5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, December 6

Dec 5 2018, 9:37 pm

It’s been a chilly week in Toronto.

And in case you have yet to venture outside, you may want to bundle up and get a head start on your weekend and check out these awesome events happening in the city today.


Holiday Fair in the Square

What: Now in its third year, Holiday Fair includes an open-air artisan village with over 50 talented vendors selling gifts and special treats, just in time for you to cross off your list. Don’t forget to swing by the JP Wiser’s booth where you can sample some delicious whisky and #HolditHigh to your friends by recording a toast to them. Find the booth at the Polar Point bar area, right behind the Toronto sign.

When: On now until December 23 (closed Mondays)
Time: Tuesday to Thursday, 4 pm to 9 pm; Friday to Sunday, 12 pm to 10 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Price: No cover

Gingerbread House Decorating

What: Embrace your inner child at this crafty, snacky event. Flex your creative muscles and then feast on the final result.

When: December 6
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Humber College – 205 Humber College Boulevard
Price: $99

AGO First Thursdays: A Soul Revolution

What: In this unique program takeover, expect to see the AGO as you’ve never seen it before, with dance and art fusing together. A SOUL Revolution features the work of four Black Toronto artists – Ashley McKenzie Barnes, Kofi Frempong, Melissa Falconer and Reynold Thomas – who draw deep inspiration from the works of critically acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas.

When: December 6
Time: 7 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: AGO, 317 Dundas Street West
Price: $23

Black Lab Brewery: Beer, Dogs and Trivia

What: Dogs and beer? Talk about man’s best friend. Rover, a pet-sitting and walking service, will be hosting human and dogs alike at Black Lab Brewing on December 6. At the pup-friendly event you’ll be able to test your random knowledge at trivia, and you’ll find a special edition food pop-up and prizes.

When: December 6
Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Black Lab Brewery, 818 Eastern Avenue
Price: Free

Home Alone in Concert

What: Enjoy the cult classic Christmas film Home Alone at the iconic Roy Thompson Hall and to the sounds of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, who will perform the film’s memorable soundtrack.

When: December 6 to 8
Time: 2 pm show on December 8, all other shows start at 7:30 pm
Where: Roy Thompson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
Price: From $98

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