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Toronto & Surrounding Areas Local Events November 16th to 19th 2023

Khoa Le
Nov 13 5 minutes read

Are you looking for some fun and festive events to attend this weekend in the Greater Toronto Area? Whether you want to enjoy some dazzling lights, experience a winter wonderland, explore a historic district, admire some fashion and art, or spend some quality time with your furry friends, we have got you covered. Here are some of the best events happening this weekend that you don’t want to miss! 

If you love lights and music, then you should check out the Winter Lights Festival in Downtown Brampton. This event is a celebration of the city’s diversity and culture, featuring live performances, interactive installations, food trucks, and a spectacular fireworks show. The festival kicks off on Thursday, November 17 at 6 PM and runs until 10 PM. You can follow @citybrampton on Instagram for more details and updates.

For a magical winter experience, head over to Canada’s Wonderland and enjoy their WinterFest. This event transforms the park into a winter wonderland with millions of lights, festive décor, live entertainment, and seasonal treats. You can also ride some of your favorite attractions, skate on the ice rink, and meet Santa Claus and his elves. WinterFest is open on Friday, November 17 from 5 PM to 10 PM and on Saturday, November 18 from 3 PM to 9 PM. You can follow @canadaswonderland on Instagram for more information and tickets.

If you want to immerse yourself in a historic and charming atmosphere, then you should visit The Distillery Winter Village in The Distillery District. This event features a European-style Christmas market with local vendors, artisans, and craftspeople. You can also enjoy live music, carolers, a giant Christmas tree, and a ferris wheel. The Distillery Winter Village is open on Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17 from 10 AM to 4 PM with free entry, and from 3 PM to 9 PM with tickets required. You can follow @distilleryto on Instagram for more details and reservations.


If you are a fan of fashion and art, then you should attend Fashion Art Toronto Fall 2023 at Black Creek Assembly. This event is a showcase of emerging and established designers, artists, and performers, who present their work in various formats, such as runway shows, installations, exhibitions, and performances. Fashion Art Toronto Fall 2023 runs from Wednesday, November 16 to Saturday, November 19, with different schedules each day. You can follow @fashionarttoronto on Instagram for more information and tickets.

If you love animals and want to have some fun with them, then you should go to the Toronto Christmas Pet Show at The International Centre. This event is a family-friendly and pet-friendly event that features hundreds of exhibitors, vendors, and rescues, as well as activities, contests, and demonstrations. You can also bring your own pet and enjoy the pet photo booth, the agility course, and the costume contest. The Toronto Christmas Pet Show is open on Saturday, November 18 from 10 AM to 6 PM and on Sunday, November 19 from 10 AM to 4 PM. You can follow @canadianpetexpo on Instagram for more details and tickets.

We hope you enjoyed this blog post and found some events that interest you. Let us know which events you’re excited about in the comments! And don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more updates and tips on the best events in the GTA. Have a great weekend!

Photo Credits: @citybrampton @canadaswonderland @distilleryto @fashionarttoronto @canadianpetexpo

Let us know which events you're excited about in the comments!

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