Top 6 in the 6ix: Can’t miss Toronto events August 14 to 20
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Summer time means longer days, so make sure to take in everything that’s happening in the city this week.
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From a swanky all white dinner to a sail-in outdoor movie, we’ve rounded up the hottest Toronto events taking place this week.
Dînner en Blanc
What: Every summer in cities around the world, thousands of people dressed entirely in white descend on a landmark public space with everything they need for an elegant soirée in tow, including folding table and chairs, gourmet picnic food, fine china, silverware, and tablecloth.
Where: Location announced the night of event
When: August 16, 6 pm to 11 pm
What: Sail-In Cinema is coming back to Toronto this summer for its seventh year and this week, Sugar Beach will be transformed into the largest outdoor theatre. Movie buffs will be able to participate from both the shore and the open water thanks to the only duel-sided floating movie screen in the world. This week’s lineup includes Edward Scissorhands, Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark and Beauty and the Beast.
Where: Sugar Beach, 25 Dockside Drive
When: August 17 to 19
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
When: August 18 to 20
What: No summer in Toronto is complete without a visit to the EX! Come and check out the incredible food, catch a show, and try your hand at winning some ridiculously large prizes.
Where: Canadian National Exhibition, 210 Princes’ Boulevard
When: August 18 to September 4
Toronto Vegan Food Festival
What: You definitely don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy the Toronto Vegan Food & Drink Festival! Here you’ll find lots of comfort food, craft bevies, music and more.
Where: Fort York & Garrison Common, 250 Fort York Boulevard
When: August 19, 11 am to 7 pm
What: Join thousands of Torontonians at Canoe Landing Park for an all-day celebration of local music, art, and community this month.
Where: Canoe Landing Park, 95 Fort York Blvd
When: August 19, 1 pm to 11 pm