toronto events this week

11 things to do in Toronto this week

The year may be winding down, but events in Toronto never slow down. This week Casa Loma transforms into a winter palace, big name Canadian artists come to play shows in the city, and a number of free movie screenings and skate opportunities are on offer.

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    • December 18 - January 7
      Casa Loma will be transformed into a dazzling winter palace this December, with an impressive light display throughout its garden path, carollers, and tons of live entertainment.
      Casa Loma
    • December 19
      Art Battle pits some of Toronto's best visual artists against each other in a series of live competitive painting sessions. At the end of each round, the audience votes for their favourite piece.
      The Great Hall
    • December 19
      Hugh's Room Live puts on one of its last shows of the year, featuring Jesse O'Brien, Cheryl Lescom, Crystal Shawanda and Quisha Wint.
      Hugh's Room Live
    • December 19
      Catch a documentary about Prince Edward Island's fishing industry and the baffling reemergence of tuna after years of over fishing. The director will be in attendance for a Q&A.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • December 20
      Feist, Weaves, Lido Pimienta, and more take the stage for this arts festival tour that's traveled all across Canada and concludes here in Toronto.
      The Opera House
    • December 21
      The push and pull indie rock band is back in Toronto for three nights at Massey Hall, playing music from their 2016 sophomore release, Touch.
      Massey Hall
    • December 21
      Union Holiday brings Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning together with Choir Nation for a free interactive show where you'll be able to sing alongside the Canadian indie veteran.
      West Wing, Union Station
    • December 22-31
      Osamu Tomita, one of the most revered ramen chefs in Japan, takes viewers on a tour of the best ramen shops in his country in this new feature at Hot Docs.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • December 22
      The Toronto born, Juno Award winning singer plays the Danforth Music Hall for two nights in support of her 2017 album, Utopia.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • December 23
      Celebrate our city in all its winter glory at this skate party featuring funk, hip-hop, R&B and house tracks spun by DJ Love T.O.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • December 24
      This creepy, Toronto-shot thriller about a killer stalking a sorority house on Christmas Eve isn't exactly the most wholesome way to spend the night before Christmas, but it sure will be unique!
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
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    Casa Loma

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Casa Loma

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