5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 15

Nov 14 2018, 8:07 pm

The week is almost over, so let’s keep the fun going.

Make the most of today and check out the return of the Toronto Christmas Market, the Regent Park Film Festival or grab a pint at Fresh Hop Fest.

Toronto Christmas Market

What: Rediscover the magic of Christmas at the Toronto Christmas Market. Here you’ll find an assortment of artisan vendors, an Instagram-worthy Christmas tree, live music, incredible Christmas decorations and so much more.

When: November 15 to December 23 (closed on Mondays)
Time: Tuesday to Thursday, 12 pm to 9 pm; Friday and Saturday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Sunday, 12 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Distillery District
Price: $6 admission fee on weekends only

CF Eaton Centre Tree Unveiling

What: This Thursday, the Eaton Centre will unveil Canada’s largest Christmas tree, which will proudly stand 100 feet in the air, covering three levels of Toronto’s downtown mall. The tree will be unveiled by a local celebrity, who will host this year’s festivities.

When: Thursday, November 15
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: CF Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge Street, Toronto

Fresh Hop Fest

What: Now in its sophomore year, Fresh Hop Fest brings together local hop farmers and local breweries for an evening of unique “specialty” beers brewed with locally grown Ontario hops. Look forward sampling unique brews from at least 15 participating breweries paired with local hop farmers to create specialty beers made from this year’s fresh harvests.

When: November 15
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: Tickets are $17 in advance, $25 at the door

Regent Park Film Festival

What: Movie buffs can enjoy culturally diverse film screenings, interactive workshops, panels, virtual reality experiences and more at the 15th edition of the community-driven Regent Park Film Festival.

When: Now until November 17
Time: 7 pm to 12 pm
Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas East
Price: Free admission

Harry Potter: The Goblet of Fire

What: Harry Potter fans will be able to enjoy The Goblet of Fire on the big screen for a very special performance this month. On November 15, 16 and 17, one the most thrilling fantasy films ever made will return to the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. The Toronto Symphony Orchestra will perform the magical score from the movie all while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

When: November 15 to 17
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Price: Tickets from $55 to $110.50

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