Toronto is alive with the sights and sounds of the Caribbean with the Caribbean Carnival (Caribana) Grand Parade Sunday, and the Island Soul Festival running the whole long weekend. The options for awesome live music continue with Drake’s OVO Fest, VELD Music Festival, Electric Island and the Irie Music Fest.
The Grand Chapiteau rises once again at Port Lands for Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia, a show inspired by the culture of Mexico. Expect daring feats, bright costumes and high-flying fun under the big top.
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FRIDAY: July 29
Toronto rapper Drake’s OVO Fest is back again this summer starring Drake himself, with Whiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg.
ALSO ON FRIDAY
SATURDAY: July 30
Caribana Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade
The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival hits the streets and stages of Toronto this summer for its 46th year, featuring events that celebrate the music, cuisine and arts of the Caribbean region. This event draws close to a million spectators – grab a spot along the parade route early!
ALSO ON SATURDAY
SUNDAY: July 31
This fest explores island traditions and cultural expression through music, film, dance and more. Visitors can expect live performances, authentic food and free admission.
ALSO ON SUNDAY
- Veld Music Festival
- Irie Music Festival
- Distillery District Sunday Market
- Pedestrian Sundays at Kensington Market
MONDAY: August 1
Drake and Future: Summer Sixteen
Homegrown hip-hop superstar Drake returns to Toronto to play two concerts at the Air Canada Centre.
ALSO ON MONDAY
Have a wonderful long weekend everyone!
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