Holiday season is slowly approaching Toronto and with it come various celebrations, winter fairs and some gourmet and spirit events to keep us warm. Have a look at what you can look forward to this November and if we missed any event that should be on this list, please let us know in the comments!
Royal Winter Fair
When: November 2-11
Where: Exhibition Place
Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the largest indoor agricultural event in the world. Farmers from all around Canada will come showcase their best products and livestock from all around the world and sample their work. The most beloved part of the fair, the Horse Show will take place during the Fair as well and over 1,000 competing horses will race and show jump for the title of the “Royal Champion”.
Santa Claus Parade
Where: Christie Pits – St. Lawrence Market
When: November 18
Magic and festivities are arriving to Toronto. Straight from the North Pole, Nick himself will be marching across Toronto this November, bringing joy to all the kids and adults alike. If you want to enjoy the magic from a strategical spot, the parade will start at Christie Pits, go around ROM, across University Avenue and end at St. Lawrence Market.
Gourmet Food & Wine Expo
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
When: November 22-25
Come taste the world’s gourmet cousine and the best wine on Toronto Gourmet Food and Wine Expo. There will be tutored tastings of wine, helping you unlock all the flavours in the best wines, Chef cooking demonstrations and much more available for trying and sampling on the spot.
One of a Kind Christmas Show
Where: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
When: November 22 – December 2
One of a Kind show is back with it’s winter edition. If you are keen on supporting local artists and makers, come shop Christmas gifts that will really be one of a kind! With everything from jewellery to furniture under one roof, there truly is a perfect gift for everybody. And if you want to snatch something small just for yourself, nobody will be really mad at you, because these Canada-made items are truly pieces of art.
Toronto Christmas Market
Where: Distillery Historic District
When: November 15 – December 23
Holliday celebrations are starting in Toronto by opening gates to the annual Toronto Christmas Market. Come taste the typical winter flavours, visit Santa in his house or shop local crafts. Or simply enjoy the lights and the beautiful atmosphere Christmas Market is offering for its visitors every year.
Cavalcade of Lights
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: November 24
Beloved Toronto tradition the Cavalcade of Lights is back, to celebrate the beginning of the Holiday season at Nathan Phillips Square. Enjoy the fireworks, free skating ring and the amazing atmosphere. Start the festive season with the right spirit as they light the giant Christmas tree in the middle of the Square.