5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, September 11

Sep 10 2019, 8:00 pm

You made it to hump day Toronto. Reward yourself by getting out and heading to one of these great events. With TIFF in full swing, the city is offering incredible comedy performances, and great concerts all going down tonight, there’s no excuse not to have fun today, Wednesday, September 11.

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Toronto International Film Festival

What: There’s no better way to say goodbye to summer than with the city’s biggest film festival – and one of the most influential in the world. Whether you catch a flick, party hard, or go celeb-spotting, there’s something for everyone at TIFF.

When: Now until September 15
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Some events are free, while many are ticketed

A Night at the Drive In!

What: Join Bad Dog Comedy’s Company in Residence Sex T-Rex, for their monthly event telling stories with improv in various cinematic genres and sometimes even preview their newest scripted work.

These events also can feature special guests, so grab a beer at the bar and join them each month for an hour of comedy. This month’s theme is A Night at the Drive In!

When: Wednesday, September 11
Time: 8 pm to 9 pm
Where: Bad Dog Comedy Theatre, 875 Bloor St. West
Admission: $10, available online

Movie Night In The Park – College Park

What: There’s no better way to enjoy the last days of summer than by watching an outdoor movie. Head to College Park for a showing of superhero film Shazam! There will be plenty to do before the film as there will be games and free snacks

When: Wednesday, September 11
Time: 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: College Park, 424 Yonge Street
Cost: Free

Of Monsters And Men: Fever Dream Tour

What: Indie-pop creatives Of Monsters And Men are stopping in Toronto as part of their tour promoting their newest album. Every ticket for the show comes with a free downloadable copy of Fever Dream. They’ll be joined by the Lower Dens to finish the last North American leg of the tour before heading to the UK.

When: Wednesday, September 11
Time: 8 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lake Shore Boulevard West
Cost: Tickets start at $47, available online

Fall Exhibitions Opening Party

What: Join the Ryerson Image Centre for a party to celebrate a new season of exhibitions with a cash bar and light refreshments. This fall will feature incredible works including The Way She Looks: A History of Female Gazes in African Portraiture, Syrus Marcus Ware: Ancestors, Can You Read Us? (Dispatches From The Future), and Lucy Lu: Da Pi Yuan. Chat with other fans of the genre and learn about what’s coming.

When: Wednesday, September 11
Time: 6 pm to 8 pm
Where: Ryerson Image Centre, 33 Gould Street
Cost: Free