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10 things to do in Toronto today

It's finally here! The CNE kicks off as part of events in Toronto today with lots of new and classic stuff, cheap eats and outrageous food. Elsewhere, The Danforth Music Hall kicks off a weekend of birthday celebrations and you can get yourself some free butter chicken.

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    • August 16
      The vibes are hot with a solid lineup of local acid-electro DJ Korean Town Acid, Blk riot grrrl rapper Myst Milano and DJ NDN.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • August 16
      The Toronto Palestine Film Festival is ready to put on their annual free outdoor film screening, this time featuring Wajib, plus food, music and food.
      Christie Pits Park
    • August 16
      The bass is getting slapped with Japanese pop rocker Miyavi and his deep grooves and dance beats that are sure to get your feet moving.
      Queen Elizabeth Theatre
    • August 16
      The Danforth is celebrating 100 years of music with two nights of concerts, including Montreal's indie punk rockers Wolf Parade and Bad Waitress.
    • August 16
      Matagali is ready to launch a new tasting menu and is set to give away free house-made butter chicken, naan and prizes for one day only.
    • August 16
      The Manifesto is heating up and it's ready to launch its new website with a party that features local DJs and a panel on Owning Your Narrative.
      Suit 501
    • August 16-18
      This year marks 50 years since the biggest musical festival in history and this documentary captures the excitement and music of Woodstock.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • August 16-18
      Streetwear brand Pushthewall is having its first pop-up with gear priced between 2$-35$ and a early 2000's hip-hop-inspired capsule.
      187 Augusta Ave
    • August 16-18
      The waterfront comes to life during this huge celebration of Barbadian culture with a series of free concerts, food, activities and lots more.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • August 16 - September 2
      One of the year's most anticipated events returns as the CNE kicks off two weeks of carnival festivities like rides, games, food, shows and lots more.
      Exhibition Place
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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