Another weekend is among us and that means there are a bunch of fun and exciting things to do in Toronto – both indoors and outdoors. All you have to do is take a look at what’s going on, plan out your weekend, and grab a friend or two.
From club nights to winter activities, here’s what’s going on in our city this weekend:
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Distillery District – Après Ski Weekends
Ditch the skis and join Toronto’s Distillery District for some fun Après Ski activities.
Warm up by the fire pits, sip on some hot chocolate (or alcoholic beverages), and munch on delicious treats.
These fun-filled festivities run every weekend until March 21st. Space is a little limited so just know that it is first come, first served and weather permitting.
When: Saturdays and Sundays until March 19th, 12 PM to 6 PM
Where: 55 Mill Street
Hush Hush One Year Anniversary – Latin Saturdays
Hush Hush is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its highly popular ‘Latin Saturdays’ hosted by Your Favourite Duo DJ Mechon and Itz Nico P.
You can expect the best of Reggaeton, Salsa, Bachata, and Club Anthems all night long. And in honour of its successful year, they’re bringing in a TON of surprises!
Ladies are free before 11:00 PM on guest list so make sure to get there early. You don’t want to miss out.
When: February 25th, 2023
Where: 423 College Street
Sponsored Pick: The Outdoor Adventure Show
Ready to get off the couch and onto the next adventure? The Outdoor Adventure Show is coming to the GTA, with over 300 exhibitors showcasing the latest and greatest in camping, adventuring, and outdoor gear.
You’ll be able to get your hands on everything from tents, to paddles, to canoes, to kayaks, to apparel, and learn all about the ultimate adventure travel destinations from a lineup of experts & speakers.
When: February 24 to 26, 2023
Where: The International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga
Skates & Sounds at College Park
Toronto’s Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail at College Park will host a free skate party this Friday with incredible DJs, fire pits, and fun entertainment.
Grab a pair of free on-site skate rentals and listen to the sounds of upbeat live music while you glide the evening away on Toronto’s downtown ice trail.
When: February 24th, 2023, 5 PM to 8 PM
Where: Barbara Ann Scott Ice Trail, 420 Yonge Street
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.
The winners get to bring their designs to life and showcase them along the beaches for several weeks in the winter and spring.
Sweet City Fest
Toronto’s month-long festival dedicated to all things sweet is going strong this Family Day weekend.
Enjoy special events and activities including workshops, bake sales, socials, family-friendly Sundays, live music, and much more.
When: Until February 26th, 2023
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst Street
Disney Animation: Immersive Experience
A whole new world, a new fantastic point of view! An exhibit called Disney Animation: Immersive Experience is taking place in Toronto and it’s every bit as magical as it sounds.
You’ll get to see Disney films old and new come to life all around you, including Encanto, Zootopia, Frozen, The Lion King, Peter Pan, and Pinocchio.
The exhibit is open throughout the long weekend and you can purchase your tickets in advance online.
When: Until March 19th, 2023
Where: Lighthouse Immersive Inc, 1 Yonge Street
Broadway sensation Hamilton is making a comeback to Toronto and it’s ready to hit the stage this week. The popular musical will run for a few months starting on February 22nd.
“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: February 22nd to August 20th, 2023
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West
Steve Aoki – Hiroquest: Genisis Tour
Get ready to dance the night away with the one and only Steve Aoki!
The world-famous DJ will hit the stage at Rebel this week and it’s going to be absolute mayhem.
When: February 23rd, 2023
Skating at Toronto’s outdoor rinks
The season of outdoor skating is well underway! When it comes to outdoor skating rinks, Toronto has no shortage of fantastic options.
From ice trails through the city to DJ skate nights in the heart of downtown, these rinks will make you want to lace up your skates all season long.
Where: See Toronto’s best outdoor rinks here
When: Until March 2023
The Art Gallery of Ontario is hosting a special vendor market on the final weekend of Black History Month.
The market will feature 25 Black owned local businesses, with a range of products including candles, hair care, children’s books, scents and more.
Do some shopping and support local businesses, and then spend the rest of the day exploring the gallery.
When: February 25th, 2023, 11 AM to 4 PM
Where: The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
One of Canada’s most iconic alternative bands will be taking centre stage at The Danforth Music Hall this Friday.
Live music lovers, you don’t want to miss this one.
When: February 24th, 2023
Where: The Danforth Music Hall
Toronto’s largest Black Futures Month celebration is running throughout February, with “stimulating and thought-provoking” discussions and performances taking place all month long.
The program features dance, music, workshops and literary events that highlight contemporary artists and thought leaders from the Afro-diaspora in Canada.
When: Until February 28th, 2023
Where: See all events
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