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10 things to do in Toronto today

Friday is here and there are lots of things to do in Toronto today with events seeing the start of a Halloween-party weekend, including a Stranger Things-themed one. Meanwhile, you can take a ride on a new outdoor installation that lights up and makes sounds.

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    About the Event
    • October 25
      Enter into Starcourt Mall of Stranger Things as the Gladstone transforms into the gloriously 80s shopping centre with all-80s everything.
    • October 25
      Toronto's up-and-coming hip-hop artists are taking the stage to perform their stuff, including Spark Houston playing works off his debut album.
    • October 25
      Get spooky with the fishies this Halloween as Ripley's hosts its annual party with costumes, food, drinks and lots of dancing.
      Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
    • October 25
      SASS is back and ready to dish with some of the city's best local comedians at this LGBTQ+-friendly event, hosted by Selena Vyle.
    • October 25
      Get lost in a trance with DJEZii, DJ Iced Misto Please and DJ Melanie Sutherland playing a set of deep, soulful house soundscapes.
      Luanda House
    • October 25
      It's a night of dining, dancing and debauchery at this folksy party with down-home eats courtesy of The Food Dudes and bluegrass beats all night.
    • October 25-27
      Vintage clothing, patches and pins are on sale for up to 30 per cent off at this three-day pop-up with tons of cool finds to add to your wardrobe.
      Kensington Mall, Kensington Market
    • October 25-27
      Art of all shapes and sizes, performative and conceptual, are part of this huge art festival with parties, talks and workshops.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • October 25-31
      Over the course of 50 years, Jay Maisel created a living museum in a massive space in Manhattan that became a world-famous landmark.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • October 25 - November 12
      Winter Stations is still some time away but it's kicking off a season of interactive outdoor art with a bunch of seesaws that produce light and sound.
      Harbourfront Centre
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