Weekend Guide: August 7-8
It's August already! What are your plans this month? Check out our weekend guide for our top things to do.
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
Aug 6-Sept 6
Live theatre is back!, but it’ll be unlike anything you’ve seen before. Blindness is a socially distanced light and sound show that takes you into a compelling story about a city gripped by a blindness epidemic.
Princess of Wales Theatre
Until Sunday, August 29th
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
Opens Aug 5
Lakeview Village Sunflowers
One million sunflowers are now in bloom just off of Lakeshore Rd. in Mississauga near the Waterfront Trail.
Let’s Do Summer Food & Wine Bar
The POP UP is built to mimic the garden trail & picnic-— have a drink, play, and snap your best life photos right in the heart of the city. Over a KM of pink flowers, turf covered walls, and plants line the property while the evening lights up with dim lit low hanging amber lights, and burning fires. Enjoy a meal, schedule a wine tasting, or paint a flower pot, among flowers in the garden.
621 Richmond St
Until Aug 16
Terra Lumina is back at the Toronto Zoo this month for more magic under the stars. 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
Over 400 of Claude Monet’s masterpieces will come alive through vivid 360-degree displays. Become one with the paintings as projections of Monet’s pieces swirl around, transforming the space into an ethereal representation of his life’s work.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Opening Aug 5
Dream in High Park
This year's Dream in High Park is a transformation from our usual summer fare to a diverse array of work including theatre, dance, comedy, contemporary and baroque music, and so much more.
High Park Amphitheatre
Until Aug 15
Toronto Outdoor Picture Show
The multi-week film programme will feature both TOPS-curated films AND special screenings presented by some of our favourite Toronto festivals!
Until Sept 5
Immersive Van Gogh
The most talked-about exhibit of last summer is back-- Stop by for a fully immersive display of the famous artist’s greatest works. This exhibit can be enjoyed in person or from the comfort of your car drive-in-style.
1 Yonge St
ImagineDragons Light Forest
Imagine Dragons features dazzling lighting and immersive theatrical Medieval displays throughout the gardens, tunnels and stables of the historic castle.
Until Aug 29
Check out this summer-long event with massive art murals, free drive-in movies, and a food truck market happening right now in Vaughan.
101 Edgeley Blvd. Vaughan
Until Sept 30th
Summer of Play
The Bentway launches Playing in Public this summer, a collection of outdoor and online projects that invite you to rediscover “play” in the city. By the neighbourhood, for the neighbourhood, the program includes 8 art installations, a connective Play Path, roaming and audio experiences, and more.
All summer at The Bentway
Eats Night Market
Enjoy an internationally influenced night market showcasing street foods and drinks from around the world.
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
The Leslieville Farmers’ Market
Sundays 9am - 2pm
150 Greenwood Ave
And as always continue to #staysafe and #wearamask
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