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Weekend events in Toronto December 8-10 2017

It's a huge weekend for events in Toronto, with Ontario Place's new Winter Light Exhibition and skating rink opening up on the waterfront. Nearby, Toronto FC will battle for the MLS Cup at BMO Field. Go Reds! Read on below for lots of other stuff to do across the city. 

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    • December 8 - March 18
      Ontario Place is back in a big way this winter thanks to daily skate parties, a dazzling light festival designed by local artists, and plenty more free activities.
      Ontario Place
    • December 9
      Toronto FC will duke it out with the Seattle Sounders for the 2017 MLS Cup on Saturday. For those who didn't snag tickets to the match, the official Viewing Party beside BMO Field is the next best thing and sure to be a raucous affair.
      Liberty Village
    • December 9
      The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball is back at the ACC, featuring pop juggernauts like Kelly Clarkson and Backstreet Boys, plus recent Toronto area breakout artist Jessie Reyez.
      Air Canada Centre
    • December 9
      The beloved winter music and arts festival's December outing presents loads of live performances, visual arts, and a year in review talk show-style panel.
      Polish Combatants Hall
  • Events you might want to check out
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    • December 8-10
      The 11th Annual City of Craft returns to Toronto with over 60 of the city's finest artists and makers, free workshops, and breath-taking installations.
      The Theatre Centre
    • December 9
      This marathon sees runners brave the Canadian winter in nothing but red and white bathing suits for charity. If nothing else, a crowd of near-naked Santas is worth catching for your Instagram stories.
      Hemingway’s Restaurant
    • December 9
      Kenny Hotz and Spencer Rice continue where they left off on their hit television series, competing in insane challenges that see the best friends try to humiliate one another live on stage.
      Queen Elizabeth Theatre
    • December 9
      Fan Days is a one day shopping fest for fans of comics, toys, and all sort of nerd culture collectibles. It's organized by the same folks behind Toronto Fan Expo.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • December 9
      Take out your ugly Christmas Sweater to sip beer, cider and spirits alongside Santa Claus while snacking from some of the many food trucks on site.
      Queen Elizabeth Building
  • Music
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    • December 8
      The 2000s nu metal sensation bring the Sony Centre to life playing songs from their 15+ year catalogue of angsty bangers.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • December 8
      The Montreal-based folk singer is back in Toronto, playing songs from his dreamy, 2017 Polaris Prize nominated album, Twin Solitude.
      The Phoenix Concert Theatre
    • December 8
      Juno Award winning duo Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland of Whitehorse return to Toronto with their new album, Panther in the Dollhouse, with support from Terra Lightfoot.
    • December 9
      The dads of alt rock are back in Toronto playing tunes from their critically acclaimed and wonderfully chilled out album, Sleep Well Beast.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • December 9
      The lovable goofballs of Canadian rock made their return this year with the release of Fake Nudes (it's an album), and now they're back in Toronto to flaunt their stuff.
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