5 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, August 13

Aug 12 2017, 4:13 am

There is so much to do around town today, Toronto. Don’t let the last day of the weekend go to waste!

From food festivals to flea markets, here are five events worth checking out.

PanAmerican Food Festival

What: We really are a city all about food. The fifth annual Pan American Food Festival showcases the best food products while celebrating the cultural diversity of the Americas.

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
When: August 12 to 13


What: Toronto’s two-day dessert-themed festival returns in August, bringing back all the sugary goodness into our lives. Sample sweet culinary delights and taste award-winning treats, all while benefiting Second Harvest.

When: August 12 to 13
Where: David Pecaut Square, 55 John Street

Christie Pits Film Festival

What: This year, the Christie Pits Film Festival’s theme is EYES ON THE PRIZE, and will be screening films about competition and beating the odds. Locally organized, the Christie Pits Film Festival has attracted thousands to its free weekly series of outdoor films. Sundays throughout the summer, the screenings will include a mix of old and new. Although all screenings are free of charge, there is a suggested donation of $10.

Where: Christie Pits Park, 779 Crawford Ave West
When: August 13

Family Fun in St. James Park

What: Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market will be hosting an afternoon of free family fun at St. James Park. Attractions include healthy snacks, smoothie-making by bicycle, activities, and entertainment.

Where: St. James Park
When: August 13, 10 am to 4 pm

The Trinity Bellwoods Flea – Two Year Anniversary

What: Toronto’s own Trinity Bellwoods Flea market is turning two this weekend. In honour of this milestone, they are hosting a pop-up at the beautiful Great Hall complete with a fresh lineup of local vendors, artisans, and designers.

Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
When: August 13, 10 am to 5 pm

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