It’s a not only a brand new month, Toronto – it’s also a brand new week.
And with so many awesome events taking place throughout the city, there’s no reason to stay at home.
From food to shoes, here are the top Toronto events from November 6 to 12.
What: June’s HIV+ Eatery is popping up in Toronto for two nights this week. Billed as the “world’s first pop-up restaurant run by HIV positive chefs,” it’s a new initiative from Casey House that aims to “fight HIV/AIDS stigma with every bite.” Manned by Toronto chef Matt Basile (Fidel Gastro’s, Lisa Marie) and a team of HIV-positive cooks, the evening promises to be “positively delicious” while also challenging misconceptions about HIV and AIDS.
When: November 7 & 8, 7 pm
Where: 1090 Queen Street West, Toronto
What: We don’t have to tell you that Iceland is having a major moment right now. Learn more about its culture at the seventh annual celebration of the best of Icelandic cuisine, music, art, and literature.
When: November 8 to 12
Where: Various venues throughout the city
What: A trip to Toronto’s historic St. Lawrence Market is an adventure that’s usually only an option during daylight hours. But for one night only this November all 64 Market merchants will be open after hours and serving up an ambulatory feast in support of Second Harvest food rescue programs in partnership with George Brown College. Tickets are $75 per person.
When: November 9, 7 pm
Where: St. Lawrence Market, 93-95 Front Street East,
What: A massive designer shoe sale is happening this week at the Markham Fair Grounds. Here you’ll be able to browse through over 30,000 pairs of winter footwear at up to 80 per cent off. You’ll find men and women’s footwear from designers like Cole Haan, Dr. Scholl’s, Franco Sarto, Sam Edelman, Lucky Brand, Naturalizer, Vince Camuto and more.
When: November 9 to 12, Thursday & Friday 10 am to 9 pm; Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Markham Fairgrounds, 10801 McCowan Road
What: While Toronto Mayor John Tory proclaimed November 5 to 11 as Veterans’ Week, the country as a whole will pay respects to military service members past and present on Remembrance Day. This November, take a moment to remember the men and women who served and sacrificed for our country at one of the ceremonies taking place in the city.
When: November 11, 10:45 am
Where: Various locations throughout the city
What: Giving greener gifts this holiday season is easier than you think. Shop from a curated collection of 55 of Toronto’s finest local, handcrafted, sustainable, eco- friendly and wellness goods vendors. In addition to shopping, guests can enjoy delicious local eats, local vendors, and cheer. Admission is FREE, little ones friendly and four-legged friends are welcome.
When: November 12, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: The Great Hall Toronto