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Doggos and the City: 13 Dog-Friendly Events Happening August 1 to August 13 2022

Think you've got the smartest trivia pup? Looking to find your next partner in crime that loves your pup? Or just looking to find ways to support a local animal charity in the upcoming days?

Then be sure to check out the upcoming two-week's worth of dog-friendly events

Wednesday August 3

Question Everything Trivia Pawty

When: Wednesday August 3, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Black Lab Brewing

Hosted by comedian Ari Issac (@summeroftong) and guest hosts on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays we are hosting a dog friendly pop culture trivia! 10 categories and interactive games focused on pop culture's best and brightest celebs, tv, movies music and so much more! And the best part is that you can bring your furry friends (because why go through the separation anxiety?!) 

Fun Fact: Doggos hosted it's first Babes, Barks and Beer Singles Event at Black Lab Brewing back in 2021! Since then, we've hosted many other Singles Events around the city! You won't want to miss the next instalment! 

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Thursday August 4

Live Acoustic Music at RendezViews

When: Thursday August 4, 7:00 PM

Where: RendezViews West and the Ballroom

Live music presented by RV West and The Ballroom. Cary Shields is live on stage performing sweet covers to get you into the weekend mood!

Live Acoustic Music at 7:00 PM at RV West with Cary Shields (Pictured) on Thursday August 4

Friday August 5

Summer Drive-In Movie Night: Encanto

When: Thursday August 4, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Where: Agincourt Mall - 3850 Sheppard Ave E, Scarborough, ON M1R 3L4 

The event will be held at the front entrance parking lot of Agincourt Mall. Check-in will begin at 7:30 pm. Kindly make sure to have your tickets available upon check-in. 

1 ticket purchase per vehicle.

Encanto Movie Title Image

JerkFest Toronto

When: Friday August 5, 5:00 PM - Sunday August 7 9:00 PM

Where: Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Road, Etobicoke

Experience a huge festival of music and food presented by TD Canada. Features as well are games, award-winning jerk chicken, and music and dancing every night.

Night it Up! 2022


  • Friday August 5, 7:00 PM - Midnight
  • Saturday August 6, 2:00 PM - Midnight
  • Sunday August 7, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Where: Downtown Markham by The Remington Group

After a long hiatus due to COVID-19, Night It Up! is back for 2022 like never before! We are very excited to introduce you all to a brand new and revitalized Night It Up!. Thank you to all of our partners, sponsors, and community members for their continued support that makes Night It Up! possible every year. Mark your calendars, we look forward to seeing you all there!

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Taste of Vietnam


  • Friday August 5, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Saturday August 6, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Where: Nathan Philips Square, Toronto

Introducing Ao Dai Canada's very own: TASTE OF VIETNAM FOOD FESTIVAL

Free admission and all are welcome! Come join us for delicious food, beautiful decorations, cultural parades, music, games, and MORE! An enjoyable family-friendly fun summer festival!

An extraordinary festival unveiling the beauty of Vietnamese culture, latest fashion, and crafted cuisine.

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Saturday August 6

Paws in the Park

When: Saturday August 6, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where: Woodbine Park

Toronto Humane Society’s largest annual event is back!

Paws in the Park is taking place on August 6, 2022, at Woodbine Park.

There will be fun activities that the entire family will enjoy such as the Pup Walk, a silent auction, dog training demos, a doggy fashion show, a beverage garden, and food trucks - including a food truck for dogs!

Best of all, proceeds help to Improve the Lives of Animals!  

Pints & Paws

When: Saturday August 6, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Where: High Park Brewery

Come and enjoy craft beer, delicious snacks, and music. Meet other pet parents, shop local vendors and enter raffles to win awesome prizes and support rescues.

Ticket image for Toronto Dog Moms August 6 event: Pints & Paws

Lab Test: Patio Games & Pop Culture Trivia Party

When: Saturday August 6, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Where: Black Lab Brewing - 818 Eastern Av.

Make the most of your summer, and party with your pooch at 3 amazing events hosted by comedian, and child at heart, Ari Issac (@summeroftong)! 

In addition to our pop culture series every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, Black Lab Brewing hosts a dog friendly patio pawty in their backyard 1st Saturdays from 6:30-9ish, LIVE with MUSIC, FOOD, GAMES & PRIZES! 

