5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 29

Nov 28 2018, 9:27 pm

It’s almost December. Let that sink in for a moment.

So, let’s try and make the most of the last days of the month and end November on a good note by checking out some of the great events happening in the city today.

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. Admission is free during the week.

When: Now until 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: Admission is free of charge on weekdays until Friday at 5 pm

Aurora Winter Festival

What: For the first time ever, Aurora Winter Festival will transform Toronto’s Ontario Place from November 29 to December 30 into a hidden village with enchanting elements inspired by the North Pole including magical characters, captivating light displays, endless fun, games and activities.

When: November 29 to December 30
Time: 4 pm to 10 pm
Where: Ontario Place, East Island
Price: $19.99 for general admission

Hallelujah: A Leonard Cohen Sing-Along

What:¬†Join an all-star cast of friends, colleagues and fans of Leonard Cohen as they tell stories about the artist’s unique life and contribution to music, then sing along as some of his best-known songs are played live.

When: November 29
Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View Blvd
Price: Free to attend

CP Holiday Train Toronto

What: The 20th edition of the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will travel across Canada this holiday season and will be making a stop in Toronto on Thursday, November 29. This year, two trains will be travelling through the US and Canada to bring holiday cheer to 164 communities and collect donations for local food banks.

When: November 29
Time: 8:15 pm to 9 pm
Where: 750 Runnymede Road, in front of CP Lambton Yard office
Price: Free! Bring non-perishable donations to support your local food bank

Après Noir with special guest Drake

What: Toronto’s favourite rapper will perform live at the exclusive dinner and concert series, Apr√®s Noir tonight. Featuring opening artist Jessie Reyez, this is a not-to-be-missed event will offer fans the opportunity to experience Drake with just 500 other guests.

When: November 29
Time: 7 pm
Where: 8440 ON-27, Woodbridge
Price: From $550

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