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July 2019

The Moon: A Voyage Through Time

Thursday, July 18 - Sunday, August 18
Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive
Toronto, ON M3C 1K1 Canada
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon by discovering the wonder, knowledge, and beauty the moon has inspired through the ages. Since the dawn of civilization, the moon has captivated cultures. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, The Moon: A Voyage Through Time explores our enduring fascination with this enchanting orb in the sky and looks at the role it has played in faith, science, and the arts across the…

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Taste of Regent Park

Thursday, July 18 - Wednesday, August 28
Regent Park, 585 Dundas Street East
Toronto, ON Canada
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“Taste of Regent Park is so positive – children, families, friends building a strong community; seeing the same faces, learning about different cultures, eating amazing food!” Taste of Regent Park is a family-friendly festival that animates our community’s namesake green space, also known as “Big Park,” with a celebration of food, community and culture. Held on Wednesday evenings through the summer, Taste of Regent Park features an affordable produce market providing local, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. A pay-what-you-can community meal…

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Pretty Heroes & Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration 2019

Saturday, July 20 @ 10:30 am - Sunday, July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court
Toronto, Ontario M3C 1Z5 Canada
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We first started as the Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration. Now we’re continuing our journey to incorporate even more girl power to meet the demands of fans in Toronto and Canada. We are the first (and currently only) girl power fandom convention in Canada. We want to encourage young people to pursue their dreams and define what being a hero means for them. If you enjoy narratives featuring strong female characters – you will find a positive, welcoming space at our events.…

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Tour and Taste Weekends

Sunday, July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, August 25, 2019

Gibson House, 5172 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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$5 – $8

Enjoy an afternoon tour of the 1850's farmhouse, then relax over tea and homemade cookies at our harvest table in the historic kitchen. Cost: $5.00 - $8.00 Child: $5.00 | Youth: $7.00 | Adult: $8.00 | Senior: $7.00

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Beaches International Jazz Festival Streetfest

Thursday, July 25 - Saturday, July 27
Beaches Streetfest, Queen Street East
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

StreetFest is a Beaches International Jazz Festival signature event showcasing the finest in Big Band, Swing, Dixieland, Smooth, Afro-Cuban, Fusion, Funk, R&B, Ska and Soul sounds that Toronto has to offer. This season over 45 bands will entertain you along a closed to traffic 2.5 km stretch of Queen Street East located between Woodbine Avenue to the west and Beech Avenue to the east between 6pm and 11pm each night. It’s an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of music…

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Tirgan Festival

Friday, July 26 - Sunday, July 28
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
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A weekend-long festival celebrating Iranian arts and culture; featuring theatrical performances, dance, music, a DJ night, numerous kids programs, a traditional tea house, and lots of delicious food. The event will be held in four locations: Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8) Distillery District (7 Tank House Lane, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4) St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts (27 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B4) Michener Institute (222 St. Patrick St, Toronto, ON M5T 1V4)

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5th Annual AlohaFest Toronto

Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mel Lastman Square, North York Civic Centre
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

Hālau Hula I Ka Lā (“Hula School in the Sun”) is excited to present the 5th anniversary of AlohaFest Toronto, the city's original and only united celebration of Polynesian culture. On Saturday July 27th from 11am-7pm, we will share the Aloha spirit through cultural musical and dance performances, fun kids’ crafts and unique items available at the AlohaFest Marketplace. AlohaFest Toronto is one of the few places in the city where guests can indulge in both local favourites and unique…

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August 2019

Joseph Brant Day Festival – A Celebration of Burlington

Monday, August 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
La Salle Park Burlington, ON Canada + Google Map
Free

Celebrate Joseph Brant Day this Civic holiday at La Salle Park from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.! Museums of Burlington is proud to present this free event, celebrating our local heritage, multi-culturalism and community. The day will feature main stage entertainment, food trucks, free children’s activities by local organizations, a Museums Children’s STEAM zone, a vendor’s market, and community displays. Bring your own water bottle and fill up at the quench cart.

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Wigwam Chi-Chemung: Eagle Drum Girl

Monday, August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Trillium Park and the William G. Davis Trail Pavilion, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Toronto, ON M6K 3B9 Canada
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Free

This family friendly event is Inspired by the teachings of Elder Dr. Duke Redbird. Young People’s Theatre, will perform a theatrical reading of Elder Redbird's play, Eagle Drum Girl, featuring Elder Redbird himself! The reading will be followed by an activity for all ages to partake in, and a visit to the Wigwam Chi-Chemung boat.