Ticket image for Toronto Dog Moms August 6 event: Pints & Paws

10th Annual Humber Bay Shores Waterfront Festival

When: Saturday August 6, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Where: 225 Humber Bay Park West Parking Lot

Join us for 10th Annual Humber Bay Shores Waterfront, admission is free. Event will include Live Bands, Beer Tent, Farmers Market, Artisans, Kids Zone and Food Trucks. Event Runs from 10am to 11pm, rain or shine. 

AlohaFest Toronto 2022

When: Saturday August 6, 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where: Mel Lastman Square - 5100 Yonge Street

After a 2 year absence, Hālau Hula I Ka Lā (“Hula School in the Sun”) is excited to present the 6th AlohaFest Toronto, the city's original and only united celebration of Polynesian culture. On Saturday Aug 6th from 11am-7pm (rain or shine), we will share the Aloha spirit through cultural musical and dance performances, fun kids’ crafts and unique items available at the AlohaFest Marketplace.

Sunday August 7

Humber + High Park Walk by Let's Hike T.O.

When: Sunday August 7, 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Where: Smythe Park - 8 Black Creek Trail

Join Let's Hike T.O. and go on an urban hike. This recreation trail is a perfect urban wilderness escape on some of Toronto’s best paved, family-friendly, multi-use trails with nice scenery of the city and the quaint neighbourhoods along the Humber River. This hiking trail is a favourite for locals on the west side of Toronto for good reasons as it offers an ever-changing scenic landscape on a well-maintained paved route with few hills. We will continue to Humber Bay where we will pass by the Humber Bay Arch Bridge that offers a great scenic view of the river, City and bay. Finally, we will come back up through high park up to Bloor St. We can stop mid-way for lunch/snacks 

Image of a bridge over water

Tuesday August 9

Something Something Trivia Night

When: Tuesday August 9, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Where: Something in the Water Brewing Co.

Dog-friendly trivia night in the heart of Liberty Village! Pop culture trivia that will leave you grinning from ear to ear! Hosted by comedian and trivia master, Arianne Tong, you are sure to have a blast at this unique games night! 

Ticket image for Something Something Trivia Night event hosted at Something Brewing Co.

Wednesday August 10

Brews + Chews

When: Wednesday August 10, 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Where: Stackt Market

Come down every other Wednesday to Bark Yard from 4PM-9PM for some drinks, special dog friendly activities + fun in the sun. 

In July, Doggos hosted Doggos Yoga in the Stackt Market Bark Yard. Want to know a secret? Something is in the works - look out for future collaborations! 

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Ongoing Events

100 Days of Summer

When: Ongoing May 21 - September 11, 20220


Art & Water is Canada’s first and only floating arts and culture festival. Presented at Queen's Quay in Toronto, their outdoor, dockside summer performance series brings artists and audiences together to take in the sunshine and sounds of the city. 

Image of Toronto Skyline with a wooden boardwalk in the front

As You Like It - Presented by Canadian Stage

When: Ongoing

Where: High Park Ampitheatre

A romantic comedy for the ages comes vividly to life in High Park. After Rosalind and her cousin Celia escape the Duke’s court, they flee in disguise to the fantastical Forest of Arden. But who (and what!) they find there are beyond their wildest dreams. Featuring new music by Serena Ryder, Kiran Ahluwalia, and Maryem Toller, along with production design by Shadowland Theatre, As You Like It is an epic return to the beloved Toronto tradition of Shakespeare in High Park. Shakespeare’s brilliantly funny play is directed by Anand Rajaram, and brought to life by a wonderfully lovable cast of actors and comedians. 

White Albino Squirrel with a crown on its head

Epic Adventures: Clue-Solving Adventure

When: Ongoing

Where: Various Toronto Locations

Go on a part scavenger hunt, part Amazing Race, part escape room outdoor adventure with Epic Adventures various Toronto Clue-Solving Adventures!

Toronto Adventures Available:

Ticket image for Something Something Trivia Night event hosted at Something Brewing Co.

Lite and Glo Kayaks

When: Ongoing

Where: Sir Casimir Gzowski Park - Lakeshore and Windermere 2001 Lake Shore Boulevard West

Welcome to everyone’s favorite outdoor activity with our Krystal, Glo in the Dark Kayak Rental Service in the Toronto area. We offer our customers a unique, fun outdoor experience with our GLOW in the Dark Kayak Rentals locally owned and operated.

Their tandem kayaks provide plenty of cockpit space for pet passengers. Please note life jackets are not provided for your furry friends.

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