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The top 10 events in Toronto this October

The top events in Toronto for October welcome a few newcomers by way of the Red Bull Music Festival and two days dedicated to soup. There's a big party at the library and a cask festival. Hasan Minhaj is here and there's lots of free stuff to check out as well.

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    • October 7
      A rising star on the international comedy stage, funnyman Hasan Minhaj arrives in Toronto with his witty and politically-charged humour.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • October 8
      Brewer's Backyard is back with an all-day food and drink festival in the style of the Oktoberfests of the old country.
      Evergreen Brickworks
    • October 9-14
      Indigenous directors and others from diverse backgrounds look to inspire discussion on gender identity, environmental issues and human rights.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 11-19
      Feature films and shorts of the horror, thriller and sci-fi persuasion are being screened over nine nights, just in time for spooky season.
      Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre
    • October 17-26
      New to Toronto, this festival is stacked with performances by DVSN and The Sorority and a Distillery District takeover by Alice Glass.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 19-21
      Beer as nature intended is on as Evergreen Brick Works hosts a massive brew festival with drinks served straight out of the cask.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • October 20
      Bloor/Gladstone Library is being transformed into party central with drinks, neon signs and classic library nostalgia during this big party in the stacks.
      Bloor/Gladstone Library
    • October 20-21
      Just in time for comfort food season, this new festival is dedicated to all things soup, featuring exhibitors, non-soup food, drinks and more.
      Garrison Common
    • October 25-29
      Get lost amongst modern art from Canadian and international artists at this big exhibition with panels, events and lectures.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • October 26
      Director X, Masai Ujiri, Mary Walsh and Sarain Fox all share their thoughts and ideas about their journeys during the Toronto edition of TEDx.
      Evergreen Brick Works
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