As the sun rides high in the sky and the days stretch long, August ushers in the peak of summer in Ontario. But it's not just about the hot weather; it's also when the province comes alive with a variety of vibrant festivals and events.
Whether you're a music lover seeking out pulsating rhythms, a foodie hungry for fresh local flavours, or simply a summer enthusiast ready to soak up the outdoor fun, there's something for everyone.
Here's a roundup of events that we've attended, or have caught our eye.
VELD Music Festival
This annual two-day Toronto EDM festival features some of the World’s best DJ’s each year.
Boots and Hearts Music Festival
This is one of Canada's largest country and camping music festival and is held in Oro-Medonte.
TEAMLTD & The KEE to Bala team up annually for this August Long Weekend summer party at The KEE.
Shake The Lake
Shake The Lake Muskoka is a multi day outdoor summer concert series in muskoka located on a picture perfect private lake in Bala.
A celebration of community, music, food, and art that takes place in Elora, a picturesque village about an hour from Toronto.
Toronto Summer Music Festival
This festival features a variety music performances at various venues throughout the city.
One of the largest international music events in Canada, the Ottawa Bluesfest spans multiple genres and is often held in July through early August.