It's Saturdaze in Toronto and you don't have to go far to find some great events around the city. Dance your heart out under the highway, drink up at a beer festival, stroll along a car-free Bloor or check out some thrash metal tunes. Why not, you know?Events you might want to check out:
The Bentway Block Party (August 25 @ The Bentway)
Put on your dancing shoes for this big party under the Gardiner with live performances, big art installations, food, drinks and games.
Summerdaze (August 25 @ 54 Fraser Avenue)
The last Summerdaze of the season comes to an end with a stellar lineup of underground DJs featuring Acid Pauli, Brian Cid, Hauy and Miss Melera.
Bloorcourt Festival (August 25 @ Bloor Street West)
Local Bloorcourt vendors along Bloor Street West come together for a festival of artists, musicians and crafters alongside goods, music and entertainment.
Leslieville Beer Festival (August 25 @ Dundas Street East)
Dundas East shuts down for this all-day neighbourhood street party with regional brewers, community food vendors and local artisans on site.
Sorauren Park Outdoor Movie Series (August 25 @ Sorauren Avenue Park)
A pre-show pizza party is going down with prizes to boot, plus a free outdoor screening of the 2016 Ghostbusters remake.
Halloween H20 (August 25 @ Revue Cinema)
The torment continues twenty years later in this 1998 sequel to the original Halloween that has, with the help of LL Cool J, now entered cult-status.
Toxik (August 25 @ Coalition: T.O)
Cut out the sugar and go for the jugular with New York thrash metal rockers Toxik as they make a stop in Toronto as part of a mini Canadian tour.
Tamil Fest (August 25-26 @ Markham Road)
Now in its third year, Tamil Fest looks to celebrate Tamil culture with exhibits, traditional food, entertainment and performances.
Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest (August 25-26 @ Scarborough Civic Centre)
A huge celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture is going down with two days of food, performances, art, competitions and prizes.
Pan American Food Festival (August 25-26 @ Yonge–Dundas Square)
Foods from all over the American continent is getting served up alongside activities, competitions and live performances.
by Lisa Power via blogTO