Events to celebrate the frosty days ahead
A winter wonderland awaits at Ontario Place. The Snow Magic drive-through features illuminated art projections, state of the art pyrotechnics and light tunnels across 1.7 kilometres of terrain. The all-ages show runs Nov. 12 to Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 11 p.m.
Royal Ontario Museum: My Pandemic Story
Everybody has their own pandemic story — and a new exhibition at the ROM features original artworks from young artists across the province documenting their experience. After calling on Ontario youth ages four to 18 to submit artwork in any medium, and receiving 2,300 submissions, 60 pieces were selected. For more information, visit. rom.on.ca.
Canada’s Wonderland Winterfest
After being cancelled last year, Winterfest returns Nov. 13 to transform the theme park into a winter wonderland. This event features ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake, more than a dozen live shows and holiday entertainment, millions of lights, and hundreds of Christmas trees throughout the park. Visit the website for tickets and more information.
Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Now in its 25th year, this film festival is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora. This year’s festival lineup consists of 81 films and takes place from Nov. 10 to 19. Tickets are on sale now at reelasian.com.
Canadian Tire Christmas Trail
The 1.5 kilometre Canadian Tire Christmas Trail returns Nov. 13, featuring thousands of lights, elaborate decorations, festive treats, interactive displays and live carolers. Tickets ($25 per car) go on sale Nov. 8, with proceeds going to Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities to benefit child and youth sports across the country.
Sport Card & Memorabilia Expo
Canada’s largest and longest-running sports collectables show returns to the International Centre in Mississauga. From Nov. 11 to 14, visitors can get autographs, shop more than 200 dealers, and find rare cards and sports memorabilia. Get your tickets at sportcardexpo.com/tickets.