We’re nearing the halfway point of November and you know what that means — the holiday season is around the corner! While we wait for Santa to arrive, these exciting things to do in Toronto this week will definitely keep us entertained.

From sports games to throwback rock concerts, theatre, and film, we’ve got a big variety of activities to choose from, so let’s dive in!

Reel Asian Film Festival

Canada’s largest Asian film festival is coming to Toronto this week.

The 26th annual Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is a “unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora,” according to the description.

Festival-goers will get to see films and videos made by Asian-identifying artists in Canada, the U.S., Asia and all over the world.

When: November 9th to 20th, 2022
Where: See all venues


Beloved American rock band Paramore is taking the stage in Toronto this Monday. If you grew up head-banging to this iconic band, you won’t want to miss this blast-from-the-past show!

Where: History
When: November 7th, 2022

Toronto Raptors vs. Houston Rockets

The Raptors are officially back in action and you can catch a high-energy game at Scotiabank Arena this week. The boys are off to a strong start, so now is the time to see all of the action in person. Who knows, you might even spot Drake in his courtside seat!

When: November 9th, 2022, 7:30 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena

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The Offspring: Let The Bad Times Roll with special guests Simple Plan

Another throwback rock band is hitting the stage on Monday in our city. The Offspring and Simple Plan will be rocking Toronto’s socks off at Scotiabank Arena. This will definitely be a show to remember!

Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: November 7th, 2022

Toronto Civic Remembrance Day Services

Remembrance Day ceremonies are hosted in many locations across the city, and there will be several services taking place at 10:45 AM sharp on November 11th.

In addition to the Toronto Old City Hall Cenotaph, events will be held at the Scarborough War Memorial and Fort York National Historic Site, as well as East York Civic Centre, York Civic Centre Cenotaph, Meridian Arts Centre, and the Etobicoke Civic Centre.

You can also watch the ceremony via live broadcast on the City of Toronto’s YouTube channel.

Where: See all Civic Remembrance Day services
When: November 11th, 2022, beginning at 10:45 AM


Fashion Art Toronto (FAT) is taking over historic venue Parkdale Hall from Thursday, Nov. 10 through Sunday, Nov.13 to showcase collections from Canada’s fashion and art communities.

This event will feature contemporary and experimental runway shows flaunting streetwear, sustainable apparel, genderless fashion, activism-based collections, and avant-garde designs from designers like Lesley Hampton, Hendrixroe, Aadhe, Amelia Tuu, Demaine Tyrone,  Fashion Kills and many others.

When: Thursday, Nov 10 to Sunday, Nov 13
Where: Parkdale Hall (1605 Queen St W)
Cost: starting at $25+ Click here for tix!

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vegas Golden Knights

Hockey fans can also see the Leafs take the ice in a match against the Golden Knights this Wednesday, November 9th. Don’t forget to rock your blue. Go Leafs go!

When: November 9th, 2022, 7 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena


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Marc Anthony: Pa’lla Voy Tour

The king of Latin salsa is coming to Toronto this week. Get ready to welcome Marc Anthony to the stage and dance the night away to his chart-topping hits.

Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: November 10th, 2022

Mean Girls: The Musical

This is SO Fetch! Tina Fey’s Broadway hit Mean Girls has hit the stage in Toronto.

According to Mirvish Productions, Mean Girls is a hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team. And as they say, “It’s not a regular musical. It’s a cool musical.”

This production is not one to miss, and this month is your only chance to see it in Toronto.

Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West
When: Until November 27th, 2022

The Queen’s Ball: A Bridgerton Experience

Bridgerton fans, your Queen’s Ball invitation is here. Toronto is getting an exclusive ball experience inspired by the hit Netflix series so you can feel like royalty for one magical night.

Get ready to mingle with other royal members, sip on cocktails and take part in an evening of music and dance.

When: November 9th to 11th, 2022
Where: Cinespace Studios, 8 Unwin Avenue