Parties in Toronto this August will help us forget how uncooperative the weather has been thanks to their sunny vibes and cool outdoor venues. There's a party on a boat and by a pool as well as a fake prom with a horror movie theme. Soak up summer while it lasts.Events you might want to check out:
Jerk Caribana Edition (August 4 @ Velvet Underground)
The annual Jerk party returns in time for Caribana weekend with DJs Debby Friday from Montreal, Paul Souljoyce from Berlin and Toronto's Bambii.
Caribana Def Jam Celebrity Party (August 5 @ NEST)
Grab your tickets while you can to the celebrity-filled Caribana dance party at Nest. Dress to impress and expect the global sounds of Toronto, Miami, Atlanta and NYC.
Long Weekend Sunday (August 6 @ Sunnyside Pavilion & Cafe)
Push the clouds away with your wild dancing at this beautiful lakeside jam at Sunnyside. Berlin's Mat.Joe will spin his best and most uplifting techno and house along with an A+ local lineup until the stars come out.
Electric Island (August 7 @ 51 Comissioners St.)
While the Island is expected to open, the August long weekend edition of this party will stay in the Port Lands with international DJs, light shows and extreme dancing.
Redbull Sound Select Toronto (August 11 @ River Gambler)
The latest Redbull Sound Select party was curated by Wavelength and it's on a boat. It will feature performances from Cadence Weapon, Greys, Tika the Creator, Vallens and more.
Waves (August 18 @ Harbourfront Centre: Brigantine Room)
The (r)evolution of the queer dance floor is part of the Beats, Breaks and Culture Fest and blasts out ballroom, vogueing, dancehall, house and more spun by Wyze Gyal in parnership with Rude.
The Annex Art Party (August 24 @ Centre for Social Innovation - 720 Bathurst St)
This art party stars 42 creative unicorns, 10 live painters, eight performers, and 25 artists with over 400 art pieces covering the place.
Fake Prom (August 25 @ Palais Royale)
This is a dress-up dance party that mimics the look and feel of prom. This year's theme is vintage monster movies.
Lil Jon (August 26 @ Cabana Pool Bar)
Head to the pool by the lake for this day of partying with Lil' Jon. You can dance in your bathing suit here, so what are you waiting for?
Soul Sunday Street Party (August 27 @ Trinity Common)
Kensington Market's favourite block party returns during Pedestrian Sunday, meaning you can dance to soul, funk, disco and Afro-beat all day outside.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO