Forget the cottage, this long weekend is all about staying in town!
Looking for something fun to do this long weekend in Toronto? Look no further. we put together a list of our favourite weekend events just for you. Check them out below!
A day of performance and interactive installations taking place in the heart of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square from 2-10pm. This year Music in the Barns presents composer John Oswald’s epic composition, “Spectre,” recreated for 1000 string instruments. Check out more details here.
Vietnamese Lantern Festival
The Lantern Festival, also known as the Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival, is a vastly celebrated holiday throughout East Asia. Tet Trung Thu, as it is known in Vietnam, provides families with a chance to gather and celebrate the end of the summer harvest by eating moon cakes, lighting lanterns, and gazing at the moon and stars.
Canadian International Air Show
The Canadian International Air Show (CIAS) is Canada’s largest and longest-running aviation display; and one of the largest air shows in North America! Over its six-decade-plus history, the CIAS has been proud to feature many air show ‘firsts’ including appearances by the Concorde, F-22 Raptor, the V-22 Osprey and more! You can watch this incredibly show FREE from outside the CNE grounds.
Hot & Spicy Food Festival
This year, the Hot & Spicy Food Festival celebrates its 18th anniversary. Culinary experiences shape all aspects of global culture and food continues to thrive as a central method of cultural expression. Let’s explore global cuisine as innovations in food production and preparation move toward a highly specialized art form.
Open Streets TO
Open Streets TO is a concept unlike any other street festival currently in Toronto. Open Streets TO is uniquely focused on promoting physical activity and exploring our city in fun and healthy ways. There will also be no outside vending. Rather, all purchases by participants will be made at established businesses along the route. Lastly, Open Streets TO “soft closes” major signalized intersections.