It’s hard to believe that December is finally here.
But with the start of the new month comes a ton of awesome events.
Don’t worry if you don’t know what’s going on, we’ve rounded up the top events of the week for you.
There’s always something going on in the city. While it is colder outside, bundle up and check out these events in Toronto from November 27 to December 3.
- Toronto's Fairmont Royal York is kicking off the holidays this Friday
- Canada's magical Christmas train rolls into town next week
- 14 outdoor experiences to try in Ontario this winter
What: Former first lady Michelle Obama will be in town this Tuesday to discuss pushing education and equality for girls and women. The speaking engagement will be Michelle’s first in Canada.
When: November 28
Where: Mattamy Centre, 50 Carlton Street
What: Now in its 19th year, the Canadian Pacific train will be making its annual trip across Canada and will be rolling into Toronto this Tuesday. The event is free to attend, but visitors are being asked to bring non-perishable donations to support local food banks.
When: Tuesday, November 28; Train rolls into Lambton Yard at 8:15 pm
Where: Lambton Yard, 750 Runnymede Road
What: Everyone’s favourite holiday film Home Alone will be hitting the big screens in Toronto this holiday season for a very special performance with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $46.
When: November 30 to December 2
Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
What: The second annual Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square is returns this week, and will combine the charm and elegance of a Christmas market with the excitement and allure of a thriving winter carnival right in the heart of the city. Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift, taking the family for an afternoon of skating and festive fun, Holiday Fair in the Square will have something for everyone.
When: December 1 to 23
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
What: The Toronto Beaches is hosting the 10th annual charitable cause, Light Up the Beach this Friday. Hosted by Rick DeClute, owner of DeClute Real Estate, the magical display will feature more than 80,000 twinkling Christmas lights along the Beaches boardwalk to support The Michael Garron Hospital Foundation.
When: December 1, 7 pm until mid-February
Where: At the foot of Leuty Avenue, The Beach, Toronto
What: Torontonians are invited to come and celebrate the holiday season with Toronto’s Old Town community at is annual Cavalcade of Lights. This year’s holiday lights celebration will feature a newly designed lighting display that will be installed next to the adorable dog fountain in Berczy Park.
When: December 2, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Berczy Park, 35 Wellington Street East