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10 things to do in Toronto today

It's the Friday heading into a long weekend and events in Toronto are ready to let loose as the Caribana celebrations get underway with the return of JERK and Island Soul at Harbourfront. Elsewhere, there's a huge rib and food truck festival, plus movies and music as well.

  • Events you might want to check out
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    • August 2
      One of the best Caribana parties of the year is back for seconds to feature some of the city's hottest DJs playing sweaty beats late into the night.
      Masonic Temple
    • August 2
      Catch a night of sweet island vibes with a showcase of artists, including reggae singer Carol Brown with Reggaddiction and more playing for free.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • August 2
      Party it up at the Drake as Kuruza returns with a night of Afro-inspired sounds and a DJ collective that's set to bring on the good vibes.
    • August 2
      This French disco party is kicking off a summer of European-style beats with a tribute to musical genius Philippe Zdar of Cassius.
    • August 2
      Toronto's own bedroom pop duo Teen Ravine have begun carving out a place for slow, melodic synth and instrumental tunes that are delicate and beautiful.
      Arraymusic
    • August 2-5
      A weekend of Caribbean music, food, entertainment, comedy and more is on, featuring local and international emerging artists and musicians.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • August 2-5
      Don't forget the wet naps as this huge annual rib festival features ribbers from all over the province, all dropping by for a weekend of sticky-fingered fun.
      Thomson Memorial Park
    • August 2-5
      A huge fleet of the city's best food trucks is pulling to Woodbine Park for a huge, four-day festival featuring all kinds of great street food treats.
      Woodbine Park
    • August 2-8
      Can a trip change your life? This film explores an experiment in kindness and takes Tarek Mounib on a journey into human connection.
      Imagine Cinemas Carlton
    • August 2-19
      One of the greatest movies ever made is celebrating 40 years since it captured the gritty life of New York street gangs in the rough and tough late 1970s.
      The Royal Cinema
    Lead photo by

    Jesse Milns

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


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