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August long weekend events in Toronto for 2018

Tie on your bib and dig in because August long weekend events in Toronto for 2018 include a lot of food festivals happening all over the city. Caribana takes over and Veld is finally here. Stock up on the essentials, take note of road closures and the weather and have a great time!

  • Top Picks
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 4
      A month of Caribana celebrations caps off with the Grand Parade; a spectacle of stunning colours, extravagant costumes, music and dance.
      Multiple Venues
    • 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
  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • 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 5
      Max relax under the Gardiner at this big beer garden, featuring music, games and food. This week has performances by Moses Revolution and more.
      The Bentway
  • Caribana events
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
  • Food & Drink
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    About the Event
    Location
  • Music
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    About the Event
    Location
    • August 3
      Slap on the red lipstick and go all out for the arrival of T-Swift and her new attitude, as part of her Reputation tour.
      Rogers Centre
    • August 3
      Another round of up-and-coming indie musicians take the stage with free performances by Fujahtive, RaLion and Sattalites.
      Yonge–Dundas Square
    • August 4
      Come equipped with tissues as the deep, moving sounds of The National fill Fort York, with support from Father John Misty.
      Fort York National Historic Site
    • August 5
      Hot off the release of their newest album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, the Arctic Monkeys are here with their signature sound for one night only.
      Scotiabank Arena
  • Film
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 3-16
      This documentary looks to explore the life of the troubled designer behind some of fashion's more memorable and influential works.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • August 4
      A young Michael Jackson stars in this remake of The Wizard of Oz during this free outdoor screening on the beautiful grounds of the Aga Khan Museum.
      Aga Khan Park
    • August 5
      This week, Cinematic Cities takes us to Paris where the quirky and cute Amélie looks for love in the city of romance.
      Christie Pits
  • Parties
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    About the Event
    Location
  • Markets and pop-ups
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    About the Event
    Location
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Jesse Milns


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