5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 26

Aug 25 2019, 7:30 pm

Get it started on the right note by checking out some of the awesome events happening in and around the city today, including the last day of the CNE Food Truck Frenzy, a free lunchtime yoga session, and more.

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CNE 2019

What: No summer is complete without a visit to the EX to take in the sounds, tastes, rides, and animals. Get some food, and win some ridiculously large prizes.

When: On now until September 2
Time: 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Canadian National Exhibition, 210 Princes’ Boulevard
Price: All attractions and shows are FREE with admission to the CNE

CNE Food Truck Frenzy

What: The annual CNE Food Truck Frenzy wraps up summer by bringing together nearly two dozen food trucks. Conveniently, this food fest takes place at the same time as the CNE Craft Beer Fest so you can wash down your fave curbside eats with a cold one.

When: On now until August 26
Time: 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Situated on Princes’ Boulevard just inside the historic Princes’ Gates
Price: Admission to the festival is included with entry to the CNE

Yoga in the Square

What: It’s almost time to get your stretch on. Because Yoga in the Square is officially returning to Yonge-Dundas square in June. The popular downtown Toronto hub is teaming up with lululemon for the second year in a row to bring the city free, weekly community yoga sessions.

When: On Monday’s now through September 2
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to participate

Battlemat Board Game Night

What: Rally up your friends! Every Monday night, the kind folks from Snakes & Lattes are getting the dice rolling at Rec Room’s weekly board game night.

When: August 26
Time: 8 pm to 12 am
Where: Rec Room, 255 Bremner Boulevard
Price: No cover

ALTdot Comedy Lounge

What: ALTdot features regular drop-in guests from around the world, character pieces, and fantastic stand-up all showcased in a comfortable cabaret atmosphere, making it a must-see comedy experience.

When: August 26
Time: 9 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Rivoli Backroom, 334 Queen Street West
Tickets: $10 at the door