We hate to remind everyone, but we will be saying goodbye to the summer soon. If you feel like it's flown by, you're not the only one - we can't believe it's already mid-August. That's why we've compiled this list of things to do this weekend in Toronto so that you can get some more fun times in while you can!
Here's our list for this weekend, in no particular order:
When: Friday, August 16 to Monday, September 2
Price: $19.99 General Admission. Get tickets here.
Location: The Exhibition Place, 100 Princes' Blvd
Why you should go: The food, the rides, the music, and the long list of attractions!
The Latin Sparks Main Event Block Party
When: Saturday, August 17 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Price: $39.99 General Admission. Get tickets here.
Location: 222 Cherry Street
Why you should go: With two dance floors, DJs, salsa lessons, food trucks, and more, it will be a great time for sure!
Pan American Food And Music Festival
When: Saturday, August 17 from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 18 from 11 a.m. till 8 p.m.
Location: Yonge and Dundas Square
Why you should go: See a showcase of some fine talent without breaking the bank! More than 20 chefs, 40 performances and over 600 artists will be on stage.
The Toronto Glow Boat Party
When: Saturday, August 17 at 9:30 p.m. sharp is when the boat boards. It goes until 2 a.m.
Price: $30 - $40 depending on tier Get tickets here.
Location: 11 Polson Street
Why you should go: A boat party with hip-hop/top 40/mash-up/dancehall music and glowsticks. If you wanna party on a boat, this is a great chance to do so!
Barbados On The Water Festival
When: Friday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to Sunday, August 18 at 8 p.m.
Location: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queen Quay West
Why you should go: Get to know the Bajan culture of Barbados and try out food, hear music, see arts and crafts, and more!
Promise Cherry Beach Soundsystem
When: Sunday, August 18 from 3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Location: Cherry Beach
Why you should go: If hanging out on the beach while dancing to house beats sounds like your jam, then this is the spot for you. Beer and food will be available for sale as well.
Sunnyside 21 - Episode 07 with Joe Claussell
When: Saturday, August 17 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Price: $20 - $30. Get tickets here.
Location: Sunnyside Pavillion, 1755 Lakeshore Blvd West
Why you should go: If you love house music and partying in historic Toronto locations, this would be a great party for you. The talent is always amazing, too. New York house DJ Joe Claussell will be playing from open until close! Below is a bit of the vibe at a previous party at Sunnyside
RAW Toronto Presents: ARISE
When: Wednesday, to Friday,
Price: $20 presale, $30 at door. Get tickets here.
Location: The MOD Club, 722 College Street
Why you should go: If you like visual art, photography, fashion, music, performance art, and craft and want to support local Toronto artists, this is
Toronto Palestinian Film Festival's Outdoor Screening
When: Friday, August 16 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: Christie Pits Park, 750 Bloor Street West
Why you should go: If you like international cinema and parks, a free screening of these films from Palestinian filmmakers would do you good!