Wednesday 12 September to Sunday 16 September
N.B. Update 13th August 2018 - we have now included a trip to Niagara Falls and moved the ROM to Thursday 13th September.
We are coordinating a few events for those who can join us and want to enjoy Toronto for a few days. Toronto will be extremely vibrant and fun as the Toronto Film Festival is on from September 6th - 16th. Many A-List Hollywood Celebrities are planning to be in town and at the premieres.
Please let us know what activities you'd like to take part in by completing the Activities RSVP Form.
Wednesday 12th September
We are delighted to now include a trip to Niagara Falls on Wednesday afternoon from the best side - the Canadian side!
We will depart on Wednesday early afternoon and those who wish to can do the Journey behind the falls - 125 ft elevator descent into the rock face to see Niagara Falls in glorious close proximity.
We will have an early dinner at the wonderful Brasa Brazilian Churrasqueria located at the Hilton before departing on a wonderful evening Niagara Falls Illumination Cruise.
Thursday 13th September
ROM Tour - Midday.
We are planning to book a Guided Tour of the incredible Royal Ontario Museum in the afternoon.
The price of the tour is CAD$30 including admission to the museum to explore before and after.
For those who prefer to roam the beautiful streets of Toronto, head to the wonderful shopping district of Yorkville full of wonderful eateries and boutique shops, a perfect way to spend the afternoon.
Please complete the Activities RSVP Form.
We will advise on how to pay by the end of August.
Gaye Halud – 7:00pm
Pre-Wedding Traditional Bengali Ceremony
The Gaye Halud is where friends and family of the bride-to-be and the groom can bless the couple using freshly ground turmeric (Gaye Halud means the body is yellow) on their foreheads and feed them some sweets.
The party is very informal.
There will be dancing, dinner and music – so please come with empty bellies and dancing shoes!
Dress Code: Colourful partywear.
Friday 14th September - 5:45pm
Toronto Film Festival – Premier Film
Founded in 1976, TIFF is now one of the largest and most prestigious events of its kind in the world. It is considered second only to Cannes in terms of high profile A-list Hollywood stars and influential films. In 2017, Three Billboards, The Shape of Water, The Darkest Hour and I,Tonya all premiered here with many celebrities in attendance and on the red carpet. e.g. Naomi Watts photographed here! (Possibly related to Graham Watts ;-) )
We are delighted to announce that we have been allocated top seats at the Galveston Red Carpet Premiere!
Galveston is as a 2018 American thriller directed by Mélanie Laurent. It is written by Nic Pizzolatto based on Pizzolatto's novel of the same name. It stars Elle Fanning and Ben Foster
Top Restaurant in Toronto
Friday 14th September 9:30pm
We are planning a small dinner at the Top Restaurant Sassafraz.
Matt Damon, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro have all thrown parties during the film festival here so we are hoping to catch a glimpse of some of the stars.
Dinner with drinks will be around CAD $100-CAD$150 (Approx £60-£85)
Sassafraz 3 Course Set Menu
Please complete the Activities RSVP Form.
We have limited spaces so please RSVP soon and we will confirm and how to pay by the end of August.
Saturday 15th September - 7:30pm
The Groom's family are holding an evening Reception in the evening at the Pearl Harbourfront at Queen's Quay Terminal.
Prior to the Reception, there will be a small
Islamic Ceremony - for immediate family. This is where the couple will be blessed by an Imam.
In the day, check out the Things to do page for suggestions for other activities.
Sunday 16th September - 1:30pm
(Updated 28th August 2018)
We have booked brunch for 20 people at the wonderful Cluny Bistro in the beautiful Distillery District.
One of the top rated brunch places in Toronto, Cluny's is a modern French Bistro in the old Tank House space has been transformed into a neo-Parisian stunner, dripping in ornate porcelain and marble. The space is divided into a formal dining room, a more casual bar, a soon-to-open café and bakery, and a large wraparound patio.
They have a wonderful brunch menu available for our sitting.
Please let us know if you would like to join us by emailing email@example.com