Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events, September 3 to 9

Aug 31 2018, 8:10 pm

Well Toronto, the first week of September is officially in full swing.

And if you’re wondering what to do in the city this week, we can definitely help.

Check out our guide to all the fun things to do in Toronto this week, from free events to food festivals, TIFF and more.

Brewer’s Backyard

What: Celebrate the final weekend of summer with a few brews. The line-up of breweries includes Big Rock, Collective Arts, Eastbound, Exchange Brewery, GLB, Goose Island, Northern Maverick, and Red Thread alongside food vendors including Arepa Republic, FeasTO, Fidel Gastro, Meltdown Cheesery, and the Pop Stand.

When: September 3
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

Toronto Fashion Week

What: This year, in collaboration with RE\SET, Toronto Fashion Week will include fashion, film, photography and culture enthusiasts, as it takes over Yorkville Village from September 4 to 6. Over 20 shows and events will be celebrating the best in Canadian design talent during Fashion Week, showcasing Spring/Summer 2019 season.

When: September 4 to 6
Time: Varies by day
Where: Yorkville Village, 136 Yorkville Ave
Price: Varies by show

Toronto International Film Festival

What: The 43rd-annual Toronto International Film Festival descends on Toronto this month. The 10-day festival, which kicks off on September 6, will feature moving, influential and star power-packed films from both home and abroad.

When: September 6 to 10
Time: Screenings and event times vary by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by screening

TIFF Festival Street

What: For the fifth year in a row, the excitement and fun of the Toronto International Film Festival will pour out from the theatres onto Festival Street. Look forward to free movie screenings, musical performances, food and drinks, photo opportunities and more.

When: September 6 to 9
Time: 12 pm to 12 am
Where: King Street West between Peter Street and University Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Veg Food Fest

What: Taking place at the Harbourfront Centre, this festival promises more than 150 vendors dealing in all sorts of meatless eats and ethical goods, plus 40+ hours of presentations, workshops, speakers, and music curated by Toronto Downtown Jazz.

When: September 7 to 9
Time: Hours vary by day
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

Aqua The Rewind Tour

What: The music news you’ve been waiting to hear since your childhood has finally been announced — Danish group Aqua is coming to Toronto this week. On their first-ever Canadian tour, The Rewind Tour, the 90s pop group will be performing a concert at Echo Beach this Saturday.

When: September 8
Time: Doors open 6:30 pm
Where: Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd W
Price: $45 early bird or $60 regular price

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