Kick off back-to-school season with some really cool events. Come to the Fan Expo and meet your favorite fantasy or sci-fi stars, go see the best of 2018 movie scene at TIFF or simply enjoy many other events the city has in store for you this September. Here are some of them..
Fan Expo Canada
When: August 30 – September 2
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Cost: from $25
Canada’s largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime and gaming event is here. Fan Expo Canada will open its doors at the end of the month, introducing 3 days of fun, gaming, geeking out and international movie stars. Hosts like Stan Lee, Patrick Steward, Michael J. Fox and dozens of other celebrities will host their panel discussions, where fans can ask questions, get to know their fave hero from another perspective and maybe snoop out some next-season spoilers.
Toronto International Film Festival
When: September 6 – 16
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox & various venues
Cost: from $18
The biggest International film festival is coming to town! Come see your favourite celebrities walking the red carpet and see all the hottest movie premieres. From independent films to more mainstream movies, there will be plenty to watch and discuss after. You will be pleased to know that stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Liam Neeson, Hugh Jackman, Timothée Chalamet and many more will attend along with you.
When: September 27 – 29
Where: Ontario Place
Cost: from $20
Put on your lederhosen and let’s celebrate! If you are a fan of beer or just love German culture, don’t miss out on Toronto Oktoberfest. It will bring a bit of Bavarian culture to the city, with its delicacies, great beer and polka. So if you think you can handle all the singing and dancing, come to Ontario palace. As a bonus, get a taste of ERDINGER’s Oktoberfest Brew, flown in from Germany exclusively for this event.
Nuit Blanche Toronto
When: September 29
Where: Various locations across Toronto
At the end of September, Toronto will be magically transformed into a fairy place of lights and shadows. Nuit Blanche is a contemporary art exhibition right in the streets. Lighting up Toronto streets with amazing creations that provoke thought and wonder, this will be a night to remember. For the first time, art exhibitions will be extended to Scarborough, to create the biggest Nuit Blanche in Toronto ever. With a theme “You Are Here”, that is meant to provoke what it means living in today’s ever-changing world and bring you to reality, you really can’t miss this event.