Event of the Week Get the jump on Halloween and get into the spirit at the Toronto After Dark Film Fest, kicking off today and running until next Fri, and packed with
adorable romantic comedies starring Drew Barrymore horror, sci-fi, action, and cult flicks
Thursday, October 17th If you’re not geared up yet for the winter, this weekend is a your chance with the Toronto Snow Show. Running Thursday to Sunday at the International Centre, this is the largest ski and snowboard show in the country, which is kind of a big deal
If you’re in the north end of the city, you should definitely check out the first-ever craft beer festival in Richmond Hill. Tix are $15 in advance, $20 at the door and 4oz beers are a mere dollar. All funds go towards charities supported by the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill. Go on, be a hero and drink some beer, dammit
Friday, October 18th The Superstars of Comedy return to Comedy Bar after multiple sold-out shows. Hosted by Roy Daye and featuring performances by Rob Bebenek, Pat MacDonald, and headlined by Dylan Gott. $12 at the door, $10 in advance
Tonight, you listen to Scottish synth-pop. Check out Chvrches, along with special guest openers XXYYXX, at the Danforth Music Hall. More info here
Saturday, October 19th How does 200 cask-conditioned ales from over 100 Canadian microbreweries sound? The answer is awesome, that's how it sounds. Running Sat/Sun at the Evergreen Brickworks, the two day beer fest that is Cask Days is expecting to draw over 4k people and will also feature 36 beers from the UK
Once you’re sufficiently intoxicated, head to the legendary Lee’s Palace and celebrate reggae immortal Peter Tosh’s birthday. The 20th annual celebration of the musician will feature performances by the city’s top roots-reggae bands. $15 at the door, or bring a canned food item and get in for $10! Bring two, and have something to eat while you're there
Sunday, October 20th The Universal B-Boy League presents the UBL Main Event III at The Great Hall, where you shall realize just how terrible a dancer you actually are.
If that’s not your thing, go clean yourself up -- on the cheap -- at the Toronto Vintage Clothing Show. There will be more than 30 vendors from across Ontario & Quebec selling everything from Hawaiian shirts to fedoras. Fashion tip: don’t buy a fedora.