5 Awesome Events Coming Up in September

photo-1422919869950-5fdedb27cde8As summer is drawing to a close, you may be a little sad that the days of summer festivals are behind us. When you think of events happening in Toronto in September, you’re probably well aware of the Toronto International Film Festival. However, there is still plenty of other events happening in the city! Here’s what you can look forward to during September in Toronto.

BBQ in the Park

Music in St. James Park is an annual event in it’s fifth year thanks to the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA. It brings St. James Park to life on Thursday evenings throughout the summer. As part of this series, St. Lawrence Market is bringing delicious culinary creations to the park for a special BBQ on Sept 1 from 5-7. Tickets will be available on the day of the event!

Dan Mangan at Union Summer

To round out the market that’s been going on all summer long at Union Station, Dan Mangan will be performing at the finale of it with Command Sisters on Sept 5. Enjoy some great eats from the food vendors and check out some great music from this Canadian artist for free at 2pm.

Toronto Bicycle Music Festival

The 7th annual Toronto Bicycle Music Festival will start at Evergreen Brickworks at 11am and end at Prairie Drive Park. This is a mobile festival that features performances in parks around the city from some talented local artists including Jason Collett. Check their website for full details!

Cabbagetown Festival

One of the many great neighbourhoods nearby with a rich history, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Cabbagetown Festival. Enjoy food, fun and entertainment while shopping local vendors and artisans. It’ll be taking play September 10-11 along Parliament Street and Carlton.

Word on the Street

Rounding out the month, this festival takes place just to the south of us over at Harbourfront Centre. Head down to hear authors speak, discover the latest and greatest books, and meet some of your favourite writers.

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