Things to Do: August

August in Toronto signals the end of the summer. Here are a few events to help you take advantage of the last bit of summer:

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  • The Toronto Islands
    • After a summer of being shut down due to flooding, the Toronto Islands are finally reopening on July 31st
    • Take the ferry from the Jack Layton Terminal and enjoy the quiet beaches and beautiful nature
  • SummerWorks Performance Festival– Aug 3- 13
    • Huge festival with various performances taking place at various venues around the city
    • Most performances are PWYC (pay what you can)!
  • Toronto Food Truck Festival– Aug 4- 7
    • There’s nothing that Toronto does better than weird or trendy foods.
    • Check out various vendors to get a taste of the different foods in Toronto
  • Taste of India Food Festival– Aug 5
  • Grande Parade- Toronto Caribbean Festival– Aug 5
    • The big finale of Toronto’s annual Caribbean Festival
  • Waterfront Night Market– Aug 11- 13
    •  A Pan-Asian food festival by the lake
  • Taste of the Danforth– Aug 11-13
    • Toronto’s annual Greek food festival
  • CNE– Aug 18- Sept 4
    • The Canadian National Exhibition signals the end of summer in Toronto.
    • Come for food, rides, games, and much more!
      • Events include annual airshow, outdoor concerts, and even more food trucks.

Enjoy the rest of your summer!

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