Is it just me or did this week fly by? The weekend is nearly upon us and there’s plenty of things do to in the city! From concerts to St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, get out your planner and start making that itinerary. Here are 10 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

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Maple Days at the Village 

Looking for a fun family activity before March Break ends?

Black Creek is putting on a maple syrup experience where guests can discover the old-fashioned skills needed to make maple syrup from tree to table.

You can even indulge in the pancake breakfast/food menu (there are gluten-free options, too.) Tickets range from $19.80 for children – $24.20 for adults.

When: Friday, March 15th from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Black Creek Pioneer Village, 1000 Murray Ross Pkwy
Cost: $19.80 per child ticket & $24.20 per adult ticket

Raptors game


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The Toronto Raptors are at home on Friday night taking on the Orlando Magic. Tickets are still available so grab a friend or make a date night out of it!

When: Friday, March 15th at 7:30 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $89.17+ per ticket

National Home Show

Looking to revamp your home or just need some new ideas? The National Home Show will be in Toronto this weekend with over 600 vendors and experts.

When: Friday, March 15th & Saturday, March 16th from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM & Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Cost: $20 per adult ticket, $16 per youth ticket ages 13-17 & $17 per senior ticket

Toronto Short Film Festival 

Paradise Theatre is putting on a Toronto Short Film Festival and it will be running this weekend. Tickets are $20 for one block of films which ranges from eight to eleven films. Snacks and drinks will be available at the restaurants, cafes and bars located in the theatre.

When: Friday, March 15th – Sunday March 17th from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Paradise Theatre, 1006c Bloor St W
Cost: $20 per ticket

Toronto Comicon

Calling all comic, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming and cosplay fans!

Toronto Comicon is ready for three days of fun! There will even be celebrity guests including Ian Ousley from “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” Ethan Peck from “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds,” Harvey Guillen from “What We Do in the Shadows,” and Denis Lawson from “Starwars.’

Single day tickets are still available for $28 per person.

When: Friday, March 15th from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Saturday, March 16th from 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM & Sunday, March 17th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building, 255 Front St W
Cost: $28 per ticket

Guinness SPD St. Paddy’s Day Celebration


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This party is described as “Canada’s largest St. Patrick’s Day party” and it’s happening right here in Toronto.

Expect live bands, multiple DJs throughout the day, three outdoor patios with games, inflatables, “life-sized beer pong” and a variety of food options.

Tickets start at $23.95 per person.

When: Saturday, March 16th from 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson St
Cost: $23.95+ per ticket

Leafs game

The Toronto Maple Leafs are meeting with the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday and you can still score some tickets. Go Leafs go!

When: Saturday, March 16th at 7:00 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $179.25+ per ticket

Dublin Calling Saint Patrick’s Day

Dublin Calling is putting on an epic three-floor party on Saint Patrick’s Day which will include Celtic tunes, food and drinks! Grab tickets, show up in your greenest gear and have a blast.

When: Sunday, March 17th from 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Where: Dublin Calling,
Cost: $28+ per ticket

Offset concert


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Offset continues his Set It Off tour in Toronto this weekend! Tickets are available and start at $78.50.

When: Sunday, March 17th at 7:00 PM
Where: History, 1663 Queen St E
Cost: $78.50+ per ticket

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Toronto’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade hits the streets on Sunday kicking off at noon on the corner of Bloor & St. George.

The parade will then head east across Bloor before turning south down Yonge Street and finally making its way to Yonge & Dundas Square where the parade will end.

When: Sunday, March 17th at 12:00 PM
Where: Corner of Bloor St & St. George St
Cost: Free

So many things to do this weekend so little time, Toronto!