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Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

Welcome the first weekend of fall with an interactive exhibit from Refinery29, Oktoberfest celebrations, and some awesome concerts.

With events going on all across the city, we’ve gathered our top five things to check out this weekend. Refinery29’s activation 29Rooms will definitely be a standout, as they have collaborated with visionaries and brands in the fields of art, activism, style, and technology to bring you 29 experiences under one roof.

This Indie88 feature is presented with Refinery29.

Check out five things to do this weekend in Toronto below.


Exhibition Place – Queen Elizabeth Building | September 26th – October 5th | Tickets


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For the first time in Toronto, Refinery29 hosts 29Rooms at Exhibition Place at Queen Elizabeth Building from September 26 – October 5. With 29 unique (and Instagram-able) experiences under one roof, you’ll literally be dancing, palm-reading, crafting, posing and MORE in a world of causes, culture, & creativity in a really cool space.

New to the 29Rooms tour this year is The Travelling Billboard – a full-scale billboard mural by locally-based artists, welcoming guests to 29Rooms and highlighting talent from each tour community. The mural, exclusive to Toronto, will be created by author and artist of Trust No Aunty and HATECOPY, Maria Qamar. Qamar creates pop art about the life and times of first-generation Indians living in the West through a satirical lens.

Book your tickets at 29rooms.com and use code INDIE for $10 off your order.

Toronto Oktoberfest

Ontario Place | September 26th – Septmeber 28th | Tickets


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Indie88 proudly welcomes Toronto Oktoberfest presented by Erdinger happening from September 26th to 28th at Ontario Place! Join thousands dressed in lederhosen and dirndls under a massive Bavarian-style Festhalle tent as we celebrate German culture. Food, beer, music, and a funfair modeled after the original Munich event. Prost!

Octo-berfest at the Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada | September 27th | 19+ | <ahref=”https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/#Tickets”>Tickets


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Head over to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada on Friday night to enjoy an evening of live music and local craft beer, under the sea!

Thom Yorke

Scotiabank Arena | September 27th | Doors @ 8:00pm | Tickets

Indie88 proudly welcomes Thom Yorke on Friday, September 27th, at Scotiabank Arena! The Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes tour will include special guests Nigel Godrich and Tarik Barri!

Daniel Caesar

Budweiser Stage | September 29th | Doors @ 7:00pm | Tickets

Indie88 proudly welcomes Daniel Caesar on Sunday, September 29th, at Budweiser Stage. He’s out on tour supporting his recently released album CASE STUDY 01, which comes packed with silky, smooth grooves.

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