Best Events & Things to Do this Weekend: September 10 to 12

BEYOND MONET, Canada's Largest Immersive Experience is on at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

The latest fun things families can do this coming weekend ... virtual and in-person events, and suggested activities.


Asialicious Toronto

  • Friday, September 10th to Sunday, September 12th, 2021
  • Woodside Square
  • Free

100+ participating venues including restaurants, bubble tea shops, hotels, cafes, bakeries, food courts in malls & grocery stores, fast food establishments and food trucks. Asialicious will feature 3 days and evenings of full entertainment with a free movie night! More

Burlington Food Truck Festival

  • Friday, September 10th to Sunday, September 12th, 2021
  • Spencer Smith Park
  • Free

30 Food Trucks will be serving up some of the best food from the country, this is a festival you won’t want to miss! Delicious food, a children’s midway and local performers are geared to entertain the masses! More

Sensory-friendly Saturdays: School Strategies & Resources at Ontario Science Centre

  • Saturday, September 11th, 2021 @ 11:00 am
  • Online
  • Free

Learn more about Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and ways to support students with autism in the classroom. Plus, find out how to be an advocate for your child and encourage them to self-advocate at school. More

Movies in the Park Aurora

  • Saturday, September 11th, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
  • Various Locations
  • Free

All movies are free of charge. Pre-registration is required. Saturday, September 11 – Movie Feature: The Lion King (PG). More

Free Admission at the Gardiner Museum

  • Until Sunday, September 12th, 2021
  • Gardiner Museum
  • Free

Discover one of the world's oldest and most dynamic art forms. The Gardiner Museum is one of the world's most celebrated specialty museums and one of the only museums focused on ceramics. Until Sunday September 12, admission is free to the public. More

Marvel Avengers Station Canada

  • Extended to October 29 (Runs Wednesday to Sunday)
  • Yorkdale Mall
  • $39.55 and up

Step into the world of the Avengers, discovering intelligence and cutting-edge science. After completing your training, you only have one thing left to do: Assemble! More

Honks for Hope Drive-In HUG

  • Sunday, September 12th, 2021 @ 9:30 am
  • Yorkdale + Downsview Park
  • $250 per car

Honks for Hope Drive-In HUG is a fun, family-friendly car parade and drive-in event during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Internationally recognized, award winning singer songwriter Jim Cuddy along with Devin Cuddy and Sam Polley will be headlining the event this year. More

Nature Connection at Downsview Park

  • Sunday, September 12th, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
  • Downsview Park
  • Free

Nature Connection, our FREE nature program geared towards families, is back! Start exploring the natural world, right from Downsview Park. More

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects® at Ontario Science Centre

  • Daily until September 26th, 2021
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Free

There’s still time to check out Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects®, a collection of huge sculptures made from LEGO® bricks! This outdoor exhibition has been extended to September 26. More

Admission is Free on Sunday at Bata Shoe Museum

  • Sunday, September 12th, 2021 — all day
  • Bata Shoe Museum
  • Free

Discover the treasures of North America's charming and surprising shoe museum. Hundreds of shoes (from a collection numbering over 14,000) are on exhibit More


Beyond Monet

  • Now open until October 3, 2021
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • $29.99 to $99.99

A three part multi-sensory experience that combines music, sound effects, and projection, Beyond Monet brings guests on an unforgettable journey through the artist's most iconic works. More

Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages at Ontario Science Centre

  • Ongoing
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • $ - See website

Grab your heaviest parka and prepare for a chilly journey through time with Planet Ice: Mysteries of the Ice Ages! New exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre! More

 Terra Lumina at The Toronto Zoo

  • Extended until October 10, 2021
  • Toronto Zoo
  • $24.99 and up

After the animals go to sleep, the Toronto Zoo transforms, inspiring visitors to become the seeds of change. On twilight evenings, step through a portal of light into 2099, a time when the world glows with possibility. More

Playing in Public at Bentway

  • Daily until September 26, 2021
  • Bentway + Various locations
  • Free

Playing in Public is a neighbourhood exhibition that explores the history and future of play, and its role in shaping decisions about public space. More

Great Whales Up Close and Personal at the ROM

  • New exhibition now open!
  • ROM
  • $Free with admission

With hands-on interactives and immersive experiences, Great Whales compares these three unique giants, from their size and diet to their intelligence and evolution, while highlighting the extensive ongoing research and conservation efforts being undertaken to save these highly at-risk mammals. More

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit

  • Select days until October 11, 2021
  • 1 Yonge Street
  • Tickets start at $35

For little art lovers! 600,000 cubic feet of stunning projections that illuminate and animating the masterpieces of Vincent Van Gogh. More

Tim Hortons Presents Concerts in the Parking Lot

  • Thursdays until September 9th, 2021
  • Richmond Hill GO Station Overflow Parking Lot
  • Free

Concerts in the Parking Lot offers a drive-in concert experience in the Richmond Hill GO Station’s overflow parking lot. Come together as a community while enjoying traditional ‘Concerts in the Park’ style-events from the comfort of your vehicle. On July 29, there's a family concert with Splash N' Boots. More

Brampton's Fitness in the Park

  • Daily until October 31st, 2021
  • Various Locations
  • Free

Join us for FREE open air workouts, seven days a week. The City of Brampton has reintroduced an extended offering of summer favourite, Fitness in the Park, a free outdoor fitness program. Open to residents & non-residents, ages 6+. More


Celebrate Grand-parents' Day

Looking for some cute Grandparents Day crafts and cards? Here's a round-up of fun projects you can make! Because Grandparents deserve gifts for so many reasons. Celebrate Grandparents on September 12, 2021! More

Plan Extra-Curricular Activities for Kids

Our Back to School Guide rounds up great after-school and weekend programs for kids. More

Go Apple Picking

With many orchards to choose from, families can head a short distance within the GTA for their choice of places to pick their own apples ― from late August through mid-October. More

Check Out What's Coming To Netflix For Kids This September

Cozy up with the kids this Fall because Netflix has some great new kids’ shows and movies releasing this month. Here’s what to watch! More

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Shang-Chi, the master of unarmed weaponry-based Kung Fu, is forced to confront his past after being drawn into the Ten Rings organization. Opens in theatres on Friday, September 3. More

Make Back To School Crafts

It’s back to school time! Here are fun back to school crafts that kids are sure to love! More

Make Back to School Treats

Celebrate the return to class with some really creative and FUN treats! More

Go Treetop Treeking!

Enjoy the cool fall days with outdoor activities at Treetop Trekking The Brampton Park in particular is a huge adventure park that features 6 aerial courses, ziplines, and plenty of activities for kids ages 9+. Book now as spaces are limited. More

Go to Treewalk Village for Kids

It's the ultimate tree house adventure. Children and the young at heart can let their imagination lead the way while exploring magical tree house villages! More

Go to the CN Tower

The family pass has been extended through September! For visitors wanting to get a bird's eye view of the city, while enjoying all that the CN Tower has to offer ― a summer visit is a must! More

See Paw Patrol: The Movie

The PAW Patrol fights to save the citizens of Adventure City and stop Mayor Humdinger from destroying the bustling metropolis. Now playing! More

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