Give yourself a pat on the back, you’ve almost made it through another week and we think you should reward yourself with something fun this weekend. Toronto is buzzing with things to do and we’ve put them all together for you. Here are 12 of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

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International Women’s Day Conference

This International Women’s Day conference is happening at city hall and features a lineup of esteemed speakers, thought-provoking panel discussions, engaging networking, and opportunities designed to ignite conversations, foster connections, and catalyze action toward a more inclusive and equitable society.

General admission tickets can be purchased here.

When: Friday, March 8th from 5:00 PM- 9:30 PM
Where: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St W
Cost: $21.99+ per ticket

Bert Kreischer: Tops Off World Tour


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Comedian Bert Kreischer is sure to make you laugh out loud as he heads to Toronto for his world tour. There are still some seats available here – get ready for a hilarious evening!

When: Friday, March 8th at 7:00 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $86.25+ per ticket

Sponsored Pick: Mexcantina

Soak up that fiesta feeling! Mezcantina is a new Mexican restaurant that just opened in Toronto and they’ve got it all. From traditional dishes to mouthwatering botanas (small plates) and crafty cocktails made with only the finest agave spirits. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, this place will become your new favourite spot for Mexican cocktails. Book your reso online next time you’re hungry!

Community Skate at Coca-Cola Coliseum 

Grab your family or some friends and enjoy this free open skate at Coca-Cola Coliseum for all ages, all weekend. Bring your own skates and have a blast!

When: Friday, March 8th from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Saturday, March 9th from 1:00 PM – 5 PM & Sunday, March 10th from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum, 45 Manitoba Dr
Cost: Free


HER MARKET is hosting a pop-up event for International Women’s Day, running all weekend at Scarborough Town Centre.

According to HER MARKET, “As the world celebrates this day, HER MARKET will be bringing together 25+ local women-owned businesses inside the centre court of the mall.” Get there early, the first 30 guests will be receiving a swag bag filled with goodies on March 8th.

When: Friday & Saturday March 8th & 9th from 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM & Sunday, March 10th from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Where: Scarborough Town Centre, 300 Borough Rd
Cost: Free admission

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Make your way to the Four Seasons Centre where you can experience The National Ballet of Canada‘s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

According to the event page, the show has charm and spectacle in abundance and is beautifully choreographed by a leading innovator in the story ballet, Christopher Wheeldon.

When: Friday, March 8th at 7:30 PM, Saturday, March 9th at 7:30 PM & Sunday, March 10th at 2:00 PM
Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street W
Cost: $46+ per ticket

Toronto FC home opener


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Join Toronto FC at BMO Field for their home opener as they take on Charlotte FC if you’re looking for fun things to do this weekend in Toronto. Tickets are available here.

When: Saturday, March 9th at 2:00 PM
Where: BMO Field, 70 Princes’ Blvd
Cost: $23+ per ticket

JP Saxe concert


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Dance the night away at History and enjoy JP Saxe in concert. There are still tickets available and you can grab them here.

When: Saturday, March 9th at 7:00 PM
Where: History, 1663 Queen St E
Cost: Free admission 

Celebrate Toronto fireworks

Nathan Phillips Square is the place to be on Saturday for a Celebrate Toronto event in honour of Toronto’s 190th anniversary. The festivities include over 100 vendors, food trucks, live music, art installations and of course fireworks.

The fireworks show will take place at 9:00 PM.

When: Saturday, March 9th at 9:00 PM
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W
Cost: Free

March Break at the ROM

Experience hands-on activities inspired by intriguing materials from the ROM’s Natural History and Art & Culture collections, live performances, workshops and fun exhibitions during the ROM’s March Break festivities which begin this weekend!

When: Saturday, March 9th & Sunday, March 10th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park
Cost: $27.50+ per ticket

Sugar Shack TO

Toronto’s annual waterfront festival, Sugar Shack TO returns with its maple-filled event featuring comfort foods, interactive activities, and performances. The perfect activity to add to your list of things to do this weekend in Toronto.

When: Saturday, March 9th and Sunday, March 10th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive at Lower Jarvis and Queens Quay
Cost: Free admission 

Parkdale Hall market

This Sunday market has it all from jewellery, vintage items, home decor, clothing and more. Treat yourself to something nice!

When: Sunday, March 10th, 2024 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Parkdale Hall, 1605 Queen Street W
Cost: Free admission 

Start planning and enjoy this list of things to do this weekend, Toronto!