There's a lot going on in Toronto this August, and the top events are set to turn the city into one giant party. The CNE kicks off for the season and Veld, Electric Island and Camp Wavelength have the grooves on deck. If you're looking for free stuff, there's lots of those, too!Events you might want to check out:
Veld (August 4-5 @ Downsview Park)
The hip-hop and electro gods are set to bless Toronto with a stacked lineup of performances by DJ Snake, Martin Garrix, Migos and a lot more.
Rogers Cup (August 4-12 @ Aviva Centre)
Tennis stars Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic are all set battle it out on court for the championship title.
Taste of the Danforth (August 10-12 @ Greektown)
The Danforth is filled with all things Greek, with patios, street food, music and activities in celebration of Toronto's Hellenic community.
Waterfront Night Market (August 10-12 @ Ontario Place)
Now at its new home over at Ontario Place, this night market is known for a huge selection of Pan-Asian food, as well as art and lifestyle goods.
Electric Island (August 11 @ Hanlan's Point Stadium)
The second edition of Electric Island is happening with a new lineup of electro/EDM stars, including Green Velvet, Shiba San and Sydney Blu.
Vegandale Food Festival (August 11-12 @ Fort York National Historic Site)
Vegan foodies take over Fort York for two days of vendors serving up food, drinks, goods and products from non-animal sources.
Fairland Funhouse (August 15 - October 31 @ Fairland Funhouse)
Musicians and artists are taking over an old 1950s supermarket in Kensington to create a six-room, multi-sensory art maze.
CNE (August 17 - September 3 @ Exhibition Place)
The Toronto tradition of ending the summer at the CNE continues this year with two weeks of food, rides, games, shows, activities and more.
Camp Wavelength (August 18-19 @ Fort York National Historic Site)
Two days of dreamy synths, electro grooves and chill vibes is going down alongside art installations, dance, games and activities.
Fan Expo (August 30 - September 2 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Start planning your weekend now because Fan Expo is ripe with everything comic books, gaming, film and television, panels, programming and more.
by Lisa Power via blogTO