Top Fall Activities for Students in Toronto

As the school year starts to get busier with assignments and midterms, it is important to remember to take time for yourself. That's why we have compiled a list of Top Fall Activities for Students in Toronto. 

View of Toronto skyline at sunset during the fall


Kensington Market Pedestrian Sundays

On September 29th and October 27th Kensington Market will close their streets to all motorists, all roads will be strictly used for pedestrians. There’s no better way to experience the market and no traffic to be cautious about.


Nuit Blanche

This is one of Toronto’s most well-known known events. Happening on October 5th from 7pm to 7am this all-night art show has exhibits all around Toronto. Many sites are within a 30-minute walk from HOEM, the closest being at Yonge Dundas Square!


Toronto Pumpkinfest

This event takes place at Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Road and admission is free! Enjoy all things pumpkin, from bowling to food trucks. This event runs from Friday October 12th to Sunday October


World Poutine Eating Championships

Who doesn’t love poutine? Smoke’s Poutinerie is hosting it’s 10th annual World Poutine Eating Championship. Located only a few steps away at Yonge Dundas square on October 19


Sunflower Wall at Distillery District

There is no shortage of Instagram worthy spots in Toronto, however finding them can sometimes be challenging. At Distillery District a short 20-minute TTC ride away, there is an amazing sunflower wall to snap some selfies with.


Museum of Illusions

Located only 5 minutes from St. Lawrence Market, this museum has incredible exhibits all based around optical illusions. Take some time to experience this magical adventure. 


Halloween on Church 2019

Every year Church Street transforms into the city’s craziest block party. The pedestrian only boulevard opens at 6:30pm and thousands dress in the spookiest costumes to fill the streets. This party reaches 6 blocks along Church street. The Village’s shops, cafes and bars are open all night long. 


Trinity Bellwood’s Park

Known as Toronto’s largest downtown greenspace, Trinity Bellwoods is located at 790 Queen Street West. This park has lots of trees, dogs and hangouts. It is hard in downtown Toronto to find a place to watch the changing leaves, but Trinity Bellwoods is a great spot. 


We hope this list will encourage everyone to take a break from studying and go explore Toronto before the weather gets too cold!