10/03/2013 03:25 EDT | Updated 10/04/2013 12:14 EDT

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 2013: 10 Not-To-Be-Missed Exhibits In Toronto (PHOTOS)

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If you've travelled to Toronto, you already know that day or night, the streets are busy with people.

Well, in a few days, you can add art into the mix as Scotiabank Nuit Blanche descends upon the city come Oct. 5. Now in its eighth year, the festival kicks off at 6:51 p.m. -- the time the sun sets in the city -- to bring contemporary art to the masses with 112 exhibits from 500 artists from around the world.

For first-time Nuit Blanchers, that can be an overwhelming amount of art to take in during one night -- sleep or no sleep.

Do you start at Ai Weiwei's Forever Bicycles by Nathan Phillips Square or Tadashi Kawamata's Garden Tower by the Metropolitan United Church?

Where can you find the roaming art of Burrman come Saturday?

Will there be enough time to see the mixed media installations?

To make things a bit easier, Huffington Post Canada Travel spoke with the City of Toronto for their 10 must-see exhibits for 2013. Below you'll find a comprehensive mix of sculptures, interactive installations, roaming art and more, capturing the essence of this artistic event.

And for those who can't make it to the city on Oct. 5, there's still a chance to catch some of the larger exhibits from Oct. 6 to Oct. 14 as part of Nuit Blanche' extended run.

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