If you are looking to get the scoop on the top events in Toronto this weekend, then you have come to the right place.
Top Events In Toronto
CNE (Canadian National Exhibition), August 18 to September 4
Let’s go to the Ex! The CNE opens its gates to thousands of excited foodies and amusement park enthusiasts this Friday. The CNE continues to be one of Ontario’s great annual traditions and an event that offers substantial entertainment value for money.
On stage this weekend at the CNE Bandshell
August 18: 7:30PM – 9:30PM
Opening: Tomi Swick
Headline: Burton Cummings and Band
August 19: 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Opening: Jane’s Party
Headline: Sam Roberts Band
August 20: 7:30PM – 9:30 PM
Opening: Meghan Patrick
Headline: Keifer Sutherland
For more information about what’s happening at the CNE this weekend, visit their website.
The Big Festival, Burl’s Creek, Oro-Medonte (All Weekend)
The Big Feastival, the United Kingdom’s favourite food, music and family-fun festival, launches in Canada for the first time this weekend at Burl’s Creek, Oro-Medonte. The Big Festival will showcase award-winning music on one stage, the country’s best chefs cooking live on another, and family entertainment throughout.
For more information about tickets, schedule and performers, visit their website.
TD Markham Jazz Festival , August 16-20
This five-day events features professional jazz musicians performing on three stages on Main Street in Unionville. FREE admission to all outdoor concerts. For more information: http://www.markhamjazzfestival.com/
Missisauga ITALFEST, August 18-19
More than 20,000 expected attendees will have the opportunity to experience authentic Italian-style cuisine, examine artistries, and purchase merchandise from more than 50 onsite vendors, artisans, and exhibitors.
The festival will take over Mississauga’s Celebration Square. For more information: http://mississaugaitalfest.com/
Concerts In Toronto
August 17: Chris Stapleton, Budweiser Stage
August 18: Green Day, Budweiser Stage
August 19: Blue Rodeo, Budweiser Stage
CNE Photo Credit With Story: Greg Paupst