Free things to do in Toronto this November have a lot to do with the holidays, what with the Distillery's Christmas Market and the Cavalcade of Lights kicking off. There's also a Day of the Dead celebration and an Indie Horror Festival for those who can't get enough Halloween.Events you might want to check out:
Free Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches and Poutine (November 3 @ Philthy Philly’s)
In celebration of their new Yonge Street location's grand opening, Philthy Philly's is giving away 100 free Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and 100 free poutines to the first people in line starting at 6 p.m.
Day of the Dead (November 4-5 @ Harbourfront Centre)
Through contemporary art and music, Day of the Dead celebrates the life of people and their memories, achievements and impact. Expect cooking tutorials, art installations, mariachi music, and a huge Mexican marketplace.
Stereo: A Glasses-Less 3D Exhibit (November 4 @ Hashtag Gallery)
This new exhibit hits Toronto November 4th and boasts mind bending glasses-free 3D to create an immersive experience that can quite literally only be seen in person.
Toronto Indie Horror Fest (November 8-11 @ D-Beatstro)
The second annual Toronto Indie Horror Fest shows horror films from the U.S. and the U.K. The terrifying fun starts at 7 p.m. on each night of the fest.
European Union Film Festival (November 9-23 @ The Royal Cinema)
This is a unique film fest where award-winning films from countries who are part of the EU are screened for free. It's one of the largest free film festivals in the country and definitely deserves to be on any film buff's radar.
Regent Park Film Festival (November 15-18 @ Daniels Spectrum)
Toronto's best community film festival returns with an array of culturally diverse screenings, panels, VR experiences and more.
Toronto Christmas Market (November 16 - December 23 @ Distillery District)
Every year, the Distillery District is transformed into a winter wonderland leading up to Christmas with carollers, elves, lights, and one of the city's largest Christmas trees. It's free every weekday until 5 p.m. on Fridays.
Illuminite (November 18 @ Yonge-Dundas Square)
The 10 year anniversary of the tree lighting ceremony at the heart of downtown is sure to feature an impressive light show and over-the-top performances, including one by Toronto up-and-comers Jane's Party.
Bloor-Yorkville Holiday Magic (November 18 @ Village of Yorkville Park)
The annual community concert features performance by Juno Award Winner Keshia Chanté, complimentary chocolates and beverages, and the official "flick the switch" holiday commencement lighting ceremony.
Cavalcade of Lights (November 25 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Toronto's official Christmas Tree will light up outside of Nathan Phillips Square while a huge fireworks show pops off. With free skating and musical performances, it's perfect date night material.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO