Things to do in Toronto today are raising a glass to the holidays as the Christmas pop-up bar returns. Casa Loma is once again turning into a winter wonderland and there's a new indoor Christmas festival in town. Music, markets, film and free stuff are all on, too.Events you might want to check out:
Christmas Pop-Up Bar (November 25 - December 27 @ 146 Ossington Avenue)
Rosy cheeks abound as this pop-up bar returns with Christmas-themed decor and drinks and ugly sweaters all around.
Shab-e She'r Poetry Night (November 26 @ Tranzac Club)
Toronto’s most diverse and brave poetry reading and open mic series is celebrating seven years with poets Charlie C Petch and Tunchai Redvers.
bülow (November 27 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
Germany's 19-year-old rising pop star has been making waves on the international scene with her angsty-yet-upbeat hits like "Not a Love Song".
Videodrunk Film Festival (November 28-30 @ The Grand Gerrard)
The best of underground and experimental film, horror and alternative comedy cinema is screening at this annual festival and its new location.
GLOW (November 28 - January 4 @ Toronto Congress Centre)
Get ready to get lost in a winter wonderland as this huge new indoor Christmas festival brings with it over 50,000 lights, food, drinks and shopping.
Brockhampton (November 29 @ Coca-Cola Coliseum)
Get ready to groove with the boys of Brockhampton, as their smooth raps set over R&B beats will have you swaying all night.
Cher (November 29 @ Scotiabank Arena)
The one and only glam queen Cher is back as part of her Here We Go again tour to blow the roof off with her classic mega hits.
Indigenous Artisan Marketplace (November 29 - December 1 @ Native Canadian Centre of Toronto)
Works by Indigenous artists are on at this big market with handmade items and crafts including beadwork, clothing, jewellery and more.
Everything To Do With Sex Show (November 29 - December 1 @ International Centre)
Take your freak game to the next level at this huge show that showcases the newest innovations in sex products for all kinds of bedroom fun.
Polar Bear Dip (November 30 @ Woodbine Beach)
Folks are preparing for the ultimate brain freeze as they take the plunge in the name of youth mental health programming by running into the lake.
Horror-Rama (November 30 - December 1 @ 918 Bathurst)
Cult and horror movies are at the centre of this big film festival with special guests, shopping, attractions and lots more over two days.
Evergreen's Winter Village (November 30 - December 22 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Evergreen Brick Works is turning into a winter village this December that's free to check out and includes skating, games, food, drinks and shopping.
Chanukah Market (December 1 @ Artscape Wychwood Barns)
A celebration of Jewish food culture is on at this huge market with festive treats, gifts, entertainment, music and cooking demos.
Flamingo Market (December 1 @ Buddies in Bad Times)
Toronto's LGBTQ2SIA+ business owners and makers are dropping by for this market with lots of unique gifts, artwork, crafts and cool finds.
A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle (December 1 - January 5 @ Casa Loma)
Casa Loma is once again transforming into a winter wonderland for a season of holiday fun, including light displays, performances, skating and lots more.
by Lisa Power via blogTO