If all these sound underwhelming, you might not hate crowds - you might just hate Nuit Blanche. For everyone else, here are ten exhibits you can check out over the next week.
In honour of the fest, I've rounded up 10 YouTube personalities and channels you need to know from in and around the GTA (most of whom you'll be able to find at Buffer - check this year's schedule to find your fave).
If you can make it out during the 3am to 5am window, you're likely to dodge lines but also to encounter greater instances of public drunkenness, which depending on your perspective might be entertaining or annoying.
One of the benefits of not being on the official exhibit list, is that these artists are free to be more subversive than those gathered together for the main event. There's over 50 of these unofficial installations and performances spread across the city, so make sure to check the Les Rues des Refuses map to ensure that you also get your dose of counter-art on Saturday night.
The Art of Building a Bunker / Factory Theatre / October 16 - November 2 / $35-$40
A revival of the 2013 SummerWorks hit, The Art of Building a Bunker profiles a week in the life an average Joe with the not so average name of Elvis. Creators Adam Lazarus and Guillermo Verdecchia explore the dramatic potential of compulsory and often tedious workplace training sessions, specifically those that deal with the intricacies of "sensitivity." Gifted clown Lazarus portrays the whole cast of HR-friendly characters
Most of us have made up our minds about the 7pm to 7am multi-zone art party by now, and the chatter about whether it's art or simply entertainment has given way to chatter about which bars have 4AM last call, restaurants will be open late, and who's tweeting the best finds and overheards (we'll try our best).