5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 16

Nov 16 2017, 4:55 am

We’re one day closer to the weekend, Toronto!

Enjoy your Thursday by checking out what’s going on in the city today.

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CF Eaton Centre Christmas Tree Unveiling

What: Canada’s largest Christmas tree is being unveiled at the CF Eaton Centre this evening. The unveiling of the iconic 100-foot Christmas tree will officially kick off the holiday season for shoppers and will also feature a tree lighting ceremony and two special musical performances from Toronto music group Choir!Choir!Choir! and Canadian songstress and Juno Award-winner, Ruth B.

When: Thursday, November 16, 6 pm
Where: CF Toronto Eaton Centre, 220 Yonge Street, Toronto

The Toronto Christmas Market

What: You can get into holiday spirit starting this today until December 23 at the Toronto Christmas Market. The Market will feature entertainment, beer gardens, vendors, and a whole lot of Christmas cheer. Get cozied up, and head down to the Distillery District to experience its magic.

When: November 16, 4 pm to Sunday, December 23 (closed on Mondays)
Where: The Distillery District

Gourmet Food and Wine Expo

What: This one is for the foodies. This annual celebration of wining and dining fills the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with food, wine, and spirits of all kinds (you probably won’t want to drive).

When: November 16 to 19
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 222 Bremner Blvd.


What: Come and experience Florian Innerkofler’s first Toronto exhibition showcasing a curated collection of his personal photographs captured through his lens while travelling around the world shooting high-profile campaigns and editorials. From iconic skyscrapers in New York City to the Arctic Circle to beautiful tranquil beaches, Innerkofler’s curiosity has led him to explore hidden corners of the earth from an unexpected and evocative point of view.

When: November 16 to 20
Where: Art Hub Gallery, 334 Dundas Street West

Trinidad to Toronto

What: Chef Adisa Glasgow AKA Young Animal has here in the city partners with Laylow Beer Bar & Eatery for this authentic five-course Trini menu (think: Curry Gnocchi and Jerk Trout) paired with six house-brewed beer pairings.

When: November 16
Where: Laylow, 1144 College Street West, Toronto

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