Remembrance Day, the Santa Claus Parade, the Royal Winter Fair, and the One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale are just a few of the special events on in Toronto during November 2017. Here's your guide to what's going and when.
November 2 to November 9, 2017
Holocaust Education Week -The Holocaust Centre of Toronto provides listings of the many events going on during the week, including speakers, film screenings, art exhibits, plus special programming for students and educators.
November 3 to November 12, 2017
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair - Visit Exhibition Place this November to take in the agricultural displays, family activities, cooking demos, wine and apple competition and of course the equestrian show.
November 5 to November 11, 2017
Veterans' Week -Special events and campaigns lead up to Remembrance Day.
November 9 to Sunday November 17, 2017
The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Enjoy numerous features and short films from "contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora" - and don't forget to check out the parties!
November 15 to November 18, 2017
Regent Park Film Festival - A community film festival "dedicated to showcasing local & international independent works relevant to residents of Regent Park".
November 3 to November 12, 2017
The Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival - Films & panels explore mental illness, addiction & recovery at the Workman Theatre, 1001 Queen Street West, and other venues. This year marks the festivals's 25th anniversary.
Sunday, November 11, 2017
Remembrance Day Ceremonies - Honour all those served, including the many who gave their lives.
November 10 to November 12, 2017
The BabyTime Show - Parents of babies and toddlers or prenatal parents can check out products and services, listen to speakers, and even take their little ones to enjoy kid-friendly entertainment and activities at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
November 3 to November 5, 2017
Whole Life Expo- At the Metro Toronto Convention Centre exhibitors and speakers will be focusing on "natural health & green living". In the past, zones have included organic foods, healthy pet resources, health services, personal growth, gifts and more. Expect over 180 exhibitors and 85 speakers from across North America and beyond.
November 6 to November 10, 2017
Credit Education Week Canada - Register in advance for Monday's free kick-off event, buy tickets to Wednesday's gala dinner or just use the online tools to educate yourself on money matters.
November 16 to November 19, 2017
The Gourmet Food and Wine Expo - Foodies take note: Visit the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to taste, buy and learn about wine, cheese and other gourmet foods.
November 25, 2017
Cavalcade of Lights at Nathan Phillips Square - Enjoy the lighting of Toronto's official Christmas tree as well as live music by some of Canada's best artists, a fireworks display and skating parties - all for free.
November 19, 2017
The Santa Claus Parade - Santa Claus returns to the streets of Toronto, bringing a bit of early Christmas cheer with him. The parade starts at 12:30 p.m. at Christie Pits and ends its route at St. Lawrence Market. Remember to bundle up and come early to get a good spot to see Santa.
November 23 - December 3, 2017
One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale - Visit the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place to browse a huge selection of unique gift and decorating ideas created and handmade by Canadian artists and craftspeople. This is a great spot to get some serious holiday shopping done.
November 16 to December 23, 2017
Toronto Christmas Market - Feel the magic of the holiday season at Toronto's annual European-inspired Christmas Market happening at the Distiller District. Shop homemade crafts, sip a hot toddie in a beer garden and enjoy live entertainment.
(information provided by TripSavvy)