Hot Summer Guide 2018


Tom Beedham

These Ontario music festivals, all outside Toronto, give you plenty of options for camping, day trips or just an afternoon of music in the sun. more


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Rebecca Belmore

Including Rebecca Belmore at the AGO, an exhibition all about islands and rotating installations by furniture designer Patty Johnson more

Art & Design

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Andrew Williamson

More than 350 vendors are taking over Nathan Philips Square for the city's rebranded art event more

Art & Design

Here are some titles, published over the last year, to be proud of more


These are the films NOW film critic Norm Wilner is most excited to watch this summer more

Interviews & Features

The biggest blockbusters of summer 2018 include Ocean's 8, the Mamma Mia sequel and the Incredibles 2; plus, outdoor film festivals and free screenings in Toronto. more

Movies & TV

The best art and books events for summer 2018 include the Iris van Harpen and Philip Beesley exhibition at the ROM, The Art of Banksy and disaster capitalism with Naomi Klein. more

Art & Books


Fiona Morgan

Stage offerings for summer 2018 include Luminato, Coriolanus at Stratford, Fringe and SummerWorks. more



Angela Dawson

Spend summer 2018 at Vegandale, Taste of the Danforth, Jerfest or one of several craft beer festivals. Here are the best dining events. more

Food & Drink

Here's what's happening at Pride, Dundas West Fest, Afrofest and more in our 2018 summer festivals guide more


The best events this summer include celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day at Fort York, kicking back in Kensington Market and riding the roller coaster at the CNE. more



Samuel Engelking

Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. more

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Diana Maclean Photography

From Christie Pits to Regent Park, there's no shortage of outdoor cinema options happening across the city in summer 2018 more

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