This Weekend in West Queen West July 6th-8th

by Rob Sysak, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6th

Sweet Crude and Before the Flood at The Drake Hotel Underground. 8pm, $13.50. This is a 19+ event.

Fin Furey is in the Gladstone Hotel Ballroom at 8pm. Tickets are $10.

Join the monthly Y2K Dance Party at The Drake Hotel. 11pm, $10. This is a 19+ event.

Saturday, July 7th

Nova Dance presents The Deep End Weekend. On at The Theatre Centre July 7th and 8th.

Join the Gen-X 90s Covers night. No cover, 8pm. This is a 19+ event.

Sunday, July 8th

Join the Trinity Bellwoods drum circle from 12-6pm at the South East side of the park. Bring your instruments, stool, water, and a sun blanket.

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

Devon Gilfillian at The Drake Hotel. 8pm, $12. This is a 19+ event.

Art Exhibitions

See Jiri Ladocha’s “Architectonics” at The Modern Gallery, 68 Abell Street. On until July 22nd.

Amy Bowles “Bottled” at Paul Petro Gallery until July 7th

“Meditation” Group Exhibition on at Paul Petro Gallery until July 7th.

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: 

Gift Toronto’s coolest neighbourhood with the West Queen West E-Gift Card!

Shops, restaurants, services, salons, spas, art galleries… there are 75+ places from Bathurst to Gladstone where your card can be redeemed! Plus, receive a $25 bonus when you buy a $100 WQW E-Gift Card.

A Friendl Reminder:

Hanging out in Trinity Bellwoods Park? That’s awesome! Just remember: it’s not cool to lock bikes onto trees. So please, don’t do it. Image from Friends of Trinity Bellwoods