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35 things to do in Toronto this weekend

Things to do in Toronto this weekend mean the arrival of one of the world's biggest indoor Christmas festivals as GLOW kicks off a season of fun. Union Station just got a huge outdoor skating rink. The Black Friday deals are hot and there's music, movies, markets and more.

  • Top Picks
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    • November 28 - January 4
      Get ready to be lost in a winter wonderland as this huge new indoor Christmas festival brings with it over 50,000 lights, food, drinks and shopping.
      Toronto Congress Centre
    • November 29
      The one and only glam queen Cher is back as part of her Here We Go again tour to blow the roof off with her classic mega hits.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • November 29 - January 4
      Lace up for the opening of Toronto's newest outdoor skating rink as Union Station welcomes in folks to zip across the ice free of charge.
      Union Station
    • November 30
      The dark night sky is about to be lit up during this free fireworks show alongside the first lighting of the Christmas tree, music and skating.
      Nathan Phillips Square
    • November 30 - December 1
      Cult and horror movies are at the centre of this big film festival with special guests, shopping, attractions and lots more over two days.
    • November 30 - December 22
      Evergreen Brick Works is turning into a winter village this December that's free to check out and includes skating, games, food, drinks and shopping.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • December 1 - January 5
      Casa Loma is once again transforming into a winter wonderland for a season of holiday fun, including light displays, performances, skating and lots more.
      Casa Loma
    • December 1 - January 6
      Back again is this sparkly walkthrough to feature over 14 million reversible sequins covering the entire space.
      Yonge + St. Clair
  • Events you might want to check out
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  • Music
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  • Film
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    • November 28-30
      The best of underground and experimental film, horror and alternative comedy cinema is screening at this annual festival and its new location.
      The Grand Gerrard
    • November 29
      Anime lovers are in for a treat as the classic 1988 film gets a final screening before being taken out of circulation theatrically starting in December.
      The Royal Cinema
    • December 1
      Catch a selection of short films of the year at this festival with 15 works by Toronto filmmakers who had just 48 hours to create their works.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
  • Parties
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • November 29
      #FNL is back and things are getting supernatural inside the old museum during this party dedicated to vampires and the occult.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • November 29
      Get ready to go bump in the night at this big interactive party experience with hot beats all night, aerial performances and circus acts.
    • November 29
      It's a celebration of queer Asian culture with a night of music, dance and good vibes courtesy of a stellar lineup of local DJs spinning all night.
    • November 30
      Things are going to get sweaty as Yahoo returns with a night of dance to feature local DJs, dancers, smoke, lights, mirrors and a new location.
      Luné
    • November 30
      It's a long overdue tribute to the queen of avant electro pop FKA twigs with a night of dress up and dance in honour of her new album Magdalene.
  • Markets and pop-ups
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  • Ongoing events
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