10 CHEAP Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Nov. 29-Dec. 1)

Happy Black Friday! It’s nearly December which means that the Christmast Market and a plethora of other wonderful things to do are happenin that are free, cheap and sure to get you in the holiday mood.

Read on to find out more about exciting events happening it the city.

READ: Toronto Road Closures To Steer Clear Of This Weekend (Nov. 29-Dec 1)

1. Toronto Christmas Market

 

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Where: Distillery District  — 373 Front St. E
When: Friday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: $8-12

Expect a gorgeous 50-foot Christmas tree, tons of beautiful lights, an outdoor stage, beer gardens, mulled wine and vendors. Bundle up! Don’t forget to dress warm because the weather is likely to be cold.

2. Stackt Market: Holiday Hills

 

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Where: stackt — 28 Bathurst St.
When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Free

It’s time to head on down to the newest holiday market in the city! Enjoy a curated series of events (some of which cost extra) and enjoy a warm or alcoholic beverage in hand as you “eat, drink, shop, play, make, see and connect.”

3. Cavalcade of Lights

Where: Nathan Phillips Square — 100 Queen St. W
When: Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Price: Free

Head down to Nathan Phillips Square for a wonderful evening of live music, skating, circus arts, Christmas tree lighting and fireworks. Expect more than 525,000 energy-efficient lights and 500 ornaments, powered by Toronto Hydro.

4. Writing Towards the Unwritten with Cassandra Myers

Where: Centre for Social Innovation Annex — 720 Bathurst St.
When: Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Pay What You Can (PWYC)

This workshop with queer, non-binary poet Cassandra Myers will help you with stories that feel too slippery to touch or with topics you might be avoiding. You can build lexicons and proximites of likeness to the stories that keep resurfacing.

5. Taste of the 6ix Global Music Showcase

Where: Nest — 423 College St. W
When: Saturday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Price: Free

Make a table reservation for this event ahead of time and enjoy entrance for only $5 online. The event is $10, which is still an affordable price for an evening of comedy.

6. Comedy Kapow #284- Nile Seguin

Where: 120 Diner — 120 Church St.
When: Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Price: $5-10

Make a table reservation for this event ahead of time and enjoy entrance for only $5 online. The event is $10, which is still an affordable price for an evening of comedy.

7. Toronto’s Chanukah Market – Presented by NoshFest

Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns — 601 Christie St.
When: Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Free

Toronto’s Chanukah Market is being hosted by NoshFest, the city’s Jewish Food Festival. Expect Jewish vendors Parallel Brothers and Marty’s Pickles alongside local artisans selling Chanukah gifts, including Judaica, housewares, jewellery, and more.

8. KidzFest 2019

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square — 1 Dundast St.
When: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

Enjoy a day of free fun for kids and families in the heart of the city. Dance, sing-along and learn while watching stage performances and participating in science experiments, arts and crafts and more.

9. Light Up Riverside 2019

Where: Mustard Seed — 791 Queen St. E
When: Saturday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: Free

Join in a community event sharing the warmth of the season and neighbourhood shopping with tree lighting, Santa, live music, treats and more.

10. Evergreen Brick Works’ Saturday Farmers Market

Where: Evergreen Brickworks — 550 Bayview Ave.
When: Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Price: Free

Evergreen Brickworks’ Winter Village is now open and this weekend brings you an indoor farmers market with seasonal eats. Head on over to enjoy this wonderful space in all its festive cheer.

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