5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, September 7

Sep 7 2017, 3:21 am

The short week is almost at an end, we can taste the weekend from here!

Enjoy this (potentially rainy) Thursday, and check out what’s in store for the day in Toronto.

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Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk. Rental is for a 15-minute ride and includes life jackets.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: September 7 from 2:30 to 8 pm


There’s no better way to say goodbye to summer than with the city’s biggest film festival! Whether you go celeb-spotting, check out the free exhibits on King Street, catch a movie premiere or attend a celebrity panel there’s something for everyone at TIFF and it all starts today.

Where: Locations throughout the city
When: September 7 to 17

September First Thursday feat. DMC

First Thursdays are back, and the AGO is launching the fall season with one of their biggest lineups yet. Headlining the event: #AGO1st is thrilled to welcome hip-hop legend DMC of Run DMC. The night also features local artists who break boundaries and challenge borders, inspired by the exhibition Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood.

Where: AGO, 317 Dundas St West
When: September 7 at 7 pm

Dita Von Teese

International Queen of Burlesque,¬†Dita Von Teese is in town will making a sultry stop in Toronto with her ‚ÄúThe Art of the Teese‚ÄĚ Burlesque Revue.

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre,¬†190 Princes’ Blvd.
When: September 7 at 7:30 pm

Cirque du Soleil – VOLTA

VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of action sports, the show weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. The Cirque is back under the Big Top!

Where: Under the Big Top, Port Lands
When: September 7 to November 26

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