Events in Toronto this August include the annual nostalgia trip that is the CNE as well as Veld, one the city's biggest annual music festivals. We've also got Caribana, OVO Fest and the newly relocated Waterfront Night Market. You also won't want to miss all the food events, concerts and free stuff happening in the weeks ahead.Events you might want to check out:
SummerWorks Festival (August 3-13 @ Multiple Venues)
This festival features the city's brightest up and coming theatrical talent in venues around Toronto. There's also a concert series and some great parties too
Caribana Weekend (August 3-7 @ Toronto, ON)
The always vibrant, musical and tropical weekend known as Caribana features an endless list of parties, events and of course, a massive parade down by the water on Saturday.
Grandstand Social (August 4 - September 2 @ Woodbine Racetrack)
Every Friday until September 2, this event series combines twilight horse racing with live DJs as well as food and drink specials. It's a night out unlike any other in the city.
Veld Music Festival (August 5 @ Veld Music Festival)
One of the city's loudest electronic and hip hop festivals returns with an impressive lineup that includes Future, Major Lazer, Tiesto, Tory Lanez and way more.
OVO Fest (August 7 @ Budweiser Stage)
Drake's eighth OVO bash goes down with Partynextdoor, dvsn, Majid Jordan and Roy Woods (and always some mystery special guests too).
Taste of the Danforth (August 11-13 @ Greek Town)
This is the biggie. It's brought out more than one million people to eat food from businesses along the Danforth.
Waterfront Night Market (August 11-13 @ Hearn Generating Station)
Expect food, buskers, an arts and lifestyle expo and more at this huge night market.
Camp Wavelength (August 18-20 @ Multiple Venues)
The closure of the Islands forced this music and culture fest to get even more creative and it's now hosting a day camp in the city! It's a mix of ticketed shows, a cruise and cool arts programming.
CNE (August 18 - September 4 @ Canadian National Exhibition)
The CNE rolls back into town and you can expect to find the traditional roster of midway games, rides, wild fair foods and about a million ways to spend your hard earned money.
Toronto Cider Festival (August 26 @ Sherbourne Common)
A great big waterfront cider celebration near Sugar Beach) with over 60 difference ciders on tap, food trucks, live shows and a relaxing lounge zone to put your feet up while you sip.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO