5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, September 6

Sep 5 2018, 7:00 pm

It’s going to be another hot day in Toronto.

And while there a ton of TIFF events are taking place starting today, there are some other events to check out as well in the city.

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

September First Thursday: Back to Basics

What: Kick off the start of September at the AGO’s annual first Thursday of the month party. Partygoers can expect work from local and contemporary artists across disciplines, and as always, delicious food and drinks in the AGO’s Night Market along with a special selection of works from Out of the Vaults.

When: September 6
Time: 7 pm to 11:30 pm
The AGO, 317 Dundas Street West
Price: $13 or $16 at the door

Toronto Vegan Social Pop-Up Event

What: Vegan Social Events is back this month with its 3rd Annual Vegan Social Pop-Up, an exclusive food and drink tasting and private shopping event. Swag Bags valued at $100+ are guaranteed to the first 80 guests who purchase tickets.

When: September 6
Time: 7:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: 918 Bathurst Street
Price: $25

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

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: Now until September 6
Time: Varies by day
Where: Yorkville Village, 136 Yorkville Ave
Price: Varies by the show

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