6 can't miss Toronto events of the week: November 11 to 17

Nov 8 2019, 11:26 am

Monday is Remembrance Day in Canada, and be sure to take time to remember those who fought for our freedom.

And to help you get outside later this week, we’ve rounded up some of the best things we could find going on in the city.

Friends Trivia

What: Do you know Ross was able to keep that Monkey? Do you know the lyrics to Smelly Cat by heart? Flex your Friends knowledge at this ultimate trivia event.

When: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 8 pm
Where: Dublin Calling, 250 Adelaide Street W
Admission: Free, register online

Indie Week 2019

What: It’s a five day festival of the biggest names, newest stars, and the next soon-to-be-everywhere bands of the indie music scene. It’s a smorgasbord of choices at venues throughout the city, celebrating everything great about indie rock. This is the place to hear some of the best live music of the year.

When: November 13 to 17
Time: Times vary
Where: Various venues throughout the city, check online
Admission: Music only $60, conference $100, all-access $140, available online


What: Love or hate his style, Logic is undeniably one of the most talented and complex rappers spitting bars today. See him live in Toronto this month as he fills Scotiabank Area on his latest tour.

When: Wednesday, November 13
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: $29.99 to $89.99, available online


What: RING is the latest production from choreographer Ame Henderson. It continues Henderson’s fascinating work into the relationship between sound and movement. Much will be improvised and no performance the same as the last.

When: November 14 to 23
Time: 8 pm
Where: Toronto Dance Theatre, 80 Winchester Street
Admission: $20 to $30

Toronto Christmas Market 2019

What: Fight it as much as you want, Christmas is coming. Get into the spirit of things at the Toronto Christmas Market. The market will feature entertainment, beer gardens, vendors, and a whole lot of Christmas cheer. Get cozied up, and head down to the Distillery District to experience its magic.

When: November 14 to December 22
Time: Tuesday to Thursday, 12 pm to 9 pm; Friday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 10 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free on weekdays, ticketed on weekends

Santa Claus Parade

What: You know it’s the holiday season what Toronto’s Original Santa Claus Parade makes its way through the streets of Toronto. Starting a Christie and Bloor, the massive display of floats, marching bands, costumed well-wishers, and Santa himself, heads down Bloor to College, until it ends at St Lawrence Market.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: Starts 12:30 pm
Where: Begins at Christie and Bloor St. W
Admission: Free