Are you looking for something to do this fall, but you aren’t sure what’s available? Here are some can’t-miss events I highly recommend right in our own backyard!
Franklin Horner Community Centre’s Big Top Cafe
From September 1st to September 8th, enjoy a full week of socially distanced outdoor recreational programming in Etobicoke. There will be different activities each day, and excellent cafe service! This event is free for all ages.
You won’t want to miss The Bubble, Canada’s first inflatable entertainment complex. Open until October 30th, this one-of-a-kind, 10,000 square foot inflatapark is complete with obstacle courses, giant slides, climbing walls and more. Great for all ages, tickets are $22.00 a person.
Toronto International Film Festival
One of the world’s most famous film festivals returns to Toronto between September 9th and September 17th. Be the first to see this year’s newest films before they become nominated for the world’s largest awards such as the Oscars. You’ll have the opportunity to also attend special events such as talks, tributes and interactive experiences.
Evergreen Brick Works
If you’re looking for something to do that doesn’t fall on a particular day but makes the most of our gorgeous autumn weather, look no further than Evergreen Brick Works. Conveniently located in Toronto, the Don Valley Brick Works has an expansive green space, covering over 40 acres, that is open to all to wander and enjoy. While hiking, explore the ponds and look for wildlife in your surroundings - each route varies in length. Best of all -t he fall leaves will provide the perfect backdrop for photos.
Caring For Your Green Yard In Fall
Learn environmentally friendly yard and garden care tips and tricks to help prepare for winter and keep your yard flourishing year-round. Learn proper mulching and pruning techniques and discover ways you can create winter habitat for birds and pollinators. This event is available to the public on Saturday September 18, 9:00 - 11:00 am at the Credit Valley Conservation. Tickets are free!
Doors Open Brampton
Since settlement in the early 1820s, Brampton has grown to become a diverse and robust city of over 600,000 residents. Across the city, there are many fascinating facilities and preserved heritage sites for you to explore. At Brampton Doors Open you can explore 20+ locations, both old and new that tell the story of this great city. You’ll get to experience well-preserved Victorian era buildings, walking tours, and the stories behind historic neighbourhoods. Come join us at this free event on Sunday September 26!
World of Jazz Festival
If you love jazz, then you can’t miss the World of Jazz festival on September 11th and 12th in Downtown Brampton. With more than 100 musicians performing over two days, you will find acts of all calibers. From local students to jazz luminaries such as Michael Kaeshammer and the Count Basie Orchestra, this festival shows that anyone can love and make jazz music. The livestream portion of the festival will be presented from the award-winning Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning. Starting at 1:00 pm on Sunday, September 12th, you can sit back, relax and enjoy 6 back-to-back performances from the comfort of your own home. Join via Facebook and YouTube! Follow @worldofjazzfest for up-to-date details.
Concert Under The Stars
Every weekend this September you will find a wide variety of extremely talented local acts that are performing in a safe, socially distanced concert at Celebration Square in Mississauga. From hip hop to jazz, and everything in between, come enjoy a night under the stars. Tickets are required to attend these events.
Canadian Reggae Festival
This music and food festival held on the weekend of September 11-12 is the perfect event to end summer. There will be amazing Caribbean food vendors and DJs who will bring you the best reggae of the year. This event is hosted by the famous 416andthecity and tickets are $54 a person.
Are you planning to go to any of these events, or am I missing one that you think belongs on this list? Reply here and let me know! I would love to know about any exciting event that brings our community together.