For those yearning to explore the culture of Canada, Toronto would be an apt choice! October and November are two months which see numerous fiestas and events hosted in this world class city offering visitors booking flights to Toronto an insight into its cultural magnificence.
The months of October and November are among the best times to peep into the varied facets of Toronto’s cultural significance. During these two months, Toronto celebrates several events and festivals enticing culture vultures from across the globe. Majority of travellers interested in being a part of this extravaganza have already book flights to this Canadian city. Ardent culture enthusiasts can check last minute deals for Toronto tickets to participate in food festivals, film festivals and shopping events. Let’s take a look at few prominent fiestas that are about to create a buzz in Toronto.
Oktoberfest originated in Munich (Bavaria), Germany, but today it is a world-celebration! Travellers boarding Canada flights to be in Toronto during first week of October will have a great opportunity to buy tickets for Oktoberfest and savour the best of Bavarian fare as well as exclusive European and German biers. This beer fest is scheduled to take place on 03rd and 04th October at Ontario Place. For these two days, the culture of Canada would wear European attire, serve unlimited beer and make people dance to the German tunes. ‘Volkstanzgruppe Almrausch’ is one of the major highlights of this event where local dancers perform traditional Bavarian folkdances. Holidaymakers planning to visit in group must contemplate booking tables beforehand for which tickets are up for sale on the official website. General Admission tickets are also available.
Toronto Chocolate Festival
Chocolate lovers cannot resist buying tickets for this 22-days long gala event. Starting on 11th October, this is going to be the eighth edition of this annual fiesta. Chocolicious is the event where one can collect/download coupons that can be exchanged at pastry shops, chocolatries and restaurants participating in this event. Chocoelite is one feast which must be on the list of sybarites disembarking flights in Toronto. Top chefs from Toronto and celebrities from across Canada will team up to offer an impressive culinary experience to elite guests. This feast will reveal its most eminent aspect on its last day i.e., 02nd November with The Luxury Chocolate Show at Roy Thomas Hall. This show comprises of free chocolate making classes, chocolate eating contests and Chocolate+Wine Tasting Salon.
Santa Claus Parade
Tourists, especially families with kids, who have booked their Canada flights for Toronto to visit the city in mid November, must participate in the Santa Claus Parade which is the oldest annual parade in the world and one of the biggest. This more-than-a-century old tradition is a major November spotlight in Toronto. The event features numerous interesting floats, with Santa as the key attraction, that are paraded around the city along with marching bands and hundreds of participants, both adults and kids, clad in beguiling costumes. The parade starts from Christie Tips at 1230 hrs on 16th November, passes through Eaton Centre and The Rom and ends at St. Lawrence Market. No tickets are required but one can donate generously to keep the floats moving.
Cavalcade of Lights
This is one of the brightest annual events in Toronto and one that must be on the itinerary of every holidaymaker boarding flights for holidays in Canada during November. The event marks the official illumination of Christmas Tree at Nathan Phillips Square of Toronto to kick off the holiday season. The holiday tradition is being observed for last nearly fifty years. Cavalcade of Lights enlivens the entire city and its neighbourhoods with magnificent displays of lights, dazzling shows of fireworks coupled with impressive performances by top-notch bands. The event traditionally falls on the last weekend of November. The spectacular evening at Nathan Phillips Square will commence at 1900 hrs. A foot-tapping open-air skating party allows guests to bid adieu to this spectacular fiesta in style.