Whose fans’ cheering and dancing created activity equivalent to a a 2.3-magnitude earthquake? Whose music consistently dominates the charts? Who tripled the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs sales just by dating a player? It’s Taylor Swift, of course!
With the re-release of Swift’s album, 1989 (Taylor’s Version), hitting the airwaves on Oct. 27, and her anticipated next leg of The Eras Tour — which makes its way to Toronto in November 2024 — Swifties right across the GTA have lots to be excited about.
But why wait to indulge in your love of everything Tay Tay when you can get your fix with these up-and-coming events? After all, there’s no time like the present to celebrate.
Taylor Swift’s The Eras Tour concert film — private viewing party with Cineplex
When: Oct. 20 onwards
If forking out two to three grand for live concert tickets makes your heart hurt, don’t fret. This October, you can watch Taylor’s concert on the big screen at theatres across the city. For fans wanting to take it up a notch, Cineplex has just the fix for you. Starting Oct. 20, you and 50 of your closest friends and fans can rent an entire auditorium for an immersive private viewing party that promises big screens, big sound and tons of fun. There are also some sweet catering options, too.
Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift at Paradise Theatre
When: Oct. 10-11, Nov. 7, 29 and Jan. 2, 2024
Experience a selection of your most-loved Taylor Swift songs in an entirely new way. Surrounded by the soft flicker of candlelight, the talented Listeso String Quartet will perform classical renditions of songs including “Lavender Haze,” “Anti-Hero” and “Wildest Dreams.” Grab a cocktail, take a seat and relish every minute of this refined Taylor Swift experience. Fans and music lovers will agree this evening will be one to remember.
Taylor Swift’s Haunted Halloween at Lee’s Palace
When: Oct. 13
Head to Lee’s Palace on Friday the 13th for a spooktacular night with a Taylor Swift twist. Go as your favourite ghoul, witch or vampire, or come dressed in your best Swiftie-inspired attire. This Halloween party will have you dancing your heart out to tunes such “Bad Blood” and more.
This 19+ event features themed drinks, a photo booth, dancing, raffles and giveaways. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
1989 (Taylor’s Version) Re-release Dance Party at Adelaide Hall
When: Oct. 26
Join Canada’s biggest Taylor Swift dance party. Sing, dance, and shake it off all night long to the epic tunes of T Swift. With some of the proceeds going to several local charities, this 19+ event is not only fun, you’ll be giving back while you dance! Promising an extensive playlist that covers every song Swift has ever made, from B-side gems to her biggest hits, you’ll have the time of your life partying it up with fellow Swifties.