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Free things to do in Toronto this November have a lot to do with the holidays, what with the Distillery's Christmas Market and the Cavalcade of Lights kicking off. There's also a Day of the Dead celebration and an Indie Horror Festival for those who can't get enough Halloween.
In celebration of their new Yonge Street location's grand opening, Philthy Philly's is giving away 100 free Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and 100 free poutines to the first people in line starting at 6 p.m.
Through contemporary art and music, Day of the Dead celebrates the life of people and their memories, achievements and impact. Expect cooking tutorials, art installations, mariachi music, and a huge Mexican marketplace.
This is a unique film fest where award-winning films from countries who are part of the EU are screened for free. It's one of the largest free film festivals in the country and definitely deserves to be on any film buff's radar.
Every year, the Distillery District is transformed into a winter wonderland leading up to Christmas with carollers, elves, lights, and one of the city's largest Christmas trees. It's free every weekday until 5 p.m. on Fridays.
The 10 year anniversary of the tree lighting ceremony at the heart of downtown is sure to feature an impressive light show and over-the-top performances, including one by Toronto up-and-comers Jane's Party.
The annual community concert features performance by Juno Award Winner Keshia Chanté, complimentary chocolates and beverages, and the official "flick the switch" holiday commencement lighting ceremony.