5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, November 1

Oct 31 2017, 6:55 pm

It’s a new month, Toronto! Before our days get shorter this weekend, enjoy the daylight and check out what’s happening this cold Wednesday!

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Toronto Chocolate Festival

The Toronto Chocolate Festival is one not to miss for the chocolate addicts, and it’s something to keep you warm this November. Featuring chocolate in all its delicious forms, this very sweet festival highlights chocolate tastings, chocolate making exhibitions, and chocolate eating contests.

When: November 1 to 30
Where: Various locations

Trinity Bellwoods Park Pumpkin Contest

For the first time, Trinity Bellwoods will be hosting a pumpkin contest, where visitors can vote for their favoruite carved pumpkins. There will also be free hot cider available, which will be followed by the third annual pumpkin toss.

When: November 1, 5 pm to 9 pm
Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen Street West

Old Town Pumpkin Parade

This year’s Pumpkin Parade is all set to light up St. James Park with the neighbourhood’s glowing pumpkins. There will be free hot chocolate and apple cider, a drumming circle and a cozy environment to connect with your neighbours.

When: November 1, 6 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: St. James Park, 120 King Street East 

Festival of Arabic Music & Arts – Presents Waed Bouhassoun

Check out this special concert as part of the Festival of Arabic Music & Arts (FAMA), featuring concert soloist Waed Bouhassoun (Syria). This is a benefit event, with all proceeds going to the ACCT Kitchen, which provides newcomer women with opportunities to learn English, cook together and supplement their income by catering delicious, traditional Middle Eastern meals. The ACCT chefs will provide sample snacks prior to the concert.

When: November 1, 7:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue

Nial Horan In Concert

Spend an intimate evening with the former One Direction member whose stopping by Toronto’s iconic Massey Hall to showcase his new material.

When: November 1, 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street

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