Friday is here and there are lots of things to do in Toronto today with events seeing the start of a Halloween-party weekend, including a Stranger Things-themed one. Meanwhile, you can take a ride on a new outdoor installation that lights up and makes sounds.Events you might want to check out:
Starcourt 80s Halloween Spooktacular (October 25 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Enter into Starcourt Mall of Stranger Things as the Gladstone transforms into the gloriously 80s shopping centre with all-80s everything.
Hip Hop Market (October 25 @ The Joint)
Toronto's up-and-coming hip-hop artists are taking the stage to perform their stuff, including Spark Houston playing works off his debut album.
Dark Waters (October 25 @ Ripley's Aquarium of Canada)
Get spooky with the fishies this Halloween as Ripley's hosts its annual party with costumes, food, drinks and lots of dancing.
SASS 2.0 (October 25 @ Comedy Bar)
SASS is back and ready to dish with some of the city's best local comedians at this LGBTQ+-friendly event, hosted by Selena Vyle.
Somewhere Else (October 25 @ Luanda House)
Get lost in a trance with DJEZii, DJ Iced Misto Please and DJ Melanie Sutherland playing a set of deep, soulful house soundscapes.
Dudes & Dukes (October 25 @ The Great Hall)
It's a night of dining, dancing and debauchery at this folksy party with down-home eats courtesy of The Food Dudes and bluegrass beats all night.
Beat The Clock Vintage Show (October 25-27 @ Kensington Mall, Kensington Market)
Vintage clothing, patches and pins are on sale for up to 30 per cent off at this three-day pop-up with tons of cool finds to add to your wardrobe.
Art Toronto (October 25-27 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Art of all shapes and sizes, performative and conceptual, are part of this huge art festival with parties, talks and workshops.
Jay Myself (October 25-31 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Over the course of 50 years, Jay Maisel created a living museum in a massive space in Manhattan that became a world-famous landmark.
Impulse (October 25 - November 12 @ Harbourfront Centre)
Winter Stations is still some time away but it's kicking off a season of interactive outdoor art with a bunch of seesaws that produce light and sound.
by Lisa Power via blogTO