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The top 10 events in Toronto this August

The top events in Toronto for August 2019 give honourable mention to the totally sold-out OVO Fest while still including lots of music festivals like a newcomer from Amsterdam. The CNE is back and the MOCA is having a party. Free stuff, concerts and food events are all on, too.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 3-4
      Cardi B, Tiesto, Skrillex and Kyo are just some of the big names hitting the stage at this year's biggest EDM/electro/hip-hop music festival.
      Downsview Park
    • August 9-10
      The summer edition of this big beer festival is back with a weekend of Ontario's best craft beer on tap, plus food trucks, games and more.
      Roundhouse Park
    • August 9-11
      Greek food galore is on at this annual festival in Greektown, with three days of food, drinks, performances, a midway and lots more.
      Greektown
    • August 9-11
      Over 150 food and artisan vendors are setting up shop at Ontario Place for this massive night market that focuses on Pan-Asian food cuisine.
      Ontario Place
    • August 11
      New this year is this music festival born out of Amsterdam's electro scene and including performances by local and international DJs.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • August 16
      Fitness and fun come together at this huge, neon-lit night run that includes 5K and 10K courses and post-run celebration with food, drinks and music.
      Sunnybrook Park
    • August 17
      The MOCA is getting into the after-hours party game with an artists' takeover of two floors of the museum for a night of music, art and installations.
    • August 17-18
      Wavelength is back with a weekend of music and art that highlights the city's indie scene with performances by Milk & Bone and many more.
      Stackt Market
    • August 16 - September 2
      One of the year's most anticipated events returns as the CNE kicks off two weeks of carnival festivities that includes rides, games, food, shows and lots more.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 22-25
      All-things fandom are on at this annual pop culture convention with special guests, a big market, workshops, performances and lots more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez


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