5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 27

Aug 24 2018, 8:44 pm

Happy Monday, Toronto.

Get back into the swing of things and kick off the start of the week with these events in the city today.


What: The Canadian National Exhibition might mark the beginning of the end of summer each year but that also means there’s still time for one last hurrah this season. If you haven’t already had your fill of festival foods and outrageous concessions, here’s your chance.

When: Now until September 3
Time: The grounds are open daily from 10 am to midnight, but attractions and rides all close at different times
Where: Canadian National Exhibition, 210 Princes’ Boulevard
Price: General admission is $9.99 on weeknights

Rainhard Brewing Co. Brewmasters Dinner

What: This monthly Brewmasters Dinner features a delicious four-course dinner and Rainhard Brewing Co. beer pairing.

When: August 27
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Craft Beer Market Toronto, 1 Adelaide Street East
Price: $60

Top Shuck 2018 | Toronto’s End of Summer Oyster Event

What: Come and enjoy delicious food and drink as Pure Spirits Oyster House hosts some of the best seafood joints in town for its annual shucking showdown. Enjoy a late summer evening on the courtyard patio with coastal eats, and cold drinks, while watching the live competition for the 1st place prize of $500.

When: August 27
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where: Pure Spirits Oyster House, 55 Mill Street
Price: This event is free and open to the public

WWE Monday Night Raw

What: Enjoy a taste of nostalgia and witness Monday Night RAW this Monday evening. The doubleheader event will include Ronda Rousey, Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns, Bobby Lashley, Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins to name a few.

When: August 27
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $37

Hogtown Heatwave – The Best of The Second City

What: Hogtown Heatwave kicks off at Second City tonight, featuring the comedy centre’s funniest and hottest material of all time.

When: August 27
Time: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Price: From $16

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