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5 free things to do in Toronto this week

Free events in Toronto this week are gearing up for a star-studded affair as TIFF returns with its huge street festival. It's a good weekend for festivals, actually, as both Cabbagetown and St. James Town host them, and the Toronto Dragon Festival returns to Nathan Phillips Square. 

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    • September 5-8
      The TIFF festivities are on and this big street festival is once again spanning part of King Street West for four days of food, movies, music and activities.
      King Street West
    • September 6-8
      Larger-than-life dragons are taking over Nathan Phillips Square during this exhibition of Chinese culture with music performances, art and food.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • September 7
      The vibrant St. James Town community is ready to celebrate its local flavour with a day of food, performances, games, arts and crafts.
      St. James Town
    • September 7
      Over 100 vendors are setting up shop during this community arts and music festival with live music, activities and workshops hosted by local artists.
      Danforth Avenue at Woodbine
    • September 7-8
      All of Cabbagetown is coming out for this huge neighbourhood festival that showcases local vendors, artists, performers, food and drink.
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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