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With fall kicking off this Friday, it’s time to officially say farewell to summer.
And there’s better way to get welcome a new season than by heading out into the city and checking out some of the awesome new events and activities happening.
From the highly anticipated Invictus Games to Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival, here are the top Toronto events of the week.
What: The fourth annual flagship Etsy Made in Canada show is back for another exciting season in Toronto. Co-hosted by the Toronto Etsy Street Team and 416Hustler, this event will feature a variety of handmade and vintage goods from Canadian Etsy sellers. If you’re passionate about one-of-a-kind goods, you definitelywon’tt’ want to miss this unique event!
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street
When: September 23, 10 am to 6 pm
What: If you’ve got a serious sweet tooth, we recommend heading to the annual Butter Tart Taste Off this weekend. The Peterborough Farmers’ Market will transform into a massive butter tart competition, where competitors vie for the honour of best butter tart flavours in various categories.
Where: Peterborough Farmers’ Market, 136 Lansdowne Street
When: September 23, 9 am to 1 pm
What: The 2017 Invictus Games will be taking over Toronto this month and while most major sporting events are ticketed, there are plenty of free events as well. Free sports include archery, wheelchair tennis, cycling, golf, and the Jaguar Land Rover Driving Challenge.
Where: Venues throughout the city
When: September 23 to 30
What: Things are about to get spicy! Come and enjoy incredible Mexican music, an epic party, and pairing refreshing cocktails and beer with original Mexican recipes from the best local chefs.
Where: Tequila Jacks Toronto 184 Pearl Street
When: September 23, 4 pm
What: Participate in hundreds of author readings, discussions, and activities, and shop in a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you’ll find anywhere. There’s plenty to see and do at Canada’s largest FREE book and magazine festival.
Where: 235 Queens Quay West
When: September 24
What: It’s been said that laughter is the best medicine, and if you’re looking to get in good spirits, you need to catch a show during Just For Laughs 42 (JFL42). J4L42 will feature some of the most hilarious comedians of today, including Bill Burr, Ali Wong, Janeane Garofalo, Tom Segura, and John Mulaney to name a few. In addition to the headliners, there will also be 42 exciting comedy acts to check out as well.
Where: Various venues throughout the city
When: September 21 to 30