With Fall already here and Winter steadily approaching, it's hard to believe that 2017 is almost over. It feels like just yesterday we were saying goodbye to 2016, yet in a few months, we will already be saying hello to 2018! If you are looking to get in some last minute fun times and crazy moments within the last two months of 2017 in the city, fear not- we've got the perfect list of things to do for you!
Whether you are looking for early Christmas festivities, cool exhibits, or just general events to go to with your friends, there is no shortage of interesting things going on for the rest of the year! So pick the month you're interested in and check out what's going on in the city!
Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters at the AGO // Sept 30th - Jan 7th
If you haven't been to the Guillermo exhibit yet, you definitely should make room for it in your schedule. From the popular comic wall to the other featured pieces throughout the exhibit, you are sure to be impressed and inspired!
Grease: The Musical // Nov 1st - Dec 10th
Who doesn't love Grease?! The iconic old film's musical spinoff is coming to the Toronto broadway scene. Get excited as it will be coming to the Winter Garden Theatre on November 1st and sticking around until December 10th.
Vikings: The Exhibition at the ROM // Nov 4th - Apr 2
Whether you are into Vikings or not, this exhibit is definitely one you are going to want to check out. The interesting exhibit will be packed with artifacts and history revolving around the seafaring traders!
Santa Claus Parade // Nov 19th
Get a start on the Christmas season early with the Santa Claus Parade! From the parade itself to the surrounding festivities, it's the perfect way to get in the Christmas spirit and see saint Nick a little earlier than usual!
ELF The Musical // November 21 - 26
Who doesn't love Elf?! The musical version is coming to Toronto and makes for the perfect way to kick off your Christmas movie marathon just before December hits. The musical is guaranteed to be packed with laughs and overall be a great time!
Arcade Fire // Nov 3rd - 4th
If you are looking for a great concert experience this upcoming November, look no further than the Arcade Fire show that will be played at the Air Canada Centre this November 3rd and 4th. Expect to hear their classic hits as well as newer songs off of their new album, Everything Now.
Home Alone Concert // Nov 20th - Dec 2nd
Another concert to add to your Christmas themed endeavors! Home Alone is one of the most iconic Christmas movies around so it's only fitting that you check out the concert version of the staple Christmas classic!
Beauty and the Beast // Nov 6th - Dec 31st
You won't want to miss out on this magical event coming to the city! Relive your favourite childhood fairytale in a play format between November and December!
Toronto Christmas Market at Distillery // Nov 16th - Dec 23rd
Of course, the Christmas Market is an event you need to go to in December! While it's arguably one of the most popular things-to-do in the city when the cold weather starts to hit, it's for good reason! The market has everything any Christmas-lover could need considering the spot is full of good people, a great ambiance and everything Christmas themed!
Cavalcade of Lights at Nathan Phillips Square // Nov 25th
What better way to ring in the Christmas season in the city than at the Cavalcade of Lights? Definitely, opt to arrive early to get a good view of the show, but seeing the massive tree get lit up is definitely an experience every Torontonian should witness for themselves at least once.
Jake Bugg // Dec 2nd
Jake Bugg will be arriving in Toronto to play a set this December at the Danforth Music Hall and it's definitely a show you won't want to miss. Not only because of his amazing setlist and opener but because the British star will be playing at one of the coolest GA venues the city has to offer!
iHeart Radio Jingle Ball // Dec 9th
Another great show happening in December is this year's Jingle Ball! The lineup is jam-packed with talent with the line up hosting names like the Backstreet Boys, Kelly Clarkson, Fergie, Fifth Harmony and Cardi B.
Holiday Fair In The Square // Dec 1st - 23rd
If you want to go to more than just Distillery's Christmas Market, check out the Fair In The Square! The annual event at Nathan Phillips Square is a great place to go to continue the Christmas themed festivities with friends and family!
Skiing at Mount St Louis Moonstone
Once the snow hits and ski mountains start to open, you should definitely plan on heading over to Mount St Louis Moonstone to hit the slopes. Whether you are snowboarding or skiing the trip outside of the city is definitely worth it!
The Nutcracker // December 9th-30th
Another iconic way to ring in the Christmas season is by going to see The Nutcracker. This ballet is always a great show to sit in on and is a great way to get in the Winter spirit!