The first full week of October is here and is full of events and activities to start your month off with a bang (except little-to-no fireworks)! Head into Thanksgiving weekend on a high note with our selection of the best things to do in Toronto this week!
In advance of Mean Girls coming to the Ed Mirvish theatre later this month, the Comedy Bar is having a Burn Book inspired roast battle with your favourite characters embodied by some of Toronto’s best comedians!
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON, M6H 1L5.
When: 8:00 p.m.
Head to Meridian Hall for the exclusive one-night-only screening of Crystal Pite: Angels' Atlas, a documentary that captures crucial moments of the ballet’s rebirth, presented by Fall For Dance North, Toronto's premier international dance festival!
Where: Meridian Hall, 1 Front St E, Toronto, ON, M5E 1B2.
When: 7:30 p.m.
So no one told you trivia was going to be this way? Prove your skills aren’t a joke with Friends Trivia at Hemingway’s! Don’t get stuck in second gear, as this will be one of the most challenging and fun trivia nights of the entire year!
Where: Hemingway's Restaurant and Bar, 142 Cumberland St, Toronto, ON, M5R 1A8.
When: 6:30 p.m.
The Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show returns to the fairgrounds on Tuesday, October 4th, and will have a week full of fun featuring live motorsports, musical performances, and more fun for the whole family!
Where: Norfolk County Fairgrounds, 172 South Dr, Simcoe, ON, N3Y 1G6.
When: 9:00 a.m.
A new name in the rap game that’s taking the world by storm, Jack Harlow brings his Come Home the Kids Miss You tour (the album reached #3 on the Billboard 2o0!) to Coca-Cola-Colisseum for an unforgettable show!
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3.
When: 7:45 p.m.
Fred Victor hosts the 6th annual Street Eats, with 20 unique food and drinks vendors coming together under the stars in Regent Park. Enjoy some of Toronto’s best food at this Regent Park food festival that’s raising money to help those less fortunate!
Where: 40 Oak St, Toronto, ON, M5A 2C6.
When: 6:00 p.m.
Dance Alone promotions present Neon Nights at Dundas Video, an unforgettable dance party dedicated to retro and modern synth music, featuring songs from the early 80s all the way through the modern Synthwave age!
Where: Dundas Video, 831 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON, M6J 1V4.
When: 9:30 p.m.
Price: it’s free!
After six years of sold-out Séances, horror master Jaymes White invites you to The Howland Inn Séance! Experience terror in an authentic Victorian Séance at one of Toronto’s oldest and most haunted Inns!
Where: 4020 Dundas St W, York, ON, M6S 4W6.
When: September 30th to November 6th.
With an outdoor maze and a terrifying indoor haunted house, the Martino Manor is one of Etobicoke’s top attractions this Halloween season! You got to get tickets at the door, and they’re cash only, so come early and come prepared!
Where: 7 McIntosh Ave, Etobicoke, ON, M8Y 3C8.
When: October 1st to October 31st, open Thursday through Sunday.
One of the biggest stars in the world right now, Lizzo is making her way to Toronto for an unforgettable evening! Playing songs off her recent, critically acclaimed album Special, Lizzo will be bringing the Juice for an up-Tempo show to keep you dancing!
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St., Toronto, ON, M5J 2X2.
When: 8:00 p.m.
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