With spooky season now officially behind us, it’s time to dive into all things cozy. Lucky for us, there are so many things to do in Toronto this weekend to warm our hearts.

From free movies to outdoor markets to a delicious soup festival, this weekend will give us a little bit of everything.

So, let’s get right to it, friends! We’ve got so many things to do in Toronto this weekend, and so little time.

The Soup Festival

Nothing feels better than a hearty bowl of soup on a chilly autumn day, and the all-new Soup Festival in Toronto is going to hit the spot.

There will be over 100 delicious varieties of soup to slurp, as well as toasty heated patios where you can relax and enjoy every bowl.

Not only that, but there will also be free workshops, an artisan market, live music, and a kids’ zone.

When: November 4th from 12 PM to 8 PM and November 5th from 12 PM to 6 PM
Where: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street
Cost: Free admission

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

One of Toronto’s most prestigious winter traditions is returning this Friday.

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been bringing world-class equestrian entertainment to the city since 1922 and this year promises to be as incredible as ever.

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.

When: November 3rd to 12th, 2022
Where: Exhibition Place, Toronto
Cost: $30 per adult

Sponsored Pick: Get Tickets for Jacob Collier at Coca-Cola Coliseum

Grammy-winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Jacob Collier, is set to grace the stage at the Coca-Cola Coliseum on Monday, April 22, 2024. Known for his unforgettable melodic covers, his latest album release promises to have you in the feels, and will be making its first debut in Toronto this spring! Tickets Ticketsare on sale now, so make sure to grab yours before they’re sold out. 

When: April 22, 2024
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum – 45 Manitoba Dr, Toronto
Cost: Seats starting at $60 per person

Toronto Art Crawl Christmas Market

Want a head start on your holiday shopping?

You can shop directly from the hands of 180+ amazingly talented Toronto artists and artisans this weekend at a market under the Gardiner Expressway.

The one-day market will have a little of everything, including art, photography, sculptures, jewellery, fashion, home decor, and skin care.

It also has food vendors and DJ Kid Artik! So bring your dancing shoes, you’ll be dancing while shopping.

When: November 4th, 2023, 11 AM to 6 PM
Where: The Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd
Cost: FREE

Sponsored Pick: ‘The Wizard of Oz’ & November Lineup at Brampton On Stage

As we cozy up for the final stretch of the year, prepare for an epic lineup of shows at Brampton On Stage! This month’s lineup has something for everyone- starting up with The Wizard of Oz presented by Brampton Music Theatre.

When: click here for the full event lineup
Where: The Rose Brampton – 1 Theatre Ln, Brampton, ON
Cost: click here for tickets

Architecture + Design Film Festival 

Architecture and design enthusiasts, get ready because ADFF is back.

Described as America’s “largest film festival devoted to the creative spirit of architecture and design,” this event is coming our way in November.

It’s also taking place in New York City, Chicago, and Vancouver.

When: Until November 4th, 2023
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Cost: $16 per person (General Admission)

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Cineplex Community Day

Movie lovers are in for a treat this weekend.

Cineplex is hosting its Canada-wide Community Day with a ton of free movies and discounts.

On November 4th, at Cineplex theatre across the country, guests can enjoy a morning of free movies with $2.50 concession eats.

Yep, you read that right. Enjoy the show!

When: November 4th, 2023
Where: Participating theatres across Ontario
Cost: FREE

Trinity Bellwoods Marketplace

This free event is a chance to shop local, mingle with the community, and enjoy the great outdoors all at once.

There will be over 50 artisan vendors to browse, as well as free face painting for kids.

It’s the perfect spot to pick up a one-of-a-kind gift for yourself or someone you love.

When: November 4th, 2023, 11 AM to 5 PM
Where: Trinity Bellwoods, 790 Queen Street West
Cost: FREE

The Good Mourning Festival 

This new two-day festival at Evergreen Brick Works invites all to reflect on loss and grief,” as well as “reclaim death as a special part of life.”

In addition to a diverse array of workshops, food, shopping, art installations, and walks, there will also be a Dia De Los Muertos celebration.

” Expect to see an explosion of colour and activities for children and adults alike,” as the city celebrates this Mexican and Latin American tradition.

When: November 4th & 5th, 2023
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Cost: FREE

Depeche Mode

The iconic English band Depeche Mode will be bringing a dose of 80s nostalgia to our city.

Get pumped for what’s sure to be a memorable show this Sunday, November 5th at Scotiabank Arena.

When: November 5th, 2023
Where: Scotiabank Arena