Events


Sep
22
Sat
MTC Toronto East International Food and Beer Festival
Sep 22 @ 11:00:00 AM – Sep 23 @ 05:00:00 PM

 

Come out to the 2018 MTC Toronto East International Food and Beer Festival, on September 22nd and 23rd! Taste a variety of delicious food and beer, and enjoy two days of non-stop onstage performances. Join the party at Malvern Town Centre and get tons of chances to win free giveaways!

 

Click HERE for more event details!

Sep
27
Thu
Markham Fair
Sep 27 @ 09:00:00 AM – Sep 30 @ 06:00:00 PM

 

Bring your family and friends out to The Markham Fair, Canada’s largest 4-day fall fair with midway rides, monster truck events, great food and more! Don’t miss this family event with non-stop entertainment, September 27th – 30th.

 

Click HERE for more event details!

Sep
28
Fri
Legends of Horror at Casa Loma @ Casa Loma
Sep 28 @ 12:00:00 PM – Oct 31 @ 11:45:00 PM

 

An immersive theatrical interpretation of all of the classic horror figures as we lead our audience through a one hour, 2 km self-guided walking tour commencing in the lower gardens of Casa Loma and winding its way through the castles tunnels and darkest spaces never before open to the public.

 

Early bird ticket prices for Sept 28th – Oct 16th
$40 online* + $45 at the door.

 

Tickets Oct 17th – Oct 31st
$45 online* + $50 at the door.

*plus applicable service fees

 

(Tickets purchased onsite are first come, first served and admission is subject to capacity).

 

For tickets and information, visit www.legendsofhorror.ca

Oct
7
Sun
Casa Loma Thanksgiving Brunch @ Casa Loma
Oct 7 @ 11:00:00 AM – 03:00:00 PM

 

Experience the splendour of Casa Loma this Thanksgiving Brunch. Our annual Thanksgiving meal, served in the stately elegance of Toronto’s famous castle, is an event your family will long remember. After your meal, explore the castle at your leisure.

 

$75 per person
Children 4-13 years old $55

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

For reservations call 647.725.1832 or email reservations@casaloma.ca

 

Admission to Casa Loma is included
Price does not include applicable taxes

Oct
8
Mon
Sleep Country Canada’s Give A Kid A Coat
Oct 8 @ 09:00:00 AM – Dec 2 @ 11:45:00 PM

Help Sleep Country Canada keep kids warm this winter by participating in their Give a Kid a Coat campaign! Each year, Sleep Country collects winter coats and accessories for local children in need. Visit any Sleep Country store to drop off a new or gently used winter coat.

 

For more information, click HERE!

Oct
14
Sun
Our Kids Private School Expo
Oct 14 @ 12:00:00 PM – Oct 20 @ 04:00:00 PM

You have questions, of course— And your answers are here, at the must-attend Private School EXPO in your area.

 

It’s important to attend. Here’s why:

 

To start, not all private schools are the same. In fact, many are fundamentally different from your preconceived ideas. Your choices have evolved dramatically and you have new options regarding affordable tuition fees and financing. At the Expo, you’ll meet reps from many private and independent schools. Come, talk with these innovative educators who’ve broken the mold of the old stereotypes. They are career professionals dedicated to developing your kids’ greatest potential.

 

The 13th annual Halton-Peel Private School Expo
St. Joseph’s Banquet & CC
October 14

 

The 15th annual Toronto Private School Expo
Roy Thomson Hall
October 20

 

Click HERE to register or to find a private school expo near you!

Oct
18
Thu
St. Michael’s College Open House @ St Michael's College
Oct 18 @ 07:30:00 PM – Oct 23 @ 09:30:00 PM
St. Michael's College Open House @ St Michael's College | Toronto | Ontario | Canada

Come and join St Michael’s College for their annual open house!

 

It will take place on October 18th and October 23rd from 7:30pm-9:30pm.

Please visit there website for more details.

https://www.stmichaelscollegeschool.com/admissions/open-house-information

Oct
19
Fri
Fall Cottage Life Show @ International Centre
Oct 19 @ 10:00:00 AM – Oct 21 @ 05:00:00 PM


The 15th annual Fall Cottage Life Show returns to the International Centre, October 19 – 21. Meet more than 225 exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more.

 

Plus, visit the 680 NEWS booth for your chance to win great prizes!

 

Show Dates/Hours

Friday, October 19, 2018: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 2018: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 21, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

Click HERE for full event details!

Nov
3
Sat
Crestwood Open House
Nov 3 @ 11:00:00 AM – 03:00:00 PM

 

Crestwood recognizes the potential of individual students. For this reason, their admissions team goes to great lengths to ensure that their school is the right “fit” for prospective students and their families. At Crestwood, they strive to bring out the best in our students and have been doing so since their founding in 1980. Please take some time to join them at their Open House to experience the difference a Crestwood education can make in your child’s life.

