From cheesecake to horse parades to live music, there's no shortage of things to do this November in Toronto, so start planning your weekends and thinking of ways to get out of work. There's no better way to fight the oncoming cold weather than by getting out there and doing things!Events you might want to check out:
Cinesphere opening weekend (November 3-5 @ Ontario Place)
The Cinesphere is back! Head down to Ontario Place as regular programming resumes at this iconic cinema with screenings of Dunkirk and Beauty and the Beast.
The Royal Winter Fair (November 3-12 @ Direct Energy Centre)
Kind of like the Ex of the fall, the Royal Winter Fair is a tradition that takes Torontonians inside the world of farming, grooming, pageant shows, baby animals, and yummy food.
Indie Week Canada (November 7-8 @ The Hideout Toronto)
6 nights, 20 venues, and over 250 musical acts are front and centre in Toronto between November 7 and 12 as part of the annual indie music showcase. Experience a mix of local acts from Toronto and Mississauga as well as international bands from places like Dublin, Nashville, and beyond.
ArtAttack (November 9 @ Buddies In Bad Times Theatre)
Every year, Buddies welcomes hundreds of art lovers and adventurous shoppers for an outrageous art auction that's as much a party as anything else. This year's theme is an art-filled disco beach party, so wear your bathing suit!
Evening at the Market (November 9 @ St. Lawrence Market - South Market)
The massive food hub opens up for a night of food, drink, and entertainment in the historic st. Lawrence Market. Guests can embark on a culinary adventure which is basically unlimited, seeing as your ticket includes all food and drinks at the event.
Chris Rock (November 11 @ Air Canada Centre)
The famed American comic hits the Air Canada Centre for his Total Blackout Tour. Don't expect to take cell phone pics at this one. The whole blackout idea is very serious as no phones are allowed.
Long Winter (November 17 @ Tranzac Club)
Back for its sixth season, the Long Winter concert series returns with its beloved policies still in place: pay what you can tickets, all ages, all access.
The Cheesecake Factory grand opening (November 21 @ The Cheesecake Factory)
The much-hyped Cheescake Factory will finally open at Yorkdale this month. You can expect big lines and frenzied excitement over the 200+ item menu.
The Gentlemen's Expo (November 24-25 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building)
Picture a GQ magazine in real life and you essentially have the Gentlemen's Expo, a trade show featuring the best in style, tech, music, sports, cards, sex, food, gaming and more. Whether you're a dude or a fan of dudes, this show is the place to be.
Christian Dior (November 25 - March 18 @ Royal Ontario Museum)
In celebration of the House of Dior’s 70th anniversary, the ROM explores the brilliance behind Dior’s dramatic creations that revived the entire Paris haute couture industry. This new exhibit runs through the end of November until the spring.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO