9 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend, August 23-25
The weekend is almost here! The summer's flying by, but there's still time to get some of those summer night memories in before coat check is a thing again and we Uber everywhere because walking is too cold. Not to worry if you haven't thought of any plans yet — we've got you covered for some things to do this weekend in Toronto.
When: August 22 to 25 at 4 p.m.
Address: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St. W.
Why You Need To Go: If you love costumes and are a superhero fan, you should come together with all other fans across the city and get inspired. There are sure to be some amazing sights to look forward to. You should go if you wish Halloween would come sooner.Get Tickets
LSDXOXO, Chippy Nonstop, Karim Olen Ash, Babygirl, Theo Blackman, Myst Milano
Price: $25 at the door
When: Saturday, August 24, 10 p.m. until late
Address: Secret Location, must buy tickets for info
Why You Need To Go: The last time Chippy Nonstop was in Toronto, that Junction rave was talked about a lot afterwards. This will be her birthday extravaganza, and the vibes will definitely be served all night. Not one to miss. Online ticket sales close on Friday so get yours quick.Event Info
Leslieville Beer Fest
When: August 23-25, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Address: Dundas Street E., between Logan and Carlaw
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love day drinking at a block party in a neighbourhood where there are so many great breweries? Your ticket includes 3 beer sample tokens as well as a sampling mug. You can also get tickets at the door. This sounds like a great way to pre-game before your evening out, or just casually sip some unique brews after lunch. Get Tickets
Movies In Sorauren Park
When: Saturday, August 24, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Address: Sorauren Park, 289 Sorauren Ave.
Why You Need To Go: They will be playing two Patrick Swayze classics in the park this Saturday. Ghost and Dirty Dancing. There will be dinner served for those of youm who come early, and they have popcorn for purchase as well. These events are always so intimate and low key, yet so satisfying and a great time. It's also a good time on a dime!Event Page
Toronto Cider Festival: Celebrating Five years
Price: $40+When: Friday, August 23, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, August 24, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., VIPs at 5 p.m.
Address: Sherbourne Common at 61 Dockside Dr.Why You Need To Go: You get access to about 100 different ciders, contests, and giveaways, as well as performing artists and food trucks. A fun way to spend your day and continue partying into the night at their cute setup in Sherbourne Common.
Shakespeare In High Park
Price: PWYC (Pay What You Can)
When: Tuesdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. every week until September 1, 2019.
Address: High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor St. W.
Why You Need To Go: It's a pretty magical way to experience theatre surrounded by nature in an amphitheatre in the middle of High Park. There's a dreamy vibe to this event and it is not expensive. You could go there on a cute date or with family and friends. Grab dinner on Bloor Street before or afterwards. Website for performance details
Drunken Cinema: Beverly Hills Cop — 35th Anniversary Screening
When: Saturday, August 24, 9:30 p.m. to midnight
Address: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave.
Why You Need To Go: There will be an Eddie Murphy music video preshow with popcorn, wine & beer, trailers, a themed cocktail, and prizes given away. Drunken Cinema is a monthly series that runs in Toronto, Kitchener, and Montreal. It specializes in interactive movie game nights with an enhanced viewing experience. They only feature old cult classics. Seems quirky and fun if you like old movies.Tickets
When: Sunday, August 25, from noon to 7 p.m.
Address: Kensington Market
Why You Need To Go: On the last Sunday of every month, the market gets closed off to cars and pedestrian life takes over. Shop owners set up outside, and you can get everything from jewelry to cool prints, body products, funky threads, coconut water straight from the coconut, and so, so much more. For sure a vibrant time.
Flying Lotus in 3D
Price: $50When: Sunday, August 25 at 10 p.m.Address: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave.Why You Need To Go: Don't miss a chance to see this incredible DJ-slash-producer as he puts on a 3D show at the Danforth Music Hall. The sound quality and general experience should be nothing short of mind-blowing. This will be a truly different way to experience music with trippy audio and visuals. Don't miss out!Tickets here