While most of us are still reeling from the elimination of the Blue Jays this past weekend (Why would you pull Gausman out in that situation?), life goes on as we roll into the new week! There are plenty of fun things to do in Toronto this week, so let's take a look at our top picks and see if we can help you get over the Blues (Jays)!
Spend your Thanksgiving Monday at the Spooktacular Light Show! Spooktacular offers a fun, family-friendly drive-through event filled with over 2 million lights, a variety of pumpkins and Jack-O-Lanterns, and your favourite Halloween characters! Use the promo code THANKS for 50% off!
Where: 6845 Millcreek Dr, Mississauga, ON, L5N 5M4 or 6 Newkirk Rd, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 2C5.
Do you want to go to a pumpkin patch but don’t want to leave the city? Head down to the Fall N’ Leaves Pop Up This Autumn experience features a fully-licensed bar and a wood-fire bbq pit, and is the best way to spend your Thanksgiving Monday night!
Where: 164 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5V 2R3.
Price: it’s free!
Do you remember when *spoiler censored for those who haven’t seen it*? Well you better, as Snakes & Lattes may question you on it at the Stranger Things Trivia Night! Test your knowledge of one of the most popular television series of the past decade!
Where: Snakes & Lattes College, 489 College St, Toronto, ON, M6G 1A5.
When: 7:00 p.m.
One of the GTA’s newest dessert spots is serving up delectable creations, as the Dessert Lounge in Pickering has a cornucopia (figuratively, not literally) of incredible options including cakes, chocolate, crepes, and other decadent creations!
Where: 2200 Brock Rd, Pickering, ON, L1X 2R2.
The second-biggest professional wrestling company in the United States makes their international debut, as All Elite Wrestling comes to Canada for their Dynamite and Rampage events! Catch legendary professional wrestlers like Chris Jericho, Bryan Danielson, and Toronto’s own Christian Cage!
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3.
When: 7:00 p.m.
Reelworld Film Festival showcases a wide variety of genres in narrative and documentary features and shorts, empowering and showcasing Canadians identifying as Black, Indigenous, Asian, and People of Colour! This year's opening night film is Golden Delicious, a coming-of-age drama film!
Where: 20 Richmond Street East, Suite 600, Toronto, ON, M5C 2R9.
When: Wednesday, October 12th at 7 p.m. until Tuesday, October 18th.
One Toronto team’s season ends, and another begins, as the Toronto Maple Leafs make their regular season debut at the Scotiabank Arena! Will Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and the rest of their team be able to hold off Alex Ovechkin as he chases Wayne Gretzky’s career goal record?
Where: 40 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5J 2X2,
When: 7:30 p.m.
Nearly two decades have passed since the show went off the air, but due to streaming services and a bounty of memeable content, FRIENDS is as popular as ever. Go experience what it’s like to be, well, a Friend at the FRIENDS Yorkdale Shopping Centre!
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St, Toronto, ON, M6A 2T9.
When: Wednesday through Sunday Until January 8th.
Enjoy a tribute to one of Canada’s most beloved and legendary artists with A Singer Must Die: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen! This two-day event will feature household names in Canadian music such as Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies), Juno-Nominated performer Sarah Slean, and Tom Wilson (Junkhouse).
Where: 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON, M5J 2G8.
When: October 13th to October 14th.
As part of their celebration of Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve, the Cinesphere at Ontario Place will be showing his 2017 masterpiece Blade Runner 2049; this neo-noir science fiction film stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in an emotionally gripping tale and will be the last Friday showing at the Cinesphere before their renovations!
Where: 955 Lake Shore Blvd W, Toronto, ON, M6K 3B9.
When: 7:30 p.m.
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