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Shakespeare in High Park

Shakespeare in High Park

June 29 – September 3, 2017
High Park Amphitheatre
King Lear: Tue, Thu, Sat @ 8pm
Twelfth Night: Wed, Fri, Sun @ 8pm
Run Time: 90 minutes (no intermission)

Head to the High Park Amphitheatre for a pay-what-you-can performance of two Shakespeare classics, King Lear and Twelfth Night! The two plays have been re-imagined for an exciting new perspective on the tales. Canada’s longest-running outdoor theatre event celebrates its 35th year with bold new takes on two Shakespeare classics. Get transported from the enchanted musical shores…

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Sail-In Cinema™ is Toronto’s largest outdoor theatre event


August 17 – 19, 2017
Sugar Beach

Sail in Cinema is the only place in Toronto where you can view the hottest movies on the world’s first floating screen. Grab your friends and grab the popcorn for an epic movie night on Lake Ontario. This FREE event allows viewers to watch their favourite movies either from the water or the land. Gates open at 6:00pm and the movies start at approximately 8:45pm, so arrive early for the best…

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Let's Go to the EX

August 18 – September 4, 2017
Exhibition Place

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top 5 agricultural fairs in North America. Founded in 1879 the CNE is affectionately embraced as an end-of-summer ritual by more than 1.5 million annual visitors. Find out more about the CNE and its history at their official website,

The 139th Canadian National Exhibition marks the end of another great summer in Toronto. The excitement and…

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The Word On The Street

Sunday, September 24, 2017
Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Word On The Street unites the country in a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Annually attracting more than 200,000 visitors. The Word On The Street Toronto is the largest book and magazine festival in Canada.

Participate in hundreds of author readings, discussions, and activities, and shop in a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll…

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