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10 things to do in Toronto today

Colourful costumes, booming music and dacning are all part of events in Toronto today as Caribana parades through downtown. Meanwhile, VELD is back with a stacked lineup. There's movies, music, a flea market and a big poolside party with Sean Paul bringing the beats.

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    • August 3
      The biggest celebration of the year is back to cap off a month of parties and events with a massive parade full of music and dance.
      Exhibition Place
    • August 3
      Reggae, soca, Afrobeats and hip hop are bumping all night long at this huge party from the people behind a new music festival coming this month.
    • August 3
      Disco is back, baby, and London's Nilüfer Yanya is fusing dance beats and chill grooves with hints of rock, for whatever mood you're in.
    • August 3
      The one-and-only reggae star Sean Paul is coming to Toronto for a special Caribana party, alongside Jed Harper and Chris LaRoque.
    • August 3
      Metalcore syncs up with prog-rock with The Northern's rock/electro mashups played alongside Single Wound, Anneliese and LOST LIGHT.
    • August 3
      Heavy lip-liner, frosted tips and mini-buns are all part of this epic 90s video dance party with all the best tunes, from the decade that never left.
    • August 3
      It's been 35 years since the release of director John Carpenter's sci-fi love story that stars a young Jeff Bridges as a visitor from another world.
      The Royal Cinema
    • August 3-4
      VELD is back with a stacked lineup of performances by hip-hop and electro artists like Cardi B, Tiësto, Skrillex and Kygo.
      Downsview Park
    • August 3-11
      Some of the top tennis stars in the world are coming to Toronto for this big annual tournament with Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka and more playing.
      Aviva Centre
    • August 3 - September 7
      Handmade crafts, jewellery, vintage clothing, records, antiques and other recycled and repurposed treasures can all be found at this big flea.
      Kensington Market
    Lead photo by

    Jesse Milns

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


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