Toronto Attractions – Summer in the City

Toronto Attractions – Summer in the City

If you’re looking for something to do in the city this summer, more and more attractions are opening up! For a few ideas, just look at the list below.

What’s Going On at the ROM

Have a dinosaur lover in your life? Well good news, the Royal Ontario Museum is back open to the public.

If you’re looking to go and enjoy all the museum has to offer, there are a couple of things that you should know. First, the museum is only open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Secondly, admission to the Museum is limited and time-ticketed, so buy your tickets online and book a time slot for your visit.

For more information as to all of the changes that the ROM has made, feel free to visit their website.

Lets Go to the AGO

The Art Gallery of Ontario is now hosting online and outdoor art classes for families and adults. Topics including drawing, painting, and photography. For a full list of classes, visit their website.

If you are looking to visit the collection, you must be a member or have an annual pass. Annual passes for the AGO are free for youth between the ages of 14-25, and are only $35.00 for anyone 26+. Passes can be purchased from the AGO website.

For all of the AGO’s new policies to help keep you safe, click here.

Watch the Leafs and Raptors Now at Ontario Place

If you miss the feeling of cheering on your team, Ontario Place has you covered. Working together with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, they are showing a series of Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors games live.

Every game will begin with a 30-minute pre-show, and food and drinks will be available for pre-order. They will even allow you to buy team merchandise that will be delivered right to your vehicle.

Admission for a game is a minimum donation of $25 to the MLSE Foundation, which covers everyone in your car. You can buy your tickets online at the OLG Play Stage website.

What’s New at the Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo is now re-opened and has new measures and added safety precautions to help keep you safe.

As with most city attractions, pre-booked tickets are required for both guests and Zoo Members, and are ONLY available online.

For those who want to see the zoo from the comfort of their car; take a drive and tour the Toronto Zoo Scenic Safari! You will have a Zoo Keeper give you a guided tour through the park and learn about animals as you pass through a variety of different habitats. You’ll even drive through the lion cave! For more information on what you’ll need, what to expect and to purchase tickets, visit: torontozoo.com/scenicsafari.

Catch a Hot Doc with DriveinTO

If you’re looking to catch a movie, but want to be more socially distant than in a theatre, the City has partnered with businesses to open drive-ins across the city.

Part of the program is sponsoring free movies around Toronto. Next Tuesday, Hot Docs will be screening Stop Making Sense at Ontario Place. The film is a documentary released in 1984 about the Talking Heads playing concerts at the top of their stardom and has been called one of the best music movies of all time.

There is a full schedule of free movies set to run until the end of summer. For a full list of what’s going on where, you can find a calendar of events here.

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