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

Aug 27 2019, 7:30 pm

Another Wednesday is ahead of us, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 25¬įC.

Make the most of today by checking out what’s happening in and around Toronto including a fun beer tasting event, a free outdoor screening of Crazy Rich Asians, and a mouthwatering ramen challenge.

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UpMarket: The Floral Edit

What: For the second summer in a row, UpMarket returns to The Lane in Yorkville Village. Every Wednesday during summer, you can shop from a highly curated selection of local vendors offering handmade creations, gourmet foods, and unique gifts. Today is the final day to check the market out so make sure not to miss it.

When: On now through August 28
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: The Lane, Yorkville Village
Price: Free to attend

Caskapalooza

What: As if you needed another excuse to raise a glass in Toronto this summer, CRAFT Beer Market is set to host its first annual Caskapalooza event this August. Entry to this beer-lovers’ event is $25 and include 12 sample beer tokens. Partial proceeds will be donated to The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

When: August 28
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market, 1 Adelaide Street East, Toronto
Price: $25

Mega Ramen Challenge

What: Calling all foodies: Tonight, you have the chance to compete in a massive food challenge, where you must eat a Mega Ramen in 15 minutes. If so, your massive bowl ($35) is free! The dish contains pork belly, pork shoulder, beansprouts, thick noodles, nori, scallions, and a seasoned egg.

When: August 28
Time: 5 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Kinton Ramen, 90 Eglinton Avenue East
Price: Free if you can eat it in 15 minutes or $35

Evergreen’s Summer Wednesdays

What: Summer Wednesdays at Evergreen Brick Works kicks off today! A highlight on Hump Days happening on Wednesday evenings, the event promises food, drinks, and live music each week.

When: August 28
Time: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Movie Nights in The Beach Village: Crazy Rich Asians

What:¬†Tonight is your last chance to catch a movie under the stars in The Beach Village. Tonight’s movie, Crazy Rich Asians,¬†will be played on a large projector screen beginning at dusk at Kew Gardens. Make sure to arrive early to save your spot and don’t forget the popcorn!

Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens, 2075 Queen Street East
Price: Free