TIFF is still going strong in the city and if you need respite there are a bunch of “other” cool things to do September 12th-18th.
Roncesvalles Rd, September 17-18
Enjoy local and international music, visit shops in this vibrant neighbourhood and eat your weight in cabbage rolls and pierogies. Admission is free.
Kensington Market, September 16-18
Enjoy 3 days of over 100 different jazz performers in 9 different venues. No advance tickets sales; cash at door.
Artscape Wychwood Barns, September 18
You only have one day to enjoy garlic dishes, garlic shots, garlic desserts, wine, beer, cooking demonstrations and more. Meet Ontario garlic farmers and take home a pungent head or two. Admission is $5.
Fort York, September 16-18
One of the last big, outdoor festivals of the summer season, TURF brings bands like Death Cab for Cutie, Matthew Good, Jimmy Eat World, The Sheepdogs and many, many more to Fort York, Garrison Common for three days of great music. Single day tickets start at $90 while a full weekend package starts at $195.
Ontario Place, September 15-25
A massive transformative art and music event takes over the former Ontario Place grounds for 10 days this September. With workshops, tours, installations and more, each day is one of new discoveries. Tickets start at $30 per day or a full festival package for $90.
Bloor West Village, September 16-18
Another festival takes over Toronto streets as visitors can enjoy all the best in food, music and dance during the 21st annual Ukrainian Festival. Admission is free.
Various locations, September 16-24
With over 100 events happening across the city during beer week, there is sure to be something right up your alley. Whether it’s tastings, education sessions or demonstrations, the next 8 days will be brewing up beer fun!
Downsview Park, September 18
One last day to enjoy all your favourite food trucks in one wide open space. $12 to get in.