5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, September 26

Sep 25 2019, 8:20 pm

With so many fun and interesting events going on in Toronto this Thursday, it seems silly to wait for the weekend to go out. Celebrate for no reason in particular today, September 26.

JFL42 with headliner Eric Andre

What:¬†If you’re a comedy fan and you haven’t seen Eric Andre, you are doing yourself a disservice. The actor and comedian is headlining the JFA festival tonight, and it’s not a show to be missed. Andre is known for his incredibly off the wall humour that is equally thoughtful as it is inane.

When: Thursday, September 26
Time: 9:45 pm
Where: Meridian Hall, 1 Front St E
Admission: Tickets start at $55, available online

FEEDBACK Monthly Film Festival

What: This continuing showcase brings some of the best of short films from around the world to the city. Moderated by Matthew Toffolo, the festival follows an audience feedback format that allows viewer input to shape future festivals.

When: Thursday, September 26
Time: 7 pm
Where: 20 Carlton St
Admission: Pay-what-you-like

Toronto Oktoberfest

What: Don your finest lederhosen and dirndls under a massive Bavarian-style Festhalle tent in the Ontario Place parking lot. Modelled after the original Munich event, this volks fest, presented by ERDINGER, promises food, beer, a 20-piece brass band, and a fun fair!

When: September 26 to 28
Where: Ontario Place East Parking Lot
Price: Online from $20

Cabbagetown Comedy Night

What: Head to a laid back, intimate evening of comedy at a nifty new digital agency studio in Cabbagetown. See a diverse line up of local comics, from total newbies to straight-up pros. Hosted by the creator of the A Gay Victorian Affair webseries, Robert Watson.

When: Thursday, September 26
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Social Smiths Studio, 574 Parliament Street
Admission: $10, available online


What: The highly Instagrammable and groundbreaking 29Rooms is making its way to Toronto this fall. Brought to you by the makers behind Refinery29, 29Rooms is an immersive collaboration between visionaries and brands in the fields of art, activism, style, and technology to bring you 29 experiences under one roof.

When: September 26 to October 6
Exhibition Place (Queen Elizabeth Building), 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Price: Tickets are available online for $34 to $49

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