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November 28, 2014

Upcoming Events/Consumer Shows 2014

Updated: Nov 23 The following are just some of the many Events & Consumer Shows being held in Toronto, but are well worth going to see. Please remember to always check their website or call ahead as details may have changed since published here.

Events

Artisan Tasting Fair

Nov 30, 2014: 11am-4pm

The Canadian Artisan Tasting Fair offers you the opportunity to sample, purchase, and discover the best in artisanal foods from more than 40 selected national vendors.

Along with showcasing recent award-winning cheeses from across Canada, featured artisans will include local Bakers, Charcuterie butchers, Craft breweries plus, local restaurants specializing in regional fare will serve interpretive plates of cheese, charcuterie and freshly baked goods.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale until November 14 ($35). Admission includes: Complimentary sampling galore; a chance to meet the artisans, brewmasters, and chefs; $10 in food coupons; eco-friendly cotton shopping bag with a bamboo plate and fork


Best of Hip Hop

Nov 30, 2014: 9:30pm-close

DJ Eric the Tutor will be spinning the Best of Hip Hop all night. Enjoy 1/2 price bottles of wine and $110 bottles of Moët while jamming to Old School Hip Hop. For dinner reservations and bottle service contact info@eastthirtysix.com or 647-350-3636.


HoHoTO

Dec 11, 2014: 7pm-late

#HoHoTO is “the party that Twitter built”. Expect to enjoy "awesome DJs, a cash bar, a raffle with fabulous prizes and lots of twitterluvvin’".

This party is for geeks, phreaks, webheads, twitterfiends, techies, media, marketing/PR types and ANYONE who owns a pair of dancing shoes! There will be boatloads of holiday cheer, plenty of beer and all for a great cause – The Daily Bread Food Bank - You party for one night – they eat for one week.

Early Bird Tickets are on sale until November 1 ($35) and then will increase to $40.


The Oldies Dance LIVE featuring DJ Wayne

Dec 12, 2014: 8:30 pm onwards

NEXT DANCE! Friday, December 12! Dance starts at 9PM. There's a $5 cover charge and doors open at 8:30pm. No reservations - a first come first serve basis event. There's a 50/50 draw with proceeds of it going to a designated charity for the evening - so remember to take your toonies & $5's! Good Luck!


Disney On Ice: Treasure Trove

Dec 19-28, 2014

Discover endless riches when Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove skates into your town! Get tangled up with Rapunzel & Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses: Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Tiana, Mulan and the one who started it all, Snow White.

Disney promo poster

Set sail with Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and Captain Hook on an adventure beyond Never Land! Trek the wilds of Africa with Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they discover the meaning of the 'Circle of Life.' Don't be late to a date with Alice, the Mad Hatter and the Queen of Hearts - Army Of Cards. You don't want to miss this treasured show to remember.


Consumer/Trade Shows

One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale

Nov 27-Dec 7, 2014

Held at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, the One of a Kind Christmas Show features handmade designs by over 800 artists, makers, designers and craftspeople, while the Spring event showcases over 450 artisans working in various mediums like glass, ceramics, textile, and wood

Website  ||  Ticket


The Christmas Show

Nov 30, 2014: 10am-5pm

This show offers the perfect time for family and friends to take in all the festive sights and sounds that the holiday season has to offer! Looking for the perfect gift? From Christmas decor and accents to one of a kind items you are sure to find something for everyone!


2015

Toronto International Bicycle Show

Mar 6-8, 2015

The largest bicycle consumer show in the world continues to be popular.

This year’s show includes a line-up of thrilling, world-class competitions and hands-on activities. Plus, the most up-to-date displays of new bicycles, accessories and apparel from over 150 of the top cycling manufacturers, distributors, retailers, touring companies and cycling clubs.


Disney on Ice: Frozen

March 18-22, 2015

Thumbnail of poster of Disney's FrozenThe heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into Toronto. You'll be magically whisked away into the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to inspiring songs, including "Let It Go."

Join royal sisters Elsa and Anna, the hilarious snowman Olaf, Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is ultimately the most magical power of all!


Toronto ComiCon

Mar 20-22, 2015

Fan Expo Canada presents Toronto ComiCon. This is a 3-day event where you line-up to meet your favourite artists, writers & illustrators, attend workshops and Q&As and lots more. This show is very popular so expect long queues and go prepared for such.

Tips:

  • Wear comfortable footwear
  • CASH wins - ATMs always have huge line-ups
  • If allowed - take Water
  • Pack food if you can
  • Plan who you want to see and where they are
  • If you can, take something to sit on when in line
  • And... most of all, take lots of patience.

With Google searches, you can get a lot more tips from those who have braved the crowds and enjoy going to this kind of show. If you go... good luck and enjoy!