Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

All the festivals this weekend!

What a wild weekend, Toronto!

There’s so much to choose from this weekend in this bustling city, with an animal adoption weekend, amazing concerts, and festivals on festivals. From the Roncesvalles Polish Festival to the Carly Rae Jepsen show, it’s going to be tough to pick which events you want to attend this weekend!

Check out our list of five things to do this weekend below.
 

National Adoption Weekend at PetSmart

PetSmart | September 13th – 15th, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Free

Head to your local PetSmart from September 13th to 15th for their National Adoption Weekend! Throughout the weekend, hundreds of animal welfare organizations will be bringing dogs, cats, and small pets to almost every store in Canada. During these events, which are held four times per year, 25,000 pets find a loving home!
 

Toronto Ukrainian Festival 2019

Bloor West Village | September 13th – 15th | Free

Head to Bloor West Village this weekend to celebrate the 2019 Toronto Ukrainian Festival! There will be two stages with non-stop entertainment, shopping at the sidewalk sale, a colourful parade, and vendors offering up authentic Ukrainian food.
 

Catch a Concert

Head to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on September 14th to catch Carly Rae Jepsen on The Dedicated Tour. While out supporting her recently released record Dedicated, which features hits like “Party For One,” Jepsen is sure to bring some of her most popular tunes to the Sony Centre, like “Cut To The Feeling” and “Call Me Maybe.”
 

2019 Kensington Market Jazz Festival

Kensington Market | September 13th to 15th, 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Free

Head to Kensington Market to enjoy three whole days of Toronto jazz! This year’s festival will showcase hundreds of musicians, featuring outstanding artists like Jaffa Road, Jim Cuddy, Virginia MacDonald, Turbo Street Funk, Quincy Bullen, and more!
 

Roncesvalles Polish Festival

Roncesvalles Village | September 14th and 15th | Free

Head to Roncesvalles Village to celebrate the fourteenth annual Polish Festival! With local and international music, dances, and delicious food from more than 40 renowned restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bistros, this will be an event you won’t want to miss.