5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, September 3

Aug 31 2018, 8:35 pm

It’s supposed to be hot this Labour Day Monday, so enjoy the last of your long weekend, head outside, and check out these events in the city.

Canadian National Exhibition (CNE)

What: No summer is complete without a visit to the EX. Get some food, and win some ridiculously large prizes.

When: September 3
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Canadian National Exhibition, 210 Princes’ Boulevard
Price: General admission is $19.99

Rogers Ignite TV Command House

What: This holiday Monday, entertainment enthusiasts are invited to attend the city’s largest ‘house party’ where fan-favourite content will come to life. This entertainment extravaganza will feature non-stop free activities including movie screenings, celebrity meet-and-greets, opportunities to rub elbows with current and former Blue Jays and Maple Leaf players and plenty of family-friendly activities.

When: September 3
Time: 10 am to 11 pm
Where: Roundhouse Park, 255 Bremner Blvd.
Price: Admission is free

Brewer’s Backyard

What: Celebrate the final weekend of summer with a few brews. The line-up of breweries includes Big Rock, Collective Arts, Eastbound, Exchange Brewery, GLB, Goose Island, Northern Maverick, and Red Thread alongside food vendors including Arepa Republic, FeasTO, Fidel Gastro, Meltdown Cheesery, and the Pop Stand.

When: September 3
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

Labour Day Lunch Cruise

What: Soak up the last long weekend of summer in true Toronto style — out on the water with spectacular views of the skyline and delicious eats prepared by executive chef Andrew Capone, formerly of The Drake, Thuet and The Harbord Room. Perfect summer cocktails are also available for purchase.

When: September 3
Time: Boat begins boarding at 1 pm, cruise ends at 4 pm
Where: Mariposa Cruises
Price: $59.95

Promise Cherry Beach 2018 Summer Finale

What: You can say farewell to summer and this year’s run of Promise Cherry Beach that this finale party. Come and enjoy a lineup of new faces and lifelong favourites and a mix of sunny electro, house, and techno music.

When: September 3
Time: 3 pm to 11 pm
Where: Cherry Beach, Cherry Street just south of Unwin Avenue
Price: $20

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