Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

Venus Fest, a Billie Eilish pop-up shop, a 'Harry Potter'-themed bar crawl, and more!

What a packed weekend, Toronto!

This weekend is set to be pretty music heavy, with festivals like Royal Mountain Goodbye to Summer BBQ and Venus Fest, alongside concerts from huge artists like Bastille, Judah and The Lion, and K.Flay. Additionally, you can participate in fun non-musical activities like a Harry Potter-themed bar crawl!

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

Venus Fest

The Opera House | September 20th – 22nd | Tickets

Venus Fest is returning this year for the third time! The three-day female and non-binary artist-focused festival will run from September 20th to September 22nd. The lineup includes Montreal pop artist Charlotte Cardin, Scottish indie icons The Vaselines, Canadian artist Tei Shi, and so many others. The festival will also include art installations, live visuals, DIY demos and songwriting shops for youth!
 

Royal Mountain Goodbye to Summer BBQ

3365 Dundas St. W | September 21st, 12:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Tickets

Royal Mountain Records & Indie88 proudly present Goodbye to Summer BBQ on Saturday, September 21st 2019! Let’s celebrate in the RMR backyard for one final ode to the sweet warmth of summer. They will be serving up hot dogs, beverages courtesy of Collective Arts, and live tunes from some of their favourite artists including Homeshake, Fast Romantics, Anemone, Little Junior, and more.
 

Catch a Concert

It’s a packed weekend for concerts in Toronto! Tonight, Bastille will be bringing their Doom Days Tour, Part 1 to Budweiser Stage, where they’ll be performing some of their hit tracks like “Joy” and “Happier.” Tomorrow, September 21st, Judah and The Lion will be performing at The Danforth Music Hall, and on Sunday, K. Flay is hitting the Phoenix Concert Theatre.
 

Butterbeer Bar Crawl

Multiple Venues | September 21st, 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Tickets

Get ready witches, wizards, muggles, and everything in between! The Butterbeer Bar Crawl is making its return to four themed bars in the Entertainment District. By purchasing a wristband to the event, you’ll also get to take part in Tri-Wizard themed challenges at every bar, themed drink specials, themed decor at every location, and a “Yule Ball” After Party.
 

Billie Eilish Pop-Up Toronto

Roncesvalles Village | September 14th and 15th | Free

Head to 96 Ossington Avenue this weekend to check out the Billie Eilish Blōhsh Pop-Up. The pop-up store will feature a variety of merchandise from Eilish, including graphic t-shirts and hoodies.