5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, August 28

Aug 27 2018, 7:35 pm

Looking for something new to do in Toronto today?

Check out these awesome events happening throughout the city including a free movie screening, free entry to the CNE and more.

Ashkenaz Festival

What: Toronto’s Ashkenaz Festival kicks off Harbourfront Centre (as well as other venues around the GTA) this week and while the programming features music, art, and entertainment, food-wise, look forward to a competitive sampling from some of Toronto’s top bagel meisters at the Bagel Battle as well as touring the world of Sephardic desserts.

When: August 28 to September 3
Time: Varies by day
Where:
 Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Price: Most events are free

Free CNE Entry

What:  If you haven’t been to the CNE yet this year, you’re in luck. The CNE announced today that it is offering free entry to its grounds this week. According to the CNE, guests can enter for free before 1 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday courtesy of Lyft.

When: August 28 and 29
Time: Guests can enter before 1 pm
Where: Exhibition Place
Price: Free

Twilight Tuesdays Night Market

What: This is your final chance to check out Twilight Tuesdays Night Market. Look forward to a rotating cast of Toronto restaurants hawking street foods alongside ice-cold Ungava Gin drinks.

When: 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

WWE Smackdown Live

What: Enjoy a taste of nostalgia and witness Smackdown Live this evening. The event will feature WWE superstars AJ Styles, Shinsuke Nakamura, Daniel Bryan, The Miz, Carmella, Charlotte Flair and more.

When: August 28
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $37

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‚Äôs most beloved musical acts, featuring different artists and their signature sounds each week. Tonight is your final chance to attend City Cinema and the closing film will be The Tragically Hip’s¬†Long Time Running.

When: August 7
Time: 8 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Free to attend

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