12 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, August 20

Aug 19 2017, 1:53 am

There is so much to do around town today, Toronto. Don’t let the last day of the weekend go to waste! From Tapas to a Seinfeld pop-up cafe, we guarantee you won’t be bored today.

Tapas Journey

What: In case you missed your chance to enjoy some of the cities best Mediterranean food, Tapas Journey wraps up this weekend and is a foodie event you won’t want to miss. A total of 36 restaurants across Toronto will be participating in Tapas Journey. In a celebration of the Mediterranean experience of gathering over good food and good drinks, each restaurant will offer a menu of three small plates, all of which have been created exclusively for Tapas Journey. All menus are paired with an Estrella Damm lager, at a cost of $20.

Where: You can find the addresses to all the participating locations here.
When: August 20

African Fashion Week

What: Celebrating five years, African Fashion Week is five days with a show on each taking place at the ROM. It’s a wonderful celebration of culture, diversity, and a spring board for up and coming designers in the city.

Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park
When: August 20, 6:30 pm to 11 pm

The Big Feastival

What: The Big Feastival is a massive summer festival that began in 2011 on a farm in Kingham, UK. And now, the festivities are crossing the pond to Burl’s Creek. The Feastival promises to bring its unique blend of live music, incredible food, and all around family entertainment, giving Canadians a chance to join in on the fun.

Where: Burl’s Creek, Oro-Medonte
August 20

Camp Wavelength

What: The stalwart Camp Wavelength music festival returns to the city this weekend. The weekend event will offer an exciting mix of ticketed concerts at the city’s favourite music venues and free outdoor shows in special locations, featuring an impressive lineup of musical artists, along with the same magical arts and activities you’ve come to expect from Camp Wavelength.

Where: Various locations in the city
When: August 20

Beats, Breaks & Culture

What: Come and check out upcoming Canadian talent in hip-hop and dance music. This event will feature free shows from artists like Austra, Dead Obies and Rae Spoon.

Where: Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage
When: August 20, 8 pm to 11 pm

Seinfeld Pop-Up Cafe

What: Throw on your best puffy shirt and urban sombrero, there’s an awesome Seinfeld-themed pop-up cafe happening in Toronto this weekend. Enjoy art by Jenny Klonteig and Seinfeld themed drinks and snacks. It’s gonna be a peach!

Where: Field Trip Cafe, 3 Westmoreland Avenue
When: August  20, 7 pm to 2 am

Taste of Manila

What: This weekend, the corner of Bathurst and Wilson (the epicenter of Toronto’s Filipino community) will be transformed into an incredible Filipino street festival. Come and check out the local businesses, take in the culture and feast on Philippine delicacies and authentic Filipino culinary delights.

Where: Bathurst and Wilson Street
When: August 20, 11 am to 11 pm

Wild Blueberry Weekend

What: This berry special edition of the Brick Works’ weekend market will see 20+ food producers, preserves, bakers, and chefs highlight this delicious super fruit in products and dishes.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
When: August 20

Christie Pits Film Festival

What: The Christie Pits Film Festival is wrapping up this weekend and will be hosting a special closing weekend lineup of two surprise films. This year, the Christie Pits Film Festival’s theme is EYES ON THE PRIZE, so you can expect to catch a flick about competition and beating the odds. Although all screenings are free of charge, there is a suggested donation of $10.

Where: Christie Pits Park, 779 Crawford Ave West
When: August 20

Open Streets TO

What: Open Streets TO is the city’s largest free recreation program, unlike any other in the country. Certain city streets will temporarily open to people and close to cars and the streets will become “paved parks” where people of all ages, abilities, and social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds can come out and improve their health.

Where: Along Bloor and Yonge Streets
When: August 20, 10 am to 2 pm

East End Beer Fest

What: Three hundred east side beer enthusiasts will raise a glass at The Broadview Hotel at this inaugural event taking place Sunday, August 20 in the newly opened event space, Lincoln Hall.

Where: The Broadview Hotel, 106 Broadview Avenue
When: August 20, 3 pm to 6 pm

India Day

What: Celebrate India’s 70th Independence Anniversary at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square this Sunday. This free, family-friendly event will feature cricket pitch, kids zone, a variety of mouth-watering Indian food, traditional clothes and fashion accessories for sale and much more.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: August 20, 12 pm to 10 pm

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