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Labour Day weekend events in Toronto for 2018

Labour Day weekend events in Toronto include the last Electric Island of the season while the CNE also wraps up. There's lots to do at the Fan Expo and the Mac 'n' Cheese Festival gets in bed with Buskerfest.

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    • August 30 - September 2
      A weekend of fandom continues with special guest appearances and everything from cosplay, comics, anime, hour, gaming and much more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • September 2
      Everyone's favourite giant-mouse-helmet-clad trance DJ is in town for a one day music festival with Monstergetdown and Manzone & Strong.
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    • August 31 - September 3
      The art of busking takes over for a weekend of performances of all kinds including fire jugglers, acrobats, aerial artists, clowns, daredevils and more.
      Woodbine Park
    • August 31 - September 3
      Artists from all over Canada come to showcase their paintings, photography, crafts, sculpture and more amongst live music and activities.
      The Distillery Historic District
    • August 31
      Party with this fishies during this big sci-fi, gaming, horror, anime and comic books jam with themed drinks, costumes and dancing.
      Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
    • August 31 - September 3
      Celebrate all things Latin American at this big festival featuring traditional food from twenty different Spanish speaking countries.
      Mel Lastman Square
    • September 1
      Freedom from spending arrives with this monthly market. No money, no swapping, just free treasures waiting to be discovered.
      Campbell Park
  • Food & Drink
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    • August 31
      We're already at the end of Indie Fridays for the season but there's still one free concert to go with Clairmont The Second and The Dirty B-Sides.
      Yonge–Dundas Square
    • August 31
      Indie rockers in the truest sense, Foxing mixes light sounds with big vocals and a little bit of emotion and punk for good measure.
    • August 31 - September 1
      Now in its second year, this underground DIY rock music festival focuses on showcasing and celebrating Black, Latinx and Caribbean communities.
    • September 1
      The fearless women of Toronto's music community come out for a night of performances by Karis, Effie Sky and Jessie Jean.
    • September 1-2
      Two nights of hardcore punk are going down with musicians and performers from Toronto's local scene and beyond.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 2-3
      The final Electric Island is here and it's stacked with two-days of talent like Loco Dice, Charlotte De White, Danny Daze and more on the decks.
      Hanlan's Point
    • September 2
      Another edition of Whiskey Kisses is back for an evening of rare and live R&B performances with the local music scene’s newest artists.
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  • Ongoing events
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    • June 13 - September 2
      It's the final weekend to check out original works by the infamous Banksy before the (unofficial) exhibition moves on.
      213 Sterling Road
    • August 17 - September 3
      The CNE wraps up a season plagued with controversy. If you're crossing the picket line this weekend, lots of eats, attractions and more await you.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 29 - September 1
      There's still lots of time to catch a ton of cool independent horror flicks by filmmakers from all over the world.
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Brian Morton


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