The weekend is upon us again, Toronto! If you haven’t already started planning what you’re going to get up to don’t worry, we have you covered! From comedy shows to candlelit concerts – here are 10 of the best things to do in and around Toronto this weekend.

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Classic Albums Live: The Beatles

Head to Roy Thomson Hall on Friday and take in the sounds of The Beatles’ hit album Abbey Road, performed by a roster of A-list musicians from across the country! The album features hits such as “Come Together”, “Here Comes The Sun”, and “Something”. Buy your tickets here.

When: Friday, January 19th at 8 PM
Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Cost: $45.50+ per ticket

Cartwright Comedy featuring Brendan D’Souza

Enjoy an incredible night of live stand-up comedy in the comfort of a charming Italian bistro! Being held at Salto Restaurant & Bar, this comedy show featuring Brendan D’Souza will have you laughing into your bowl of pasta!

When: Friday, January 19th at 7 PM
Where: Salto Restaurant & Bar, 1138 Davenport Road
Cost: $16-$20 per ticket

Brampton on Stage in January

With winter in full force, we could all benefit from a little extra laughter and music in our lives. And what better way to do so, than with a show from the Brampton on Stage January line-up? There’s something for everyone this month, including classic rock cover bands, award-winning films, family shows, stand-up comedy and more.

When: Friday, January 19th – Sunday January 21st, 2024 Click here for the full event lineup
Where: Brampton, ON
Cost: Click here for tickets

Immersive Disney Animation Experience 


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Step inside the world of Disney at the Immersive Disney Animation Experience this weekend! This walk-through is described as showcasing “the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, from their very earliest, groundbreaking features to the beloved hit movies of today.” You can head to this experience any day this weekend just don’t forget to grab tickets!

When: Friday, January 19th – Sunday January 21st, 2024
Where: Lighthouse Artspace, 1 Yonge St
Cost: $39+ per ticket


DesignTO, Canada’s leading and largest annual design festival, kicks off this weekend and you’re going to want to add it to your list of things to do! This experience features lots of displays, exhibits and interactive venues you can check out across the whole city. Check out the schedule here and start planning out which art and design pieces you want to hit up this weekend!

When: Friday January 19th – Sunday January 21st, 2024
Where: Various locations
Cost: Free

The Interior Design Show

The Interior Design Show celebrates and promotes the best in global and Canadian design, from emerging designers to legacy brands and it’s coming to Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday and Sunday! You can take a look at the list of exhibitors here and don’t forget to buy a ticket ahead of time.

When: Saturday, January 20th & Sunday January 21st, 2024
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street W
Cost: $29 per adult ticket, $24 per senior, youth & student ticket

Twilight Symphony at the Castle 


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Experience live music in a new light at an intimate candlelit concert at Casa Loma. Twilight Symphony at the Castle features the Casa Loma Symphony Orchestra in a one-of-a-kind performance bathed in candlelight! This show runs Saturday and Sunday, and you can grab your tickets here!

When: Saturday, January 20th & Sunday January 21st, 2024
Where: Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace
Cost: $82.18 per ticket

Feelin’ 22 A Live Tribute to Taylor Swift 

This Taylor Swift-themed experience at The Rec Room is perfect for the Swifties! Over 35 songs from every Era will be played live by some of Canada’s best indie country/pop performers. There will be two shows, an all-ages show and a 19+ one later in the evening.

When: Saturday, January 20th, 2024 at 3 PM & 9 PM
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd
Cost: $30.00-$42.50 per ticket

Puppy Yoga 

The best way to relax? With puppies of course! Yoga Kawa is holding Puppy Yoga on Sunday at both of their Toronto locations. Grab a friend or head over solo, either way, don’t forget to purchase a ticket ahead of time.

When: Sunday, January 21st, 2024 at 11:30 AM & 1 PM
Where: Kawa Yoga, Unit #202A at 260 Carlaw Avenue & 643 Yonge St 4th Floor
Cost: $48 per ticket

Nate Bargatze: The Be Funny Tour


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Get ready to laugh at comedian Nate Bargatze’s show coming to Scotiabank Arena on Sunday. Tickets start at $74.40 and you can grab them here.

When: Sunday, January 21st, 2024 at 7 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Cost: $74.40+ per ticket

With all these things to do your weekend is sure to be a good one, Toronto!