August 2019/ Major Events in Toronto

Business, Social and Fundraising Events

Find business networking events, and meetings in Toronto. If you are looking to have a night out with your friends or business partners check out our social and fund-raising events.

Toronto Business & Networking Events

  • DOING BUSINESS WITH THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA (CANADIAN BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)

This two-hour seminar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada

Date: Thursday, August 1st. 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: 25 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite # 300, Toronto, ON M2N 6S7

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  •  COMMONWEALTH GARDEN PARTY 2019 (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE)

With honoured guest speaker Robin Bury Co-founder, Royal Commonwealth Society Ireland Branch Music by violinist Yegee Lee

Join for a fine luncheon, music, prizes, and celebration of 70 years of the modern Commonwealth!

Date: Sunday, August 11th. 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Venue: The Toronto Hunt 1355 Kingston Road, Toronto, ON M1N 1R1

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  • CANADIAN MEETINGS PLUS EVENTS EXPO (METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE)

Canadian Meetings plus Events Expo is the largest and longest-running tradeshow and conference for meeting and event professionals. CMEExpo is now not only the premier live event in Canada but also a robust online resource and guide allowing us to serve the meeting and event industry all year round.

Date: Tuesday, August 13th and Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Time: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM

Venue:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada

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  • FINTECH CANADA CONFERENCE (DIGITAL FINANCE INSTITUTE)

The purpose of this conference is to bring together global thought leaders and innovators in the FinTech space. With aims of driving innovation, furthering discussion, recognizing and highlighting the achievements of our peers in the industry.

Date: Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Time: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Venue: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street. Toronto, ON M5G 1L7

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  • GIN TASTING WITH THE ST GEORGE’S SOCIETY (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE)

Join the St. George’s Society and friends, in sipping on a beverage (or more) in the company of some iconic British luxuary car brands including Aston Martin, Jaguar, Bentley and Rolls Royce.

To complement the “gin”, there will also be vodka, as well as beer and wine on offer. A buffet of cold and hot appetizers and finger foods will be provided by EnVille Caterers.

Date:  Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Venue: Grand Touring Automobiles, 777 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M4M 0E2

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  • WOMEN WHO INFLUENCE (METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE)

Women Who Influence has grown to become one of the most popular events at canfitpro Toronto, which has sparked a movement within the fitness industry globally. This years event and speakers, will each share their unique story, most valuable insights and lessons, which have led them to become women of influence and change makers they are today. Attendees will enjoy a healthy lunch, fabulous new entertainment, invaluable networking, swag with incredible gifts from our sponsors and chances to win prizes.

Date: Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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  • TRANSFER PAYMENT ONTARIO SYMPOSIUM 2019 (BY TRANSFER PAYMENT ONTARIO)

Achieving Digital Transformation With Transfer Payment Ontario!

Date:Friday, August 16th, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Venue: Government Building, 222 Jarvis Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2B8

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  •  TRADE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM (TORONTO REGION BOARD OF TRADE)

A dynamic, hands-on six-week workshop for small to medium-sized enterprises, providing essential knowledge, resources and coaching to scale up, develop and execute an export plan. TAP provides companies with access to Canada’s top exporting advisors and contacts; giving them the training and support they need to become successful international traders in their specific business sector.

Date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Time:  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Venue: Room: 4th Floor – Lennox Hall West Ballroom

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  •  YORK MASTERMIND NETWORKING EVENT (YORK MASTERMIND)

The York Mastermind Networking group is hosted at Vaughan City Hall, and is designed to inspire, motivate and educate entrepreneurs in Vaughan, York region and parts of the GTA to successfully overcome business challenges.

Date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Venue: Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West

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  • ANNUAL ROTARY TORONTO GOLF TOURNAMENT (THE ROTARY CLUB OF TORONTO)

Costs are the same as last year, which are: $175 for golf (includes lunch and dinner and cart0 Dinner is $60

Date: Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Venue: Cherry Downs Golf Club 2110 Concession Road 7 Pickering, ON Canada

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  • NETWORK ON THE PATIO AT CAFE GRILL (TORONTO CREW)

Sign up now for Toronto Crew Summer Social Event being hosted on the front deck at Oliver & Bonacini Cafe Grill, it’s a great way to network with other members over drinks and tasty hors d’oeuvres.  see you there!

