5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 29

Aug 28 2018, 7:46 pm

Another hot and humid day is ahead of us, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 31°C.

Stay hydrated, and be sure to check out what’s happening in and around Toronto this Wednesday.

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 Wednesday courtesy of Lyft.

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


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 $10, 100% of which will benefit Dixon Hall Music School. Meanwhile, cask tasters will sell for $2 per fill and feature a selection of 20 unique casks from local breweries.

When: August 29
Time: 4 pm to 8 pm
Where: CRAFT Beer Market, 1 Adelaide Street East, Toronto
Price: $10

Counting Crows ’25 Years and Counting’ Tour

What: The 90s rock band Counting Crows are heading to Toronto this evening to celebrate more than two years of performing together with a concert that will highlight the band’s incredible history. Get ready to belt out the band’s classics like Mr. Jones, Accidentally in Love, Omaha and more.

When: August 29
Time: 6:30 pm
Budweiser Stage, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Price: From $34

Movie Night in the Park: Ratatouille

What: You can enjoy a free screening of Ratatouille at Toronto’s Monarch Park this evening. There will be free popcorn, pop and coffee during the event, as well as contests and prizes.

When: August 29
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Monarch Avenue, 115 Felstead Avenue
Price: Free

Movie Nights in The Beach Village

What: Tonight is your final chance to enjoy a free movie under the stars at Toronto’s Beach Village. Tonight’s screening of Wonder Woman will take place at Kew Gardens. As always, admission and popcorn are free.

When: August 29
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens
Price: Free to attend

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