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10 things to do in Toronto this week

The CNE starts this Friday, which is always bittersweet. It's just one of many major events happening in Toronto this week. There's a new beer festival inside a slick hotel on the city's east side, a massive rock show, and a movie marathon projected on a giant floating screen.

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    • August 16
      Local singer-songwriter Liam Titcomb performs live before a screening of the documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.
      99 Sudbury
    • August 16-20
      African Fashion Week Toronto showcases 30 amazing designers from Canada and around the world at this world-renowned event.
    • August 17
      Every summer, people dressed entirely in white descend on a public space with everything they need for an elegant soirée.
    • August 17-19
      Toronto’s only outdoor floating film event returns. Mainlanders can enjoy the movie from the beach and boaters can watch from the harbour.
      Sugar Beach
    • August 17
      Infamous movie director Bruce La Bruce hits the decks for a no-cover night of goth rave dancing. There'll be drink specials all night.
      The Steady Cafe & Bar
    • August 18 - September 4
      The CNE rolls back into town and you can expect to find the traditional roster of midway games, rides, wild fair foods, and about a million ways to spend your hard earned money.
      Canadian National Exhibition
    • August 18-20
      The closure of the Islands forced this music and culture fest to get even more creative and it's now hosting a day camp in the city!
      Multiple Venues
    • August 18
      Green Day bring their massive new rock tour outdoors for this night of post-punk hits.
      Budweiser Stage
    • August 19
      Vendors from Toronto, as well as some from around the world, serve up all sorts of plant-based and meat-free food and drink items at this annual festival.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 20
      The brand new Broadview Hotel has an event space called Lincoln Hall, and they're filling it with over 300 beer enthusiasts for their first-ever beer fest.
      The Broadview Hotel
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