Featured Events & Exhibitions

Live performances, major league sports and more film festivals than you can envisage fill up the Toronto events calendar this time of year.

Here are just a few of the many big events coming up and for a full range of goings on, check out our calendar of Toronto events.

Black Star

November 3 to December 22

This major retrospective celebrates a century of black excellence on screen.

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The Winter’s Tale

November 10 to 19

Exuberant choreography depicts this dramatic tale of love, jealousy, vindictiveness and redemption.

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Tryptique

November 15 to 19

The 7 Fingers troupe joins forces with three renowned choreographers for a magical journey between circus and dance.

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Toronto Christmas Market

November 16 to December 23

Experience a European style seasonal market with all the trimmings right in the heart of Old Town Toronto.

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One of a Kind Craft Show & Sale

November 23 to December 3

A massive maker show where you’ll find unique, handmade goods and that perfect gift.

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Gentlemen’s Expo

November 24 and 25

Go bro at this show for all things manly.

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Book Hotels & Attractions

Art Gallery of Ontario

Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters

September 30, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

From the fantastic to the frightful, don’t miss this rare glimpse into the world of renowned filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and his cabinet of curiosities. Taking inspiration from del Toro’s extraordinary imagination, At Home with Monsters reveals his creative process through his personal collection of art, artefacts, books, props and ephemera, all culled from Bleak House, del Toro’s creative haven in Los Angeles.

This unique exhibition explores the creative mind behind one of the most inventive filmmakers of our generation revealing his influences from the Medieval era to contemporary culture, and his particular obsession with horror, fantasy and the rich heritage of the Victorian era.

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Royal Ontario Museum

VIKINGS: The Exhibition

November 4, 2017 to April 2, 2018.

An extraordinary window into the lifestyle, religion and daily lives of these legendary explorers and artisans, this exhibition offers a fresh look into the Viking Age.

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Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL Centennial Exhibit

March 10 to December 31, 2017.

A must-see for every hockey fan, the NHL Centennial Exhibit is an immersive tribute to 100 years of NHL hockey, highlighting some of the most memorable players and moments in league history.

Artifacts on display include the stick used by Wayne Gretzky to score his NHL single-season record 92nd goal, the gloves worn by Sidney Crosby to capture the 2009 Stanley Cup and Gordie Howe’s 700th-goal puck. Plus, on display for the first time in the last quarter century, is the original Minute Book of the National Hockey League – the only behind-the-scenes account of hockey’s forefathers and their task in shaping the NHL from its inception in 1917.

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Aga Khan Museum

Here: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists

July 22, 2017 to January 1, 2018.

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists. Whether Canadian-born or naturalized, permanent residents or ex-pats, these artists carry experiences from multiple geographies and generations, from neighbours old and new.

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