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8 things to do in Toronto today

The Ex keeps on trucking today in Toronto with a non-stop lineup of shows, parades, food, and rides to keep you entertained until 11 p.m. Kendrick Lamar and Sza are also in town for their sold-out shows, and there's a free outdoor screening of Space Jam in a park.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 23
      YG and Dram join Kung Fu Kenny for his second Toronto stop this summer.
      Air Canada Centre
    • August 23
      Smino and Ravyn Lenae open for Sza, the woman who may have released one of the best albums of the year. She sold out the Phoenix so quickly they moved this show to Rebel and it sold out there as well. 
      Rebel
    • August 23
      The final Under the Stars screening in Regent Park is throwback classic Space Jam. Get there early for a good spot and a game of giant chess.
      Regent Park
    • August 23
      The Jerry Cans, Riit and The Trade-Offs kick off Nunavut music week outside Roy Thomson Hall. If you've ever wondered what Inuktitut alt-country, throat singing, and reggae sound like at once, check out this free show.
      Roy Thomson Hall
    • August 23
      An hour-long PWYC meditation and wellness workshop in Trinity Bellwoods. Bring your own mat, towel or blanket and meet at the Tokyo Smoke store at 11:45 a.m. for the walk over to the grass.
      Tokyo Smoke Queen West
    • August 23
      A one-of-a-kind pop up market down in the valley. Check out unique handmade goods and connect with the local artisans who make and sell them alongside food and drink vendors.
      Evergreen brick works
    • August 23
      A one night only screening of Phil Keoghan's (The Amazing Race) documentary chronicling re-riding the 1928 Tour course on antique bikes of the time.
      Cineplex Yonge-Dundas and VIP
  • Ongoing events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 18 - September 4
      A trampoline wall, the famous Super Dogs show, a Caribana parade, and legendary reggae singer Marcia Griffiths are only a few things you can to at the Ex today.
      Canadian National Exhibition
Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez


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