5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 7

Aug 7 2019, 2:30 am

Happy Humpday, Toronto!

Whether you’re in the mood for live music or a movie under the stars, here are five great way to spend your Wednesday, August 7.

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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.

When: August 7
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: The Lane, Yorkville Village
Price: Free to attend

Dîner en Blanc

What: Toronto’s top-secret white party is set to pop-up once again this summer. Dîner en Blanc, the wildly popular and secretive annual event returns for its seventh year in Toronto and will see white-clad diners gather for an epic and visually stunning pop-up picnic this evening.

When: August 7
Time: TBA
Where: TBA
Price: Register for the waitlist here

Movie Nights in The Beach Village: The Sandlot

What: Movie Nights are back for 2019! Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park. Movies will be played on large projector screens beginning at dusk and alternating each Wednesday between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens. Tonight’s screening is The Sandlot.

When: August 7
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens
Price: Free

Regent Park Film Festival: Your Name

What: Under The Stars returns to Regent Park for the sixth year in a row, showing widely-loved films that prominently feature Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour on screen. Each week, there will be a pre-show before the film with family-friendly activities that change week to week. Tonight’s screening is Your Name. 

When: August 7
Time: Pre-show begins at 7 pm
Where: Regent Park, 585 Dundas Street East
Price: Free

Open Roof Festival

What: Open Roof Festival will be back for its tenth season this summer will feature live music and film screenings with food and drinks. And remember: The event has moved from Sudbury Street to Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle near the new site of MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). The evening will kick off with music from Sauna, which will be followed by a screening of The Biggest Little Farm. 

When: August 7
Time: Event kicks off at 7 pm, music at 8 pm, movie at 9 pm
Where: Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle (the lot adjacent to 158 Sterling Road)
Price: $15

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