It’s a brand new week, Toronto!
Make the most it by checking out some of the awesome events happening throughout the city.
From the return of OVO Fest to the 52nd annual Caribana Festival, here are the top events happening in the city from July 29 to August 4.
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What: In case you’ve already re-watched The Office for the umpteenth time on Netflix, you’ll soon have the chance to see your favourite paper company employees live on for another day. This summer, the off-Broadway performance, The Office! A Musical Parody is heading to Toronto for a four-week run at Mirvish’s CAA Theatre.
When: July 30 to August 25
Time: Tuesday to Saturday, 8 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 2 pm; Sunday evening, 7 pm
Where: CAA Theatre, 651 Yonge Street
Price: From $42
What: NBA Champion and Toronto Raptor, Serge Ibaka, has partnered with a Toronto Startup Underwear Brand Topik Wear and together they are hosting an exclusive Men’s Underwear launch this week. Serge Ibaka will be in attendance at the pop-up’s launch party on August 1 and will be discussing the Serge Ibaka Foundation and the vision of Topik Wear. The pop-up will also have fun activations, games, raffle giveaways, and more.
When: August 1 and 2
Time: Thursday, 6:30 pm to 10 pm (19+ event); Friday, 1 pm to 7 pm
Where: Yorkville Village
Price: Private pop-up (August 1) $140, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Serge Ibaka Foundation.
What: Now in its 52nd year, Caribana weekend will take over Toronto this August for a massive, city-wide celebration featuring Caribbean music, dance, costume, parties, and food.
When: August 1 to 4
Where: Multiple venues
Price: Varies by event
What: If you didn’t get enough of your electronic music fill at Dreams Festival (and are feeling particularly ambitious), you can make up for it in your costume-clad glory at the annual Veld Music Festival.
When: August 3 and 4
Where: Downsview Park, Downsview Park Allen Road
Price: Full weekend from $269.50
What: Toronto is the centre of the tennis world as the Rogers Cup returns for another exciting year of intense tennis matches.
When: August 3 to 11
Where: Aviva Centre: York University, 1 Shoreham Drive, Suite 100
What: Drake’s ninth OVO Fest is back and returning to the Budweiser Stage this summer. The festival takes place on August 4 and 5, with B2K, Chingy, Ying Yang Twins, Lloyd, Mario, Pretty Ricky, and Bobby V scheduled for the first day. Day 2 just features Drake right now, but as always, OVO Fest is full of surprises, so that list of artists is bound to increase during the Fest.
When: August 4 and 5
Time: 6:30 pm to 11 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage