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9 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend, August 30-September 2

This long weekend is packed with fun events!

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

Price: $50+

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

Price: $65+

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

Price: $25

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

Price: $45-50

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

Price: Free

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.


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 

Price: $40-85

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.