 

Click HERE for more details!

Nov
16
Fri
Taste of Peel @ Noble Hall
Nov 16 @ 06:00:00 PM – Nov 17 @ 01:00:00 AM

 

The Taste of Peel Fundraiser is November 16th at Noble Hall.

 

Tour around Noble Hall (formerly Otello’s), sampling delicious food while enjoying beverages. You can also hear about how to pair and taste like a pro. Your tasting passport will feature all you need to know.

 

Mix and mingle with friends and colleagues or tour solo while enjoying all that the tasting floor has to offer.

 

The night doesn’t end there! Finish the night off with free admission to the TOP2018 live concert on site for any TOP ticket holder. Working late and unable to make it to the tasting? Join your friends at the concert afterwards by purchasing a concert ticket.

 

Buy your tickets online at eventbrite.ca today! All proceeds go to Alzheimer Society Peel.

 

Click HERE for more event details!

 

Dec
1
Sat
A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle
Dec 1 2018 @ 09:30:00 AM – Jan 6 2019 @ 05:00:00 PM

 

This December, celebrate and take part in the holiday magic at Casa Loma during A Nutcracker Christmas at the Castle. Experience a wide range of activities and thrilling performances that are sure to be fun for the whole family. Enjoy new shows by famed illusionist entertainer Professor Wick and ice skating performers Glisse on Ice. These spectacles of illusions and wonder will amaze audiences young and old alike. Guests will be surrounded by holiday magic throughout the castle which will be resplendent with holiday décor, including a 40ft tall tree in the Great Hall and eight other signature trees by talented Canadian designers. As always kids are invited to visit Santa in his castle workshop and participate in festive arts and crafts, visit with wintery holiday mascots, decorate tasty treats and much more. Weekends feature special appearances by Paw Patrol.

 

Guest can also explore the holiday magic of Casa Loma at night from December 17th- 23rd. Wander through the dazzling lighting display in the gardens and experience all of the holiday festivities as well as outdoor holiday Christmas Market and performances by the Casa Loma Holiday Orchestra.

 

Click HERE for more details!

Jan
26
Sat
Afternoon Tea A Winterlicious Culinary Event @ Casa Loma
Jan 26 @ 10:45:00 AM – Feb 3 @ 05:00:00 PM

Saturdays, January 26 & February 2, 2019
Sundays, January 27 & February 3, 2019
11 am – 5 pm

 

Multiple seatings – 10:45 am, 11:00 am, 12:45 pm, 1:15 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm

 

Back by popular demand, experience the elegance of the Edwardian era with a traditional afternoon tea at Toronto’s iconic castle, Casa Loma. Sample a selection of teas, scones, mini croissants, pastries, strawberries and cream, crumpets with flavored butters and tea sandwiches. Live music and an 20-ft (6.1-m) cake tower will add to the majestic ambiance.

 

$40 PER PERSON plus taxes
Admission to the castle is included ($30 value)

 

RESERVATIONS
Tel: 647-725-1832
Email: reservations@casaloma.ca

Feb
9
Sat
Yee Hong’s Annual Dragon Raffle
Feb 9 @ 12:00:00 AM – Mar 31 @ 11:45:00 PM

Yee Hong’s Annual Dragon Raffle tickets are now on sale.

The Grand Prize is a brand new Audi A3, valued at over $40,000 dollars.

Second Prize is a Las Vegas Vacation Package for 2.

Tickets are $20, the draw will be held on June 19th.

Net proceeds will support Yee Hong‘s senior programs, and the development the Yee Hong Scarborough Residential Hospice.

Call 416-321-0777 to purchase your tickets today!

Our Kids Camp Expo @ Roy Thomson Hall
Feb 9 @ 12:00:00 PM – 04:00:00 PM

The Our Kids Camp Expo is an annual celebration of pure fun! Bringing out the kid in all of us, the Expo is so helpful for parents in planning and choosing their kids’ summer and year-round activities.

 

Come discover adventures and learning programs that will be cherished for a lifetime. Join us on Saturday, Feb 9th at the Roy Thomson Hall!

 

You’ll find at the expo:

• After-school, March break, summer & winter camps: day and overnight options!
• Arts, sports, leadership, technology, adventure, special needs and many more types of programs to choose from!
• Free activities, games, family entertainment, and great prizes!

 

RSVP for a FREE family admission ticket at www.campexpo.ca.

Yee Hong Dragon Ball @ Beanfield Centre
Feb 9 @ 06:00:00 PM – 11:30:00 PM

 

Recognized for over 20 years of sustained excellence in geriatric care; and for organizing one of the most lavish annual Chinese New Year gala in North America. Yee Hong Foundation invites you to the 30th Annual Dragon Ball, on February 9th, at the Beanfield Centre. Enjoy an evening of sumptuous cuisines, spectacular entertainment, and a chance to bring home fabulous auction items.

