toronto festivals 2022

10 major festivals and events taking place in Toronto this fall

Major fall festivals and events in Toronto for 2022 offer a variety of things to do while exploring the city's cultural melting pot. From comedy festivals to art crawls, there are plenty of events to choose from. Currently, some keynote festivals and events have yet to be announced.

Here are my picks for major festivals and events in Toronto this fall, so far.

  • Events you might want to check out
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    • September 17 - October 8
      Check out this massive dance festival that will have international dance performances and musicians performing across six different venues.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 22-30
      Get ready for nine days filled with laughter as the annual comedy festival is back with Trevor Noah, John Mulaney, Amy Schumer, and Katya all as headliners this year.
      Multiple Venues
    • September 24-25
      The art crawl is back to take over a strip of Geary Ave and fill it with music, art installations, pop-ups, parties, vendors, food and more.
      Geary Ave
    • September 24-25
      Roam through the different artisan vendors selling some of their best handmade goods at this three-day arts festival held at the park.
      Trinity Bellwoods Park
    • October 1
      Explore hundreds of installations all around the city from sunset to sunrise as the contemporary art event returns for its biggest year yet, expanding into both Etobicoke and North York.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 14-16
      Grab tickets to this music festival that will be platforming Indigenous and Canadian artists along with immersive art installations in a sweet DIY space.
      468 Queen St. W.
    • October 14-17
      Head out to this film festival that will be showcasing short films on food and culture. Stick around for the workshops, talks and curated snacks that will be featured at the events.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 18-23
      Check out the 23rd edition of the annual film festival highlighting films made by Indigenous creators all around the world.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 19-23
      If you're a horror film fanatic then you're going to want to check out this film festival showcasing some of the best indie horror, sci-fi and action movies.
      Scotiabank Theatre
    • October 27-30
      The massive art fair is back and will feature hundreds of works from over 90 galleries across Canada and around the world.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
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Hector Vasquez

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