Summer weather is upon us, and London is up to the task in providing residents and visitors alike with a plethora of activities. Here’s a quick rundown of some can’t-miss events!
This weekend and beyond:
Forest City Surplus’ Free Father’s Day Shooting Contest – Friday June 1 – Sunday June 17
The top Airsoft shooter from each age category (13 and under, 14 and older) will go home with their very own Airsoft rifle (worth $229), and dads get their entry round free! Winners are also granted entry into the tactical Adventures Hall of Fame (and of course, bragging rights!).
100in1Day – Saturday June 2
Enacted by Future Cities Canada, this collaborative movement spans 11 other cities as it has rapidly increased its following. The movement enhances citizens’ relationships with their communities by prompting 100 urban interventions in public places.
Weekend Beach Volleyball for all! Friday June 1 – Saturday June 2
All skillsets are invited to a local volleyball group, seeking for routine friendly and competitive play on nights and weekends!
Music and Entertainment:
London Fringe Festival – June 1 – June 9
With over fifty different acts across nine venues, the wildly successful Fringe Theater Festival has been celebrating independent artistry for 19 years to a roaring success.
A Taste of Sinatra- Saturday June 16
Dive in for a blast from the past as Scott Bollert and the Jazzman Band perform classics from the timeless Frank Sinatra catalogue. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, so go and secure ‘em!
Trackside Music Festival – Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1
Taking place at the Western Fair District, some of the greatest names in country music will grace the stage over two days through Canada Day weekend. Tickets are getting snatched up by the second, so get yours now! General Admission starts at $139.50, with VIP access only $219.50!
Other June Events and Activities:
London Bridge Study Tour & Leadership Institute – Thursday June 14 – Saturday June 16
This esteemed institute corrals professionals and experts from all over North America, to explore the most effective ways of living with and teaching children, while making the realm of education more exciting.
London Bicycle Festival – Monday, June 4 – Sunday, June 10
The 27th annual London Bicycle Festival sports an array of pro-cycling events and activities, such as guided bike tours, film screenings, and workshops. Perfect timing for summer!
Masterpiece London: A Live Street Art Gallery – Thursday, June 14 – Saturday, June 16
Throughout three days of exciting programming, five renowned muralists will be featured as they enrich the outdoor urban space on the north side of the London Convention Center. This is sure to wow!
6th Annual Oxford Renaissance Festival – Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24
This treat is located just a few minutes outside London, on the Dorchester Fairgrounds, but is way too fun to not include. Enjoy three days of knights, maidens, fire-eating, magic, jousting, and of course lots and lots of ale!
To learn of even more events, just visit London’s calendar. Have a splendid June!