Dearest readers, the ton are abuzz with the latest news — Bridgerton season two is premiering on Netflix Canada this Friday, March 25! If the first season made you want to promenade through the square in your fanciest gown, you’ll be delighted to know that there are plenty of activities around Toronto that’ll make you feel like the main character in the show.

From traditional English high tea to decadent Bridgerton themed desserts, here are five things to do to get you excited for the new season.

Candlelight Symphony at the Castle


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An intimate concert bathed in candlelight at Toronto’s historic castle is a date night fit for Daphne and the Duke of Hastings. This month, Casa Loma is hosting live symphony shows in a dreamy setting.

Travel down an 800 ft tunnel below Austin Terrace to the castle’s Carriage Room for a one-of-a-kind performance. You can also take a tour of the castle and experience the European elegance and splendor of every single room.

Where: 1 Austin Terrace
When: Until April 3rd, 2022

British afternoon tea at the Ritz-Carlton

EPOCH Bar & Kitchen Terrace’s quintessentially British afternoon tea experience worthy of the Featheringtons. Located inside the Ritz-Carlton Toronto, EPOCH’s sumptuous dining room is the ideal setting for high tea.

The menu, curated by Specialty Restaurant Chef Jeff Crump, features a selection of sweet and savoury indulgences inspired by iconic tea pairings from across the pond. The loose leaf tea collection features complex and fragrant varieties with elegant flavours, soothing qualities, and healing benefits. The cost per person is $60, and you can add on $18 for a glass of sparkling wine.

When: Wednesday to Sunday, 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: EPOCH Bar & Kitchen Terrace, Lobby Level of The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto

Rent a gown at The Fitzroy


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Bridgerton’s spectacular costumes are part of what makes this show so fun to watch, and you can live out your high society fantasy for a day by renting an extravagant gown from The Fitzroy Rentals.

First-time renters can save 10% on their first dress and you can visit in-person at their Toronto boutique for a fitting or browse online and get the dress sent to your door.

No appointment is necessary, so if you’re feeling spontaneous, you can show up any time for a drop-in fitting. Even if you don’t have a special occasion, who doesn’t love a photoshoot?

Where: 225 Sterling Rd
When: Hours vary

Indulge in Bridgerton-inspired sweets

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Hosting a Bridgerton viewing party? Toronto UK-born bakery Le Dolci has unveiled a line of delicious whimsical cakes and brownies just in time for the show’s premiere. “This elevated menu is sure to sweep you and your guests off your feet and bring a taste of living like London Ladies and Lords right to your Drawing Room,” the description says.

The collection features the lavish Regency-era Queen’s Crown Cake, Lady Whistledown’s Breaking News Smash Cake with delicious surprises concealed inside, and the sinfully indulgent Brothers Bridgerton Brownies.

The limited-edition Bridgerton-inspired desserts are exclusively available at Kitchen Hub’s three GTA locations for pickup or delivery (within delivery radius). Get yours while you can!

Where: See locations
When: March 24 to April 7, 2022

Afternoon tea at the scenic Old Mill

Care for some tea? Toronto’s historic Old Mill has its very own Tea Garden where you can experience England’s most beloved afternoon ritual in style.

“Unwind, and indulge with our house-made signature scones, scrumptious artisan tea sandwiches, and dainty French pastries,” the description says.

High tea is served in the Old Mill’s terrace room overlooking the picturesque courtyard, or in the original Print Room that was built in 1919 for dinner and dancing in an elegant atmosphere. History, sophistication, and tea — a Bridgerton-worthy combination if there ever was one!

Where: 21 Old Mill Rd
When: Thursday to Sunday, 3 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. seatings