5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, October 1

Sep 28 2018, 9:31 pm

It’s going to be a chilly Monday to start the week and with it comes the start of October. Be sure to bundle up and check out some of the great events happening throughout the city.

International Coffee Day: The Drake

What: In honour of International Coffee Day on Monday, October 1, The Drake will be serving free coffee-based beverages, which includes lattes and cappuccinos at all its cafe locations, which includes The Drake Mini Bar, The Drake Hotel and Drake Commissary.

When: October 1
Time: From open until noon
Where: All Drake cafes (Mini Bar, The Drake Hotel and Drake Commissary)
Price: Free

Tribe Five Dinner – October

What: Tribe Five Dinner features five female chefs that represent their own culture’s distinct cuisine with a unique dish. This month’s event will see proceeds going to the Stop Community Food Centre, specifically their Healthy Beginnings Program. The five-course vegan meal features flavours from Ireland, Mexico, China, and Pakistan.

When: October 1
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rickshaw Bar, 685 Queen Street West
Price: Admission is $55

Halloween Haunt

What: Canada’s Wonderland is transforming from theme park to scream park during its annual Halloween Haunt, which kicks off for its 14th season this Saturday. Experience the thrilling park rides, and then the chills of 20 terrifying haunted attractions and shows.

When: Select nights from now until October 31
Time: From 7 pm to midnight on select nights
Where: Canada’s Wonderland
Price: Tickets start at $32.99

Blood Orange

What: Dev Hynes a.k.a. Blood Orange is performing in Toronto this evening as part of his North America tour. Blood Orange’s last full-length release was 2016’s Freetown Sound.

When: October 1
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
Price: From $36

ALTdot Comedy

What: If you’re in the mood to get your laugh on, ALTdot Comedy is hosting a comedy show featuring MC Paul Thompson, Michelle Shaughnessy, Peter White, Keith Pedro, Sam Burns, Ana-Marija Stoijic, Danny Polishchuk, George Westerholme, Marito  Lopez and Alex Wood.

When: September 24
Time: 9 pm to 11 pm
Where: Rivoli, 332-334 Queen Street West
Price: $8 advance, $10 at the door

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