What to do this Labour Day Weekend in Toronto

Looking for something to do this Labour Day weekend in Toronto? Here is our list of must-see events that are sure to finish your summer off with a bang.

The Canadian National Exhibition – Open until September 5th

Visit the last weekend of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) before it closes for another year. There are plenty of activities and performances from acrobatics and ice skating shows to animals, exhibits, celebrity chefs and international performers. There are also a variety of rides, games, foods and much more. Don’t miss out!


Electric Island – September 4th and 5th

Attend the last Electric Island event of the year. Electric Island is an electronic music event that takes place each summer long weekend on the Toronto Islands. The two-day event features a collection of electronic musicians from around the world, as well as wide variety of food vendors. The events will be held at Hanlen’s point.

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Attend the Shaw Festival

See a play at Toronto’s Shaw Festival. The festival will run throughout the weekend, with a list of great plays to choose from. To learn more and see a list of performances for Labour Day weekend visit their official website.

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Mabuhay Philippines Festival – September 2nd to September 4th

The Mabuhay Philippines Festival is the largest annual Toronto event that celebrates Philippine culture and heritage. This colour-filled weekend of entertainment includes a fashion show, parades, Filipino food and much more. The festival will be held at Toronto’s Nathan Philips Square.

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Check out Fan Expo Canada – September 1st to 4th

Are you a fan of comics, science fiction, horror, anime or gaming? Fan Expo is the largest fan event in Canada and the third largest in North America. The event includes a variety of thrilling activities and celebrity guests, including an opportunity to meet the legendary Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: The Next Generation. For more information visit their official website.

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Written by Trish Cook

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