Another week is underway, and there’s never a dull moment here in our city. An exciting new illuminated experience begins this week at Ontario Place, and many events are taking place around town for International Women’s Day. There are so many things to do in Toronto this week, so let’s get into it.

Here are 10 of the very best things to do in Toronto this week that are sure to keep you entertained until the weekend rolls around.

Lumière: The Art of Light

An illuminated experience is coming our way and it’s completely free to enjoy. Lumière: The Art of Light at Ontario Place will light up the waterfront with incredible works of art.

Formerly named the Winter Light Exhibition, this event will take over Trillium Park starting on March 10th.

“Utilizing innovation, light and discovery, Lumière encourages Ontario artists and creators to ‘illuminate’ the park,” the description says.

When: March 10th to May 7th, 2023
Where: Trillium Park, Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West

Women from Space Festival

Beginning on International Women’s Day, this multi-day festival is described as an “unparalleled celebration of adventurous music and gender diversity.”

Featuring incredible performers and musicians, this year promises to deliver a stellar wave of talent, giving the public an exciting opportunity to support women in the performing arts space.

When: March 8th to 11th, 2023
Where: 918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media and Education

Sponsored Pick: You can celebrate International Women’s Day with the Raptors 905 in Mississauga

Want to celebrate International Women’s Day in a unique way? Join the Raptors 905 on March 8th for their special game at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga. Featuring special jerseys designed by Sharlene Jane and an all-women broadcast crew, this is a game you won’t forget.

When: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2023
Where: Paramount Fine Foods Centre
Cost: $19.25+

The Office Experience: Toronto

If you’ve always dreamed of spending a day at Dunder Mifflin, your wish can now come true. The Office experience has arrived in Toronto!

This is no Jim Halpert prank. A life-sized version of the mid-level regional paper company we know and love is now open in our city, and here’s a sneak peek!

Fans of the show will get to walk through mind-blowing recreations of the famous set, explore original props and costumes, re-live their favourite moments from the show, and scoop up incredible merch at the on-site store.

When: Until June 4th 2023
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre (across from the Lego Store); 3401 Dufferin Street

Muse: Will of the People Tour

Iconic English rock band Muse is hitting the stage at Scotiabank Arena this week. This beloved group is sure to bring the energy, and fans don’t want to miss this exciting show.

When: March 9th, 2023
Where: Scotiabank Arena

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International Women’s Day 2023 by TONow

This celebratory event is taking place both in-person and virtually.

It’s hosted by the Toronto Network of Women, Women in Government (WIG), and the Ontario Federal Council.

The event is not only a call to action to support equality but also a celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

When: March 8th, 2023, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Where: City Hall – Council Chambers, 100 Queen Street West

Winter Stations

Winter Stations is back! This single-stage international design competition takes place every year, and contestants must incorporate the Kew and Woodbine beach lifeguard towers into their installations in creative ways.

Winter Stations will be taking place at multiple locations this year and instead of staying in one place, the winning installations will be moved around to give more residents a chance to visit.

When: Until April 3rd, 2023
Where: Woodbine Beach and 1381 Lakeshore Road East (Mississauga)


Broadway sensation Hamilton is back in Toronto! The popular musical will run for a few months until the summer.

“Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre,” the description says.

This musical is not only entertaining, but has had a profound impact on culture, politics, and education.

When: Until June 11th, 2023
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition

You won’t need to travel far to feast your eyes on the breathtaking original paintings of the one and only Michelangelo.

You can expect 34 displays of world-renowned pieces like The Creation of Adam and The Last Judgement.

This experience “offers guests a refuge from the busy world where they can enjoy this iconic art up close and at their own pace, especially at a time where travel is more expensive than ever.”

When: Until April 2nd, 2023 – Wednesdays and Sundays from 10 AM to 6 PM
Where: Toronto Event Centre, 15 Saskatchewan Road

Disney Animation: Immersive Experience

A whole new world, a new fantastic point of view! An exhibit called Disney Animation: Immersive Experience is open in Toronto and it’s every bit as magical as it sounds.

The experience is described as “an innovative celebration that takes you inside the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, from their very earliest, groundbreaking features to the beloved hit movies of today.”

When: Until March 19th, 2023
Where: Lighthouse Immersive Inc, 1 Yonge Street