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Guide: 8 can’t-miss fall events & festivals in Toronto

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Just because summer is over doesn’t mean we need to stop having fun. Quite the opposite- we’ve picked out 8 of the most awesome events and festivals in Toronto this fall! Keep the fun going, just keep slowly adding layers of clothes and upping the pumpkin factor in everything you eat.

Here are 8 awesome events and festivals happening in Toronto this fall!

TORONTO BEER WEEK

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Nothing rings in fall like a bunch of beer. Actually, a bunch of beer rings everything in pretty nicely! Hit up breweries all over Toronto for special brews and a hefty dose of craft beer knowledge.

When: Now until Sunday, September 22
Where: Throughout Toronto

OKTOBERFEST

oktoberfest

Need an excuse to eat sausage and drink beer? Us neither. We’ve got one anyways, though! Oktoberfest celebrations will be kicking off all across the GTA later in the month, so keep one eye on us for all the details.

When: Late September through early October
Where: Various celebrations

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Laughing counts as an ab workout. No, we aren’t citing any sources but we know we’re right about this. Snag tickets to this fest to see comedians like Pete Davidson, Jonathan Van Ness, and the gals of Broad City!

When: Thursday, September 19- Sunday, September 29
Where: Various venues
Cost: From $29.50, get tickets here

COUCH FILM FESTIVAL

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We’ve been trying to pitch the idea of a film festival enjoyed from couches for a while. Seems they listened to them instead of us, but it’s whatever. We’re still going.

When: Monday, September 30
Where: The Burroughes Building, 639 Queen St W
Time: 6 PM- 9 PM
Cost: Free

TORONTO TEQUILA FESTIVAL

tequila festival

Bridge the gap between Cino De Mayo and the family vacay to Puerto Vallarta with this celebration of premium tequila! We’ll DD. Jokes.

When: Friday, October 4
Where: Berkeley Church (wow, a church, that’s bold), 315 Queen St E
Time: 5 PM- 10 PM
Cost: $20

NUIT BLANCHE

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Want to pull an artsy all-nighter? Toronto is going to be transformed for one night only with epic installations all over. It’s free, there are food trucks, what else could ya want?

When: Saturday, October 5
Where: Throughout Toronto
Time: 7 PM- 7 AM
Cost: Free

TORONTO AFTER DARK FILM FESITVAL

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Spooky movie time: this festival is all about horror, sci-fi, action, and cult cinema! Just in time to get that blood pressure up before Halloween, too.

When: Thursday, October 17- Friday, October 25
Where: Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond St W
Cost: Depends on screening- all access passes on sale now, single screening tickets on sale in early October

RED BULL MUSIC FESTIVAL

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Push the boundaries, Red Bull style! The boundaries of music, that is. Come out to see a collection of rising stars and wicked talent, and you might just find yourself with wiiiings by the end of it.

When: Thursday, October 17- Monday, October 21
Where: Various venues
Cost: $15+

There you have it, 8 wicked events and festivals in Toronto to keep your fall busy! We’ll see you out there, fam.

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