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7 things to do in Toronto today

The CNE keeps spinning today in Toronto. Main events include a laser show, a Caribana parade, and a cooking demo with Chef Michael Hunter. There's also free burgers, a movie in a park, and a seafood feast inside an old hotel.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 30
      Check out this free, outdoor screening of Ferris Bueller's Day Off. There's free popcorn for those who arrive early and get a good spot on the grass.
      Kew Gardens
    • August 30
      Jackson's Burger has left Yonge street because of the crazy rent hikes and have relocated not too far to 38 Elm St. in Toronto. They're giving away 374 free burgers today to celebrate.
    • August 30
      The Polaris Prize-nominated soul singer takes over this patio on King West for a free show at 6 p.m.
      Roy Thomson Hall Patio
    • August 30-31
      k.d. lang has won four Grammy awards, eight Juno Awards, a BRIT, an AMA, a VMA, and four awards from GLAAD. She's touring her classic album Ingenue, which turns 25 this year.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • August 30
      This is a full night celebrating this horror classic with a drag pre-show at 7:30 p.m., the movie at 8 p.m., and a panel discussion about 'Diva Worship' following the movie at 9:30.
      The Royal Cinema - Toronto
    • August 30
      Tickets to this dining event are $70, but when Chef Kristin Donovan from Hooked is cooking a seafood feast, money is no option. Grab your tickets in advance, as the dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30.
  • Ongoing events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 18 - September 4
      Today at the Ex there's also a laser show, sand sculptures, and a Michael Hunter demo at the Home pavilion. It's open until midnight so no need to rush, take your time snacking, riding and gaming.
      Canadian National Exhibition
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