International Women’s Day is coming up and we’re celebrating all the ladies in our lives with tons of amazing events. It’s no secret that this year’s celebrations will be different than most. We’re used to that by now. But just because the party’s moved online, doesn’t mean it’s less important.

Here are 6 amazing ways to celebrate International Women’s Day in Toronto.


Tune in this weekend to catch a ton of local women rallying online. They’ll be covering topics like paid sick days and childcare, COVID-19 specific issues, issues surrounding race, and more. The whole thing will be live-streamed on Facebook, so just click the link and you’re good to go.

Where: Check it out online
When: Saturday, March 6th


Celebrate women in film all month long with the Toronto International Film Festival’s Share Her Journey event. You can catch digital screenings of stellar flicks by women and for women. It’s all happening online because of the pandemic, so you don’t even need to leave your house to tune in.

Where: Check it out online
When: Happening all month long


Want to catch an impactful talk all about women’s issues? This is the event for you. Log on to watch Meena Harris discuss topics like family, justice, women’s rights, making history and challenging norms. General admission is completely free. But if you do opt for one of their perk-loaded packages, a portion of the proceeds will be donated directly to a women-supporting nonprofit.

Where: Check it out online
When: Sunday, March 7th

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For the fourth year in a row, you can tune into this event to celebrate women’s achievement and empowerment. Listen in on an online video conference all about immigrant women in business. The event is open to women from all walks of life to learn and grow together.

Where: Check it out online
When: Monday, March 8th


In a regular year, this International Women’s Day event would be a formal gala complete with speakers, panels, and a bar. But alas, it’s moved online in 2021. You can tune in for a wealth of empowerment from some of Canada’s top leaders in business, organization, government, and more. This one’s a great pick for a little inspiration.

Where: Check it out online
When: Monday, March 8th


Last but not least, we’ve got a good old party. Tune in via Zoom to jam out to some DJ beats in honour of women’s day. There will be live performances from DJ Goggles and DJ Wise Guy. Plus, a special toast across the globe

Where: Check it out online
When: Saturday, March 13th


To celebrate the release of the Canadian documentary Underplayed, you can tune into a livestream with the film’s creators and featured artists. They’ll be discussing issues of gender disparity and inequality within the electronic music industry. On top of that, for every re-share of the Underplayed trailer, Bud Light Canada will donate $1 to Women in Music Canada. The trailer will be live across all Bud Light Canada social channels.

Where: Check it out on the Amazon Music Twitch Channel
When: Monday, March 8th

Happy International Women’s Day, Toronto!