It’s the first week of October and it’s definitely starting to feel like fall out there. But, a little chilly weather has never stopped us from having a good time, especially not with so many exciting things to do in Toronto this week.
Let’s dive into the very best things to do in the city from Monday to Friday.
Jack Harlow: Come Home To The Kids Miss You Tour
Get excited, friends! The chart-topping rapper taking the world by storm right now is coming to Toronto this week for what will surely be a legendary show. If you’re not one to stand by and watch the biggest artists take the stage in our city without joining the cheering crowd, you better snap up a ticket while you can.
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum
When: October 5th, 2022
Lizzo: The Special Tour
The one and only Lizzo is coming to Toronto this Friday and we could not be more excited! Her uplifting songs and catchy beats never fail to make us start dancing, and we can only imagine the energy she’ll bring to our city this week.
Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: October 7th, 2022
The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience
Bridgerton fans, your Queen’s Ball invitation is here. Toronto is getting an exclusive ball experience inspired by the hit Netflix series so you can feel like royalty for one magical night.
Get ready to mingle with other royal members, sip on cocktails and take part in an evening of music and dance.
When: Beginning on October 6th, 2022
Where: Cinespace Studios, 8 Unwin Avenue
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Fall For Dance North
The eighth annual Fall for Dance North is coming back to Toronto for captivating in-person performances. The lineup is set and tickets are on sale. Though the indoor performances are priced, the outdoor shows are free to watch. Click here for the list of outdoor shows you can watch this week.
Where: Select locations
When: October 2nd to 8th, 2022
Astronomy Night at The Riverwood Conservancy
If you’ve ever wanted to take part in an astronomy event, now is your chance. There’s a one-night stargazing event coming to Mississauga this week.
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is hosting a one-night event to view stars and the wonders of the universe. You will get to use binoculars and telescopes to observe the moon, the sun, planets, and more.
When: October 4th from 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Where: 4300 Riverwood Park Ln, Mississauga
Fall n’ Leaves T.O.
Fall n’ Leaves has returned to the heart of downtown for the third year in a row, complete with fall foliage, pumpkins, and hay bales to make you feel tucked away from the busy city.
There’s so much to do and experience at Fall n’ Leaves this season. In addition to picking and painting your own pumpkin, you can warm up by an open fire, lounge on the hay bale sofa, go pumpkin bowling, and indulge in autumn-themed food and drinks.
Where: 621 Richmond Street
When: Until October 16th, 2022
Street Eats 2022
Experience an incredible culinary adventure this week at the 6th annual Street Eats, which raises money to help people experiencing poverty hosted by the non-profit organization Fred Victor.
You’ll get to enjoy street-food inspired dishes featuring flavours from around the world prepared by 20 of Toronto’s finest chefs, as well as live music, prizes, and entertainment.
Where: Heart of Regent Park, 40 Oak Street
When: October 5th, 2022
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This isn’t your average pumpkin patch! Pumpkinville is a larger-than-life village filled with houses and displays made from over 30,000 real pumpkins and it’s now open in Etobicoke.
The pop-up experience will be open all October long, with midway rides, tasty treats, photo ops, and fall-themed experiences for the whole fam.
When: September 30 to October 31, 2022 (Thursday and Friday, 5 PM to 11 PM)
Where: CF Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall, Toronto
A unique new display has arrived in the city. The installation, called Confluence, is located in a “secret” room under the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto and it’s free (or PWYC) to visit.
Brought to us by The Bentway and Exhibition Place, the massive art commission takes over an otherwise inaccessible storage chamber under the busy highway.
Where: Under the Gardiner at Exhibition Place
When: October 1st to 30th, 2022 (Wednesday to Sunday)
Psychedelics: The Experiential Exhibition
You won’t need any mind-altering substances for this psychedelic trip. A 12,000-square-foot experience called Psychedelics: The Experiential Exhibition is now open in Toronto.
The exhibition dives into society’s complex and often controversial relationship with psychedelics. It will provide a unique “edutainment” experience, combining audio and visual elements into an informative and fascinating display.
Where: Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor Street West
When: Weekly from Wednesday to Sunday
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