Fall is in full swing in the city, but the weather won’t be able to hold you back from these wildly exciting events that are being put on throughout Toronto.
This weekend, there is tons of stuff to do like a Punk Rock Flea Market, huge shows from amazing bands, and a party that takes place in a library. Check out these five events in Toronto you won’t want to miss this weekend.
YouTube Music Night Market
464 King Street West | October 19, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM | October 20, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM | Free
YouTube hopes to bring the whole world of music to you, from tracks and videos to live performances, all in one place. If you head to 464 King Street West tonight or tomorrow night, you’ll find delicious food and drink, local music stores, threads from Siberia Vintage, and a performance by Roy Woods on Saturday night. The event is free, but you need to show that you have the YouTube Music app on your phone at the door.
Hush Hush 2018
Bloor/Gladstone Library | October 20, 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Tickets
The Bloor/Gladstone library is hosting an unforgettable after-hours party in the book stacks. The party fuses the nostalgic feeling of reading a book with advanced technology like neon signage and modern circuit boards. The funds raised at Hush Hush will support digital innovation services and programs at the Toronto Public Library to ensure everyone in the city has equal access to programs like free tech skills training for job seekers.
Catch a Concert
Following the recent release of their latest album Dose Your Dreams, Fucked Up is bringing their hardcore punk and experimental rock tunes to the Horseshoe Tavern tonight. The band will be highlighting the new sound and unique elements they used on their most sonically diverse album to date, so this show is one you can’t miss.
Canadian indie rock band Calpurnia, fronted by Vancouver’s own Finn Wolfhard of Stranger Things, is hitting the stage at the Phoenix Concert Theatre this Saturday. The four friends were raised on a healthy diet of classic rock music, and their hit tunes feature influences from iconic bands like the Beatles, Nirvana, and David Bowie.
After nearly two decades of writing and touring together, Minus the Bear has embarked on their farewell tour, which is coming to Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Theatre this Sunday. The tour is in support of their upcoming 4-song EP Fair Enough, which features the American indie rock band’s experimental sound for the last time.
Toronto Soup Festival
Garrison Common | October 20, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | October 21, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Tickets
Soup season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than by heading to the Toronto Soup Festival? The festival will showcase tons of different gourmet soup and artisan exhibitors. Guests will get treated to live entertainment, hot beverages, fresh baked goods, signature soups, and a unique variety of demonstrations.
Punk Rock Flea Market Toronto: Fall Brawl
Lee’s Palace | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Free
The Punk Rock Flea Market Toronto prides itself on hosting a rad selection of curated vendors, great tunes, new pals, cold brews, and fun activities. The vendors set up at Lee’s Palace will be selling a variety of goods like illustrations, street art, coffee, jewellery, planters, patches and pins, craft beer, comics, and more.