5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 22

Aug 21 2018, 8:55 pm

Another cloudy day is ahead of us, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 21°C.

Make the most of today by checking out what’s happening in and around Toronto this fine Wednesday.


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

Yoga in St. James Park

What: Break up your afternoon with a free outdoor yoga class in St. James Park led by the YMCA. Classes will run every Wednesday of the month.

When: August 22
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: St. James Park, 120 King East
Price: Free

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.

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

Open Roof Festival

What: On Wednesday evenings, Open Roof Festival features live music and film screenings with food and drinks. The guitar pop of Omhouseled by Steven Foster will kick off the evening before wrapping up the 2018 season of movies under the stars with one of the most talked about films of the year, Sorry to Bother You.

When: August 22
Time: Doors open at 7 pm
Where: Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle (the lot adjacent to 158 Sterling Road)
Price: $15

Movie Nights in The Beach Village

What: Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park every Wednesday with screenings will rotate between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens Park. As always, admission (and popcorn) is FREE. Tonight’s screening is Blades of Glory. 

When: August 22
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Ivan Forrest Gardens Park
Price: Free to attend

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