We made it to the weekend again! Time to start planning out your itinerary of what to get up to in the city and we can help. Check out our list of 11 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

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Toronto Raptors vs LA Clippers


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The Toronto Raptors are back home at Scotiabank Arena on Friday meeting with the LA Clippers. There are still lots of tickets left so whether it’s an evening with friends, family or date night, grab a spot and cheer on your Raptors.

When: Friday, January 26th at 7:30 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $132.55+ per ticket

Hangar Skate

This family-friendly pop-up skating rink outside an 80,000 sq. ft airplane hangar at the Hangar District in Downsview is open on Friday. From 2:00 PM– 5:00 PM, there will be free skating lessons available and from 6:00 PM– 9:00 PM there will be an immersive light show on the ice in front of airplane Hangars.

When: Friday, January 26th & Saturday January 27th from 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: 34 Hanover Rd
Cost: Free admission



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One of the most highly-anticipated events in the city starts on Friday, January 26th. Winterlicious, which features three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at more than 200 local restaurants, will kick off and there is no shortage of restaurants to enjoy. Check out the list of participating spots and get booking those reservations.

When: Friday, January 26th – Thursday, February 8th
Where: Multiple locations
Cost: $20 – $75 per three-course meal

Dance Ontario DanceWeekend’24

DanceWeekend’24 will be celebrating and embracing three decades of dance! Over three days guests can witness a feast of styles including Contemporary, Ballet, Flamenco, Traditional Korean Dance, Hip–hop, Indigenous, African and more. A schedule of events can be found here.

When: Friday, January 26th starting at 5:30 PM – Sunday, January 28th ending at 6:00 PM
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queens Quay West
Cost: $15 minimum donation at the door & free for kids 8 and under



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DesignTO, a festival featuring events and exhibitions from artists far and wide displayed all over the city, continues this weekend. Most events and exhibitions are free to attend but some require a RSVP or purchased tickets. Pick which pieces you want to see by looking at DesignTo’s schedule.

When: Friday, January 26th – Sunday, January 28th
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free & $20+ per event

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – In Concert

Join the FILMharmonic Orchestra and choir for a journey back to Middle-earth and experience Academy Award-winning Composer Howard Shore’s score performed live to The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. This show runs each day of the weekend and you can grab tickets here.

When: Friday, January 26th & Saturday January 27th at 7:30 PM & Sunday, January 28th at 2:00 PM
Where: Meridian Hall, 1 Front Street E
Cost: 189.99+ per ticket

Canadian Space Conference 

Are you interested in outer space? The Canadian Space Conference is coming to Toronto where you can learn all about the opportunities in space and all the possible innovations by bringing together students, researchers and industry professionals. The event hopes to help people create their own place in Canada’s space industry. Buy your tickets here.

When: Friday, January 26th – Sunday January 28th
Where: University of Toronto, St. George Campus, 27 King’s College Cir
Cost: $22.63 per ticket

Immersive Disney


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This exhibit in Toronto gives guests a chance to step inside iconic Disney songs and stories and see them come to life. From timeless classics to modern masterpieces, there’s something for everyone. Don’t forget to purchase a ticket ahead of time.

When: Friday, January 26th – Sunday January 28th
Where: Lighthouse Artspace, 1 Yonge St
Cost: $39+ per ticket

Taylor Swift’s Bejewelled Dance Party 

Head to Rivoli on Saturday for an evening of friendship bracelets, themed drinks, photo stations, giveaways and more. Dress to impress in your best Taylor-inspired era as we will be singing songs from every album too!

When: Saturday, January 27th at 10:30 PM
Where: Rivoli, 334 Queen Street West
Cost: $16.66+ per ticket

DJ Skate Nights

Skate among the trees at Evergreen Brick Works’ iconic rink while a DJ spins your favourite tunes! Entry is free with food and beverages available to purchase. Guests can enjoy lawn games, s’mores and fire-pits and an Apres Skate Lounge to warm up in after skating.

When: Saturday, January 27th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave
Cost: Free admission

Arc’teryx Toronto Winter Film Tour

This unique series in Toronto is sharing films of uncommon journeys in the mountains. In addition to the film lineup, Dwayne Gretzky will be performing a full set as part of the night’s experience.

When: Sunday, January 28th from 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Where: Steam Whistle Biergärten The Roundhouse, 255 Bremner Blvd
Cost: $25 per ticket

Enjoy your weekend, Toronto!