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Weekend Guide: August 8-9

Feeling floral this weekend? Many fun flower related things happening this weekend. Follow the link to check out our weekend guide.


Toronto Zoo Corpse Flower Viewing

What’s that smell? For the second time at the Toronto Zoo’s corpse plant (Amorphophallus titanum) officially named “Vincent Van Gross” is projected to bloom this evening or Friday night! This species only blooms for 8-36 hours and this is the second time this species has bloomed in the GTA!

THURS-SAT


Fleurs de Villes Floral Trail

Fleurs de Villes Inc. is bringing its floral installations blending fashion design and fresh blooms with bespoke floral-dressed mannequins to Bloor-Yorkville. Follow the socially distanced trail around Bloor-Yorkville.

Until SUN

Bloor-Yorkville

BIG on Bloor Festival of Arts & Culture

This year the BIG on Bloor Festival presents several art installations, and murals celebrating our communities magic, creativity, and diversity through arts and culture scattered throughout the Bloordale neighborhood;

Bloor Street West, starting from Dufferin continuing along to Lansdowne.

Until SEPT


The Hanes Sunflower Maze

Hanes Century Farm’s 5-acre Sunflower Maze is a huge hit for Maze goers and photo-op seekers alike. Wander through 8 acres of beautiful blooms & take insta-worthy shots!

The Hanes Corn Maze & Tiny Shop Bakery, #1001 Hwy #5, Dundas


Experience life on a farm of a stunning 10-acre sunflower field – the first-ever and largest sunflower farm in Durham Region. Take a stroll and grab that perfect picture on the tractor along the sunflower trail.

The Sunflower Farm, B24430 Sideroad 17, Beaverton


The Leslieville Flea

The Leslieville Flea is back in person this summer at Ashbridge Estate. Shop from a curated selection of handcrafted, vintage and artisanal items.

SUN 11am-5pm


Stop by a Farmers’ or Flea Market


St. Lawrence Summer Market

SAT 5 AM - 3 PM


Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works

SAT 8AM- 1PM


Kensington Flea & Artisan Market

SAT 11AM- 6PM


Leslieville Farmers’ Market

SUN 9AM- 1:30PM


And as always continue to #staysafe and #wearamask





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