The Labour Day long weekend is almost here! The end of summer is always such a fast-paced yet relaxed time. There is so much going on as we get ready to kiss the summer goodbye. We've compiled a list of 9 things to do this weekend in Toronto this weekend. Hope you enjoy!
Phantogram and Bob Moses At The Danforth Music Hall
When: Friday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Address: 147 Danforth Ave., Toronto, ON
Why You Need To Go: When electronic and temporary rock come together, you get the best of both worlds. Phantogram has been on the scene for a while and has delivered many great tunes for our listening pleasure. This is for sure to be a great show.
Electric Island Season Finale
When: Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 from 2 p.m. until 11 p.m.
Address: West Island, Lakeshore and Ontario Drive, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: Electric Island is one of the best day parties in the summer if you like DJ culture. The music is always amazing and the island is a picture-perfect location for a party.
The Unreal Pool Party Featuring DJ Snoopadelic at Cabana Pool Bar
When: Saturday, August 31 from 1 p.m.
Address: 11 Polson Pier, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: Cabana is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon by the pool and party at the same time. DJ Snoopadelic is about to make that a way better time for you this Saturday.
The Real Jerk Boat Cruise
When: Sunday, September 1 boarding at noon, departure at 1 p.m.
Address: 324 Cherry Street, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: The restaurant where Drake and Rihanna filmed their iconic music video for Work is organizing a boat cruise! Ticket cost includes food, entertainment, and a complimentary drink.
Toronto International BuskerFest For Epilepsy
Price: Free, $5 donation suggested
When: August 30-September 2: Fri noon-10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Address: 1695 Queen St. E., Woodbine Park
Why You Need To Go: This is the 20th anniversary of the BuskerFest. Over a hundred street performers from around the world come together to raise money for epilepsy research and perform. There is also a licensed beer garden.
Mural Block Party at Stackt Market
When: Friday, August 30-September 1
Address: 28 Bathurst Street, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: There will be live mural paintings, DJs, art exhibits, and a panel discussion on urban art. There will also be a Hennessy Canada mixology event.
ONE LOVE FESTIVAL.TO
Price: $50 for a single day, first day is free
When: Friday, August 30 to Monday, September 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Address: 35 Carl Hall Road, Downsview Park, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: This is North America's largest Caribbean music festival and will be headlined by Shabba Ranks. Some of the biggest names in Reggae, Dancehall, and Soca will be there.
Labour of Love 2019
When: Sunday, September 1 from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Address: 11 Polson Street, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: This Labour Day party has been going on for a while now and always brings a packed venue and incredible DJs. Very high energy crowd and multiple rooms! Armin van Buuren and Kaskade will be headlining.
A Tribe Called Red at CNE
Price: $19.99 for CNE admission, but concert is free
When: Sunday, September 1, 7 p.m.
Address: 210 Princes' Boulevard, Toronto
Why You Need To Go: Listen to this amazing Canadian DJ duo play some trippy beats while you eat weird CNE carnival food and go on rides after.