15 things to do in Toronto this Thanksgiving weekend 2021 – blogTO

Michelle Payot

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things to do in toronto thanksgiving weekend

15 things to do in Toronto this Thanksgiving weekend 2021

Michelle Payot

Posted 11 minutes ago

Thanksgiving weekend events in Toronto for 2021 will help us get the most of the fall holiday with events happening all over the city this long weekend. From live music to food festivals, there’s a ton of things to do this Thanksgiving weekend.

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    • Grab a table and listen to live music again by singer-songwriter Trevor Dubois.

      Alchemy Food & Drink

    • Celebrate the brisk season at this family-friendly festival. There are a ton of activities to do featuring a pumpkin patch, rides, live entertainment, fall-themed nibbles, and more.

      Downsview Park

    • This new variety brunch show is taking over the restaurant for some fabulous entertainment featuring live musicians, burlesque dancers, and drag performers! You can even sip on bottomless mimosas while you’re there!

      Hush Hush

    • Grab a table and get ready for a night of laughter. The lineup features John Mostyn, Luba Magnus, Tamara Shevon, Dan Curtis Thompson, and Todd Graham.

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    • Grab a beer and a table and prepare yourself for a night full of laughs with some local comedians.

    • Immerse yourself in themes of nostalgia and sentimental longing of the past at this art show hosted by two local Toronto artists.

      Capsul Studios

    • The annual Fried Chicken fest is back for its third year. Indulge yourself in the ultimate comfort food. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to food banks across the GTA.

      Street Eats Market at Scarborough Town Centre

    • Shop from a selection of seasonal treats, pumpkins, and fresh flowers at the historic Distillery District. After grabbing a fall-themed treat, you can take the perfect festive photo-op filled with pumpkins, hay bales, and fall leaves.

      The Distillery Historic District

  • Live Music


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    • Celebrate the release of Josh Ritchie’s second album. The lineup features Toronto singer-songwriter, Stephen James Orr.

    • This three-day hybrid festival is celebrating talented Black artists from across the country. There are ticket options available for in-person or online streaming.

      Paradise Theatre

    • Catch this rock band play a show at the famous Tex-Mex restaurant and music venue. Grab some tickets and rediscover your love of live music again.

  • Halloween and Haunted Events


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    • Explore this terrifying, seemingly never-ending maze of horror. Due to the extreme nature of the attraction, the event is not recommended for young children.

      Hillcrest Mall

    • Get ready for a night full of scares at this multi haunted house festival. This is a high scare event so it’s not recommended for children under the age of 10 years old.

      Assembly Park

  • Ongoing events


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    • Celebrate the cozy season at this outdoor pop-up experience in the heart of downtown Toronto. There are a ton of activities to do such as watching live music performances, pumpkin bowling, and trying fall-themed bites.

      Fall N’ Leaves Pop Up

    • Go back in time and explore books, scrolls, manuscript paintings, and textiles that shaped, life along one of history’s most important trade networks and beyond.

      Aga Khan Museum

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns

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