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8 things to do in Toronto this weekend (October 11-13)

Via KIRO TV

Hey, ya little turkeys. It’s Thanksgiving weekend, but that doesn’t mean we’re not going to tell you about all the best things to do in Toronto this weekend! Why not take the fam out for some fun before dinner? Or get together with your friends and try to forget about the fact that you have no idea how to prepare a turkey? Make the most of the weekend, whichever way you’re spending it!

Here are 8 things to do in Toronto this weekend!

TORONTO WIZARD INSPIRED BEER, CIDER, AND COCKTAIL FESTIVAL

The off-brand, non-trademark stealing Harry Potter drink festival has arrived. Never quite thought we’d say that in particular, but it sounds like a great time!

When: Friday, October 11
Where: 2301 Keele St, North York
Time: 6 PM
Cost: $49

KITCHENER-WATERLOO OKTOBERFEST

We know you’ve got a couple Oktoberfest recommendations to consider already, but this one is the second-biggest Oktoberfest in the entire world. You can see why we’re including it.

When: Friday, October 11- Saturday, October 19

NIGHT OWL FESTIVAL

We’re not really night owls, but with the help of psychedelics… Night Owl Festival is going down this weekend, and it’s Toronto’s craziest psychedelic musical fest!

When: Friday, October 11- Monday, October 14
Where: Various venues
Cost: $80

TORONTO PUMPKINFEST

Need to keep the kids busy over Thanksgiving weekend? Head up to Pumpkinfest for vendors, food, entertainment, and tons of pumpkins. Duh.

When: Saturday, October 12- Monday, October 14
Where: Downsview PArk, 70 Canuck Ave, North York
Cost: Free

CIRQUE DU SOLIEL ALEGRIA, IN A NEW LIGHT

The world’s best circus is sharing their beloved story once more, in a renewed version. All that to say, you can see some very talented bendy people do things that would put anyone else in the hospital.

When: Throughout the month
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
Time: Various showtimes
Cost: Starts at $70, find tickets here

OCTOBER FAMILY FUN WEEKENDS 

Head to Scarborough Museum for a weekend of scavenger hunts, historic building tours, and delicious fall treats! Can we do seconds of the devil’s food cake?

When: Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13
Where: Scarborough Museum, 1007 Brimley Rd
Time: 12 PM- 4 PM
Cost: PWYC

VEGHEADS MARKET

This veggie-friendly version of Oktoberfest is a must-try if you want the schnitzel without the.. uh, schnitzel. Beer is always good, though!

When: Sunday, October 13
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie St
Time: 11 AM- 6PM
Cost: $10

DISTILLERY SUNDAY MARKET

The weekly collection of curated goodies is back! Get some early gift shopping done, or just beeline to the empanadas booth and get your fill.

When: Sunday, October 13
Where: Distillery District
Time: 12 PM- 5 PM
Cost: Free

We hope your weekend is filled with food, loved ones, and all the best things to do in Toronto. See you on Monday!

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