserved seating two-day passes (Sat. and Sun.) are $90-$185 and Junior two-day passes are $75-$150. Adult one-day passes are $80-$135 while Junior one-day passes are $65-$110. General admission is Adults $30-$45 and Juniors $15-30.
Pride Parade Toronto 2011
Pride Toronto week happens June 24 to July 3, 2011, culminating in the crown jewel, the Pride Parade, on Sunday, July 3, 2011 at 2 p.m. Pride Toronto celebrates the diversity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, and transgendered communities. The Pride Parade starts at Bloor and Church Streets, travels west to Yonge Street, turns south on Yonge Street to Gerrard Street, then east to Church Street.
Molson Amphitheatre Concerts 2011
The Molson Amphitheatre at Ontario Place has several outstanding musical acts lined up for July 2011 including Soundgarden, the Black Keys, Peter Frampton, and Drake. For detailed concert listings, check out Toronto Concerts in Summer 2011.
Just For Laughs Toronto
Just For Laughs presents comedian Craig Ferguson of the Late Late Show on CBS at Massey Hall on Fri., July 29, 2011 at 7 p.m. Craig Ferguson tickets are $49.50 – $69.50.
Hugh Jackman at Princess of Wales Theatre
Aussie charmer and People magazine’s former “Sexiest Man Alive” Hugh Jackman will bring his song-and-dance show to the Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West, from July 5-17, 2011. The triple threat actor-singer-dancer, who won a Tony award for his performance in The Boy From Oz, has appeared in movie blockbusters Wolverine and X-men. Tickets are $49-$175.