 

Net proceeds support Yee Hong’s services and programs for seniors, and the development of the Yee Hong Scarborough Hospice.

 

For more information or to purchase tickets go to: yeehongdragonball.org or call (416) 321-0777.

Mar
2
Sat
Free From & Allergy Friendly Expo @ The International Centre – Hall 6
Mar 2 @ 10:00:00 AM – Mar 3 @ 06:00:00 PM

Do you live with food allergies, intolerances, eczema or celiac disease?

 

Do you live ‘free from’ wheat, nuts or dairy, or need to avoid, by-products, latex or any other material?

 

If you answered yes to any of the above, or someone you care about could, then this event is for you!

 

In short, FFAF Expo is a family-friendly weekend event full of products (food, drink, skin / hair care, household items and more), cooking classes, talks, expert advice and more – all ‘free from’ and all dedicated to helping you to improve your life.

 

 

Click HERE for more details!

Mar
8
Fri
National Home Show @ Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place
Mar 8 @ 10:00:00 AM – Mar 17 @ 05:00:00 PM

Discover everything connected to your home at North America’s largest home and garden event! The National Home Show presented by RE/MAX, returns to Exhibition Place, now until March 17th.

 

For more informations,visit nationalhomeshow.com

Mar
21
Thu
Spring Cottage Life Show @ The International Centre
Mar 21 @ 12:00:00 PM – Mar 24 @ 05:00:00 PM

 

Get ready for cottage season! Meet 600 exhibitors showing boats, docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, decor and style, arts and crafts, food and entertaining, water toys and more.

 

Now a 4-day show! It’s their 26th annual kick-off to summertime fun and we can’t wait to see you at the show!

 

Visit the 680 NEWS booth for your chance to win a grand prize of a $250 VISA Gift Card!

 

For more information, click HERE!

Mar
22
Fri
Green Living Show @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building
Mar 22 @ 12:00:00 PM – Mar 24 @ 06:00:00 PM

The Green Living Show, Canada’s largest event dedicated to healthy and sustainable living returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, March 22-24. Shop the best in eco-friendly products from more than 300 exhibitors, learn about latest trends in wellness from experts on our multiple stages, sample delicious local food, wine and beer in our Food & Drink Pavilion and much more.

 

Visit the 680 NEWS booth for your chance to win a grand prize from Teslasine!

 

Visit www.greenlivingshow.ca for more info and to purchase your online tickets.

Apr
26
Fri
The Distillery’s Gone Daffodil @ The Distillery District
Apr 26 @ 10:30:00 AM – Apr 27 @ 07:30:00 PM

The Distillery District is partnering with the Canadian Cancer Society to raise funds and awareness for the Daffodil campaign.

 

The Distillery District will be turning yellow including yellow cars, a massive yellow flower market, yellow Love Locks, and maybe even a flock of yellow rubber duckies!

 

Click HERE for more details!

May
1
Wed
Counting Sheep For Mental Wellness
May 1 – May 31 all-day

Sleep Country knows the power of Sleep!
 
For the month of May, Sleep Country & Serta will be counting sheep for mental wellness!
 
When you purchase a plush Serta Sheep for $10.00 + HST, they will donate the net proceeds to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA).
 
1 in 5 Canadians experience a mental illness or problem every year. The Canadian Mental Health Association supports over 1.3 million Canadians. Your donation will help CMHA provide mental health education, awareness activities and services; helping people recover from mental illness and build resilience.
 
Click HERE to find a Sleep Country location near you!
 

May
12
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch at Casa Loma @ Casa Loma
May 12 @ 10:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM

Experience the splendor of Casa Loma this Mother’s Day. Their annual brunch, served in the stately elegance of Toronto’s famous castle, is an event your family will long remember. After brunch, explore the castle at your leisure.

 

$75 per person

$55 per child (4-13 years old)

 

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

For reservations call 647-725-1832 or email reservations@casaloma.ca

 

Click HERE for details!

May
14
Tue
Pizza Nova’s 20th annual That’s Amore Pizza For Kids!
May 14 @ 11:00:00 AM – 09:00:00 PM

On Tuesday, May 14th, Pizza Nova will host their 20th annual That’s Amore Pizza For Kids day!

 

Walk into one of the 140+ participating locations across Ontario and purchase a medium pepperoni pizza for only $4.39 plus tax. Pizza Nova will then donate $1 from each medium pizza sold to Variety Village, The Children’s Charity of Ontario. Variety Village prides itself on enriching the lives of thousands of children living with physical and mental disabilities by providing an accessible facility, specialized programs, dedicated staff, and a community in which everyone is equal and welcome. Over the past 19 years, Pizza Nova has raised over $1.5 million for Variety Village to date.

