Another weekend has arrived in our beautiful city. We may be heading into cold weather territory, but as always, the city is heating up with excitement. There are so many fun things to do in Toronto this weekend, and we’ve rounded up the very best of them right here.
Let’s dive right into Toronto’s top events and activities from Friday to Sunday!
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
One of Toronto’s most prestigious winter traditions has returned for its 100th anniversary.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been bringing world-class equestrian entertainment to the city since 1922 and this year is said to be the biggest and best yet.
Whether you’re a fan of equestrian sports or simply love the history and tradition of it all, you’ll have no shortage of entertainment and attractions to enjoy at this year’s fair.
Where: Exhibition Place, Toronto
When: Until November 13th, 2022
Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
Ready for a road trip to the North Pole? Thankfully, you won’t have to travel too far because it’s coming right to us this weekend.
The Canadian Tire Christmas Trail is returning for the third year in a row and you’ll see Santa’s village come to life from the warmth of your car.
This year, the experience will be bigger and more exciting than ever, with new interactive displays to see as you make your way along the trail.
When: November 12th to December 23rd, 2022
Where: 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy
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Light Up Downsview
Eyes to the skies! Toronto artist Katharine Harvey is putting on an incredible show featuring drones flying in 3D formation to create ethereal magic in the sky.
The event features complimentary hot beverages, entertainment, family activities, and a breathtaking display of aerial art. Admission is free but is waitlist-only, and you can save your spot on the list right now.
When: November 12th, 2022 at 6 PM
Where: Downsview Park, 3 Hanover Road
Fashion Art Toronto Fall
It’s officially Fashion Week in the city.
Running since 2005, this event is described as a “multi-sensory showcase of runway shows, fashion presentations, performances and art featuring innovative Canadian designers and artists.”
Fashion Art Toronto will showcase 30 Canadian designers, and you can see the full schedule of runway shows here. Don’t miss the after-party on Sunday night!
When: November 10th to 13th, 2022
Where: The Parkdale Hall
Hit up Toronto’s hidden bars and speakeasies
No one can deny that when it comes to the Toronto bar scene, this city knows what it’s doing. But what about the more underground places? If you’re looking for a hideaway from the mainstream crowd, check out some of the city’s best-kept secrets.
Oh yeah baby, we’re talking the hidden bars and speakeasies of Toronto. Just be sure to keep it hush-hush.
Where: See Toronto’s best hidden bars and speakeasies
Christmas Land at Niemi Family Farm
All aboard the Polar Express! Niemi Family Farm’s Christmas Land returns this weekend and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported straight to Santa’s hometown.
You’ll get to climb aboard the Polar Express and travel around the magical village, saying hello to the farm animals along the way.
You can warm up by the bonfire and treat yourself to some tasty s’mores, then visit the on-site Christmas market where you can pick up all kinds of goodies to take home.
When: November 12th to December 22nd, 2022 (Fridays and Saturdays)
Where: Niemi Family Farm, 18463 ON-48, Mount Albert
Reel Asian Film Festival
Canada’s largest Asian film festival is happening in Toronto right now.
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: Until November 20th, 2022
Where: See all venues
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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 11th to 13th, 2022
Where: Cinespace Studios, 8 Unwin Avenue
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