Date: Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM-8:30 PM

Venue: Front & Yonge

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  • FRITES NIGHT (BELGIAN CANADIAN BUSINESS CHAMBER)

Frites Night is a monthly event organized by the Belgian Community that is open to all, that allows you to network in a relaxed atmosphere, meet new people, or just have a good time with friends!

Date: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue:  Prenup Pub, 191 College St, Toronto

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  • BRILLIANT BRITISH PATIO BASH (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE)

Join the annual Brilliant British Patio Bash ~ their marquee event to celebrate the summer and everything British!

It is a tradition invite the Toronto business community to meet the team at the UK Consulate and UK’s Department of International Trade to celebrate a lovely summer. They are also joined by members of the Loyal Societies in Toronto and wonderful partners from associations such as AmCham, the Toronto Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Peruvian Canadian Chamber of Commerce, EUCCAN and all European Bilateral Chambers of Commerce & Business Associations, CERBA, etc.

Date: Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Venue: Muv Box Marche Patio, 181 Bay St Brookfield Place, Toronto, ON

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  • CANADA, INDIA, USA TRILATERAL CONFERENCE (IMPACT MEDIA & EVENTS CORPORATION)

Former High Commissioners and Ambassadors as well as current federal politicians will speak about Canada-India, Canada-USA and USA-India relations as well as the impact relations between two countries can have on the third. There will be individual speeches, panel discussion and audience Q & A in this interactive conference. plus, lots of networking opportunities.

Date: Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Courtyard by Marriott Toronto Brampton

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  • LEARN HOW TO HIRE EFFECTIVE MARKETERS FOR YOUR BUSINESS (TORONTO HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE)

Join them in Toronto to talk about marketing trends, and network with business professionals and entrepreneurs from all industries. Grow your business and expand your social network through monthly events

Date:  Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Venue: 350 – 1 First Canadian Place Toronto Region

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  • 2019 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & APPRECIATION DINNER (ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE CANADIAN ENTREPRENEURS)

The ACCE extends an invitation to attend 2019 Annual General Meeting and Member Appreciation Event.

Date:  Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Time: 6:30 PM

Venue: First Markham Place, 3225 Highway 7 East, Markham, ON

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Toronto Social Events

  • ANNUAL TORONTO INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DANCE FESTIVAL (CANADA INTERNATIONAL DANCE CULTURE ASSOCIATION)

Toronto International Youth Dance Festival is a multi-cultural celebration of culture and diversity through the art of dancing. Started by the Canada International Dance Culture Association in 2014 in the heart of Toronto, it serves as a medium to promote, develop and exchange knowledge between all people of all backgrounds. More importantly, it is an opportunity for children to express themselves, while learning to be a part of this growing family that enriches us all. This is an inviting and welcoming environment, and our participants range anywhere from local groups to international participants from other countries!

Date: Friday, August. 2nd to Saturday August. 3rd, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM

Venue: Nathan Phillips Square

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  • TORONTO CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL GRAND PARADE (TORONTO CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL)

The Toronto Caribbean Carnival is an exciting cultural explosion of Caribbean music, cuisine and revelry. It is the largest cultural event in Canada and the largest outdoor festival in North America.

Date: Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Time:  8:30 AM – 9:00 PM

Venue: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto ON, M6K 3C3

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  • TASTE OF INDIA FOOD FESTIVAL 2019 (YOUNG CANADIAN ALLIANCE, SCHOOL OF FLAVOURS LTD)

A lot of events deliver on one or two of the senses, but none can deliver on all five like Taste Of India Food Festival can. Visually you’ll be treated to colour and diversity; interactive street performers and activities that allow you to touch the fun; you’ll hear amazing music; your taste buds will be delighted by amazing flavours, and you’ll be seduced by all the gorgeous smells of the delicious street food.

Date: Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Nathan Philips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON M5G 1P5

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  • WATERFRONT BEERCRAFT FESTIVAL (X-CALIBER PRODUCTIONS)

The first edition of the Waterfront Beer Craft Festival is unified with the 10th anniversary of Toronto Waterfront Night Market and is expected to attract over 120,000 spectators and 150+ food & lifestyle vendors, over a 3-night experience at Ontario Place, West Island. The Ultimate Festival of Festivals is set to span over 250,000sq. ft and will also treat attendees to the Signature Pan-Asian Food Festival and the Kre8ions Artisan Night Market. In addition to an action-packed line-up of entertainment, dance battles, and interactive features, the first edition of the Waterfront BeerCraft Festival provides the perfect setting to maximize your visit with a refreshing brew from Canada’s leading craft breweries. Tickets are required for the 19+ Zone and includes sample tokens with proceeds going in support of Night Market Canada Cultural Organization and the Communi8 Program.

