Now it totally feels like the first official weekend of fall, as the weather cools down for a chilly weekend. But no need to worry about that affecting your weekend plans, as there are many things to do in the city that'll get you in the fall spirit.
From Oktoberfest to monster exhibits and the notorious Nuit Blanche, this weekend will be nothing short of adventurous and fun!
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Legends of Horror @ Casa Loma // 1 Austin Terrace
Don't miss the start of an amazingly horrific season at Casa Loma. The castle will be transformed into a haven for monsters and ghouls, in a theatric but frightful walk through after dark.
Barack Obama @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre // 255 Front St. West
Everyone's favourite former U.S. President makes his way back to Toronto to speak about change and pursue his involvement in making the world an even better place.
Toronto Oktoberfest @ Ontario Place // 955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
The big German beer festival is back in Toronto and it's gonna go big as usual! Enjoy some good beer and the amazing experience of German culture at this year's annual festival.
ROM Friday Night Live @ The ROM // 100 Queens Park
Friday Night Live at the ROM is going to be all about fashion! Explore various fashion related exhibits chat with local fashion designers and enjoy live music, food and drinks!
The Gladstone presents Oktoberfest @ The Gladstone Hotel // 1214 Queen St. W
The Gladstone hotel puts it's own spin on Oktoberfest as the welcomes the German festival to it's own establishment. The bar will be transformed into a German haven featuring tons of beers and live music.
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Nuit Blanche @ Various Locations
The annual free festival is back again with larger than life art exhibits. Explore various installations all over the city from dusk till dawn including a special exhibit at Nathan Phillips Square and a free dance party on Queen West.
Invictus Games @ Various Venues
The Invictus Games finishes up an eventful week of sports, unity and fun as they wrap up the final activities over the weekend. Catch a glimpse of Prince Harry one last time at one of many events taking place.
Guillermo Del Toro: At Home With Monsters @ AGO // 317 Dundas St. W
The magic of film and horror is brought to life at famed director Del Toro's art exhibit at The AGO. View life sized sculptures from Del Toro's movies as well as other art pieces commissioned by director himself.
EDIT Expo For Design Innovation and Technology @ Unilever Detergent Factory // 21 Don Roadway
If tech, design and the newest devices are your thing then don't forget to check out the EDIT Expo, which runs throughout the entire weekend!
MadeInTYO @ The Mod Club // 722 College St.
Don't miss one of the hottest rap sensations of the new generation performing inside The Mod Club for his new tour. He brings the Atlanta rap music scene to Toronto, showcasing a mix of mumble rap with trap sounds.
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Toronto Vintage Clothing Show @ Exhibition Place // 210 Princes’ Boulevard
Calling all vintage lovers! This show is for you if you're looking to scoop some hot vintage pieces and also other vintage clothing related products such as clothing care, workshops are more!
Culture Days @ The Gardiner Museum // 111 Queens Park
Culture days at the Gardiner are a great way to fuse art with culture. This event takes place for the full weekend and features a drum circle and family art activities.
High Park Harvest Fest @ High Park //1873 Bloor St. West
It's time for harvest at High Park! The event is free and features local vendors, music and dance performances and even pumpkin carving!
Oktoberfist @ Aleyards // 100 Symes Rd.
This is what you get when you combine wrestling, food and beer. Enjoy live wrestling matches as you try out some cool craft beer at this event that's like Oktoberfest with a rough twist!
The Yoga and Wellness Show @ Enercare Centre // 100 Princes' Blvd.
Embrace your body and stay up to date with the latest in yoga at this show. It features vendors specializing in yoga, nutrition and wellness in a space where you can practice your favourite poses!