5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, August 21

Aug 20 2018, 8:13 pm

Looking for something fun to do in Toronto today?

Check out these awesome events happening throughout the city including a free movie screening, live music and more.


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 $19.99

Twilight Tuesdays Night Market

What: Twilight Tuesdays Night Market returns to Toronto’s Financial District this August offering another outdoor option to imbibe after a long day stuck inside an office. Look forward to a rotating cast of Toronto restaurants hawking street foods alongside ice-cold Ungava Gin drinks.

When: Every Tuesday until August 28
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Drake One Fifty, 150 York Street
Price: Food and drink tickets will cost just $5 each

Drake and Migos

What: Toronto’s very own Drake will be performing in the 6ix this week as part of his ‘Aubrey and The Three Amigos Tour.’ His 2018 massive tour will be joined by “Walk It Talk It” collaborators Migos, and they stop at the Air Canada Centre for two nights this week.

When: August 21 and 22
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $124

City Cinema: Rockumentaries

What: Yonge-Dundas Square is providing Toronto with the ultimate summer soundtrack with Rockumentaries, a lineup of non-fiction films that explore the life and times of some of North America’s most beloved musical acts, featuring different artists and their signature sounds each week. Screenings take place every Tuesday night. Tonight’s screening is What Happened, Miss Simone?

When: August 21
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to attend

Banged-Up Comedy

What: If you’re looking to save some money but still enjoy a night out, Duffy’s Tavern will be hosting a pay what you can comedy show tonight. Hosted by Grace McClure and Olivia Collict, Banged-Up Comedy features five top comics, one wildcard spot and one pro headliner.

When: August 21
Time: 8 pm to 10 pm
Where: Duffy’s Tavern, 1238 Bloor Street West
Price: Pay what you can

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