Happy Monday, Toronto! We hope everyone’s been enjoying the long weekend so far. While it may be the last one for the summer, there are still plenty of things to look forward to in the fall. And of course, there’s a bit of summer left and naturally we all want to take advantage of that and take in the last two weeks of the warm weather. So here’s our roundup of things to do in Toronto this week.
Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
Terre Bleu x National Ballet of Canada
Ontario’s largest lavender farm has partnered with the National Ballet of Canada to host the Season Finale. The immersive and interactive event will feature live performances, which includes a live string symphony accompanied by food and drinks. The event will take place on 10 September, 2021 from 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased online here.
Le Burger Week
One of the largest burger festivals will be ongoing for one more week until 14 September. It’s the perfect time to feast on over-the-top and wildly unique burger creations from participating locations. And you can even vote for your favourite one on the website. Check out the full list of participating restaurants here.
Toronto International Film Festival
It’s TIFF week, folks! From September 9 – 18, 2021, over 200 films are expected to be screened. You can check out films in person at various locations in the 6ix, including TIFF Bell Lightbox, Scotiabank Theatre and others. In addition to regular film screenings, there are also options for drive-in and virtual screenings. Find the full schedules and ticket information on the website here.
Fragments of Epic Memory Exhibit at AGO
This is the first exhibition organized by the museum’s Department of Arts of Global Africa and the Diaspora. It invites viewers to immerse themselves and learn about Caribbean culture. The exhibition features photographs, sculpture and video works. It is open for viewing until 21 February, 2022 and tickets can be purchased on the website here.
Dream in High Park
Taking place at Canadian Stage, the Dream in High Park is set to feature an outdoor concert with Polaris Prize-winner Jeremy Dutcher. The concert will run from September 6 – 8, 2021. The location for the concert is High Park Amphitheatre. Get your tickets online here.
This visual and sound experience will be taking place at the Harbourfront Centre Theatre. It was created after 9/11 by artist Heather Nicol. It narrates Heather’s first-hand experience at the haunting event that unfolded in Lower Manhattan, New York. It will take place from September 11 – 19, 2021 and admission is free.
The inaugural Drive Festival, Canada’s only outdoor automotive exhibition and first automotive event in over 18 months, launched at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Friday, September 10th and will run through Sunday, September 12th , 2021. For more show information click HERE.
H&M Warehouse Sale
If you’re looking for the deal of a lifetime, head over to the H&M warehouse at the International Centre in Mississauga. Everything is up to 75% off and the sale ends on the 12th!
Feature Image: Trish Thorton, Flickr