Top 6 in the 6ix: Can’t miss Toronto events September 4 to 10

Aug 22 2017, 5:03 am

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, from free events to food festivals, street parties, and more.

Think of this as your go to guide to all fun things to do in Toronto this week.

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Hot & Spicy Food Festival

What: Savour the flavour of the south! Come and enjoy this free food festival that features hot and spicy foods from around the world, celebrity chefs, brass bands, and much more.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
When: September 4 to 7


What: There’s no better way to say goodbye to summer than with the city’s biggest film festival! Whether you go celeb-spotting, check out the free exhibits on King Street, catch a movie premiere or attend a celebrity panel there’s something for everyone at TIFF.

Where: Locations throughout the city
When: September 7 to 17

Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival

What: Calling all vegetarian foodies: For one weekend only, Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre will transform into a vegetarian paradise. Local and international chefs will delight your taste buds with a lot of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
September 8 to 10

Taste of the Kingsway

What: Taste of the Kingsway delivers fun for the whole family with three action-packed stages featuring tribute bands: Wham, Rat Pack, Eagles, Journey, AC/DC, and U2.eeee Come and check out the classic car show, Footloose Dancewear’s community dance stage, as well as the ice cream and pizza eating contests, and the ever-popular Scotiabank Dog Show.

Where: Kingsway, 3029 Bloor Street West
 September 8, 6 pm to 10 pm; September 9, 11 am to 10 pm; September 10, 11 am to 6 pm

Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & BBQ Festival

What: Now in its 19th year, this three-day outdoor music festival will be celebrating Canada and Ontario’s 150th anniversaries with 100% Canadian acts featuring the best of Canadian Blues. There will be free admission to the vendor village, food court, and south stages 1 and 2.

Where: Port Credit Memorial Park, 20 Lakeshore Road East
When: September 8, 5 pm to 11:30 pm; September 9, 11:30 am to 11:30 pm; September 10, 11 am to 8:30 pm

Israeli Marketplace

What: Come and be whisked away to an Israeli marketplace without the 14-hour flight. At the Israeli Marketplace, you can expect to see specialty foods (think halva and falafel), fragrant spices for sale, and vendors selling popular Israelian goods like olives, dried fruit, candy, and spices. Admission is $8.

Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
When: September 10, 10 am to 6 pm

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