Toronto comes alive as the city explodes with the pulsating rhythms and melodies of Calypso, Soca, Reggae, Hip Hop, Chutney, Steel Pan and Brass Bands. Experience the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto
August 2 – 10
The prestigious professional tennis tournament organized by Tennis Canada takes place at the Rexall Centre this August. Don’t miss Rogers Cup 2014
August 2 & 3
VELD Music Festival Toronto
Toronto’s premier electronic music festival, the second annual VELD Music Festival will light up Downsview Park with a star-studded lineup of EDM acts. Experience VELD Music Festival
August 3 & 4
OVO Fest 2014
The 5th annual OVO fest takes place on Caribana weekend, with over 40,000 fans gathered at the Molson Amphitheatre. Don’t miss OVO Fest
This event brings the delectable cuisine out of local restaurants and into the streets. Listen to Greek bands while getting your fill of authentic souvlaki, stuffed grape leaves, grilled lamb and moussaka. Experience the Krinos Taste of the Danforth
August 8 - 16
Mosaic South Asian Festival
Live music, movies, visual art and dance are all part of this massive South Asian Arts Festival of Canada. Experience the free Mosaic Festival of Mississauga
August 21 - 25
The Scotiabank BuskerFest is Toronto’s wildly successful international street performer festival – a showcase for hundreds of the most spectacular street performers on earth! Don’t miss Scotiabank Buskerfest
Art Gallery of Ontario
August 23, 2014 – January 4, 2015: Alex Colville. More than 100 works by Canadian icon Alex Colville (1920-2013) mark the largest exhibition of the late artist’s work to date.
Now open: The AstraZeneca Human Edge. A new, permanent 10,000 square foot exhibition including more than 55 exhibits that explore the boundaries and thresholds of the human “machine.” How far can we push our own limits?
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: This internationally renowned photography competition celebrates nature and wildlife featuring 100 breathtaking photos selected from over 43,000 entries from around the world.
Polar Bear Cub: 10am to 4pm daily, Toronto Zoo’s newest family member makes an appearance! Bring your little cubs to see him play.
Giant Pandas: For only the second time ever, two giant pandas (named Er Shun and Da Mao) are exhibited in Canada. See them now at the Zoo!
TIFF Bell Lightbox
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition. October 31, 2014 – January 26, 2015. After a string of sold-out engagements around the world, TIFF is excited to present the only Canadian date of the universally-acclaimed blockbuster exhibition celebrating legendary Hollywood filmmaker Stanley Kubrick.
Developed in close cooperation with his family and Hollywood collaborators, Stanley Kubrick offers visitors a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get inside one of cinema’s most visionary and inventive minds, responsible for some of the most unforgettable images in the history of film – from “The Shining”, to “2001: A Space Odyssey”, “A Clockwork Orange”, and more.