Toronto Events: November 2015
October 30, 2015
From American Beauty and other favourites at TIFF to Santa Claus, what’s happening in Toronto in November!
Junction Pumpkinfest 2015
Oct. 31, 2015 – Nov.1, 2015
The annual Junction Pumpkinfest is back Saturday, October 31st. Make your way to the neighbourhood to celebrate all things Pumpkin and fall inspired at our local participating businesses throughout the day. Also, there will be pumpkin carving at the train platform and other fun family activities from 2-6pm.
TIFF40: Your Favourites
Oct 31, 2015 – Dec 8, 2015
In celebration of our 40th anniversary, we asked you to pick your favourite TIFF films from the past 40 years — and we’re screening the top ten titles for free this Fall at TIFF Bell Lightbox!
Toronto International Antiquarian Book Fair
Nov 6 – 8, 2015
Some of the world’s foremost booksellers are gathering at the AGO this November. They bring with them a wide ranging selection of books, maps, prints and manuscripts for your perusal – including travel and exploration; natural history, science and technology; children’s and illustrated; fine press and limited editions; modern first editions and signed volumes; antiquarian and incunabula; as well as interesting and unusual books of all kinds.
National Postage Stamp Show
Nov 6 – 8, 2015
The Canadian Stamp Dealers’ Association National Postage Stamp Show with dealers from across Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Canada Post, society and club information, stamps for kids, hourly draw prizes and much more.
Sport Card & Memorabilia Expo
Nov 6 – 8, 2015
The 50th Sportcard and Memorabilia Expo is sure to please all who attend with over 900 tables of rare cards and nonsport items you are sure to find what you desire. Many of our dealers have been scouring the world to bring you the best merchandise they can find.
CN Tower Climb for United Way
Nov 7 – 8, 2015
The CN Tower Climb for United Way offers you a rare chance to walk past the elevators and straight up Toronto’s most famous landmark. While celebrating a tall personal feat in conquering all 1,776 steps, you’ll also be making meaningful change possible for thousands of individuals and families, elevating our community as a whole.
Day of the Dead
Nov 7-8, 2015
Explore the ancient and contemporary traditions of Mexico and Latin America’s oldest cultural celebration of life, heritage and family histories. Gather, remember and celebrate your ancestors with friends, family and some of the country’s finest artists in music, dance, crafts, ofrendas and more.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Nov 6 – 15, 2015
Since its inception in November 1922, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has become the world’s largest indoor agricultural and international equestrian competition.
The Royal draws more than 300,000 visitors to Toronto annually to see thousands of unique entries from elite Canadian and International breeders, growers and exhibitors, over 4,500 large and small animals, shows, activities, shopping, dining and – of course – The Royal Horse Show.
The Luxury Chocolate Show
Nov 8, 2015
The 5th edition of the Toronto International LUXURY CHOCOLATE SHOW returns as the only show of its kind in Canada to exclusively feature and celebrate everything chocolate under one climate-controlled roof in a luxuriously appointed venue. A diverse array of fine chocolates and chocolate-inspired products will be featured. Various vendors will be displaying, sampling and selling their fine chocolate products – many at show prices – just in time Christmas.
Nov 7 – 22, 2015
Explore the diverse tastes and flavours of Toronto’s most eclectic neighbourhood. For our “Kensington Krawl” food tour, you will have the opportunity to enjoy select tastings in the market including from a cheese shop, bakery, butcher shop, spice shop, and more. You will meet with local merchants and shopkeepers whenever possible during your excursion. Your guide will offer you a background on the history and heritage of this vibrant neighbourhood, with memorable stories and anecdotes. You will discover why Kensington Market is truly a one-of-a-kind place!
Remembrance Day Commemoration
Nov 11, 2015
Every year on November 11, Canadians acknowledge the courage and sacrifice of those who served their country during times of war, military conflict and peace.
City of Toronto services marking Remembrance Day take place at Old City Hall and at each of the Civic Centres across Toronto: East York, Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and York. Services are also held at Fort York. The public is invited to attend these events.
Illuminite at Yonge Dundas Square
Nov 14, 2015
This unforgettable show combines euphoria-inducing music and breathtaking aerial displays in a performance that’s as exhilarating as it is addictive. Hi-Tech, LED lights and other cool effects.
Santa Claus Parade
Nov 15, 2015
The parade starts at Christie Pits and winds up at St. Lawrence Market!
Nov 14 – 29, 2015
Now on its ninth year, Winter Magic continues to transform Downtown Yonge neighbourhood into a winter playground with dazzling holiday installations and a series of unique signature events.
This community-driven festival celebrates the holiday season in a high energy, urban destination located in the heart of Toronto. The events are: Illuminite, Ice, Wine & Dine, and Kidzfest. The events are carefully created for different audiences and to create a unique urban experience.