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Labour Day weekend promises to be a hot one, with the last burst of fun before the summer officially comes to an end and Canadians prepare for the arrival of autumn. We’ve curated our list of fun-filled and relaxing activities to help you embrace Summer 2016’s grand finale, whether you’re based in Edmonton or Toronto.
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SONiC Boom in Edmonton: With large acts like The Lumineers, Halsey, and Twenty One Pilots, this incredible festival will take place on September 3rd and 4th at Borden Park. Visitors can purchase a pass for just one day, or enjoy the festival for the entire weekend.
Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto: If you’re in the 6ix, drop by the city’s annual summer extravaganza to sample some exotic food combinations or seek thrills on the rides. Whether you’re in the mood for live entertainment or dropping by the midway, the CNE is a mainstay on the summer bucket list of every Torontonian. With the notable air show on September 4th, and the Paul James Band performing on Labour Day Monday, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Animal Yoga in Montreal: For those who are craving relaxation after a busy, fast-paced summer, a 45-minute session of animal yoga may be your solution. This event takes place at the Montreal Biodome from September 3rd to September 5th. After yogis practice their asanas, they can also take a trip around the museum’s five ecosystems, which are all located under one roof.
The Fair at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver: Open since 1910, tons of people have gathered around to enjoy the Fair at the PNE. With over 50 thrilling attractions that include fun-filled rides and loads of new foods to try, check it out with friends and family. The Angry Birds and Alien Worlds exhibits are both new this year, and just may excite any young ones in your family (as well as any kids at heart).