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10 free things to do in Toronto this November

Free events in Toronto for November 2018 mark the beginning of the holiday season throughout the city. Cavalcade of Lights promises an epic firework display and Winter at Ontario Place returns for the season with a bunch of programming that won't cost you a cent.

  • Free events you don't want to miss
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    • November 1
      Take stroll through any one of the many public parks that are hosting post-Halloween pumpkin parades throughout the city.
      Multiple Venues
    • November 3-4
      A celebration of Mexican culture is on with a weekend of music, performances, art, food and family-friendly activities.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • November 4
      Like the science fairs of middle school, this fair is filled with planet-friendly activities like workshops, exhibitions and sustainable lifestyle products.
      Artscape Wychwood Barns
    • November 14-17
      Local and international, independent filmmakers come out for this free festival with screenings, panels, events, directors spotlights and more.
      Daniels Spectrum
    • November 17
      Yonge and Dundas Square kicks off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony, live music, dancing and a festive sing-a-long.
      Yonge-Dundas Square
    • November 17
      A festival dedicates to all things cute arrives with a gathering of the kawaii community for exhibitions, art, fashion and programming.
      Design Exchange
    • November 18
      Grab a hot chocolate and catch this annual parade with floats, music and folks in festive costumes marching through downtown.
      Bloor Street
    • November 23 - March 17
      Ontario Place kicks off another year of wintery activities like ice skating, a light festival, winter fair, bonfires and lots more all season long.
      Ontario Place
    • November 24
      A massive firework light display is only part of this big holiday celebration in the Square with live music, skating and the lighting of the Christmas tree.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • November 30
      The Beaches gets festive with this annual light display strewn along the boardwalk that makes for a wintery wonderland throughout the season.
      The Beaches
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