March is here! That means spring weather is just around the corner. But before we get all excited, we still have to enjoy all the winter activities in the city. There are a ton of fun things to do in Toronto and we’re kicking off with a bunch this week. It’s time to explore this lively city.

From local vendors’ markets to skating activities and local events – there are a number of things to do in the city that you must check out.

Here are 10 of the best things to do in Toronto this week.

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Breaking the Ice: PWHL Toronto Panel

Have a hockey fan in your life or maybe are one yourself?

Members of the newly formed Professional Women’s Hockey League will be at Altea’s Catalyst for a panel discussion on March 5th. The panel will feature five of Toronto’s PWHL players, three of whom are Olympic athletes, as they chat about what this league means for the future of hockey, athlete’s stories, training tips and a Q&A session.

When: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Altea Active Toronto, 25 Ordnance St
Cost: Free

International Women’s Day Soiree

The International Women’s Day Soiree is happening a couple of days before International Women’s Day but will be just as exciting! There will be musical performances, female speakers and even wine tastings from female-owned vineyards, allowing you to indulge in the finest flavours while supporting women.

When: Wednesday, March 6th from 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Where: The Concert Hall, 888 Yonge St
Cost: $49 per ticket

Sponsored Pick: Hyperama Lekker Meat Shop

Hyperama Lekker Meat Shop is a brand new South African eatery & grocer that just opened near Toronto, and they’ve got everything you need under one roof! Shop specialty Halal and South African products at the grocery and butchery, or take a seat at the diner for the full culinary experience. Check out their new location in Mississauga next time you’re in the area!

When: Tuesday to Thursday & Sunday 10AM – 8PM, Friday 10AM – 8:30PM and Saturday 9AM – 8:30 PM
Where: 2110 Dundas Street East, Mississauga, ON

Gilmore Girls Trivia Night

Are you a Gilmore Girls fan and know absolutely everything about the 2000s show? Then you’re in luck. On March 6th, Snakes & Lattes Midtown is hosting a trivia night with themed drinks and ‘delights’.

“Whether you’re Team Dean, Jess, or Logan, there’s something for every Gilmore Girls enthusiast to enjoy,” shares organizers. Tickets can be purchased online

Grab your best friends, and get your tickets now!

When: March 6th, 2024
Where: Snakes & Lattes Midtown – 45 Eglinton Avenue E
Cost: Starting at $12+tax

Sponsored Pick: Brampton on Stage in March

As the days stretch longer, so does the opportunity for post-work plans! And why not head to one of Brampton on Stage’s March events at The Rose, LBP or Cyril Clark theatres to make the most of the daylight? From Indie sensations, Tegan and Sara to rockin cover bands and live magic shows straight from the Vegas strip — March’s lineup is set to be a doozy.

When: Click here for the full event lineup
Where: Brampton, ON
Cost: Click here for tickets

Hope & Sesame at Flora Lounge

Hope & Sesame will make its appearance in Toronto hosting a pop-up, also known as a guest shift, at 1 Hotel’s Flora Lounge on March 7th and 8th.

From 7 PM to 10 PM each evening, co-founders and renowned mixologists Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca will be serving six expertly crafted cocktails for guests to enjoy.

No need to make a reservation as the event is open for walk-ins.

When: March 7th & 8th from 7 PM – 10 PM
Where: 1 Hotel Flora Lounge, 550 Wellington St W Suite D


HER MARKET is hosting a pop-up event for International Women’s Day, running all weekend from March 8th to 10th at Scarborough Town Centre.

According to HER MARKET, “As the world celebrates this day, HER MARKET will be bringing together 25+ local women-owned businesses inside the centre court of the mall.” Get there early, the first 30 guests will be receiving a swag bag filled with goodies on March 8th.

When: Friday & Saturday March 8th & 9th from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM & Sunday, March 10th from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Where: Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Rd
Cost: Free admission

Hangar Skate

DJ Skate Nights are back at Toronto’s Downsview Airport as part of the ‘Hangar Skate’ series. Expect some of the best tunes, delicious eats, and free skating, every Friday night.

Local community radio station VIBE 105 will be spinning the tunes all night long as you skate or learn to skate courtesy of Peak Performance.

When: Every Friday until March 17th, 2024 from 6 PM to 9 PM
Where: 34 Hanover Rd, Toronto

Outdoor skating at City of Toronto rinks

Get ready to lace up your skates!

There are tons of City-run public rinks opening for the season in November. In past years, that has included Christie Pits, College Park, High Park, Kew Gardens, and Mel Lastman Square, Nathan Phillips Square.

So, grab your favourite people and glide the day away at the rink.

When: Until March 2024 (select rinks)
WhereSee all locations
Cost: FREE

The Retro Arcade

Step back into the 80s and 90s at this retro arcade experience in Toronto. Hotel X Toronto welcomes all to enjoy the best arcade games from the golden era.

The Retro Arcade runs until March 17th inside Hotel X Toronto’s Kandy Gallery. Expect classic and beloved video games like Dance Dance Revolution, Skee-ball, Mario Kart Arcade GP, Street Fighter, NFL Blitz, Big Buck Hunter HD, and more.

When: Until March 17th – Mondays through Thursdays from 9 AM to 10 PM and Fridays to Sundays from 9 AM to 11 PM
Where: Hotel X Toronto’s Kandy Gallery – 111 Princes’ Blvd