Pokemon continues to dominate the city but don’t forget there is also music, beer, jerk and bacon!
Hot Docs Cinema, August 6th
Enjoy a blast of Canadiana as Pursuit of Happiness’ Moe Berg spins homegrown classics while filmmaker sets us up for the screening of The Tragically Hip’s 2012 concert documentary Bobcaygeon. The Beer and Film Combo is a modest $18.
Burl’s Creek, August 4th-7th
Fresh from its WayHome cleanup, Oro-Medonte will be the stage for some of the biggest names in country music. This four day event features camping, music and lots of cowboy boots.
All Over Toronto, August 4th-14th
Enjoy dance, music, theatre and live art with over 10 days of activities happening around the city. The Festival Hub at the Factory Theatre is a great place to start with access to performances, artists as well tickets and schedules.
Metro Convention Center, August 6th
If you are wondering what all that noise is, look no further than the downtown core as a one day festival celebrating all things “modified” takes over the convention floor. Tickets start at $27.
Port Dalhousie, August 6th-7th
If beer is your thing but want to get out of dodge this weekend take a run for the border and stop at the Niagara Craft Beer Festival. Live music, food and over 30 brands on hand to sample.
Centennial Park, August 5th-7th
Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavours of the Caribbean with spicy food, drink and music. General admission starts at just $7 online.
Fort York, August 6th
An all ages event, Fort York is the site for EDM, Hip Hop and R&B on Saturday August 6th. Tickets are multi tiered and include a VIP package.
Cadillac Lounge, August 6th
If country, rock or electronica is not your thing then maybe surf music is your beat of choice this week. Hosted by the Toronto Vintage Society, beachy drinks, music and more will satisfy all you tiki needs.
Harbourfront Centre, August 6th-7th
Free admission for you and the whole family, explore the art of yoga by participating in a class or discovering a new technique. All the classes are performed alongside live music and a great waterfront view.
Evergreen Brickworks, August 4th
Call it a boozy birthday or a cozy beer fest as Muskoka Brewery celebrates the big 2-0 at the Evergreen Brickworks. 20 Ontario Craft Brewers will be on hand with Muskoka inspired pours to taste, food pairings, music and more.
The Danforth, August 5th-7th
In the spirit of all things souvlaki, Krinos’ Taste of the Danforth returns for its mind boggling 23rd year. As Canada’s largest street festival be prepared to dance, drink and eat all of the Greek food.
Jonathan Ashbridge Park, August 6th
The winner of the best bacon dish takes home the golden spatula during this one day event celebrating everyone’s favourite cured meat.