The weekend is almost here! It’s time to figure out how you’re going to fill your calendar and there is no shortage of festivities in the city. From NHL All-Star events to celebrating Black History Month, there’s plenty to choose from. Here’s our list of 11 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

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Skates and Sounds 

Head over to College Park on Friday night for an evening of live music, free skating and activities for the family. Guests can enjoy skating or hang out by the fire pits! This Friday’s theme is 80s vs 90s and dressing up is encouraged.

When: Friday, February 2nd from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: College Park, 444 Yonge Street
Cost: Free admission

NHL All-Star Fan Fair

 

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The NHL All-Star Weekend has rolled into Toronto and the NHL is putting on a Fan Fair for guests to enjoy all weekend long. The Fan Fair, located at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, will feature a Mascot Showdown, an autograph space with NHL players and alumni and a Kids Zone. Grab your tickets here.

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday February 4th
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street W
Cost: $33.99 per ticket

NHL All-Star Game 

If the Fan Fair isn’t enough for you, there are still tickets available to the NHL All-Star Game happening on Saturday. The game will feature some of the biggest NHL Stars, and celebrity captains Justin Bieber, Tate McRae, Will Arnett and Michael Bublé.

When: Saturday, February 3rd at 3:00 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Cost: $297.50+ per ticket

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KUUMBA

KUUMBA is Toronto’s largest and longest-running Black Futures Month festival, embracing the rich tapestry of culture, diversity and creativity through a month-long celebration of Black cultural programming. The festival is running all weekend long – you can check out the lineup of events here.

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday, February 4th
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W
Cost: Free+ per event

Après Ski Weekends

Gather around fire pits in Trinity Square at The Distillery District while relaxing on Muskoka chairs wrapped in warm, complimentary blankets! Après Ski Weekends also feature yummy food and drink vendors plus vintage après ski photo opportunities and a live DJ set on Fridays and Saturdays.

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday, February 4th
Where: The Distillery District, 55 Mill St
Cost: Free admission

Lunar Year Market 

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Welcome Market’s Lunar New Year Market all weekend long. Guests can expect 35+ vendors and some exclusive Lunar New Year goodies.

When: Friday, February 2nd from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Saturday, February 3rd & Sunday, February 4th from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: 938 Queen St W
Cost: Free admission

Lunar New Year at Scarborough Town Centre

Another Lunar New Year celebration is running all weekend long at Scarborough Town Centre. The festivities will include celebratory performances, a traditional dragon parade and STC’s first-ever Lunar New Year MRKT where guests can shop specialty products like jewellery, cards, home goods, food, and more from Asian makers.

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday, February 4th
Where: Scarborough Town Centre, Centre Court, 300 Borough Drive
Cost: Free admission

Toronto’s Valentine Market

Enjoy 10,000 square feet of pure Valentine’s bliss. This market features 35 handpicked vendors, engaging activities and treats to eat. Not only that, but you can capture some memories at one of four photo booths around the market. Book your time slot here. 

When: Saturday, February 3rd from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM & Sunday, February 4th from 11:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Where: Unit 207, 388 Carlaw Ave
Cost: $11.30 per ticket

SIX The Musical 

 

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Winner of 23 awards in the 2021/2022 Broadway season, SIX The Musical is playing at the Royal Alexandra Theatre this weekend. There are three shows you can catch, Friday at 8:00 PM, or Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 PM. Tickets are available to purchase online or at the box office.

When: Friday, February 2nd – Sunday February 4th
Where: Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St W
Cost: $59+ per ticket

Bubba’s Fixin’s 

In celebration of Black History Month, Rhyz is putting on a 7-course tasting menu at Reid’s Distillery. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to CAFCAN (Caribbean African Canadian Social Services) a Toronto-based non-profit providing employment, family and youth services.

When: Sunday, February 4th at 5:30 PM
Where: Reid’s Distillery, 32 Logan Avenue Toronto
Cost: $118.48 per ticket

Enjoy the weekend to the fullest, Toronto!