Weekend Guide: August 21-22

It's going to be another hot & humid weekend—full of things to do! Check out our weekend guide for our top picks!


162nd Queen’s Plate

A fashion-forward day at the races, The Queen’s Plate festivities include live entertainment, unique dining experiences and world-class horse racing.

Woodbine Racetrack, 555 Rexdale Blvd, Toronto

SUNDAY

woodbine.com/queensplate


Riverdale ArtWalk Show & Sale

A FREE two-day, public fine art exhibition showcasing established and emerging artists in Toronto’s flourishing Queen East arts district.

Jimmie Simpson Park, 872 Queen St E, Toronto

SAT & SUN 11 AM – 6 PM

riverdaleartwalk.ca


BACKYARD @ stackt

Filled with good eats, live music, workshops, night markets + brand experience popped up across a full city block. Start in the sunny afternoon exploring + go late into the evening.

stackt market, 28 Bathurst Street

SAT NOON to 10 PM

stacktmarket.com/event/backyard


Mixto Festival 2021

Outdoor block party with musical performances by bands and DJs, custom visual art installations, food vendors, children’s activities and more. Two afternoons and three nights of music, food, and community.

Lynx Music, 260 Emerson Avenue

FRI-SUN

https://www.mixtofestival.com/2021


Little Canada

From captivating vistas to famous landmarks, iconic cityscapes and little stories, you can visit this vast miniature Canada in just a few short hours.

10 Dundas East

little-canada.ca/visit-us


Alice in Wonderland

This playful reimagining of the beloved classic will delight audiences of all ages.

Guildwood Park, 201 Guildwood Parkway

Until Aug 28

www.guildfestivaltheatre.ca


StoryTent

Come one, come all, to gather around the StoryTent! Experience the joy of listening to stories, songs, and rhymes from Storytelling Toronto’s popular and much loved story circle program.

High Park Amphitheatre

SAT & SUN 10AM

www.canadianstage.com


ImagineDragons Light Forest

Imagine Dragons features dazzling lighting and immersive theatrical Medieval displays throughout the gardens, tunnels and stables of the historic castle.

Casa Loma

Until Aug 29

Casaloma.ca


Sugar Rush Toronto

A vibrant walk through 50,000 square feet of pure Candytropolis featuring colourful installations, one-of-a kind art displays, live performances, custom parade floats, and candy-powered interactions.

Square One Shopping Centre, Lot 6

Until Sept 6

www.sugarrushtoronto.ca


Terra Lumina

The immersive light show features an illuminated 1.5 km trail designed to make you feel like you’ve travelled to a “radiant” future world.

The Toronto Zoo

www.torontozoo.com/terralumina


Farmers’ Markets

Full list is here: https://bit.ly/3xumM7j


Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works

Evergreen's Saturday Farmers Market runs year-round, connecting people in Toronto to local Ontario farmers and producers.

SAT 8AM- 1PM

evergreen.ca


The Leslieville Farmers’ Market

Sundays 9am - 2pm

150 Greenwood Ave

leslievillemarket.com


And as always continue to #staysafe and #wearamask

#copingwithcovidto #stayhome #easttoronto



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