The Invictus Games continues this week but there's a lot of other events happening in Toronto that will make it easy to take advantage of this amazing weather and get out and do stuff. From the first-ever EDIT festival to Nuit Blanche it's shaping up to be an exciting week.Events you might want to check out:
The Invictus Games (September 25-30 @ Toronto, ON)
The Invictus Games continues in Toronto this week with both free and ticketed sporting events showcasing 600 competitors in 12 sports.
Otto's Oktoberfest (September 25 - October 2 @ Otto's Bierhalle)
The popular restaurant and bar at Queen and Dovercourt is serving up Oktoberfest draft with German and local options. There will be Stein Specials all week and DJ nights on weekends.
The Films of Denis Villeneuve (September 26 - October 5 @ TIFF)
In advance of the release of the hotly anticipated Blade Runner 2049, TIFF is running a retrospective on the Quebecois filmmaker that starts with Enemy and Cosmos.
Fall 2017 Season Opening Party (September 28 @ The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery)
Celebrate the launch of The Power Plant's Fall 2017 Exhibition Season with a big party inside the gallery. Be the first to see exhibitions by Sammy Baloji & Filip De Boeck, Amalia Pica and Michael Landy.
EDIT Festival (September 28 - October 8 @ East Harbour )
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.
Buffer Festival (September 28 - October 1 @ Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre Centre)
This annual festivals showcases YouTube world premieres, screenings, and talks with acclaimed digital creators, workshops, panels a big red carpet event.
Hillary Clinton Live (September 28 @ Enercare Centre)
Hillary Clinton tours her new book, What Happened, in front of a live audience to discuss the last American election, her journey of writing the book and what's next.
Legends of Horror (September 29 - October 31 @ Casa Loma)
Legends of horror is an immersive horror tour through Casa Loma. It's a one hour, self guided walking tour through tunnels, dark space and corners of the castle never-before open to the public.
Toronto Motorcycle Film Festival (September 29-30 @ Revue Cinema)
Catch films from around the world that feature motorcycles and motorcycle culture over four nights. There's also an opening night party with DJs and drinks.
Big Fun (September 29 @ The Rec Room Toronto)
Join a great big dance party for Toronto's LGBT party people inside Toronto's giant new adult-arcade. Expect DJs, drag queens and lots of dancing.
Inland (September 29-30 @ Queen Richmond Centre West)
This two day event is where you'll find apparel and accessories for women and men from 70+ Canadian designers. 90 per cent of the collections being made-in-Canada, which makes this the ultimate shopping local experience.
Nuit Blanche (September 30 - October 1 @ Multiple Venues)
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.
Venus Fest (September 30 @ Artscape Daniels Spectrum)
This brand new Toronto music festival and arts celebration is run by and features women, gender queer and trans folk.
Invictus Games Closing Ceremonies (September 30 @ Air Canada Centre)
Close out the massive sports tournament with a concert from Bryan Adams, Kelly Clarkson, Bachman & Turner, and Quebecoise singer-songwriter Coeur de pirate.
At Home with Monsters (September 30 - January 7 @ Art Gallery of Ontario)
Don’t miss this rare glimpse into the fantastic and frightful world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. It's an immersive exhibit featuring about 4,150 objects including props, sculptures, paintings, prints, and costumes.
by Phil Villeneuve via blogTO