Big things are coming our way, Toronto. It’s officially TIFF season in the city and our very first edition of Rolling Loud festival is now underway. Not only that, Mid-Autumn Festival is taking place this weekend, as well as foodie events and epic concerts. Let’s jump right into our picks for the very best things to do in Toronto this weekend so you can make the most of it.

Rolling Loud Toronto

Hip-hop fans, we’ve got major news. Rolling Loud is officially coming to Toronto this weekend. The world’s biggest hip-hop fest is coming to Toronto for the first time ever, featuring a stacked lineup of major headliners like Dave, Future, and WizKid.

Other big-name acts taking the stage include Lil Uzi Vert, Roddy Ricch, Migos, Nav, Lil Yachty, Pressa, Rae Sremmurd, and Roy Wood$.

Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
When: September 9—11, 2022

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2022

The most exciting time of the year in film is finally here, and some of the biggest players in Hollywood will be in the city for the world premieres of their highly-anticipated movies.

There are so many buzz-worthy films to seeTIFF-themed cocktails to sip on, celebrities to spot this year, and an entire outdoor street festival to immerse yourself in the movie magic this year.

WhereSee the full schedule
When: September 8-18, 2022

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TIFF: Festival Street

TIFF is welcoming movie-lovers and industry members to its vibrant Festival Street. Festival Street will occupy a large stretch of King Street outside of the TIFF Bell Lightbox theatre, from Peter Street to University Avenue.

The free family-friendly street festival will be celebrating all things film and will feature “live performances, partner activations, and outdoor screenings,” according to a press release from TIFF.

When: September 8-11, 2022
Where: King St West, Peter St to University Ave

Full Moon Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Full Moon at this festival in Toronto, complete with lanterns, moon cakes, entertainment, and much more. There will be both indoor and outdoor floating lantern zones, live performances, music, and dance to keep the party going. It’s going to be spectacular!

When: September 10, 2022
Where: Grand Bizarre, 15 Saskatchewan Rd

Celebrate Toronto

Celebrate Toronto is kicking off its annual event this weekend, bringing together local artists, entertainers, and businesses of the city’s past, present, and future.

Nathan Phillips Square will transform into a hub where the arts and small businesses come together. The event will offer art shows, photography meet-ups, pop-up markets, and delicious food.

When: September 10 & 11, 2022
Where: 100 Queen St West


Another restaurant festival is coming to the city and this time, we’re celebrating Asian local businesses and cuisine. AsialiciousTO is running for two weeks starting this Saturday and over 100 restaurants are participating.

AsialiciousTO is a city-wide event where restaurants introduce special menus with set price points. The participating venues include “restaurants, fast food, bubble tea, cafes, bakeries, and food courts of different Asian cuisines in Toronto,” according to the event’s website. Set menu prices start at just $10!

WhereSee participating venues
When: September 10-25, 20022

Smorgasburg Toronto

This Saturday is your last chance to experience America’s largest weekly open-air food market right here in Toronto.

Smorgasburg’s Toronto edition brings dozens of international food vendors to one place. You’ll get to chow down on some of the best international eats in the city with views of the waterfront, sip drinks from the SmorgasBAR and eat your way through the ice cream alley.

Where: 7 Queen’s Quay East
When: September 10, 2022


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 Herschel Sample Sale

Just in time for fall and back-to-school season, a massive Herschel sample sale is happening in Toronto this weekend.

This weekend only, you can score their products for up to 70% off. The items for sale include backpacks, laptop sleeves, duffles, luggage, hip packs, apparel, and more.

When: September 8-11, 2022 (hours vary)
Where: 111 Tycos Dr, Unit 107 (entrance at  back of building)

Daddy Yankee: La Ultima Vuelta World Tour

If “Gasolina” never fails to make you get up and dance, you’ll want to make your way to Scotiabank Arena for this high-energy Daddy Yankee show. When the hits start playing, you won’t be able to resist the opportunity to bust a move.

Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: September 11, 2022


Grab your pals and head down to Niagara for some picturesque view of the falls & an outdoor movie experience you won’t forget. Taking place in Queen Victoria Park on September 9th and 10th, you can enjoy free movies under the stars plus local entertainment & performances, from singers to dancers to comedians.

Where: Queen Victoria Park, 345 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls
When: September 9 & 10, 2022

Eric Prydz

Swedish DJ Eric Prydz is performing at History this Friday and it’s sure to be electric. If there’s anything we know about Eric Prydz, it’s that his unbelievably catchy songs can definitely pump up a crowd. Wear your dancing shoes!

Where: History
When: September 9, 2022