 

For more information on Pizza Nova’s 20th annual That’s Amore Pizza For Kids day, visit www.pizzanova.com or www.varietyvillage.ca

May
25
Sat
Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf
May 25 @ 10:00:00 AM – May 26 @ 05:00:00 PM

 

Doors Open Toronto presented by Great Gulf returns on Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 for its 20th anniversary! The annual weekend celebration of architecture will offer free and rare access to architecturally, historically, culturally and socially significant buildings across Toronto. The full line-up of buildings and special programming including films, interactive activations, speaker series and walking tours is available at www.toronto.ca/doorsopen.

This year’s theme – 20 Something – focuses on the event’s past and future, celebrating the first 20 years of Doors Open Toronto while looking forward to the next 20 years! The weekend features special programming with a focus on the youth and Indigenous communities of Toronto.

 

Join 680 NEWS as we participate in Doors Open Toronto at the Citytv building at Yonge-Dundas Square! Meet some of the personalities at Breakfast Television, OMNI Television, CityNews and 680 NEWS. Plus, see behind the scenes of your favourite shows!

M2M Springfest
May 25 @ 11:00:00 AM – 04:00:00 PM

 

M2M at Yonge & Finch is an up and coming community Made to Matter! Situated in the heart of North York, M2M is en route to anywhere in the GTA. This community has everything you and your family would want, with nearby parks, retails, offices, a community centre and day care.

 

Learn more at M2MCondos.com

 

Join 680 NEWS this Saturday as we attend Aoyuan’s M2M Springfest from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.! It’s a celebration of the spring with food, tons of family fun games, a circus show and a succulent planting workshop! Admission is free.

May
27
Mon
Best of Italy @ Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
May 27 @ 06:00:00 PM – 10:00:00 PM

 

The “Best of Italy” Wine Tasting Event takes place on Monday, May 27th, 2019 at the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex. Presented by in partnership between Gambero Rosso and Liberty Entertainment Group, this event showcases wine that has been presented the esteemed Tre Bicchieri (“Three Glasses”) award from a panel of independent experts, making these some of the best Italian wines available. Guests to the event will have access to taste more than 100 wines including a selection of Brunello, Amarone, Barolo, Chianti, and other Tuscan wines direct from Italy. Guests will also enjoying a true taste of Italian cuisine to compliment the wine tasting. Proceeds from the event support the Humber River Hospital Foundation.

 

Click HERE for more information!

Jun
3
Mon
Soul in the City @ Casa Loma
Jun 3 @ 05:00:00 PM – Aug 26 @ 10:00:00 PM

 

Monday evenings, June 3rd – August 26th, Casa Loma will play host to Juno Award-winning artist Sean Jones accompanied by the seven–piece band, the Righteous Echo and special guests, in the spectacular Glass Pavilion. Enjoy stunning views of the city, majestic castle and the beautiful estate gardens while enjoying this energetic live show under the stars. Dining options while onsite include full service dining in the gardens to more casual service at the grab-and-go and gelato stand.

 

Click HERE for more event details!

Jun
4
Tue
Symphony in the Gardens @ Casa Loma
Jun 4 @ 05:00:00 PM – Aug 27 @ 10:00:00 PM

 

Tuesday evenings June 4th – August 27th, Casa Loma will play host to the Toronto Concert Orchestra, under the artistic direction of Maestro Kerry Stratton, in the spectacular Glass Pavilion. Enjoy stunning views of the city, majestic castle and the beautiful estate gardens while listening to the Toronto Concert Orchestra under the stars. Guests also have an abundance of al fresco food and drink options while onsite.

 

Click HERE for full event details!

Jun
13
Thu
8th Annual Italian Contemporary Film Festival
Jun 13 @ 06:00:00 PM – Jun 21 @ 09:00:00 PM

 

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival will hold its 8th annual edition June 13-21, 2019, in eight cities across the country, including Toronto (the Festival’s main hub), Vaughan, Hamilton, Niagara, Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa and Vancouver. ICFF is proud to offer its Canadian audience one of the most diverse and high-profile lineup of Italian and international films in the world, making it the largest festival of its kind outside of Italy.

 

The complete programme for ICFF 2019 is available at www.icff.ca. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the Box Office at 416.893.3966

Jun
21
Fri
First Responders Appreciation Day @ Chudleigh's Farm
Jun 21 @ 03:00:00 PM – Jun 22 @ 11:00:00 PM

Chudleigh’s Farm in Milton invites all First Responders and civilians for an appreciation weekend – June 21st to the 23rd from 3:00pm – 11:00pm. Enjoy delicious barbeque, tractor wagon rides, farm animals, live music including a Jason Aldean Tribute Band and more!