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25 things to do in Toronto for Labour Day weekend 2019

Labour Day weekend events in Toronto for 2019 offer lots of things to do during the unofficial last days of summer. The CNE is wrapping up for another year but not before the big Air Show. There's a big block party and the Aga Khan is opening its doors for free.

  • Top Picks
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 30 - September 1
      The city's newest shipping container market is throwing a big block party with artists coming out to create murals, plus music, food and talks.
      Stackt Market
    • August 30 - September 2
      This big performance festival is packed with amazing acts of all kinds, while admission is by donation, with proceeds going to Epilepsy Toronto.
      Woodbine Park
    • August 31 - September 1
      The last Electric Island has come too quickly, but there's still two days of beats from some big names in electro at this long weekend festival.
      Ontario Place
    • August 31 - September 1
      The Aga Khan Museum is turning five and celebrating with a weekend-long festival with music, performances and free admission to the museum.
      Aga Khan Museum
    • August 31 - September 2
      Keep your eyes on the skies this weekend as Snowbirds, jets and Red Arrows zip through the air and perform synchronized stunts.
      Exhibition Place
  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
    Location
    • August 30 - September 2
      Take a stroll through a huge art festival with hundreds of artisans setting up shop in the Distillery to feature music and workshops as well.
      Distillery District
    • August 30 - September 2
      It's a weekend of good music and vibes as musicians from all over drop by for this Caribbean music festival and huge cookout.
      Downsview Park
    • August 30 - September 2
      Ontario Place is the spot to be this long weekend, with lots of activities for everyone, like skateboarding, painting, music, yoga, movies and more.
      Ontario Place
  • Food & Drink
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  • Music
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  • Film
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    • August 30
      Part of the the Sanghum Film Series that looks at portrayals of women in Hindi Cinema, this film explores love and the freedom to choose.
      The Royal Cinema
    • August 30 - September 1
      Back again is this film series dedicated to Ukrainian cinema and stories with a selection of works by Ukrainian filmmakers.
      Imagine Cinemas Carlton
    • August 30 - September 5
      It was the 1960s and young musician Leonard Cohen was deeply in love with his greatest muse, Marianne Ihlen that inspired much of his early work.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • August 31
      The more the merrier at this showcase that will see sixty emerging artists come together to show 12 shorts, written and performed by them as a collective.
      Revue Cinema
  • Parties
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • August 31
      Party it out by the beach at this Labour Day long weekend edition of Sunnyside with DJs Chus and Ceballos spinning all the best house and electro.
      Sunnyside Pavillion
    • August 31
      Snoop Doggy Dog — a.k.a. DJ Snoopadelic — is dropping by to provide the beats for some long week pool party fun.
    • August 31
      Wiggle it out at this family and pet-friendly beach party with groovy beats by local DJs TAKIN & Christina Barroness spinning throughout the day.
      Cherry Beach
  • Markets and pop-ups
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  • Ongoing events
    Date
    About the Event
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    • August 16 - September 2
      It's the final weekend for the CNE, but there's still plenty of time to get in of the carnival fun with rides, games, food, drinks, shows, shopping and more.
      Exhibition Place

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Hector Vasquez


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