Wondering what to do in Toronto this weekend? We got you covered.
The sun is shining over Toronto and glimpses of spring are in the air. For those looking to get out and about, the city has a little something for everyone this weekend.
Whether you’re in the market for a little home renovation inspiration or unique vintage finds, here's what to do in Toronto this weekend, March 10-12...
Catch the Oscars on the Big Screen
Swap the sweats and the couch and catch the Academy Awards on the big screen on Sunday evening. Hit the Revue Cinema for their annual Oscars party. The affair will feature a live broadcast of the awards on their giant screen, which will be accompanied by trivia, prizes, champagne, and Hollywood glamour. Find more info here .
Get Inspired at the National Home Show
The spring is the perfect time to give your home a little face lift. Offering no shortage of inspiration to help your cause, the National Home Show returns to the Enercare Centre March 10-19. The show will fill the sprawling venue with the latest in home upgrades, hands-on experiences, and industry experts. Find more info here .
Celebrate All things Maple
If you’ve got a soft spot for maple, you’ll find all of it your heart can desire at the annual Sugar Shack TO, presented by Redpath. The event will transform Sugar Beach into a maple wonderland, with two sugar shacks, ice photo frames, live entertainment, a lumberjack show, and – of course – maple-infused food. Find more info here .
Get to Know Local Vendors and Shop Unique Goods
For those seeking an eclectic shopping experience, the Toronto Made Market returns with its vendor-filled pop-up market. Guests can shop from 70 local vendors who will sell amazing, one-of-a-kind goods – jewellery, apparel, accessories, sweet treats, bath, and wellness. Shoppers can enjoy Steam Whistle beer and a spring-inspired photo booth. Find more info here .
Dance Your Heart Out to Beyoncé
Shake off the last of the winter blues on Saturday night with a good, old-fashioned dance party featuring the beloved tracks of Beyoncé. RENAISSANCE \ RENAIDDANCE is a celebration of Queen B's latest masterpiece and the old school disco and techno scene that inspired it. Expect to hear every song on the album and more. Find more info here .
Find Vintage Pieces for Your Spring Wardrobe
If you’re in the market for new vintage finds, hit the Parkdale Sunday Market. Held each Sunday at Parkdale Hall, the market is Toronto’s largest weekly vintage market, featuring over 30 vendors from around the GTA. Guests can expect a huge selection of vintage, antiques, collectables, and jewellery. Find more info here .
Step into a Fairy Tale at Casa Loma
Ignite the whole family’s imagination and travel to a bygone era of dragons and larger-than-life adventure with the Imagine Dragons interactive live theatre show. Set in the magical Casa Loma, guests can expect multiple theatre shows, swordsmanship workshops, aerialists, crafts, and the Dragon himself in his mythical lair. Find more info here .
Get Swept Away at the Cinderella Ballet
Escape the world for a few hours with a magical performance of Cinderella by the talented National Ballet of Canada at the stunning Four Seasons Centre for the Arts. Choreographed by James Kudelka, the performance refreshingly offers a modern twist, with Cinderella and Prince Charming on an equal playing field. Find more info here .
Catch a Canadian Band at an Iconic Venue
This Friday and Saturday nights, Canadian alternative band July Talk will take the stage at the recently renovated Massey Hall. Fresh from the announcement of a new album, Remember Never Before, the band will give the audience a glimpse of what they can expect from their upcoming tour. Find more info here .
Get Nostalgic at a Retro Arcade
Revisit the days of the old-school arcade at Toronto’s beloved Hotel X. All weekend long, the hotel will house the family-friendly Retro Arcade, where guests will have the chance to relive some of their favourite childhood games. Expect classic ’80s and ’90s arcade games, as well as air hockey, foosball, and pinball. Find more info here .
LOL with Sarah Silverman
Famed American comedian Sarah Silverman will be in town on Sunday. End your weekend with some LOLs as the two-time Emmy Award-winning comedian and actress hits the stage at Meridian Hall with her new celebrated show, Grow Some Lips . Find more info here .
Take a Journey through a Dazzling World of Lights
The dazzling multimedia light show Illumi offers an outdoor feel-good experience that takes guests on a magical journey through 14 unique universes, each crafted with thousands of light structures and perfectly curated music for a fully immersive experience. Find more info here .