Summer might only be a couple of days away from being officially over, but not to worry because there’s a lot of exciting things to do in Toronto this week to kickstart the fall season. Especially when it looks like the rush of festivals isn’t going to slow down anytime soon. That just means there’s more fun to be had while getting the chance to explore new activities. Check out our full list of things happening in the 6ix below.
Here are some things to do in Toronto this week:
Connect and network with leading industry professionals in technology at the Elevate Festival from September 20-22. You can expect speaker sessions, panels, a hub to showcase start-ups and more at the event. Find out more and get tickets through the website.
Post Malone – 2022 Twelve Carat Tour
Catch the artist’s performance at the Scotiabank Arena on September 20 & 21. Tickets can be purchased online.
Toronto Palestine Film Festival
Explore the culture of Palestine through Palestinian cinema and movies from September 21-25. In addition to a range of films, there’s also going to be exhibitions, a Sahtain! brunch, and a book launch from author Saaed Teebi. Festival passes can be purchased online.
Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA)
It’s all about celebrating the power of the written word at this festival from September 22 to October 2. Many authors will be making an appearance for talks, along with exhibitions, performances, and workshops. TIFA Kids’ activities will also be available. More information can be found on the site.
Get your laugh on at one of the world’s largest comedy festivals from September 22 to October 1. Headliners include Trevor Noah, Amy Schumer, Issa Rae, Trixie & Katya, John Mulaney, and others. The 42 has appearances from ALOK, Alex Edelman, Amanda Seales, and more. You can buy tickets through their site. But there is also a Street Festival that is FREE of charge to attend and watch the shows.
Bi+ Arts Festival
The annual festival shines the spotlight on queer creatives, with showcases (authors, film, videos), a marketplace, an arts cabaret and more. It’s taking place from September 23-25 nd you can find out more online.
Toronto Vintage Clothing Show
Find vintage décor and antiques from 100+ independent dealers at the TO Vintage Clothing Show, taking place at Exhibition Place on September 24 & 25. This includes of collections of women’s and menswear clothing, handbags, accessories, and footwear. You can get an admission pass through the site.
Taste of Iceland
Experience Icelandic traditions and culture right here in the 6ix at the Taste of Iceland event from September 22-25. The festival will feature a series of events and activities focused on films, art, F&B, and music. Find out more details about the programming online.