This Weekend in West Queen West July 13th-15th

by Rob Sysak, July 13, 2018

Friday, July 13th

Sing your heart out to Fameless Karaoke at the Gladstone Hotel. 10:30pm, Free.

Heckin’ Queer presents another edition of PUPPY LOVE: A Heckin’ Queer Dance Party!
Doors at 10pm, $5. No one will be turned away because of money.

SUCIO at The Drake Hotel. 11pm, $10 in advance. This is a 19+ event.

Saturday, July 14th

CRUSH Queer/Trans Market at The Beaver. 5pm-9pm.

Mindfulness Workshop at Pure Barre. 12pm-1pm.

The Matadors at AMA. 10pm-3am.


Sunday, July 15th

The Trinity Bellwoods Flea- Mid Summer Market is on at The Great Hall from 19am-5pm.

Pay What You Can Yoga in the Gallery at The Theatre Centre, 10am.

You are cordially invited to Faerie Grove Sunday T-Dance, 4pm at The Beaver.

Parkdale: A Reinvention at the Gladstone Hotel, 7pm-9pm.


Art Exhibitions

“in medias res” group exhibition at Paul Petro Gallery. On July 13th-August 18th.

“Vibrant Thoughts” at Twist Gallery until July 27th

Where to watch FIFA World Cup Finals this weekend:

Gather your pals and hit up these spots to see if Croatia will make history against France:

Otto’s Bierhalle

H Bar


The Dog & Bear

The Done Right Inn

Where to eat this weekend: make a reservation with Summerlicious!

Make a reservation with these participating WQW restaurants:


Fonda Lola

Harlem Underground

Lisa Marie

Milagro Cantina



Dinner in WQW

Harlem Underground, Convenience, Agora, Milagro Cantinas, Oyster Boy, Hooky’s Fish & Chips, The County General, Lisa Marie, El Almacen, The Swan, Banu, Terroni, Rickshaw Bar, Noce, Entice Culinary Lounge, Butter Chicken Roti, Lamesa, The Drake Hotel, Gladstone Hotel, Fresh, Otto’s Bierhalle, Carmen, Bolt Fresh Bar, Frankie’s, The Good Son, Fonda Lola, Nuit Social, Sweet Lulu, Nana, Nunu Ethiopian Restaurant, H Bar, Squirly’s, Smoque N’ Bones, Loaded Pierogi, Juan Gonzalez Taqueria, Montgomery’s, Canis, Death & Taxes, Noce, Dandylion, The Dog & Bear, Barn Restaurant, Church Aperitivo Bar, Ali Baba’s, North Of Brooklyn, King Slice, Baba’s Doner House, Toma Burger Addiction, Kenzo, La Hacienda, Poutini’s, Ravi Soups, Hello 123.

Brunch in WQW (Saturday & Sunday)

Harlem Underground, Milagro Cantinas, Lamesa, The Drake Hotel, El Almacen, Gladstone Hotel, Fresh, Otto’s Bierhalle, Carmen, The County General, Banu, Bolt Fresh Bar, Swan Restaurant, Lisa Marie, Frankie’s, Cafe Neon, The Good Son and Fonda Lola and Death & Taxes, Nunu Ethiopian.

Coffee in WQW

Nuna Cafe, Jimmy’s Coffee, Antikka – Cafe & Records, Soufi’s, BUNA, Tokyo Smoke, El Almacen, Sam James Coffee Bar, Cafe Neon, Dufflet, Major Treat, Mabel’s, White Squirrel.

Keep up to date on our West Queen West social media and website for events, sales, WQW merchants, shops, services, storefronts, restaurants and more:




WQW Website

Past, Present & Future Events in WQW:

The Theatre Centre

The Great Hall

Gladstone Hotel

The Drake Hotel

The Beaver

Twist Gallery

Paul Petro Contemporary Art Gallery


Apartment 200

The Raq

Upcoming Events: 

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