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Guide: 6 ways to make your weekday feel like the weekend in Toronto

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It’s only Tuesday, and the week feels like it’s lasting forever. Wait, that seems to happen every week. Are you dreaming of the weekend and all the fun things you have planned like we are? Well, maybe you don’t have to wait for the weekend, pal. We’re trying this thing where we make every day feel like a weekend here in Toronto, and it’s been pretty rad so far.

Here are 6 ways to make your weekday feel like a weekend in Toronto.


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Step out of your meal prepping box and dine at one of Toronto’s many, many delish restaurants. Feeling ramen? What about something underrated? Maybe pasta? Something more romantic? There’s something for every mood here, and plenty to try any day of the week. They don’t call it Taco Tuesday for nothing.

Where: The options are pretty much endless!


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Seeing a production probably isn’t something you do on the reg, but it’s a great way to make your evening special. What to see? Well, the 10 dollar founding father without a father is coming to Canada, and it’s the most-hyped show in town right now. Hamilton is open in Toronto, and if you don’t want to pay the crazy high price for seats, you can enter their lottery to win tickets for only $10! This is sure to make your Tuesday feel like a Saturday.

Tickets: Get tickets here


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After-work drinks don’t need to be reserved for Friday. Who says you can’t dabble in a little Wednesday martini? Try Luma, because the restaurant is located in the TIFF Bell Lightbox, so be you can double down on the weekend feels by catching a flick while you’re there!

When: Every Monday-Saturday
Time: 4PM-9PM
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox 2nd floor, 350 King St W


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Concerts come around when they please, which means you might find yourself bopping until midnight on a Monday. Why the heck not? It’s a chance to hang out with some friends, see a cool band, and accidentally poke people with your elbows while you dance.

When: Check out some of the best concerts in Toronto this month here


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Usually roaming around museums is exclusively a Sunday afternoon thing. Why not check one out during the week? The lines will be shorter, and there’ll be less small children running amok. Bonus tip: if you’re a student, the Royal Ontario Museum will let you roam for free every Tuesday!

Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park


second city

Nothing like a good laugh to make you forget that it’s not actually the weekend. Toronto’s blessed with plenty of funny people. Find some of them at The Second City, and let them make you snort-laugh right into Saturday.

Where: The Second City Mainstage, 51 Mercer St

Let’s live in denial together! You might say it’s only Tuesday, why are we on our third martini? Sorry, we can’t hear you over the sound of us living our best lives. Meet us there if you’re over the idea that good times and weekdays are mutually exclusive.