Can’t stand Valentine’s Day? We don’t blame you. It’s cheesy, it’s in-your-face, and let’s face it, the candy isn’t even that good. If this romantic holiday makes you roll your eyes, you’ll be in good company this year at these anti-Valentine’s Day events in Toronto.

From live music to classic piñata-swinging fun, these anti-Valentine’s Day events in Toronto will make Cupid run for the hills.

Stupid Cupid: Anti-Valentine’s Day Celebration

Singles and couples are welcome to attend this anti-Valentine’s Day bash at Saint John’s Tavern on February 14th.

The entry fee is $10, and you’ll also get a complimentary shot, a piñata swing, and entrance into the raffle for prizes.

This is by no means an anti-love event. Just anti-Valentine’s. Swap the cheesy dinner date for some good old-fashioned fun!

When: February 14th, 2023
Where: 117 John Street

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Anti-Valentine Vendor Market

Shop from over 40 vendors at this anti-V Day market. Admission is free and there will be a DJ supplying the tunes while you sip cocktails and shop.

There will be s’mores and food trucks, as well as a photo booth, prizes, and professional tattoos fo just $50.

Plus, the first 30 people who show up will get a free swag bag!

When: February 10th (4 PM to 10 PM), February 11th (2 PM to 10 PM), February 12th (2 PM to 8 PM)
Where: 672 Dupont Street

Anti-Valentine’s Day Festival

Whether you’ve got the V-Day blues or simply can’t stand the heart-shaped decor, this festival will warm your cold heart!

Attendees are in for an evening of various live music acts, art vendors, a DJ, and more.

“By the time we’re finished, there might not even be a Valentine’s Day in 2024,” the description says. Sound ominous, but we love the passion!

When: February 18th, 2023, 8 PM
Where: See-Scape, 347 Keele Street