Christmas has arrived in Toronto with lots of festive things to do today, including the lighting of the Eaton Centre's mammoth tree, the unveiling of this year's Bay windows and the opening of the Christmas Market. Not ready for this much cheer? There's lots more going on, too.Events you might want to check out:
Eaton Centre Tree Lighting (November 14 @ Eaton Centre)
Prepare to be wowed by the Eaton Centre's iconic 108-foot-tall Christmas tree as it lights up for the season with the help of Bianca Andreescu.
KITKAT Chocolatory Grand Opening (November 14 @ Yorkdale Mall)
Calling all chocolate lovers for the opening of Kit Kat's make-your-own chocolate lab where you can craft your own dream bar.
Hudson's Bay Holiday Window Unveiling (November 14 @ Hudson's Bay)
Mini winter wonderlands are situated inside the Bay's famous windows that are being unveiled with the help of Raptors superfan Nav and friends.
ArtAttack! (November 14 @ Buddies in Bad Times)
Hundreds of art lovers are gathering for this huge art show and auction with works by contemporary artists from all over the country.
Brandos Fried Chicken x Don's Restaurant Pop-Up (November 14 @ East Room)
You can never have too much fried chicken and Brandos is teaming up with Don's for a pop-up fried chicken lunch with beer, music and more.
Deanna Petcoff (November 14 @ Drake Underground)
Toronto's own Deanna Petcoff has been busy carving out a spot for herself within the city's indie scene with her bluesy vocals and raw sound.
Taste of Iceland (November 14-17 @ Luma)
Toronto's annual Icelandic food festival is back with specialty dishes served up by Chef Gísli Matthías Auðunsson in celebration of Icelandic culture.
Architecture & Design Film Festival (November 14-17 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
The histories and stories of interesting and significant works of architecture and design are the focus of the film festival with talks, events and more.
Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power (November 14-28 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
In many ways this story of literary icon, prolific and internationally renowned author Margaret Atwood is as rich as any, and it's told in this documentary.
Toronto Christmas Market (November 14 - December 22 @ The Distillery District)
Toronto is ready to get into the holiday spirit as this big European-style Christmas market returns with festive food, drinks, gifts and performances.
by Lisa Power via blogTO