West Queen West Weekend Guide. June 1 – 3.

by Rob Sysak, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1.

Collective Concerts Presents: Jennifer Castle at The Drake Hotel. 7:30 PM / 19+

Collective Concerts Presents: The Sadies w/ Blind Matty Band and The Layrite Boys at The Great Hall. Doors 8:30PM / 19+

Y2K: The Millennium Dance Party. Drake Underground at The Drake Hotel. $10 / 19+

Saturday, June 2nd

The Mooks EP Release. The Drake Hotel. Doors at 8PM / $10 Advance. $12 @ The Door.

Love Saves The Day at The Beaver. 10:30pm-2:30am, no cover. All maximal house, all maximal disco.


Sunday, June 3rd

Collective Concerts presents Bruno Major at The Great Hall. Doors @ 8pm, 19+

New Places to Check Out:

The Feral:

(890 Queen St. W)


The Feral is a new label from designer Zakariah Milana (Sons of Odin).

Allbirds Pop-Up Shop

(700 Queen St. W)

Swing by the first Canadian pop-up shop! Select from a range of shoe styles made of wool or trees.


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, Dandylion, The Dog & Bear, Barn Restaurant, Church Aperitivo BarNorth Of Brooklyn, King Slice, The Burger’s Priest, 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, Fonda Lola, Death & Taxes, Nunu Ethiopian Restaurant.

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: