5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, October 8

Oct 5 2018, 6:55 pm

Happy Thanksgiving Monday, Toronto!

It’s still a beautiful long weekend, so be sure to bundle up and head out and enjoy these events in and around the city today.

Designer Shoe Warehouse Sale

What: It might still feel like summer, but fall weather is on its way. Which means there’s no better time to stock up on your fall and winter footwear necessities. It just so happens that a massive designer shoe sale is happening this weekend at the Mississauga International Centre with designer shoes up to 80% off.

When: October 6
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: International Centre, 6900 Airport Road Mississauga, Hall 1
Admission: Free

Thanksgiving Brunch at Old Mill Toronto

What: If you’re not into set menus, why not try a whole buffet. Old Mill Toronto has a real Thanksgiving feast with unlimited carved Ontario turkey that’s topped with mulled cranberry sauce and bilet gravy. There’s also tons of seafood, local and imported cheeses, pastas, prime rib, and a lot more.

When: October 8
Time: Various seatings available
Where: 21 Old Mill Road
Price: $55 per adult; $22 per child; kids under five are free

Brewer’s Backyard

What: Celebrate Thanksgiving with a few frosty brews. The line-up of breweries includes Anderson Craft Ales, Beau’s, Cowbell, 5 Paddles, Muddy York, and Shacklands.  And on the food front, guests can look forward to Delight Bite, Eva’s Original Chimneys, Heirloom, Los Vietnamita, and the Pop Stand.

When: October 8
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

Get Stuffed at The Drake

What: Get Stuffed is back! Spend Thanksgiving at one of the Drake’s various establishments including the Drake Hotel, Drake Commissary, or Drake One Fifty. If you’d prefer to dine from the comfort of your own home without the hassle, the Drake-style Thanksgiving is also available for pick-up and includes sliced smoked turkey, sweet potato pave, bacon-braised collards, and, of course, gravy and cranberry sauce

When: October  8
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West; Drake Commissary, 128 Sterling Road; Drake One Fifty, 150 York Street
Price: $38

Gorillaz in Toronto

What: Popular virtual group Gorillaz are heading to Toronto this holiday Monday to promote their new studio album The Now Now. The Toronto stop kicks off the North American tour, which is also stopping in Montreal, Philadelphia, New York City, Boston and Chicago.

When: October 8
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $76

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