5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, August 18

Aug 17 2016, 10:33 pm

Rain or shine, there are enough awesome events in Toronto today to keep us smiling.

From Tony Hawk (yes, really) to Lil Yachty and of course, Sail-In Cinema, here are some things to check out today in Toronto!

Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

To celebrate the Canadian launch of his signature apparel, accessories, and footwear brand, the Tony Hawk Lands in Canada event will feature the 900 man himself, along with other skateboarders.

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: August 18 at 8 am

Tasty Thursdays

As part of the summer line up hosted by City Hall, Tasty Thursdays will feature delicious foods in time for lunch, along with live music. This event ends next Thursday!

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: August 18 at 11 am – 2pm

Sail-In Cinema

The two-sided floating movie experience is a must see for Torontonians, on land or at sea, and it returns tonight! This is the only outdoor theatre that caters to boaters and leg commuters alike. And it’s totally free.

Where: Sugar Beach, 25 Dockside Drive
When: August 18 – 20

Queen West Night Market

Check out Toronto’s independent retailers and local craft food brands in a night of exploring Queen West’s trendiest retailers while snacking on treats made by some of the city’s favorite makers.

Where: Queen West between Peter and Palmerston
When: August 18 at 6 – 8 pm

Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty is definitely lil – 18-years-old to be exact. The young Atlanta rapper/hip hop artist and his unique sound has captured a new generation of rap fans. Catch his anticipated debut show in Toronto tonight – if you’re able to get tickets!

Where: Pheonix Concert Theatre , 410 Sherbourne Street
When: August 18 at 8 pm