6 can't miss Toronto events of the week: October 28 to November 1

Oct 25 2019, 11:00 am

You’ve got seven more days to enjoy this great city of ours, and while things might get a little spooky, there are plenty of awesome things going on to keep ghouls and fools alike entertained from October 28 to November 1.

WATCH PARTY: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

What: Calling all Potterheads! Watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets for free at The Rec Room. Enjoy a cozy (and spooky) movie night hosted by Poor As Shoes podcasters Alex and Kristina. There will be games, prizes, and more.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd
Admission: Free

Tim Miller on Terminator: DARK FATE

What: Director Tim Miller (DEADPOOL) brings an advance screening of the thrilling next chapter in the TERMINATOR saga, TERMINATOR: DARK FATE and joins us on stage to discuss the making of the film, Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger reuniting onscreen, and collaborating with the series’ auteur and DARK FATE producer, James Cameron.

When: Tuesday, October 29
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: TIFF, 350 King Street W
Admission: Available online

TIFF Boombox: Heroes Vs Villains

What:  Good and evil collide on October 31 at TIFF Bell Lightbox, where heroes face off against villains and Cirque du Soleil dazzles with an exclusive, one-night-only performance. Head there dressed as your favourite hero or villain — the possibilities are only limited by your imagination. What happens next is up to you.

When: Thursday, October 31
Time: 9 pm
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street W
Admission: Available online

Halloween On Church Street

What: Watch as Toronto’s Gay Village transforms into the city’s most wicked street party on Halloween night. The street closes to traffic and becomes a pedestrian-only boulevard.  Get ready for wave after wave of Halloween-dressed revellers. Organizers expect thousands of people filling up six blocks along Church Street (Wood Street to Gloucester Street).

When: Thursday, October 31
Time: 6:30 pm to 2 am
Where: The Village, 65 Wellesley Street East
Admission: Free

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince In Concert

What: With this film, based on the sixth installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga, fans of all ages can now experience the movie as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra plays the score along with it. Organizers encourage fans to come dressed in their favourite wizarding attire and be a part of a costume showcase.

When: October 31 to November 2
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Sony Centre, 1 Front Street East
Admission: Tickets start at $55, available online

The Royal Winter Agricultural Fair

What: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every November in Toronto. Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country.

When: November 1 to 10
Time: Sunday and Monday, 9 am to 6 pm; Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Admission: Tickets start at $27.50, available online