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

www.sugarrushtoronto.ca


Blindness

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

www.mirvish.com/shows/blindness


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

Opens Aug 5

little-canada.ca/visit-us/


Lakeview Village Sunflowers

One million sunflowers are now in bloom just off of Lakeshore Rd. in Mississauga near the Waterfront Trail.

mylakeviewvillage.com/one-million-sunflowers


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

www.letsdosummerto.com


Terra Lumina

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

www.torontozoo.com/terralumina


Beyond Monet

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

monettoronto.com


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

www.canadianstage.com


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!

Fort York

Until Sept 5

topictureshow.com/2021


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

www.vangoghexhibit.ca


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


ArtWalk

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

smartvmc.com/events


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

thebentway.ca


Eats Night Market

Enjoy an internationally influenced night market showcasing street foods and drinks from around the world.

FRI-SUN 5pm-midnight

Streeteatsmarket.com


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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