Things steam up this month. August is the time to drink lots of water and keep a bottle of sunscreen with you at all times! It has been an amazing summer and now it is only going to get better! Take time off work this month and wiggle with your friends and family and enjoy.
Happy August! #loveyourguts
Aug 2nd–10th • ROGERS CUP
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank is going to be wild this year. The boys are in town! Get ready to welcome home Milos Raonic our Canadian tennis hero as he battles it out with international superstars Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Since 1881 for the men and 1892 for the women, the best players in the world have showcased their skills on Canadian courts. Tickets are tough to get but worth fighting for. All the action takes place at the Rexall Centre. For tickets call 1-877-283 -6647.
Aug 8th–10th • KRINOS TASTE OF THE DANFORTH
The Krinos Taste of the Danforth is the most delicious street party of the year! Bring everyone you know to eat the greatest Greek food in the world! The Festival is celebrating its 21st anniversary with dozens of free activities for visitors of all ages. Don’t get stuck at one spot — walk up and down the street and sample everything. So many amazing destinations! Come hungry!
August 9th–10th • CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL
Who doesn’t like a big tall glass of beer on a hot summer’s day! Roundhouse Craft Beer Fest is back for 2014, and Steam Whistle Brewery brings the best in Ontario craft beer to the Roundhouse Park for the weekend. Food Trucks, Celebrity Chefs, and all the beer you can drink for an amazing cause! Proceeds go to support the Toronto Railway Heritage Museum, which tells the story of train travel in the city. Bring a picnic basket, blanket and just chill.
August 15th – September 1st • CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION
This is the place to be for anyone and everyone! North America’s largest annual fair, the CNE offers up 18 days of amusement park rides, parades, live entertainment, food and more. Go once, go twice, go day, go night! Celebrity Chefs, shopping, and lots of people watching! Take a day off work and go for a wiggle!
August 26th – September 1st • ASHKENAZ FESTIVAL
North America’s premier festival of international Jewish music and culture, returns to Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre with its 10th biennial event this summer. Celebrating a wide range of Jewish creativity and artistry, from traditional styles to cross-cultural fusion, the week-long festival runs Aug. 26 to Sept. 1. Featuring artists from across the globe, the festival’s programming includes music, film, theatre, cabaret, dance, literature, panel discussions, crafts and visual arts — with the majority of events offered free to the public.
August 29th • ARCADE FIRE
One of Canada’s greatest takes over The Molson Canadian Amphitheatre! This is one concert that you don’t want to miss!
For tickets call Ticketmaster:
There you have it fellow Torontonians! I hate to say it but we are nearing the end of the summer, so make the most of it! Eat up, drink up and live it up in this amazing city of ours. Pack your summer days with all the incredible events in the city, whether it be festivals, patios or just samplng new restaurants; enjoy it all!
There is plenty to do and see this month!
So get On The Go and do it!
Mike Chalut • @mikechalut