toronto events september

The top 10 events in Toronto this September

There's no denying the biggest event in Toronto this month is TIFF. An endless frenzy of stars, a major street festival and of course all the flicks have the city under its spell for 10 days. But this month also gives us Nuit Blanche, the highly-anticipated Edit Festival, the much-hyped Invictus Games and plenty of concerts and free events.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • September 7-17
      The return of the country's largest film festival has reached a fever pitch. The city feels electric with an endless list of world premieres, celebrities and parties.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • September 12-14
      This three-day tech festival will show off some of the country's best innovators with panels, presentations and a big street party on King West.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 15-23
      A collective series of 100-plus events over nine days at venues across the city. Last year's festival featured over 60 different participating bars, pubs and restaurants hosting different types of beer-focused events.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 15-17
      Jazz concerts pop up in various Kensington Market locations, giving you a taste of some of the jazz scene's finest in Toronto right now. Molly Johnson, Ori Dagan, Genevieve Marentette are among some of the performers.
      Various locations
    • September 21-30
      Toronto's comedy festival returns this year featuring headliners like Bill Burr, John Mulaney, Ali Wong, Tim and Eric and Tom Segura. There's also ComedyCon for some daytime laughter.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • September 25-30
      Started in 2014 by Prince Harry, this athletic competition takes place at venues across the city. There's also a killer closing concert at the ACC featuring Bruce Springsteen.
      Toronto, ON
    • September 28 - October 8
      A brand new festival for fans of design, innovation and technology takes over 150,000-square feet of the abandoned Lever Ponds soap factory for 10 days of installations, talks, and workshops.
      East Harbour
    • September 28 - October 1
      This annual festivals showcases YouTube world premieres, screenings, and talks with acclaimed digital creators, workshops, panels a big red carpet event.
      Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre
    • September 29-30
      Join 6,000 others dressed in dirndls and lederhosen at one of Toronto's largest Oktoberfest parties. This two-day event is modelled after the original Munich party and takes place inside a massive Festhalle tent.
      Ontario Place
    • September 30 - October 1
      The 12th edition of Toronto's free, city-wide sunset-to-sunrise celebration of contemporary art returns with installations and works transforming spaces all around us for one night only. 
      Multiple Venues
    Lead photo by

    Jesse Milns

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


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