10 Cheap Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend (Feb. 9-10)


The list of things to do in Toronto this weekend is a veritable list of Valentine’s Day events, winter fun, and Chinese New Year celebrations.

1. Toronto Polar Plunge at Budapest Park

Where: Budapest Park
When: Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $30

The Toronto Polar Plunge, presented by the Ontario Law Enforcement Torch Run is a fun opportunity to support Special Olympics Ontario athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into very cold water!

2. 2019 Toronto Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration

Where: Dragon City
When: Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Chinatown BIA hosts two days of festivities to celebrate the Year of the Pig on Feb. 9-10. Attractions include Lion Dance, martial arts performances, Chinese folk dance, Zodiac fortune telling and more.

(Photo courtesy of Post No Bills)

3. Post No Bills

Where: Harbourfront Centre Theatre
When: Saturday from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $20

Harbourfront centre explores the transformative power of crisis with the Toronto premiere of kitt johnson’s post no bills.

4. All You Need Is Love Singalong

Where: Kingsway Lambton United Church
When: Friday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Join in a giant karaoke party and sing your favourite love songs, from The Beatles to Beyonce. Special guest choral group Childcare, snacks, crafts. Bring the whole family, neighbours, friends.

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5. Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2019

Where: Bloor-Yorkville Village
When: Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free!

Toronto’s premier cultural district will become a showcase of incredible ice sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations.

(Photo courtesy of Icefest Toronto)

6. New Ho Queen: Year of the Pig

Where: Longboat Hall
When: Saturday from 9:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Cost: $10

It’s a Queer Asian celebration. Come out and celebrate Lunar New Year – Year of the Pig!

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7. Titanic: An IMAX 3D Experience

Where: Cinesphere
When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9:00 p.m.
Cost: $10

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

(Photo courtesy of Cinesphere)

8. Toronto Art Crawl Urban Exhibit

Where: The Great Hall
When: Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $8

Don’t let the February Blues get the best of you! Nothing like a creative and colourful art show and sale and a live DJ spinning all day to inspire and enlighten.

9. Heart Crafted 

Where: The Workroom
When: Sunday from 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free!

A sweet pre-Valentines Pop Up Market. Shop for some beautiful, handmade presents for the ones you love!

(Photo courtesy of Mary Young via Facebook)

10. Mary Young Pop Up

Where:525 Queen St W
When: All Weekend
Cost: Free!

In celebration of love, we want to make it easy to treat yourself, or someone special. Join them for our Find Your Love pop-up where you can shop our new Spring/Summer 2019 collection featuring new hues and styles along with self-love care cards and floral bouquets to take home.

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