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October 4, 2014

Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Put on your lederhosen and get your polka on aboard the Showboat! The Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise includes a three hour cruise and a delicious German-inspired buffet dinner with schnitzel, bratwurst, sauerkraut and more.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=896

October 4, 2014 – October 5, 2014

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is Toronto’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. The ninth edition of the event will take place on October 4 to October 5, 2014. For one sleepless night Toronto is transformed with more than 100 art projects created by local, national and international artists. The event draws more than one million local enthusiasts and out-of-town visitors each year.

For more details: www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca

 
Start: October 4, 2014
End: October 5, 2014
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Location: Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

June 27, 2014 – October 9, 2014

Haunted Walk of Toronto

June 27th-October 9th: The Ghosts and Spirits of Old Town – Daily at 8pm, departing from 30 Gristmill Lane in the Distillery District; Toronto’s Haunted Walk – Daily at 9pm, departing from in front of the Hockey Hall of Fame at Front and Yonge Streets. Tickets can be purchased online (www.hauntedwalk.com/buytickets.php), during the day at T.O. Tix in Yonge and Dundas Square, or 30 minutes before the start of the tour at the tour’s start location.

For more information: www.hauntedwalk.com

 
Start: June 27, 2014
End: October 9, 2014
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October 11, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole family aboard the stunning Captain Matthew Flinders. Indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving plated meal prepared fresh by our chef while you enjoy a peaceful reprieve from busy city life. Take in Toronto’s breathtaking skyline during a three-hour cruise with a cocktail from our fully licensed cash bar.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=940

June 21, 2014 – October 11, 2014

Showcase Saturdays at the Brampton Farmer’s Market

June 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11 at 10AM.

Showcase Saturdays will present some of Brampton’s top talents. You never know which rising star you may see performing! Perfect for the whole family.

*All outdoor programming is weather permitting and subject to change without notice. Visit www.rosetheatre.ca for more details.

Venue: Garden Square at the Rose Theatre Brampton

 
Start: June 21, 2014
End: October 11, 2014
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October 12, 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise

Sunday, October 12th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole family aboard the Showboat. Indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving buffet prepared fresh by our chef while you enjoy a peaceful reprieve from busy city life. Take in Toronto’s breathtaking skyline during a three-hour cruise with a cocktail from our fully licensed cash bar.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.

Website: tickets.mariposacruises.com/index.php?event_id=941

October 13, 2014

HarbourKIDS: Thanksgiving

Featuring a full day of family fun, including concerts, films, crafts and more.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

October 5, 2014 – October 19, 2014

Urban Mushroom Forage

October 5, October 19, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $69.

Location: Don Valley (Participants will receive location details prior to the event).

Discover the joys of foraging as we explore the Don Valley in search of wild mushrooms and edible plants. Our expert guide will share his many years of knowledge and point out interesting plants and maybe a few animals too, as we hunt for these gourmet treasures. Although we cannot guarantee success, we do guarantee a fun-filled morning in the great outdoors, some mild to medium physical activity and a tasty gourmet lunch prepared by our chef. You even get to keep what you find and we’ll throw in some delicious recipes for you to try at home.
Space for this event is limited to 24 participants, so reserve now to avoid disappointment! Come enjoy the great outdoors & learn about nature’s bounty….all just minutes from downtown. Please note this activity runs rain or shine, participants will receive an email with more info such as basic items to bring along, suggestions on how to dress and a detailed map of the meeting location.

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/urban-mushroom-forage-spring-and-fall/

 
Start: October 5, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
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October 19, 2014

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

October 19, 2014. Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5k. Canada’s fastest and one of North America’s best marathons. A flat and scenic course along Lake Ontario from downtown Toronto. Come join 15,000 runners from across the world. Perfect for first timers and Boston qualifiers alike.

Website: www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com

 
Date: October 19, 2014
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October 18, 2014 – October 19, 2014

Boo at the Zoo

Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

It’s time to get out your Halloween costumes and head out to the Toronto Zoo! All kids are eligible to take part in our “Critters and Costumes Parade” at 11:40 am and 2:40 pm daily, departing from the Waterside Theatre. Also on hand for the Boo fun is My Little Pony who will be at the Zoo’s Courtyard Stage for meet and greets from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm (first come first served). Kids can also drop by the Play-Doh Play Centre next to the Courtyard Stage to create their very own Zoo animal or Halloween creation. Plus, the Jelly Belly Team will share Jelly Belly beans with families upon exit (while supplies last)! Best of all, up to two kids in costume (12 and under) get in FREE when accompanied by an adult.

For more information: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: October 18, 2014
End: October 19, 2014
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