As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.
Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2013
Hot & Spicy Food Festival: This foodie fest celebrates the best of all things hot and spicy with a market, café and the ever-popular Iron Chef competition. Vendors, chefs and farmers from Toronto and around the world will be on hand with fiery treats. Harbourfront Centre. Friday-Monday. Free admission. harbourfrontcentre.com/summer/hotandspicy
The Ex: It’s the last weekend of the Canadian National Exhibition and in addition to the midway, rides and the greasy food, the air show is coming to town. Check out the jaw-dropping stunts from the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and acrobatic daredevil Mike Wiskus. Exhibition Place. Until Monday. General admission $16. Seniors and children 5-13 $12. Children four and under: free. theex.com
City Summer 2013: Click here to read our full guide to the CNE
Artfest Toronto Fine Art Show: For the seventh consecutive year, Canada’s top artists — including painters, photographers and sculptors — are converging on the Distillery District for a weekend-long art show. Musicians will also perform. Distillery District. Friday-Monday. Free admission. artfestontario.com
Hispanic Fiesta: The 32nd annual festival brings dancers, music, food and much more from Latin America to Mel Lastman Square. More than 300 local, national and international performers from more than 20 countries will take part. Mel Lastman Square. Friday-Monday. Free admission. hispanicfiesta.com
Fireworks at Canada’s Wonderland: Bid summer goodbye with the last fireworks show of the season at Canada’s Wonderland. The show — featuring over 6,000 explosions and custom fireworks — is set to a soundtrack. Canada’s Wonderland. Sunday, 10 p.m. Included in park admission, $39.99-$58.99 canadaswonderland.com
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