As soon as the warm weather hits, Torontonians love spending time outside, attending one of the many artistic and cultural festivals the city has to offer. One such event is the Open Roof Festival, which hosts weekly outdoor events every Thursday until August 23, 2012.
Each week, the festival offers a film screening, live music and great food on the roof of Amsterdam Brewery, located downtown. The event features independent films and local bands, with all profits supporting the Toronto indie film community. In case of rain, the films will be moved indoors. In just three short years, the festival has become a seasonal favorite and attendance regularly hits to about 400 per screening.
Check out the website for a full schedule and additional information. Tickets for each night cost $15 and can also be purchased on the website. Drinks and food cost extra.
On the day of the event, the on-site box office opens at 7:30pm for cash only ticket sales;
musical guest performs at 8:00pm and the film screens around 9:00pm.
How to get there: Take the Bathurst streetcar southbound.
Amsterdam Brewery, 21 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Canada
Google map: bit.ly/PGK2qZ
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