Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events, October 15 to 21

Oct 12 2018, 8:52 pm

Welcome to a brand new week, Toronto!

Start it off on a good note by checking out some of the awesome events taking place in the city this week.

From cannabis legalization to the Red Bull Music Festival, there are plenty of cool events worth checking out this week.

Canadian Pizza Summit

What: This is the only trade show in Canada dedicated to everyone’s favourite art form: pizza making. Whether someone is a pizzeria owner or employee, or are looking to get into the industry, this show is perfect for all kinds of people (or for anyone who just really likes pizza). See over 12 exhibitions specializing in the pizza industry, keynote speakers on topics such as millennial attitudes, and educational seminars.

When: October 15
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Where: 672 Dupont Street
Price: Admission is free

Legalization Day at Trinity Bellwoods

What: In honour of cannabis legalization day, the public is invited to come together for an epic legalization smoke session at Trinity Bellwoods. Currently, there are over 3,000 people interested in attending the event on Facebook, so arrive early to claim a spot and don’t forget to bring the good vibes.

When: October 17
Time: 4:20 pm to 7:20 pm
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park
Price: Free

Clough Club Takeover

What: On Wednesday, October 17, Vancouver’s favourite cocktail den Clough Club is taking over Toronto’s Death & Taxes Free House as part of Toronto Cocktail Week. For one night only, current staff and alumni from the popular Gastown bar will take over the Queen West hotspot for an evening of killer cocktails and elevated street food, including gourmet hot dogs and Clough Club’s locally-famous Potachos available to take the edge off late-night appetites.

When: October 17
Time: 9 pm to 11 pm
Where: Death & Taxes Free House, 1154 Queen Street West
Tickets: No tickets required, open to the public

Red Bull Music Festival Toronto 2018

What: While summer is over, festival season continues as Red Bull brings its inaugural Music Festival to Toronto this month. This October, Red Bull Music Festival will take over several venues in Toronto for a week of shows throughout the city.

When: October 17 to 25
Time: Varies by day
Where: Various venues
Price: Varies by the show


What: imagineNATIVE is the world’s largest presenter of Indigenous screen content. The organization is recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for excellence and innovation in programming and as the global centre for Indigenous media arts.

When: October 17 to 21
Time: Varies by day
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Price: Prices vary

International Festival of Authors

What: The 39th edition of Toronto’s International Festival of Authors (IFOA) is a celebration of words and ideas, of writers and readers. The festival brings together the world’s best writers of contemporary literature for 11 days of readings, interviews, artist talks, roundtable discussions, public book signings and a number of special events.

When: October 18 to 28
Time: Varies by day
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Price: Varies by event

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