Toronto is hosting a massive Korean Harvest Festival this weekend

Aug 20 2019, 9:06 am

As the end of summer draws near, you want to ensure that you spend as much time out in the sun as possible.

And the Korean Harvest Festival that’s taking over Mel Lastman Square this weekend is the perfect excuse to do just that.

Celebrating its 19th year, the festival will run on August 24 and 25, with approximately 35,000 attendees expected to come out and enjoy Korean food, drinks, and cultural events.

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The theme for this year’s festival is “Korea Meets the World,” and special events and stage performances will be incorporating that message.

There will be a K-Pop Dance Competition, Champion of Masked Singer, various eating contests, Janice Jo Lee, Sina Bathaie, Roa (HyunYoung) Lee, and many more entertaining experiences to behold.

Also, in collaboration with Dream Makers, the festival will be bringing special guests and guest performers Ricky Kim, Yooshin Kim, and Seungju Ryu.

Plus, the “Taste of Korea” zone will be filled with Korean food, snacks, and various beverages.

Opening ceremonies will take place on Saturday, August 24 at 5 pm.

The event is free to attend, so ensure you visit and celebrate one of the last summer weekends that 2019’s got!

Korean Harvest Festival

Where: Mel Lastman Square – 5100 Yonge Street
When: August 24 and 25, noon to 10 pm


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