5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, October 8

Oct 8 2019, 3:22 am

It’s a great time to be alive, Toronto. There are plenty of great things to do in the city today, October 8. Make the most of your Tuesday.

The Chainsmokers – World War Joy Tour

What: Head to the World War Joy Tour to see The Chainsmokers and more in Toronto this fall. The electronic music duo will be playing all their hits and more alongside 5 Seconds of Summer and Lennon Stella.

When: Tuesday, October 8
Time: 7 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $58, available online

J-Horror Double Bill: The Vampire Doll and Lake of Dracula

What: It’s a free double billing of two epically amazing Japanese genre films. Treat yourself to the gift of The Vampire Doll and Lake of Dracula. These movies share the same cast and crew and make up the first two features of Michio Yamamoto’s “Bloodthirsty Trilogy.” It’s October, get weird.

When: Tuesday, October 8
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave
Admission: Free, register online


What: With vivid imagery at the forefront of vocal waves, the indie-pop duo creates songs of sultry nights with foreign lovers, lost romance and home. Tonights will be a surreal story of two entwined souls, drawn out to sea together.

When: Tuesday, October 8
Where: The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen St W
Time: 7 pm
Admission: $27, available online

Friends Trivia

What: PIVOT! Think you know everything about Friends? Monday night, fans of the hit TV show are encouraged to participate in this edition of Friends Trivia. There will be three rounds, with 15 questions each.

When: Tuesday, October 8
Time: 6 pm 
Hemingway’s, 142 Cumberland Street
$9 per person

Indie88’s Band and a Movie with Hannah Georgas

What: See a special performance from Hannah Georgas and then enjoy a screening of the classic movie, Casper. It’s the perfect way to kick off the Halloween Season. Bring your friends and chow down on some popcorn, sip some Baron Samedi Spiced bevies, and enjoy this special one-time only event.

When: Tuesday, October 8
Where: The Royal Cinema, 608 College St
Time: 5:30 pm
Admission: Free

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