August means fun in the sun! Toronto island has re-opened!

August 1, 2017

August is your best chance to soak up these last summer events around Toronto.  Here's a look at what's free, low cost, or simply shouldn't be missed this month:

 

 

 

Harobourfront:  Free Flicks

August 2nd, and every Tuesday following through August

If you'd prefer to see a movie on Wednesday, why not head down to the free outdoor movie screening at Harbourfront?  9pm to 11pm.

 

Music in the Park @ Barbara Hall Park

Wednesday to Friday, every week until October

Come see live musical performances in the heart of the village.  12pm to 2pm.

 

Indie Fridays: Live Indie Music @ Dundas Square

Every Friday until September 8th!  

If it's a free live concert you're looking for, Friday nights at Dundas Square you can check out some up and coming indie music artists. 8pm - 11pm.

 

Community Citizenship Ceremony @ High Park Amphitheater

August 3rd

Come see people from all different walks of life become Canadians!  See performances by the High Park Shakespear company and listen to discussions on Canada.  Free!

 

Art & Music Ontario Festival @ Ontario Place

August 4th to 7th

Come see this free art and music festival before the CNE begins at Ontario Place.  Get creative! 

 

Kultura Filipino arts festival @ various locations

August 10th to 13th
Filipino culture, art, food, music, and dance are all represented at this festival.

 

The Canadian National Exposition (CNE) @ Ontario Place

August 18th to September 4th

This annual fair features rides, games, and live music.  Truly part of the Toronto summer experience!  Advance tickets are $15.

 

Symphony in the Gardens (Casa Loma)

Every Tuesday until the end of August

Casa Loma is known for it's beauty, but now its beauty can also be heard.  Grab tickets for this unique garden party experience!

 

Korean Harvest Festival @ Mel Lastman Square
August 25th to August 27th

This celebration of Korean culture is an annual favourite in North York.  Games, food, and performances by notable Korean artists.

 

TAIWANfest @ Harbourfront Centre

August 25th to August 27th
This festival takes place both in Vancouver and Toronto.  This year features many Japanese musical acts as well.  Learn papercraft, or just enjoy the food!

 

 

Many of the events this month are weekly, so if you miss one week you can join the next. Get out and enjoy the last weeks of summer!

 

 

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