Free events in Toronto for November 2018 mark the beginning of the holiday season throughout the city. Cavalcade of Lights promises an epic firework display and Winter at Ontario Place returns for the season with a bunch of programming that won't cost you a cent.Events you might want to check out:
Trinity Bellwoods Pumpkin Parade (November 1 @ Trinity Bellwoods Park)
Take stroll through any one of the many public parks that are hosting post-Halloween pumpkin parades throughout the city.
Day of the Dead (November 3-4 @ Harbourfront Centre)
A celebration of Mexican culture is on with a weekend of music, performances, art, food and family-friendly activities.
EcoFair at the Barns (November 4 @ Artscape Wychwood Barns)
Like the science fairs of middle school, this fair is filled with planet-friendly activities like workshops, exhibitions and sustainable lifestyle products.
Regent Park Film Festival (November 14-17 @ Daniels Spectrum)
Local and international, independent filmmakers come out for this free festival with screenings, panels, events, directors spotlights and more.
Illuminite (November 17 @ Yonge-Dundas Square)
Yonge and Dundas Square kicks off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony, live music, dancing and a festive sing-a-long.
Kawaii Land (November 17 @ Design Exchange)
A festival dedicates to all things cute arrives with a gathering of the kawaii community for exhibitions, art, fashion and programming.
Santa Claus Parade (November 18 @ Bloor Street)
Grab a hot chocolate and catch this annual parade with floats, music and folks in festive costumes marching through downtown.
Winter at Ontario Place (November 23 - March 17 @ Ontario Place)
Ontario Place kicks off another year of wintery activities like ice skating, a light festival, winter fair, bonfires and lots more all season long.
Cavalcade of Lights (November 24 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
A massive firework light display is only part of this big holiday celebration in the Square with live music, skating and the lighting of the Christmas tree.
Light Up the Beach (November 30 @ The Beaches)
The Beaches gets festive with this annual light display strewn along the boardwalk that makes for a wintery wonderland throughout the season.
by Lisa Power via blogTO