No, it can’t be here already, we haven’t even had summer yet, but yes, it’s Labour Day weekend in a few days so you’ll want to enjoy the last hurrah of summer 2014. If you’re wondering what’s on in Toronto during the Labour Day weekend, there is a lot happening including the CNE, an Arcade Fire concert and an arts and crafts festival so get out and enjoy it before we have to bundle up for the fall weather.
CNE Air Show 65th Anniversary
The Canadian International Air Show is celebrating its 65th anniversary in tandem with the 100th anniversary of WW1. As a result, this year’s CNE Air Show will feature special demonstrations of six WW1 aircraft from the Great War Flying Museum. The air show takes place Saturday, August 30, Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the waterfront. The CNE is located at Exhibition Place, 200 Princes Boulevard.
Artfest at the Distillery
Artfest features a Fine Art & Craft Show at the Distillery District from August 29 to September 1, 2014. Find ceramics, jewellery, paintings, photography, glass, leather and accessories among the 75 artisans. Show hours are 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily. Free admission. The Distillery District is at 55 Mill Street.
Arcade Fire at Molson Amphitheatre
Arcade Fire plays the Molson Amphitheatre on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Constantines and Dan Deacon are special guests. Tickets are $89.50, $68 and $45.25.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. New York Yankees
The Toronto Blue Jays face off against the New York Yankees on Labour Day weekend at Rogers Centre. Games are Friday, August 29 at 7 p.m., Saturday, August 30 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $216.25, $81.25, $79.25, $77.25, $58.25, $41.50, $35.50 and $17.25.
Forbidden City at the Royal Ontario Museum – September 1, 2014 is the last day to see Forbidden City at the ROM as the exhibit will be moving on.
Jerusalem at the Ontario Science Centre – September 1, 2014 is also the last day to catch the documentary, Jerusalem, at the Ontario Science Centre’s OMNIMAX Theatre. See stunning aerial views of the Old City and get to know three young women from different cultures who all call Jerusalem home.
Alex Colville exhibit continues at the Art Gallery of Ontario.