Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events, November 5 to 11

Nov 3 2018, 3:55 am

It’s a new week Toronto and there are plenty of exciting events happening to keep you busy.

From the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair to the grand opening of the Museum of Illusions, here are your top events in the city from November 5 to 11.


Hot Docs Podcast Festival

What: Now in its third year, Hot Docs Podcast Festival will host the world’s favourite podcast hosts as they bring the top audio stories to life. This year will feature an expanded four-day lineup of 10 live podcasts, creators forum, and more.

When: Now until November 5
Time: Varies by day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Price: From $19

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

What: The ten-day festival will feature 5,000 animals, 120 agricultural competitions, artisan goods and exhibits, food sampling, giant vegetables, local wines and beers, live performances, restaurants, pubs, and North America’s premier indoor equestrian event, The Royal Horse Show.

When: On now until November 11
Time: 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto
Price: General admission adult tickets are $27.50, $20 for seniors, $16 for youth and free admission for children three and younger

Free Meditation Class at Hoame for International Stress Awareness Day

What: In honour of International Stress Awareness Day, Hoame will be holding all of their regularly-scheduled classes for free on Wednesday, November 7. With over 5,000-sq-ft devoted to wellness, Hoame provides a contemporary atmosphere where mindfulness and ease are the guiding principles of your daily existence.

When: November 7
Time: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Where: Hoame, 430 Adelaide Street West
Price: Free

Museum of Illusions

What: The Museum of Illusions will finally open its doors in Toronto this month. The new location will offer visitors multiple visual deceptions and educational exhibits that tease the senses while bringing out a playfulness in guests of all ages. The museum will be made of more than 80 plus exhibits which are all based on science, mathematics and psychology.

When: Officially opens on November 7
Time: Open seven days a week, from 10 am to 8 pm
Where: 132 Front Street East, close to St. Lawrence Market and the Distillery District

Evening at the Market

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,  special drinks, fun and a few special surprises in support of Second Harvest food rescue programs.

When: November 8
Time: 7 pm to 10 pm
Where: St. Lawrence Market, 93-95 Front Street East
Price: $80

Whole Life Expo

What: The 32nd annual Whole Life Expo is happening in Toronto this month. As Canada’s largest showcase of natural health and green living, this event plays host to over 200 exhibitors and 80 speakers from across North America.

When: November 9 to 11
Time: Friday, 4 pm to 9 pm; Saturday 11 am to 8 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre,  255 Front Street West
Price: From $15

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