11 thing to do in Toronto today: Sunday, September 15

Sep 13 2019, 6:34 pm

It might be the last day of the weekend, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Keep the good times rolling today, Sunday, September 15.

We’ve got Open Streets TO, the Sens vs the Leafs, and more.

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Museum of the Moon at The Bentway

You officially have one more reason to visit The Bentway before summer ends. Since September 10, The Bentway has been transformed into an open-air planetarium, complete with a massive glowing moon that will light up below the Gardiner Expressway. And this is your last day to check it out!

The presentation is called Museum of the Moon, a touring artwork, and it will feature a week-long celebration of “the moon and our relationship to its rhythms.”

When: September 15
Time: On view from dusk to 11 pm
Where: The Bentway – 250 Fort York, Toronto, ON
Price: All Museum of the Moon programming is free of charge.

Open Street TO

What: The Open Streets program was created to help encourage participation in physical activity. Some of this weekend’s activities include a yoga class, an escape-room based puzzle, as well as several skills courses and workshops. This is the second iteration of this festival this year — and the last.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Yonge St will close from Bloor to Queen, Bloor St will close from Ossington to Church
Admission: Free

Toronto Artisan Market

What: The Toronto Artisan Market puts on a specialized, curated group of local makers selling unique works that you’re not likely to find anywhere else. Shop original art, handmade jewelry, fashion and accessories, organic skincare, home decor, ceramics, wellness products, baked goods, and more.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Christie Pits, Bloor and Christie Street
Admission: Free to attend

Our Lady Peace’s Summersault 2019

What: Summersault Festival was first launched in 1998 and included performances from Our Lady Peace, Moist, I Mother Earth, Sloan, and other Canadian rock staples. Now the epic event is back with Our Lady Peace and their special guests Bush, Dear Rouge, and Human Kebab.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: 5 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage, 909 Lakeshore Blvd. West
Admission: Tickets start at $59, available online

9th Annual Toronto Garlic Festival

What: This annual event has Ontario farmers and local chefs getting together to cook with garlic, and visitors can taste delicious garlic-themed dishes prepared by chefs and paired with Ontario wine and craft beer. The festival includes live music, film screenings, talks and demos, free garlic shots, and the Garlic Breath Contest.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street
Admission: $5, kids under 12 get in free

Mean Girls

What: Every month join drag superstar Allysin Chaynes, the self-appointed queen of camp classics, B-movies, trash, pulp, and all films fabulous, as she guides you through a new mind-altering, gut splitting, thigh-slapping, spit-take inducing, and even occasionally thoughtful cinematic experience. Every film includes a game and the rules are always brand new. This month’s feature is Mean Girls.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Royal, 608 College St
Admission: $15 at the door

Toronto International Film Festival

What: There’s no better way to say goodbye to summer than with the city’s biggest film festival – and one of the most influential in the world. Whether you catch a flick, party hard, or go celeb-spotting, there’s something for everyone at TIFF. Today it the last day of the festival. Don’t miss your chance to get out there.

When: Sunday, September 15
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission: Some events are free, while many are ticketed

Toronto Beer Week

What: Just because the warm days of summer are behind us doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy one last beer festival before fall officially kicks off. Celebrating local craft brew, this week-long festival of beer features dozens of different breweries, bars and restaurants around the city.

When: On now until September 22
Time: Varies by location
Where: Participating breweries, bars, and restaurants in Toronto
Admission: Pay for what you order

2019 Kensington Market Jazz Festival

What: Now in its third year, the Kensington Market Jazz Festival is returning this weekend to bring hours of exciting performances and artists to one of the city’s most vibrant and iconic neighbourhoods. The colossal line up brings local names and touring groups together for three days of back to back shows.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: Shows begin at 7 pm on Friday
Where: Various venues throughout the neighbourhood, details online
Admission: Varies per show, cash only, payable at the door

2019 BWV Toronto Ukrainian Festival

What: Discover Ukrainian culture in Canada and share the nation’s spirit at North America’s largest Ukrainian Street Festival. This is your opportunity to experience Ukrainian culture and hospitality at its best. Enjoy non-stop entertainment with performers from the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, USA and Ukraine, including dancers, vocalists, musicians and a special youth segment.

When: Sunday, September 15
Where: Bloor West Village, Bloor Street West and Jane Street
Admission: Free to attend

Danforth East Arts Fair

What: The popular Danforth East Arts Fair is back for its 11th year, once again bringing together an eclectic mix of local Toronto artisans to showcase their work to the community. The family-friendly and free event will be held at East Lynn Park, rain or shine, and feature over a dozen new artist exhibitors.

When: Sunday, September 15
Time: Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: East Lynn Park, 1949 Danforth Ave

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