Things To Do

8 things to do in Toronto this week (August 19-22)

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Things to do in Toronto this week: ride rides, eat food, downward dog, and throw paint-filled eggs at canvases. Welcome to your week, guys! Read on for some of the coolest things going on in the city this week, and make Monday-Thursday even more solid than average.

Here are 8 of the best things to do in Toronto this week!


18 days of rides, Bandhsell concerts, a National Georgraphic photo exhibition, American Ninja Warrior course, and waaay more! This iconic event is not to be missed.

When: All week
Where: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Cost: Admission prices vary


It’s back for a 19th year of Asian food, all-day performances, and walking tours! Don’t miss the dragon dance on Saturday. Be there or be square.

When: Monday, August 19
Where: Chinatown Centre, 222 Spadina Ave
Cost: Free


We are so exc!ted for th!s show! Go!ng to be so fun! Get your t!ckets and come w!th us!

When: Monday, August 19
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Time: 7:30 PM
Tickets: Here


More downward dog, less downward struggle. That’s the goal, at least. This free sunset class will get you well on your way to yogini status!

When: Wednesday, August 21
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lakeshore Blvd W
Time: 7 PM- 8 PM
Cost: Free


Are you an up to snuff movie buff? Know things about what’s been filmed here? This trivia night is your time to shine. Go get em, you little star!

When: Wednesday, August 21
Where: C’est What, 67 Front St E
Time: 8 PM- 10 PM
Cost: Free


We admit, we almost passed this right up for the FUN and QUIRKY in shouty capitals. However, it actually seems like a wicked group outing. Go prance around the city and enjoy desserts, breweries, unique landmaks, and paint-filled eggs in a park. Guess you’ll have to see what that means yourself!

When: Wednesday, August 21
Where: Meet at Flipside Donuts, 12 Case Goods Ln
Time: 2:30 PM- 6 PM
Cost: $69- $120


Get ready to fangirl. Or fanguy, whichever you prefer. Fan Expo Canada is coming next month, and your favourite actors are coming to Toronto to see you! Fan Expo is packed with tons of pop culture fun, from Harry Potter escape rooms to star panels.

When: Starts Thursday, August 22
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W


What’s the difference between an improv showdown and a hoedown throwdown? Depends on the actor. 

When: Thursday, August 22
Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer St
Time: 1 PM
Cost: $18

Enjoy these things to do this week in Toronto! We’ll be out there doing the same.

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