Looking for something fun to do this week? There are always cool events and exhibitions going on in Toronto, but sometimes all that choice can be a little overwhelming. That’s why we put together a weekly list of the most interesting art and design events going on in the city. Here’s what we’re checking out this week.

TO DO Designer Drinks with Susan for Susan

It’s the start of a new month, which means it’s time for another round of Designer Drinks! This month join design studio Susan for Susan at Northwood for some delicious drinks and design conversation.

July 3, 2018
6 – 9pm

Toronto Fringe Festival 2018

Ontario’s largest theatre festival is back! Now in its 30th year Fringe features more than 160 plays and offers affordable tickets as well as a range of free performances over the course of 10 days.

July 4 – 15, 2018

Toronto Art Book Fair 2018

The 3rd annual Toronto Art Book Fair kicks off this Thursday. This year they’ll be featuring over 300 Canadian and international artists and exhibitors. The fair also includes performances, talks, project launches, workshops, panel discussions, and screenings.

July 5 – 8, 2018


Craft Ontario’s latest exhibit opens this Thursday and explores our understanding of work and pace. PATTERNMAKER was inspired by the hand crafted wooden forms used to create moulds for casting metal gears, pulleys, and machine parts.

July 5 – August 15, 2018

Opening reception
July 5, 2018 
6 – 9pm

Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2018

Come out the the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair to explore art and craft from over 340 contemporary visual artists and makers. Everything from painting, photography, and mixed media to jewellery and ceramics will be on offer, so don’t miss it!

July 6 – 8, 2018

Hue Shift: A Graphic Design Pop-Up

The Toronto Design Directory is hosting a graphic design-themed pop-up this weekend. Featuring some of the coolest products and pieces from Toronto-based graphic designers, including prints, ceramics, accessories and more, you won’t want to miss it!

July 7 – 8, 2018

Looking to plan ahead? Festival Registration is now open! If you’re interested in joining the Festival, now’s the time. You’ll become part of an exciting network of creatives, exhibitions, and events. Plus, you’ll gain exposure in an engaged community of designers and design-lovers.