20 Awesome Things To Do In Toronto This Labour Day Weekend
A summer farewell.
It's pretty much the last unofficial weekend of summer, and with that being said you probably need to salvage whatever time you have left of the season. So with it being not just any regular weekend, but a long weekend, there are many more things to do and places to see for the next four days.
Here is your friendly breakdown of the top things happening around the city each day for the rest of the weekend!
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Hot and Spicy Food Fest @ Harbourfront Centre // 235 Queens Quay W
The Hot and Spicy Food Fest is here to spice up your last weekend of the summer! Enjoy a great variety of various spicy foods and cuisines, and also music performances! The festival is free and runs for the entire weekend.
Fan Expo Day 2 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre // 255 Front St. W
The superheroes are here! Come check out day one of Fan Expo to buy cool merchandise and meet your favourite stars! Expect meet and greets and a celebrity Q & A with some of the cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Le Burger Week Toronto // Various Locations
Le Burger Week kicks off in Toronto and features various restaurants across the city serving up delicious and unique burgers in a food festival that celebrities some of the city's best burgers.
Saudin @ The Mod Club // 722 College St.
This former Degrassi star and Mississauga born artist takes the stage at the Mod Club to kick off his own headlining show as an r&b hip-hop vocalist.
Indie Fridays @ Yonge Dundas Square // 1 Dundas St. E
Don''t miss Indie Fridays which features a special performance from Toronto's very own Exco Levi and the High Priest band. Enjoy the sounds of reggae in the square!
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Downsview Park Ribfest @ Downsview Park
One of Toronto's favourite rib festivals makes a return this year for the long weekend! Get your grub on and enjoy some delicious ribs before the summer weather winds down.
Hispanic Fiesta @ Mel Lastman Square // 5100 Yonge St.
All the best in hispanic food, music and entertainment will be at Mel Lastman square for the weekend! Don't miss out on this beautiful display of culture that's sure to get you into fiesta mode!
Buskerfest @ Woodbine Park // 1695 Queen St. E
Toronto's annual Buskerfest is back with a bang and is helping to collect donations for Epilepsy Toronto. The entry fee is a donation and you can make it whatever amount you'd like!
Artfest at the Distillery @ Distillery District //
Come out and check out large art installations as the Distillery District is used as a canvas for artists to project their work. The art featured is by artists from all over Ontario to celebrate art in the province.
Fan Expo Day 3 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre // 255 Front St. W
Come out to Fan Expo day 3! This is when all the fun stuff kicks off, like celebrity Q&As with the cast of the hit Netflix show Stranger Things!
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Electric Island Day 1 @ Hanlan's Point
One of Toronto's best electronic festivals marks the final instalment of their weekend festivals finally bringing the festival back to it's home on the Toronto Islands. Headlining this day will be one of the world's best DJs Claude Von Stroke.
TDot Fest @ Yonge Dundas Square // 1 Dundas St. E
Don't miss this huge free festival to hit the city of Toronto, featuring performances by some of the city's hidden gems. Performers include Dru, Haviah Mighty and more hiphop and r&b artists!
Depeche Mode @ Air Canada Centre // 50 Bay St.
Don't miss the legendary English electronic band as they hit the big stage performing their greatest hits! They will also be performing their new music, but the old ones will make you feel totally nostalgic!
Fan Expo Day 4 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre // 255 Front St. W
The final day of Fan Expo of here, making it your last chance to prance around the city in cosplay. Featured Q&As include thsoe from the stars of the hit TV show Arrow.
A World Away 2017 @ Daniels Spectrum // 585 Dundas St. E
Don't miss this lineup of cultural artists from in and around Toronto, melting together to create a world of sound in the span of one show!
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Lunchtime Live @ Yonge Dundas Square // 1 Dundas St. E
Lunchtime performances at the square are a thing! Don't miss Bruno Capinan, the Brazilian singing sensation who calls Toronto his home.
2 Chainz @ Rebel // 11 Polson St.
It's 2 Chainz at Rebel calling for a super hype way to end the long weekend! The rap star brings his tour to Toronto also making his first appearance in the city for the year.
CNE Final Day @ The Exhibition Place // 210 Princes’ Boulevard
And that's a wrap! Wrap up the last of summer with great food, fun games and special exhibitions only at the CNE. Until next year!
The Air Show @ The Exhibition Place // 210 Princes’ Boulevard
You know summer is done when the Air Show hits Toronto. Grab the family and friends and look up to a beautiful sequence of planes dancing in the Toronto skyline.
Electric Island Day 2 @ Hanlan's Point
The final day of Electric Island for the entire year has come! So hop on the ferry to the island and be sure to shuffle to Yotto, Dixon and many more!