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15 Awesome Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend

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15 Awesome Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend

Every week we go through a cycle of blood sweat and tears, only to reach three days of glory which we call the weekend. It's finally your time to do the things YOU want to do!

So with that being said, you were probably so busy over the week that you have nothing planned for your free time at the end of the week. But just leave that to us, as we've got you covered with your weekend itinerary. 

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No Neon @ Yonge and Dundas Square // 1 Dundas St. E

Who doesn't like a free rave! This free for all rave organized by Toronto producer Hunter Siegel features a lineup of local and international DJs and surprise guests.

Waterfront Arcade @ Sherbourne Common // 61 Dockside Dr.

This special event features the waterfront and video games. Take part in featured video games created by video game designers in Toronto.

Canadian National Exhibition @ Exhibition Place // 210 Princes' Blvd.

You know summer's almost over when this place opens! It's opening weekend at the CNE so you get your fix of crazy food concoctions.

The Big Feastival @ Burl's Creek Event Grounds // 8 Line S, Oro-Medonte 

This huge food and music festival from the U.K. has touched down in Canada. Experience a curated food and music experience over the course of a few days by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

Green Day @ Budweiser Stage // 909 Lakeshore Blvd. W

The punk legends are back in Toronto. Catch them at Budweiser Stage and live out your emo nostalgia.

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Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival @ Fort York Garrison Common // 250 Fort York Blvd.

Calling all vegans! This is a festival entirely dedicated to vegan food and drinks, so expect the opposite from the CNE.

Taste of Manila // Bathurst St. and Wilson Ave.

The big Filipino celebration of food, music and culture returns to Toronto for another year of fun. It runs throughout the weekend.

Beats, Breaks And Culture @ Harbourfront Centre // 235 Queens Quay W

This multiple day feature showcases the best in Toronto hiphop culture. Expect workshops, performances, music and more.

African Fashion Week @ Royal Ontario Museum // 100 Queens Park

Watch the models slay the runway in African garb. The African Fashion main event takes place in the ROM showcases the beauty of African clothing.

Waterfront Artisan Market @ HTO Park // 339 Queens Quay W

Open on Saturday, and every Saturday for the next month or so, the market is a great place to buy beautifully handcrafted items.

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Rastafest @ Pioneer Village // 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy

Toronto's largest Rasta festival returns at a new location. Expect all the best in Rasta culture including food, music and clothing.

Family Funday: Artastic @ The Royal Ontario Museum // 100 Queens Park

A great fun day for the family. Take part in these artistic activities with the whole family.

Open Streets TO @ Bloor St. and Yonge St.

This special event includes activity hubs scattered across the intersection. The event is to promote walking, cycling and other small forms of commuting in the city.

Camp Wavelength @ Sherbourne Common // 61 Dockside Dr.

Enjoy the closing day of Camp Wavelength as you attend either day camp at Sherbourne Common or night camp at Longboat hall.

Evergreen Brick Works' Wild Blueberry Weekend @ Evergreen Brick Works // 550 Bayview Ave.

Have a wild time with blueberries! Featuring blueberry tastings, recipes and an appearance from a Canadian celebrity chef!

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