events toronto august

The top 10 events in Toronto this August

There's a lot going on in Toronto this August, and the top events are set to turn the city into one giant party. The CNE kicks off for the season and Veld, Electric Island and Camp Wavelength have the grooves on deck. If you're looking for free stuff, there's lots of those, too!

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 4-5
      The hip-hop and electro gods are set to bless Toronto with a stacked lineup of performances by DJ Snake, Martin Garrix, Migos and a lot more.
      Downsview Park
    • August 4-12
      Tennis stars Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic are all set battle it out on court for the championship title.
      Aviva Centre
    • August 10-12
      The Danforth is filled with all things Greek, with patios, street food, music and activities in celebration of Toronto's Hellenic community.
      Greektown
    • August 10-12
      Now at its new home over at Ontario Place, this night market is known for a huge selection of Pan-Asian food, as well as art and lifestyle goods.
      Ontario Place
    • August 11
      The second edition of Electric Island is happening with a new lineup of electro/EDM stars, including Green Velvet, Shiba San and Sydney Blu.
      Hanlan's Point Stadium
    • August 11-12
      Vegan foodies take over Fort York for two days of vendors serving up food, drinks, goods and products from non-animal sources.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 17 - September 3
      The Toronto tradition of ending the summer at the CNE continues this year with two weeks of food, rides, games, shows, activities and more.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 18-19
      Two days of dreamy synths, electro grooves and chill vibes is going down alongside art installations, dance, games and activities.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 24-26
      Hangawi, also known as Korean Thanksgiving, looks to celebrate Korean culture with traditional food, music, dance, local artists and performances.
      Mel Lastman Square
    • August 30 - September 2
      Start planning your weekend now because Fan Expo is ripe with everything comic books, gaming, film and television, panels, programming and more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez


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