It’s the weekend, and for some, it’s the start of March Break! We’ve got lots to get into this week, from outdoor light festivals to concerts and comedy shows. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend to get your spring holiday off to a great start.

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


The National Ballet of Canada will take the stage this weekend to perform James Kudelka’s Cinderella.

This enchanting ballet show will feature “colourful characters, Art Deco-inspired designs by David Boechler, lively score by Sergei Prokofiev and lighting by Christopher Dennis,” the description says.

Sit back and prepared to be amazed by this “unrivaled adaptation of the classic fairy tale.”

When: March 10th to 19th, 2023
Where: The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West

Sponsored Pick: The Rose Brampton

Ready to rock out? @therosebrampton has an epic lineup of live music events & theatrical performances coming up in March. From soulful singers to banging beats, there’s something for everyone.

When: weekly events all throughout the month
Where: The Rose Brampton (1 Theatre Ln, Brampton) & LBP Brampton (150 Central Park Dr, Brampton)
Cost: click here for March’s full event lineup & tickets!

Journey: Freedom Tour 2023

Don’t stop believing, hold onto that feeling! Journey is taking the stage in Toronto this weekend and they’re inviting special guest Toto to perform alongside them.

This iconic group doesn’t come to town very often, and if you still haven’t secured, you’re in luck because they are still on sale.

When: March 12th, 2023
Where: Scotiabank Arena

Sarah Silverman: Grow Some Lips Tour

Emmy Award-winning comedienne Sarah Silverman will grace the stage in our city this Sunday.

Silverman never fails to entertain with her witty hot takes, and if you could use a good belly laugh, this show is where you want to be.

When: March 12th, 2023, 8 PM
Where: Meridian Hall, 1 Front Street East

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The Giant Maze

A huge winter maze pop-up experience has arrived at Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works, and you can expect a bunch of delicious eats, games, and music.

The Street Eats Market has teamed up with Grip Block to bring The Giant Maze to life – a massive 120’x120’ maze made entirely out of reusable wood.

Every weekend up until mid-March, all are welcome to stop by Evergreen Brick Works for bundles of fun.

When: March 11th to 19th, 2023
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto & Country Heritage Park, Milton

Imagine Dragons at Casa Loma

Take a trip to your favourite fairy tale at Toronto’s majestic castle this March Break.

From interactive theatrical shows to a next-level Knight School, you’ll be completely immersed in a world of adventure.

“Travel down the 800ft underground tunnel to visit the dungeon for themed art and crafts, before daring to enter the Dragon’s Den to visit the Dragon himself in his mythical lair,” the description says.

Swords and shining armour at the ready!

When: March 11th to 19th, 2023
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace

Women from Space Festival

In honour of 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

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

There you have it, friends — 10 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend. Enjoy!