Toronto | The best events in August
Written by Camões Radio on August 1, 2019
CARIBANA GRAND PARADE
Date: August 3
Exhibition Place & Lakeshore Boulevard
The Toornto Caribbean Carnival is, today, renowned as the largest cultural celebration in all of North America. This colourful tradition is around half a century old.
Date: August 3 & 4
Electronic and Hip Hop Music Festival
Date: August 4 & 5
Drake’s OVO Fest will make its return to Toronto, Ontario later this year. Two days of music, will feature performances by B2K, Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy, and Bobby V, while Drake will headline the venue on August 5.
ROUNDHOUSE CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Date: August 9 & 10
Craft Beer, Food Trucks and Live Music
Hosted by Steam Whistle Brewing, Roundhouse Craft Beer Festival was created to provide beer lovers the opportunity to sample Ontario’s finest craft brews and delicious eats.
TASTES OF THE DANFORTH
Date: August 9, 10 & 11
Canada’s Largest Street Festival, Taste of the Danforth, returns. Offers a variety of performances, food, and activities for people of all ages.
WATERFRONT NIGHT MARKET
Date: August 9, 10 & 11
Pan-Asian Food Festival, celebrating their 10th Anniversary.
WE ARE LOST FESTIVAL
Date: August 11
Evergreen Brick Works
The first North American edition of the We Are Lost Festival to be held in Toronto. The concept of We Are Lost is built on the foundation of a carefully curated music artist lineup, guest experience and venue choice.
ULTRA NIGHT RUN
Date: August 16
Fitness and fun come together in the ultimate night run experience. Join Michelob ULTRA and The Running Room as we light up the night with a one-of-a-kind 5K and 10K running course with a neon-lit course and live DJs to help keep you moving.
NIGHT VISIONS DANCE PARTY
158 Sterling Road
Date: August 17
MOCA will be transformed into an interactive art party by a group of Toronto’s talented emerging artists. Starting at 9pm, come play with artist-led interactive installations and activities on the ground floor. Dance among art with beats by DJ Lulu Wei on our blacklight dance floor.
Date: August 17 & 18
Toronto’s non-profit independent music hub Wavelength Music Series offers a new, intimate, and accessible take on the summer music-festival experience!
Date: from August 16 to September 2
The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top 5 agricultural fairs in North America.
Date: August 22 to August 25
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
FAN EXPO Canada, a pop culture spectacular for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, cosplay, anime and gaming, is returning for its 25th Anniversary.