It’s here! With another week behind us, not only is Friday hot on our heels, but fall has found its way back onto our calendar. Not sure how to kick it all off? We’ve got you! From comedy fests to free concerts and many more in between, here are the very best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

Just For Laughs Festival Toronto

We could all use a good laugh after the past couple of years, and lucky for us, Toronto’s Just for Laughs Festival is on its way and it’ll be headlined by the biggest names in comedy. Celebrities of the comedy and entertainment world will descend on Toronto for the 11-day festival this weekend.

Comedy enthusiasts can look forward to shows by Trevor Noah, Issa Rae, Amy Schumer, John Mulaney, RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Trixie and Katya, Ben Schwartz, Deon Cole, Tim Dillon, and so many more.

WhereSee the full schedule
When: Until October 1st, 2022

TSO100: Open House & Free Concert

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is celebrating its 100th anniversary and it’s inviting the public to Roy Thomson Hall for a day of music-themed fun, building tours, and free performances in the lobby by TSO musicians and local artists.

“Torontonians of all ages are invited to join your TSO as we present the works of diverse Toronto artists, and engage in music-themed fun for the whole family,” says the event’s description. A magical, musical must-do activity!

When: September 24th, 2022
Where: Roy Thomson Hall

Queen West Art Crawl

The annual two-day arts festival in Trinity Bellwoods Park is making an in-person comeback this weekend in support of artists and residents in Toronto.

The free inclusive arts and multicultural festival will feature an outdoor art exhibition, 2SLGBT+ friendly Kids’ Zone and a Main Stage with music and drag that is 50%+ BIPOC. Come out and celebrate Toronto’s local talent and diversity!

Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park
When: September 24th & 25th, 2022

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Halloween Haunt at Canada’s Wonderland

Spooky season is starting early at Canada’s Wonderland! This Friday, the park will transform into a haunted “scream park filled with Halloween attractions that offer unforgettable thrills and unspeakable horror,’ the description says.

Run from zombies, brave the haunted houses, and have yourself a freakishly good time with your favourite skeleton crew. And of course, enjoy some thrilling nighttime rollercoaster rides!

Where: Canada’s Wonderland
When: September 23rd-October 30th, 2022 (select nights)

Redbull Flugtag

Ready for some serious entertainment? For the first time ever, the Red Bull Flugtag is coming to Toronto and thrill-seekers will compete in teams to take flight in their homemade flying machines.

This internationally renowned experience is FREE to attend and will feature a panel of celebrity judges, including astronaut and engineer Chris Hadfield.

Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West
When: September 24th, 2022

Just For Laughs: Free Street Festival

End of summer blues got you down? This free festival will give you something to smile about. As part of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, a free street festival is coming to downtown Toronto featuring standup comics, drag performers, and live music.

“As the most epic outdoor comedy celebration for everyone to enjoy, this new three-day, with an accessible site and totally free street festival will feature both local and international comedians, DJs, bands, and much more,” the description says.

When: September 23-25, 2022
Where: Front St East & Berczy Park

The Word on The Street Pop-up

This pop-up is part of the Toronto Book and Magazine Festival and will be held this season at Evergreen Brickworks.

The event will feature author-led forest walks, a marketplace for books, and featured as well as a reading and discussion with environmentalist Maude Barlowfor her latest book, Still Hopeful: Lessons from a Lifetime of Activism.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave
When: September 25, 2022


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Pedestrian Sundays at Kensington Market

After a two-year hiatus, the Sunday street parties we know and love are officially back at Kensington Market.

On the last Sunday of every month throughout the summer and early fall, Toronto’s most eccentric neighbourhood hosts a street-wide celebration of community, culture, and ecology. This month is your last chance of the season to experience it!

Where: Kensington Market
When: September 25, 2022

Geary Art Crawl

It’s time to hit the streets this weekend and by that, we mean shopping at this big clothing, art, and music street fest coming to Toronto. This weekend, Geary Art Crawl will welcome hundreds of aficionados of all things vintage, artistic, and delicious.

The two-day event will feature a bunch of local vendors and bring together some of Toronto’s most popular clothing markets – The Hippie Market and The Street Market.

When: September 24 & 25, 2022, 12 PM to late
Where: 15 Geary Avenue

Panic! At The Disco: Viva Las Vengeance Tour

Who doesn’t love a throwback? Panic! At The Disco is hitting the stage at Scotiabank Arena this weekend and whether you’re a fan of their classic hits or their newer releases, this high-energy live show will you singing your heart out!

Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: September 25, 2022

Downey’s Farm Pumpkinfest

Pumpkinfest is back at Downey’s Farm, with loads of entertainment, activities, food, and of course, thousands of pumpkins ready for picking. Hit up the 8-acre corn maze scavenger hunt, say hello to the farm animals, and be sure to pick up some fresh goodies to take home.

Where: 13682 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon
When: September 17-October 31, 2022

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Have you been looking for that perfect vintage piece that is achingly cool? Then you definitely won’t wanna miss this!

This weekend, head down to Toronto’s Exhibition Place for Canada’s largest sale of vintage clothing, plus vintage decor from over 100 independent dealers!

When: September 24th & 25th, 2022
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building – Exhibition Place
Cost: $15 (Admission discount at

#nosacrificesummer IRL Workout Class & Brunch

Fitness guru Alessia Sculpt and Genuine Health are celebrating the end of their summer-long fitness challenge #nosacrificesummer with the type of workout event we can get behind – one that’s followed by brunch and cocktails on a rooftop! This Saturday, don’t miss the grand finale event at W Toronto that’s sure to sell out (if it hasn’t already by the time you’re reading this) and see what the hype is all about.

With a community focused on inclusivity, set to empower even the busiest of people, and centered around the concept of enjoying life rather than limiting it, this is our kind of workout!

When: Saturday, September 24th, 2022
Where: W Toronto
Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cost: $120.00


Looking for fun for the whole fam? You’re in luck! The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is packed with activities to keep the little ones entertained & connect with your inner child.

Check out the jaw-dropping Toronto cityscape with 1.5 million LEGO bricks, hop on interactive rides, and you’ll even get to see the World’s Largest LEGO flag!

When: September 24th & 25th, 2022, 11 AM to 6 PM
Where: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto, 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr
Cost: Click here for tickets and passes


New to Niagara Falls is The Maple Trail! Explore the world’s only indoor Maple Sugar Bush experience at Maple Leaf Place where you can partake in a FREE sampling of three different Maple Syrup varieties: Golden, Amber and Dark. You can choose your favourite flavour before checking out the on-site Maple Syrup bottling process.

Plus, you can’t leave without stopping by Maple Leaf Place for fresh, Indigenous-made fudge or Quebec-style Poutine. Talk about the true Canadian experience, eh?!

Where: Maple Leaf Place, 4199 River Road, Niagara Parkway
When: Daily from 9 AM to 5 PM


Calling all content creators, photographers, videographers, and everyone in between. Henry’s Camera is moving their iconic flagship store to 185 Church Street and celebrating big.

This Saturday at 10 AM, you can head to Henry’s for their Flagship Grand Opening Event where you can expect up to 20% select categories, bundles & door-crasher specials, gift card giveaways, and much more.

Where: 185 Church Street
When: Saturday, September 24th – 10 AM to 6 PM