September is in full swing! And with that comes a lot of cool things happening in the city that are exclusive to this time of the year. So take advantage of this weekend to enjoy some of the best activities the city has to offer right now.
With a lot of huge events happening including TIFF madness, food festivals, concerts and art exhibits, Toronto has everything you need to make the upcoming weekend a fun and memorable one!
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TIFF Ovation 2017 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox // 350 King St. W
This special TIFF event is one of the most popular events during the entire festival. Take advantage of the city's 4am last call and come out to this opening weekend soiree happening at the epicentre of the festival, the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Dita Von Teese @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre // 190 Princes' Blvd.
It's all about the burlesque at this special show featuring international burlesque star Dita Von Teese. Enjoy the beauty and talent of burlesque in a show featuring music, dancing and jewelled costumes.
Cabbagetown Festival @ Cabbagetown
Don't miss one of Toronto's most popular festivals, the Cabbagetown festival where the town showcases all of it's finest. Featuring some amazing local eats and live entertainment, this event kicks off with an arts and crafts sale on the Friday and progresses throughout the weekend.
Toronto Beaches Film Festival // 140 Wineva Ave.
The TBFF returns for it's sixth year! Explore screenings of feature films, short films, children's films and much more!
Dali x Yorkville Village @ Yorkville Village // 55 Avenue Rd.
Don't miss this beautiful exhibit honouring the great artist Dali. The exhibit features unique art pieces inspired by the artist. The showcase runs till the end of September.
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Volta @ Port Lands
Cirque Du Soleil is back in Toronto! And this time it's all about Volta, a spectacle about freedom and choosing your own path. Don't miss this one under the big top, you have until November to catch a show!
Niagara Wine Festival @ Various Locations // Niagara
The Niagara Wine and Grape Festival takes over the Niagara region as wineries and vineyards come together to celebrate. Enjoy the finest wines and activities the region has to offer during this festival that runs until the 24th.
Veg Food Fest @ Harbourfront Centre // 235 Queens Quay W
The Veg Food Fest is back at the Harbourfront centre for a weekend of veggie food fun! Try an array of unique vegetarian dishes and enjoy workshops, live music and cooking demos in this event considered to be North America's largest of its kind!
The Weeknd @ The Air Canada Centre // 40 Bay St.
The Canadian superstar hailing from Toronto takes to the big stage for his latest tour. Don't miss this one, because last time he brought out many special guests including Drake!
Canadian Pet Expo @ International Centre // 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga
Pet owners unite! This weekend long expo dedicated to our furry friends is Canada's largest indoor festival of its kind! Enjoy a variety of events, panels, vendors, workshops and more, and don't forget to bring your pet!
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Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas @ Budweiser Stage // 909 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Two of hip-hop's finest hit the Budweiser Stage for a nostalgic show that'll take you back to the hip-hop you grew up with. The concert also features support from Chronixx.
Skate Girls Of Kabul @ Aga Khan Museum // 77 Wynford Dr.
This special art installation is a photo gallery of a hidden gem community within Kabul. The photos feature young girls who are passionate about skateboarding in an area considered to be one of the world's most dangerous places. Don't miss this beauty of an exhibit.
Brockhampton @ Danforth Music Hall // 147 Danforth Ave.
American boy band Brockhampton takes the stage in Toronto! This huge group of 15 guys with different backgrounds in the art industry including rappers and art directors.
Parkdale Flea @ Northern Contemporary Gallery // 1266 Queen St. W
The Parkdale Flea is back for a fall edition only for this Sunday! Come out and check out some exciting finds including antiques, local foods, crafts and much more!
Taste Of The Kingsway @ Bloor Street West (from Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road)
The Taste of Kingsway ends off with a bang on Sunday after a weekend filled with food and music! Attend for at least one day throughout the weekend and you'll be in for a huge treat for the senses!