14 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, September 17

Sep 16 2017, 2:45 am

Happy Sunday, Toronto!

The warmth continues as the last weekend of the summer wraps up. And there’s lots going on in the city, so be sure to go outside and enjoy the day!

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Small World Music Festival

What: Capturing the world in a four-day festival, Small World’s signature annual program brings the sounds of Mali, Korea, Cuba, Ethiopia, Palestine, Spain, Estonia and more to Toronto stages.

Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: September 17

Fall Home Show 2017

What: Say hello to the new season by learning about the latest restructuring, restyling or reorganizing trends at the Toronto Fall Home Show. It’s your number one source for everything you need to shape up your space!

Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
When: September 17

Toronto Ukrainian Festival

What: A three-day entertainment experience celebrating the Ukrainian Canadian community. From music to food, check out this massive Bloor West festival.

Where: Bloor West Village
When: September 17

Kensington Market Jazz Fest

What: Calling all jazz lovers: Toronto’s Kensington Market will be hosting a series of concerts in various locations, giving you a taste of some of the best jazz the city has to offer. Molly Johnson, Ori Dagan, Genevieve Marentette are among some of the performers.

Where: Various locations in Kensington Market
When: September 17

On Common Ground Festival

What: The On Common Ground festival features an engaging mix of culturally-diverse music, dance, storytelling, theatre, visual arts, local food, and family-friendly activities in celebration of Canada 150.

Where: Fort York National Historic Site, 100 Garrison Road
When: September 17, 10 am to 5 pm

Toronto Beer Week

What: Just because the warm days of summer are behind us doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy one last beer festival before fall officially kicks off. Celebrating local craft brew, this week-long festival of beer features dozens of different breweries, bars, and restaurants around the city.

Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: September 15 to 23

Roncesvalles Polish Festival

What: Wrap up summer by attending North America’s largest celebration of Polish culture in Toronto’s best neighbourhood. The festival will feature local and international music, fantastic cuisine from over 40 renowned restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bistros, along Roncesvalles, and of course, lots of traditional Polish fare.

Where: Roncesvalles Avenue from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West
When: September 17

Food Truck Festival Ontario

What:  FTFO brings the most mouthgasmic food trucks to one place so you can eat like a true Foodstar. This year’s lineup includes Tiny Tom Donuts, Food Dudes, Fully Loaded T.O, Bake Three Fifty, and much more.

Where: Sherborne Common, 61 Dockside Drive
When: September 17

Pumpkinland and Harvest Fest

What: Get into the fall spirit at Whittamore Farm’s family-friendly Harvest Fest. Choose from 1000’s of pumpkins and become a kid again as you get lost in the corn maze. Enjoy the best of fall time entertainment, including wagon rides, spooky games, nature trails, and farm animals.

Where: Whittamore’s Farm, 8100 Steeles Avenue East
When: September 16 to October 31

Terry Fox Run

What: All across the country, the Terry Fox run takes place in September. Register to run, find a run, or sponsor a runner and show your support.

Where: Various locations
When: September 17

The Famous Canadian Beer Run 

What: On your marks,  get set, beer! Toronto will be hosting a 5 km Beer Run, and once the race is over the party truly starts. Sample some delicious craft brews and sample delectable offerings from dozens of Toronto’s best food trucks. Cider and vodka cocktails will also be available for your sipping pleasure.

Where: Ontario Place
When: September 17

City Cider

What: Celebrate apple season in Toronto and spend a day surrounded by live music, delectable eats, freshly pressed cider, and a hard craft cider bar in a heritage orchard at this event hosted by Not Far From The Tree. Admission $10 in advance, $15 at the gate

Where: Spadina Museum
When: September 17, noon to 5 pm

Toronto Garlic Festival

What: Taste delicious garlic-themed dishes paired with Ontario craft beer and wine at this amazing Garlic themed festival. Attendees can enjoy sweet and savoury garlic inspired dishes from 20 chefs this year include, meet farmers, chefs, artists and garlic historians. Admission is $5.

Where: Artscpape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
When: September 17, 9 am to 5 pm

TIFF People’s Choice Award Screening

What: With TIFF 2017 coming to a close, it’s time for movie-goers to cast their votes for their favourite movie of the festival. The winning film will then be chosen and screened for free on the final day of the festival. Tickets will be issued at the venue, two hours prior to the screening.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall
When: September 17, 6 pm to 9 pm

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