Another exciting week has arrived in our great city. If you’re looking to make some summer memories, there are plenty of ways to do so over the coming days. The CNE is starting, Harry Styles is coming, and there are tons of festivals and immersive experiences to check out.
As always, we’re coming in hot with the best things to do in Toronto this week — now, let’s make it a summer to remember.
Let’s go to The Ex! The long-awaited return of The CNE in Toronto is finally here and this year’s attractions, vendors, and events are being unveiled.
The iconic late-summer carnival will take place from August 19 to September 5, after two long years of hiatus. In addition to midway rides and games, attendees can always look forward to over-the-top carnival eats, new attractions, rides, performances, and happy summer memories.
Where: Exhibition Place
When: August 19-September 5, 2022
He’s finally coming! Harry Styles will take the stage at Scotiabank Arena this week for what is sure to be an absolutely wild show. Styles will perform back to back on Monday and Tuesday, and we can only imagine the warm welcome he’ll receive from all his adoring fans!
Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: August 15 & 16, 2022
The season of movies under the stars continues! The Toronto Outdoor Picture Show (TOPS) has a new series of programming this summer called Curtains Up!. The films pay tribute to all of the performing artists we’ve missed seeing live during the pandemic, from dancers to circus acts to musicians and more. Check out the full movie schedule right here.
Where: See locations
When: Until August 28, 2022
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One of Toronto’s most popular foodie events is back The Summerlicious restaurant festival is back this Friday, offering Torontonians a way to celebrate the city’s diverse culinary scene with set menus and price points.
According to the City, this year’s Summerlicious is all about supporting the “recovery and revival of Toronto’s restaurant scene” by making it easier for restaurants to participate and offer their “enticing experiences and delectable food” to the public.
Where: See all restaurants here
When: August 12-28, 2022
The Friends experience that has popped up in cities around the U.S. has finally opened in Toronto! The event has every element that would make any Friends superfan go crazy, including set recreations and original props and costumes.
You’ll get to dance in front of the fountain, step into the show and explore 12 rooms of set recreations, pose on the couch, take photos to your heart’s content, shop for exclusive merch, and more. Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect!
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre (across from the LEGO store)
When: Reserve your spot