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15 Fun Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend

Seize the weekend!

It's the freakin' weekend again! And now that fall is in full swing there's going to be less wardrobe malfunctions where the day begins as winter and ends like a hot day in mid August. 

So with the weather comes all the best of fall festivities and activities that only work best in the beautiful autumn weather. So if you don't have plans for the weekend, here are some things you can check out in the city this weekend!

What Day Do Want To Go Out?




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Screemers @ Queen Elizabeth Building // 180 Princes' Blvd.

Get ready to scream! Screemers is back, and with new chilling attractions and rooms, they will bring all of your nightmares to life!

Toronto After Dark Film Festival @ Scotiabank Theatre // 259 Richmond St. W

Spook yourself with an array of some of the best in horror film. This horror and thriller centred film festival kicks off on Friday and runs until October 20th. The films being showcased are all the latest in horror films from around the world!

Toronto Art Crawl And Night Market @ The Great Hall // 1087 Queen St. W

This art crawl and night market features some of the finest artworks by artisans and artists from the city! Admire and purchase unique and local art pieces.

Friday Night Live @ The ROM // 100 Queens Park

Don't miss this Rock On edition of Friday Night Live inside the ROM. Enjoy a selection of live DJs, seminars and guest speakers, and unique food vendors serving up nothing but the best!

Toronto Independent Music Awards @ Revival Bar // 783 College St.

The Toronto Independent Music Awards rewards those in the Toronto music scene for their outstanding work as an independent indie artist. Don't miss out on the live performances!

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Bat Out Of Hell The Musical @ Ed Mirvish Theatre // 244 Victoria St.

The North American premiere of this exciting new musical follows a complicated love story in a post apocalyptic world. There will be music, madness and tons of fun!

Scott Helman Vs. Ria Mae @ Danforth Music Hall // 147 Danforth Ave.

These two Canadian vocal powerhouses are making a stop in Toronto for their joint national tour titled Scott Vs. Ria. See which artist emerges most victorious to you at the show!

World Poutine Eating Championship @ Yonge-Dundas Square // 1 Dundas St. E

Reach the square for FREE poutine, and a chance to take part in the World Poutine Eating Championship. The event is sponsored by Smoke's Poutinerie and also features other fun activities and live entertainment.

Sneaker Con @ Enercare Centre // 100 Princes' Blvd.

Calling all sneakerheads! Sneaker Con is going down at the Enercare Centre and you will have the chance to meet up with popular sneakertubers, designers and collectors. Get the chance to purchase and trade unique pairs with others.

The Lawrence Park Art Show @ St. Lawrence Community Church // 2180 Bayview Ave.

This art show brings fine art to Lawrence Park as it showcases art of all kinds from over 30 different Canadian artists. Proceeds from the event go towards the St. Lawrence Community Church.

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Lakeshore Art Trail @ Various Locations // Mississauga

The Lakeshore will be lined with art during this two day art trail event. Walk along the Mississauga Lakeshore and explore art from locals and Canadians, each with their own unique interpretations.

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull @ Air Canada Centre // 40 Bay Street

Don't miss these two Latin music icons as they hit the stage at the Air Canada Centre. With support with CNCO, these two powerhouse performers will perform their biggest hits and newest songs.

Shawarma Festival @ Across Distillery District // Across 494 Front St. E

Who wants shawarma!? This free event located just steps from the Distillery District features various shawarma vendors and family friendly activities for a fun filled day!

Hot Docs Podcast Festival @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema // 506 Bloor St. W.

The Hot Docs Podcast Festival brings to life the world of podcasts. See some of your favourite podcast artists bring their audio to life on stage.

Big City Improv Festival @ Various Locations // Toronto

Don't miss some of the biggest names in improv as they hit the stage for the 6th annual Big City Improv Festival. With a huge lineup and 9 full days of improv fun, this is one you truly don't want to miss!