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Meet the Kooky-Cool Bestival, Toronto’s Newest Music Fest

Human-sized dog houses, bubble flash mobs and crazy costumes? Check. Florence + the Machine and Nas headline Bestival on Toronto Island June 12-13. We'll be there! Follow us on Snapchat at flarefashion


(Photo: Bestival UK)

If you’re in Toronto this weekend, you don’t want to miss out on Bestival, quite possibly, the most unique, activity-packed music festival of the year. The kinds of things that will be happening over this two-day event are actually kind of bonkers in the best way, not to mention that some of musical guests include headliners Florence + The Machine and Nas, Clean Bandit, Flume, Wavves, Jamie xx, Banks and 40+ more. Dress in your best festival gear, or join the Bestival UK tradition by wearing a literal Halloween costume (see photos below), because the FLARE team is going to be there, snapping shots of the best style moments. Don’t worry if you’re nowhere near The Six: just follow us on Snapchat at flarefashion to experience it all from your phone!


(Photo: Bestival UK)

Here’s a peek at some of the events/activities that will be going on at Bestival starting Friday, June 12:

Amazing Costume Pop-Up Shop In case you’re feeling left out and didn’t arrive in a wacky costume, you can get one on site.

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Fido’s Grove of Curiosities An organic space where you can lounge in a human-sized dog house (repeat: HUMAN-SIZED DOG HOUSE), tree-forts and hammocks. You can also get professional body/face paint, get some Fido festival swag, and charge your smartphone.

Bubble Battle Flash Mobs There will be hundreds of bubble guns distributed and millions of bubbles blown all Bestival-long to create an epic bubble battle.


(Photo: Bestival UK)

You could be in a music video! Bestival sponsor, Fido, will be working with the Canadian electronic DJ trio Keys N Krates to produce the World’s First Location-Based #MobileMusicVideo. The video will premiere a new Keys N Krates track, and you could be in it if you tag #MobileMusicVideo in your Instagram/Twitter.

Bollywood Temple & Dancers Look out for a group of enchanting, mystical dancers spreading magic, love and sparkles. You can also visit them at the Bollywood Temple.


(Photo: Bestival UK)

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