Things To Do

10 things to do at home and around in Toronto this week (February 22-26)

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Another week in Toronto, another list of things to do. This city is constantly hopping, isn’t it? Well, if you’re looking for a little extra entertainment this week, we’ve got all your answers. From online events to socially-distanced in-person activities, this week in the city is anything but boring.

Here are 10 of the best things to do at home and around Toronto this week.

RICH HISTORY BRIGHT FUTURES

Frontlines is holding an amazing fundraiser this week in honour of Black History Month. Head online for presentations and performers who will showcase the rich history and bright futures that make up the organization. They’ve got some amazing guest speakers lined up.

Where: Check it out online
When: Friday, February 26th

BLACK JOY

Another awesome Black history celebration is the Black Joy live stream this Friday. Hop on over to YouTube to join the YMCA in their celebration of the GTA’s Black community. There will be live performances and loads of great music you won’t want to miss.

When: Check it out online
When: Friday, February 26th

GHOSTS OF YORK LIVESTREAM

Want a little spook this week? You can learn about all the haunted stories of the city of York with this spooky, scary live stream. Although the town is located in Britain, the beauty of the internet means you can log on from anywhere.

Where: Check it out online
When: Friday, February 26th

FREE PAINT NIGHT

Or get artsy farsty with this free live stream. Paint nights are perfect for an evening with pals, a date night, or just a solo activity. You just need a few art supplies and the Internet, and you’re good to go!

Where: Check it out online
When: Wednesday, February 24th

CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

All February long, we’ll be attending virtual and socially distant celebrations of Black History Month. There are tons of ways to get involved, from admiring art to listening to talks to everything in between. If you haven’t already, this weekend is a great time to check it all out.

Where: Check it out the best events in town here
When: All month long

SONGWRITER SERIES VIRTUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL

Some of the best local Canadian artists are being showcased at this evening-long music festival. Log on for live performances from amazing talents like Juno-award winner Serena Ryder, Polaris Prize winner Haviah Mighty,  CBC Searchlight winner Shawnee, and many many more.

Where: Check it out online
When: Friday, February 26th

BLOOR-YORKVILLE ICE FEST

This highly-anticipated winter event is finally here! Take a stroll through Yorkville to spot a ton of gorgeous ice sculptures. The theme this year is “A Trip Around the World” so maybe you can satisfy that wanderlust that’s been creeping in with all this time at home

Where: Bloor-Yorkville, Toronto
When: Kicks off Friday, February 26th

MAN VS FRIES POPUP – TORONTO 

Delicious eats are at your fingertips at this amazing pop-up. Indulge in scrumptious menu items like french fry stuffed burritos, crunchy taco panini’s, fried cheesecake, fried cookies, and of course, their build-your-own Asada fries. This spot has hype from all over, so you will not want to miss out.

When: Tuesday, February 23rd
Service: DoorDash, Uber Eats, TBA
Instagram: @ManVSFries

GRAB A BOTTLED COCKTAIL

Wash all those eats down with a delivered bottled cocktail. These amazing Toronto spots will send you everything you need to be your own mixologist this week. If you’re quarantining with friends, why not make a whole evening of it?

Where: Check it out our favourites here
When: All week long

SKATE A WOODED TRAIL

Now that the COVID-19 restrictions are lightening up a touch, you can venture outdoors for a magical skate along this wooded trail. Just 90 minutes from Toronto, there’s a 1.5 km trail that’s yours to explore. Plus, whether you buy the day skate pass or evening skate, you can get loads of amazing extra perks.

Where: 4432 Fern Resort Rd, Ramara, Ontario
When: All week long

Have a great week, Toronto!