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The Feast of St. Lawrence

Friday, August 9 - Saturday, August 10
St. Lawrence Market, 92-95 Front St East
Toronto, ON Canada
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The St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto has been a food destination since before this city was established in the 1800s. Today, the area continues this legacy at the world famous St. Lawrence Market and in more than 150 local restaurants and bistros offering cuisine from around the world. With the FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE, we celebrate our rich and delicious history over 2 days in August beginning with a ticketed outdoor fine dining event on Friday night…

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Tall Ships Challenge Ontario Tour – Midland Harbour & Discovery Harbour

Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11
Discovery Harbour, 93 Jury Drive
Penetanguishene, ON Canada
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The TALL SHIPS Challenge Ontario festival in Midland, ON will kick-off with a FREE event Friday August 9th at 7pm downtown with the “ATTACK ON THE PORT OF MIDLAND” as part of the Battle of Georgian Bay War of 1812 re-enactment event. The Attack on the Port of Midland will be a fictional naval Tall Ship battle escalating into a full-scale marine assault landing of American forces on the shores of Midland Harbour. British troops and allies fight a retreating…

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Grace JerkFest

Friday, August 9 - Sunday, August 11
Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Road
Etobicoke, ON Canada
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Grace JerkFest is an annual festival which takes place around the second weekend in August every year. JerkFest celebrates the world renown jerk cuisine. Its a fusion of jerk food, pulsating music, family friendly entertainment, kids zone and good vibes – all under the throbbing Toronto sun.

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Toronto Vegandale Food Drink Festival

Saturday, August 10 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fort York, 250 Old Fort York Blvd
Toronto, ON Canada
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Over 100 of the best vendors from across North America will be available for one day only, dishing up incredible vegan food, drinks and merchandise. We’ll also have all the great music, stage entertainment, larger than life art installations and games that you look forward to each summer. With over 20,000 guests in attendance last year, we’re expecting this exclusive one-day event to sell out. $10 early bird tickets are available now. This is a limited time offer while supplies…

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Pan American Food & Music Festival

Saturday, August 17 - Sunday, August 18
Yonge-Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St East
Toronto, ON M5B 2R8 Canada

The Pan American Food & Music Festival (PAFMF) is Canada’s only annual festival that celebrates the Western Hemisphere’s rich diversity of cuisine, music and art. The fifth annual PAFMF will be presented on August 25 and 26, 2018, with a programming focus on Ecuadorian food and music in celebration of Latin and Pan American cuisine and culture. This free event is presented annually in Toronto to reinforce the growing cultural identity shared among Canadians and the 41 other countries of…

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TAIWANfest

Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 Canada
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Free

Taiwanfest is an annual free event at Harbourfront Center. Celebrate with cultural entertainment, art, music and food. This years theme is Riding the Waves of Vietnam 2019. August 23-25, 2019  

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Scarborough Afro-Carib Fest

Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
Albert Campbell Square at the Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive, Scarborough ON
Scarborough, Ontario Canada
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Free

Afro-Carib Fest (ACF) is a FREE fun-filled weekend for the whole family to celebrate the diversity of African and Caribbean cultures through music, arts, dance, and cuisine. Join us August 24-25 2019 for live music and dance performances from diverse local and international artists, cultural vendors, ethnic food, drum and dance, kids zone, beer tent, dance competition, raffle draw, and much more!

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Afro Carib Fest

Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25
Albert Campbell Square, 150 Borough Drive
Scarborough, Ontario m1p 0b1 Canada
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Free

The award winning Afro-Carib Fest is here for an unforgettable experience, on Saturday August 24 and Sunday August 25, 2019 at the Albert Campbell Square, Scarborough Civic Centre! The event is brought to you by Heritage Skills Development Centre ( HSDC) and will take place from 12pm- 9pm. Join us for a FREE fun filled weekend that includes live music from award winning local and international artists, drum and dance performances, food, cultural parade, youth and kids’ zone, scavengers hunt…

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Heritage Day

Sunday, August 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Uxbridge Historical Centre (Museum & Archives), 7239 Concession 6
Uxbridge, Ontario L9P 1R2 Canada
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Heritage Day is returning for another year. There are planned kids activities, spinning and rug hooking demonstrations, re-enactors and more. There will be lots of new and interesting vendors, including local artists, jewelry, metal and woodworking. ​Come say hello at the the USHS membership table to renew or sign up for a membership. You can also play guess the Mystery Antiques!

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Toronto Rib, Bacon and BBQ

Friday, August 30 - Monday, September 2
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free – $8

Toronto Rib, Bacon and BBQ Fest is a celebration and appreciation of Great BBQ Ribs and Chicken. We are bringing together 4 of the BEST Ribbers North America has to offer, along with some of the best Food Trucks and Food Vendors. Come and enjoy amazing live music, a Kids Zone with Midways and Bouncy Houses, great food and amazing people. Labour Day long weekend, We'll see you there! August 30th – 4pm – 11pm August 31st – 11am –…

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October 2019

Toronto and Richmond Hill Pumpkinfests

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Downsview Park, 40 Carol Road
Toronto, ON Canada
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Free

If you’re looking for something fun to do Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Toronto or Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Come experience this family event over 3 days with great food, vendors, entertainment and loads of pumpkins! Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. Why not enter your child into the Costume Contest or Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Contest? Don’t have kids? Not a problem! You can participate in our Pumpkin Carving Contest or take a…

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172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair

Saturday, October 12 - Monday, October 14
Woodbridge Fairgrounds, 100 Porter Avenue
Vaughan, ON Canada
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Join all the fun at the 172nd annual Woodbridge Fall Fair! Make Thanksgiving weekend even more special by visiting our Fall Fair! Join in the tradition of celebrating our community together with old-fashioned fun - it's a taste of the country, right in the City! Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend at the Fair - there is something for everyone to see, learn and do! • Exotic Car Show • Giant Pumpkin Contest • Children’s Village, Pioneer Area • Petting Zoo & Farm…

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