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30 things to do in Toronto this weekend

Weekend events in Toronto are for maxing, relaxing and sipping suds as the Festival of Beer returns with some great performers. Part of Ossington is shutting down for a street festival and there's a big night market. Music, movies, parties and more are all on as well.

  • Top Picks
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    • July 26
      The Bublé himself is coming to croon to Toronto as he brings his golden voice to the stage for a two-night set.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • July 26-28
      Beer and grub is only one part of this big festival as it includes performances by Ashanti and Ja Rule, members of the Wu Tang Clan and Dwayne Gretzky.
      Bandshell Park
    • July 27
      Good vibes are on at OssFest as part of Ossington Ave closes for a day of yoga, shopping, patio chilling, food, music, performances and more.
      Ossington Ave
    • July 27
      The best way to express yourself is through pins and patches and this annual show features local makers selling all kinds of unique creations.
      Toronto Media Arts Centre
    • July 27
      It's a night of food, drink, farmers, vintage and handcrafted goods and music at this big PWYC night market, hosted by the Leslieville Farmers Market.
      Jonathan Ashbridge Park
    • July 28
      Kensington Market is going car-free once again for another edition of PS Kensington that's full of summertime fun like games, music, art and more.
      Kensington Market
  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
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    • August 4-25
      The Bentway's summer beer garden is just getting started with another day of music from Falcon Jane and Lost Cousins, games, food and lots more.
      The Bentway
    • July 25-28
      A big celebration Iranian artist and culture on with a four-day festival that includes music, dance, theatre, movies, food and a marketplace.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • July 27
      Back again is this huge summer market centred around Black-owned businesses with beauty, art, fashion, food and speciality products for sale.
      Exhibition Place
    • July 27
      Break out your best lei for this annual festival dedicated to Polynesian culture with a full day of performances, food, shopping and activities.
      Mel Lastman Square
    • July 27
      Gear heads are in for a treat as this huge showcase of cars from around the world includes exhibitions, special guests, live entertainment and more.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Food & Drink
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  • Music
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  • Film
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    • July 26 - August 1
      The story of Air Canada flight attendant Gaétan Dugas and so-called "Patient Zero" of the AIDS epidemic extends much farther than one man.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • July 27
      Director Alejandro Jodorowsky's cult classic captured blended Latin American and European cinematic elements to create his own Western world.
      The Royal Cinema
    • July 27
      You hate to see it but this hot and sexy thriller captures the heat of the summer perfectly and comes with special drinks and drunken commentary.
      Revue Cinema
    • July 28
      The Christie Pits Film Festival is back to show this highly stylized thriller about secret identities and even more secret loyalties.
      Christie Pits
  • Parties
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    About the Event
    Location
    • July 26
      A body party like no other, you can volunteer your butt for DJs to spin the hits off all night long along with body shots and free artworks.
    • July 27
      The fire breathing dragon car known as Heavy Meta is pulling to to Sterling Road for a huge party featuring art, performances, rides and lots more.
      The Sands
    • July 28
      Booties will be shaked as legendary Chicago DJ Green Velvet spins the some fo the best house and remixes alongside Manzone & Strong.
    • July 28
      Dance it out in the sand as Promise Cherry Beach returns to feature Berlin's Jennifer Cardini spinning beats under the summer sun.
      Cherry Beach
  • Ongoing events
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Andrew Williamson


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