A Guide to Events Taking Place in Toronto
Courtesy of MAC Suites
|Toronto Chocolate Festival
Oct. 1 – Nov. 11, 2018
Celebrate your sweet tooth. Featuring chocolate in all its delicious forms, this festival highlights chocolate tastings, chocolate making exhibitions, and chocolate eating contests for chocolate lovers of all ages.
|Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Nov. 2 – 11, 2018
Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country. The Royal is jam-packed with home-grown fun and the best in local food and animal entertainment. It is also the largest combined indoor agricultural fair and international equestrian competition in the world.
|Toronto Christmas Market
Nov. 15 – Dec. 23, 2018
The Toronto Christmas Market takes over the Distillery Historic District for another year of holiday magic and romance. Take in sparkling Christmas light canopies, traditional music and carols, dance performances and family-friendly activities like Santa’s House, a ferris wheel and carousel.
|Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Nov. 20, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale, is now Toronto’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including Pure Imagination, The Candy Man, and I’ve Got a Golden Ticket, alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.
| Gourmet Food & Wine
Nov. 22 – 25, 2018
The 24th annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo awaits. Sip and savour your way through international gourmet cuisine, exotic delicacies, incredible wines, cutting-edge cocktails, stunning craft beers and so much more.
|One of a Kind Winter Show
Nov. 22 – Dec. 2, 2018
The One of a Kind Winter Show features handmade designs be over 800 local and international artists, makers, designers and craftspeople.
|Calvalcade of Lights
Nov. 24, 2018
Mark the official start to the holiday season in Toronto with the celebration of the 51st annual Cavalcade of Lights. Featuring the illumination of Toronto’s official Christmas tree, performances by top Canadian talent, a brilliant fireworks presentation and a DJ skating party at Nathan Phillips Square, the free event is a holiday tradition in Toronto.
|CN Tower Climb
Nov. 24 – 25, 2018
Climb 1,776 steps to the top of the CN Tower and help communities rise from poverty to possibility. Choosing to climb with us is your way of taking positive action and showing your local love. Together, let’s step UP!
Dec. 8 – 30, 2018
The National Ballet of Canada presents its annual Christmas ballet. The classic story takes place on Christmas Eve in Imperial Russia and tells the tale of Marie and Misha. The two are brought into the magical world of the Nutcracker, complete with Sugar Plum Fairies, rat kings, and more. The Nutcracker comes to life and battles the rat king to find the Sugar Plum Fairy.