Toronto is a wonderful place to be in. Great festivals, many places to be in and that are totally cool for those who love to spend their summer going out. This list will tackle great 25 events from August until the end of this year. You should check this out so that you’ll know what great events that you want to join and plan your schedule ahead.

 

 

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  1. HART HOUSE CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL (August 1)Website: www.harthouse.ca
    The 6th annual Hart House Craft Beer Festival will again give us different variety of beers with BBQ meal. New breweries for this year include Steam Whistle Brewery, Mill St Brewery and Amsterdam Brewery.

 

 

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2. CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL TORONTO (August 1-4)
Website: www.torontocarribeancarnival.com
The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto will again hold its multicultural festival that features dancing, art and cuisine from our Caribbean friends. Participants all over the world come to witness this festival.

 

 

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3.ROGERS CUP
The annual Rogers Cup will be held in Toronto with the prize of $3 million USD that awaits the winner. The event will be at Rexall Centre from August 3-11.

 

 

 

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4. OVO FEST (August 4-5)
Website: www.octobersveryown.blogspot.ca
Drake will hold its 4th annual OVO Fest. The back to back performance by Frank Ocean and James Blake as special guests and Drake himself. The Molson Amphitheatre will be rocked with the performance.

 

 

 

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5. THE BEAT DOWN
Website: www.feelthebeat.ca/
The biggest annual hip-hop dance contest in Toronto will groove Ryerson Theatre this August 10. This event is one of the most watched annual event in Toronto. The winners will go home with $2000 cash prize.

 

 

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6. CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION (CNE)
Website: www.theex.com
One of the top 10 largest fairs in North America. The event will be held from August 16- September 2 at Exhibition Place.

 

 

 

 

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7.CARIBBEAN TALES TORONTO FILM SHOWCASE
Website: www.harbourfrontcentre.com
An 11-day festival will showcase Hollywood flicks that were shot in Canada. This will be a good time for movie lovers to witness different and artistic movie flicks. This will be done from September 4-14.

 

 

 

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8. TORONTO INTERNATIONAL  FILM FESTIVAL
Website: www.tiff.net
For 10 day film lovers will witness the best cinema’s in Toronto. From Sep. 5-15, different high quality movies will be shown in various theatres in Toronto.

 

 

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9. VEGETARIAN FOOD FESTIVAL
www.harbourfrontcentre.com/whatson/today.cfm?id=4832
From Sep. 6-8, the largest vegetarian food festival in North America will showcase diverse vegetarian food cuisines.

 

 

 

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10. TOUR DE MISSISSAUGA
On September 15, the cycling competition will be composed of 30, 60 and 100 km options. Everyone is invited in this competition which will also be a good exercise for us.

 

 

 

 

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11. TORONTO BEER WEEK
Website: www.torontobeerweek.com
Toronto Beer Week will give people opportunity again this year to taste different variety of beers in top restaurants in Toronto. This will be from September 19-20.

 

 

 

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12. CANADA’S WALK OF FAMEFESTIVAL
Website: canadaswalkoffame.com/festival
The Canada’s Walk of Fame Festival is on its 4th run this year. From September 19-21 we will witness popular and iconic performances. The venue will be across Toronto downtown. Canada’s breakthrough stars will be expected at this event.

 

 

 

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13. KOLLABORATION TORONTO
Website: www.kollaborationto.org/
The promotion of art and entertainment from the Asian Pacific Islander has been the goal of this event since 2006. Since 2005, the event was supported by various groups and artists including Far East Movement, John Legend, Grace Park and Taboo. The event will be held in September 21.

 

 

 

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14. THE WORD ON THE STREET
Website: www.thewordonthestreet.ca
Canada’s largest book festival in September 23 will showcase again different works of literature. Readers will also have the chance to personally speak with the authors for their question. This will be held at Queens Park.

 

 

 

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15. QUEEN WEST ART CRAWL
Website: www.queenwestartcrawl.com
This celebration in September 21-22 aims to promote the uniqueness of Queen West, an organization that also promotes art and supports artist in running businesses and centers.

 

 

 

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16. WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES
Website: http://walkamiletoronto.com/
In September 26 this Walkathon is unique since participants will walk for one mile using female footwear to raise funds and awareness about violence against women.

 

 

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17. SHOP THE SHORE
In September 21-22 the Lakeshore West and Islington will be fielded with items and shoppers can go and enjoy shopping while listening to cool sets of music.

 

 

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18. SOUPALICIOUS
WEBSITE: www.soupalicious.ca
On September 29, Plant a Row proudly presents Soupalicious, which highlights different soups created by master chefs in Toronto. This will also be an opportunity to introduce different agricultural products in the area.

 

 

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19. SCOTIABANK NUIT BLANCHE
Website: www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca
This citywide event will be free for all this October 5. Contemporary art will be showcased on parade and party will be done all night long.

 

 

 

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20. TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
In various cinemas in Toronto, from October 13-19, you will witness very talented Canadian and International Flamenco performers. It will also provide workshops to interested participants.

 

 

 

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21. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF AUTHORS
This will be the gathering of the best authors in modern literature here in Canada. This will be held at Harbourfront Center in October 24-November 3.

 

 

 

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22. CREATIVE FESTIVAL 2013
In October 25-27, Creativ Festival will provide trainings about making of fashionable products that you can turn into an instant livelihood. This will also showcase creative finish products of this year.

 

 

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23. ZOMBIE WALK
Website: www.torontozombiewalk.ca
This different kind of marathon will be run by zombies (no, not real). Participants will dress in Zombie outfit and walk like a zombie. The event will be in October 26.

 

 

 

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24. TORONTO LUXURY CHOCOLATE SHOW
Website: www.torontochocolateshow.com
In November 3, be prepared for the celebration of chocolates in Toronto. The Luxury Chocolate Show will showcase a variety of fine chocolates from different vendors. Choco lovers would be delighted to attend this event at Roy Thomson Hall.

 

 

 

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25. GOURMET FOOD AND WINE 2013
November 14-17 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, this event will be highlighted with a Food Network stage, celebrity guests and extensive food and liquor preparations. This will be a chance to taste fine dining with different kinds of foods.

 

 

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