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

Sep 25 2018, 8:45 pm

It‚Äôs the last Wednesday of the month, so you’re going to want to make the most of it.

Whether you’re in the mood for some free food, live music or stand-up comedy, we’ve got you covered with the top events happening throughout the city today.

Elevate TechFest

What: There are only a few more days to check out Elevate TechFest, a week-long tech festival that showcases the best of the Canadian innovation ecosystem and welcomes the world to our city. The event features inspiring keynotes, topical content streams, experiential programming, and epic socials. Speakers include Al Gore, Whitney Wolfe Herd (Founder and CEO, Bumble), Sarah Friar (CFO, Square), Julie Rice, (Chief Brand Officer, WeWork), and many more.

When: Now until September 27
Time: 9 am to 11 pm daily
Various venues throughout the city
Price: $550 for full festival pass


What:¬†The only thing better than another location of¬†My Roti Place¬†in Toronto is FREE roti at its grand opening ‚Äď and that‚Äôs exactly what‚Äôs happening today. Customers that head to the second location of the customizable roti shop between 10:30 and 11:30 am will get one of those drool-worthy spicy rotis we know and love at no cost.

When: September 26
Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Where: My Roti Place, 901 King Street West

Elton John Toronto

What:¬†Music legend Elton John has announced he is retiring with his¬†huge global farewell tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, which is stopping by Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena this evening.

When: September 26
Time: Doors 6:30 pm / Show 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: Tickets are currently sold out, but you can always try to snag one from a scalper or from Stub Hub

#MeToo & The Arts

What: Join leaders in the arts community for an in-depth panel discussion on gender and power dynamics.  They will explore the role played by art institutions within the larger conversation about art and artists during the time of the #MeToo, Time’s Up, and #AfterMeToo movements. This program includes post-event reception and access to the ROM’s #MeToo & the Arts Installation.

When: September 26
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum, Bronfman Hall, Level 2, 100 Queen’s Park
Price: $20

JFL42 Toronto

What: Get ready to get your laugh on, JFL42 is taking over Toronto this evening. Torontonians can look forward to an impressive lineup that includes late-night funnyman Seth Meyers, alongside hilarious stand-up king Hannibal Buress, and the ever-so-talented Wanda Sykes.

When: September 20 to 29
Time: Varies by day
Various locations throughout the city
Price: Individual headliner tickets start at $32.50

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