Date:  Friday August 9th, To Sunday August 11th, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM

Venue: Ontario Place 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto

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  • 2019 MULAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CELESTIAL VAULT MEDIA)

2019 Mulan International Film Festival (MulanIFF), the largest of its kind in Canada, is a 9-day film festival dedicated to Chinese-language films (with English subtitles) and historically significant films about China.

Date:  Friday, August 9th, To Saturday \, August 17th.\, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Venue: 2 Sussex Ave., Toronto ON, M5S 1J5

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  • CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION

Canadian National Exhibition offers an amazing base to interact, entertain and have fun by taking a midway ride and participating in games and shows. Canadian National Exhibition being a popular event has also received the Eco-Logo certificate which declares it to be the greenest fair in the north of America. This event highlights the idea of green living to the masses.

Date:  Friday, August 16th to Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Venue:  Exhibition Place, Toronto, Canada

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  • TORONTO CHINATOWN FESTIVAL (TORONTO CHINATOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA)

Celebrate the 19th Toronto Chinatown Festival with Asian food, all-day cultural performances and walking tours. The dragon dance opening ceremony will be Saturday at noon

Date:  Saturday, August 17th, Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue: Chinatown, West side of Spadina Avenue

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  • FAN EXPO CANADA (METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE)

Fan Expo Canada is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada and the third largest in North America. Packed with exciting family-friendly activities, cos play and celebrity guests, fans interact with the likes of Jim LeeGreg Capullo and Gail Simone.

Date: Thursday, August 22nd to Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Time:  Different schedules

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

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  • TORONTO CIDER FESTIVAL 2019 (TORONTO CIDER FESTIVAL INC)

The Toronto Cider Festival is an award-winning annual festival and the largest of its kind in Canada.

Initially established in 2015, the festival was born from a professional friendship between a professor and a recent graduate, that extended beyond the classroom. A family run endeavour, guided by heart, passion, and a lot of perseverance, owners Ijaz Jamal, Chris Palivan, and Shalini Soares are responsible for leading the vision to create an unforgettable cider experience in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Date: Friday, August 23rd to Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Venue: Sherbourne Common, 61 Dockside Drive, Toronto, ON M5A 1B6

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  • HARBOURFRONT LABOUR DAY WEEKEND FESTIVAL (HARBOURFRONT CENTRE)

Big Voices, Big Stages: Wrap up the summer at Harbourfront Centre with an eclectic array of musicians who bring down the house with their larger than life sounds

Date: Friday, August 30th, To Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Venue: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West

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Toronto Fundraising Events

  •  EAST MEETS WEST CHARITY CONCERT (CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE OF GREATER TORONTO)

Hong Kong Juvenile & Youth Chinese Classical Orchestra (39 youths from Hong Kong La Salle College) will visit Toronto for a special musical performance together with Yip’sCanada and Toronto Chinese Orchestra for a fund raising concert for Sing Fai Sports Club and All Community Games.

Date:  Sunday August 4th, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto at 5183 Shepard Ave.

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  • ROTARY FOOD4KIDS FUNDRAISING BRUNCH  (ROTARY CLUB OF WATERDOWN)

Enjoy a tasty brunch prepared by community residents and members of the Rotary Club of Waterdown in support of Food4kids Hamilton-Halton and other Rotary projects. Event runs in conjunction with farmers’ market.

Date:  Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Royal Canadian Legion Waterdown Branch, 79 Hamilton Street North 

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  • 2019 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BUSKERFEST FOR EPILEPSY (EPILEPSY TORONTO)

Epilepsy Toronto is proud to announce that the 20th annual Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy will once again take place in Woodbine Park in The Beach, serving up non-stop, action-packed, fun-filled entertainment over the Labour Day weekend, Friday August 30 through Monday September 2.

Date:  Friday, August 30th, To  Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM

Venue: Woodbine Beach Park

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