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The top 10 events in Toronto this October

The top events in Toronto for October 2019 invite you into a colourful world of make-believe as a big, immersive Dr. Seuss experience arrives. Elsewhere, the AGO is having a big party and Screemers is back for some Halloween fun. Free stuff, warehouse sales and food events are all on, too.

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    • October 5-6
      Dress warm for this big all-night art festival with works and installations stationed across the city, including tributes to the Raptors, plus lots more.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 11 - November 3
      A staple of Halloween in Toronto, get ready to be chased through a horror maze by chainsaw-wielding murderers and creepy monsters.
      Better Dead Centre
    • October 16-21
      Back again is this week-long music festival that highlights the work of local musicians with performances, events and talks.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 17-25
      Action, sci-fi and horror are what make up this annual film festival with works by local and international filmmakers.
      Cineplex Scotiabank Theatre Toronto
    • October 18-20
      Cheers to fresh, unpasteurized, unfiltered and naturally carbonated beer served right out of a shiny cask among games, food, music and fun.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • October 22-27
      A celebration of Indigenous-made media arts is on as imagineNATIVE returns to include film, video, audio, digital media and exhibitions.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 24 - November 3
      The work and process of authors and writers is the focus of this festival that welcomes authors from all over in to chat about their works.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • October 25-27
      Art of all shapes and sizes, performative and conceptual, are part of this huge art festival with parties, talks and workshops.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • October 26
      It's a party in the museum with a full day of fun that highlights the work of local artists among music, activities, exhibitions and late night fun.
    • October 26 - March 15
      Get ready for a massive 15,000-square-foot Dr. Seuss walk-through experience in a colourful playground of quirky, Seuss-themed fun.
      Square One Mall
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