Thursday, July 05, 2007

Jennifer's Free and nearly Free Summer Activities in the GTA

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition - July 6-8, Nathan Phillip Square

Free fishing weekend - July 6-8, no licence required


Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) - free admission one and a half hours before closing each night (excluding special exhibitions); half priced admission for Friday nights (4:30-9:30 p.m.) (all exhibitions)

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) - free admission Wednesday nights (6-9 p.m.) for permanent collection

Bata Shoe Museum - free admission Thursdays 5-8 p.m.

Textile Museum of Canada - Wednesday nights 5-8 p.m. Pay-what-you-can admission

The Gardiner Museum (of Ceramics) - newly expanded in summer 2006, free admission Fridays 4-9 p.m., and all day on the first Friday of every month


The Gardens of Casa Loma - free access on some Mondays in July to October, and Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to dusk
Toronto Music Garden - with free concerts most Sundays (4 p.m.) and Thursdays (7 p.m.)


"Fresh Wednesdays", Nathan Phillip Square - Farmers' market and free concerts (noon-2 p.m. starting July 11)

"Tasty Thursdays", Nathan Phillip Square - food sampling (small fee) and free concerts (noon-2 p.m. starting July 12)

Free Festivals at the Harbourfront Centre:

The Beaches International Jazz Festival:

For kids

Printable e-coupons
for discounted admission to a variety of places in Toronto and Ontario:

Great Stuff! Thanks for sharing this with us Jennifer.

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