While for some the Winter season means Christmas markets, building gingerbread houses, skating at Nathan Phillips Square and other activities, for many girls in the city it means another excuse to retreat to their warm bed for a nap or two. While the chilly weather definitely makes every Canadian's bed a little more inviting during this time of year, trust me when I say these things to do are definitely worth staying up for!
Whether you are looking for the perfect spots to eat, chilled out spots to spend a night with friends, or just low-energy activities in general perfect to enjoy after a nap, look no further! We've got you covered all Winter long with the perfect ways to keep busy before hitting the sack!
Celebrating Taco Tuesday at Grand Electric.
Who doesn't love tacos? If there is one thing that gets most sleepy people out of bed, it's definitely a taco or two. Thankfully, Toronto hosts an incredible slew of taco spots, but if you are looking for the best of the best- definitely look no further than Grand Electric!
Grabbing a drink and playing some pool at Apt 200.
Apt 200 is always a fun place to check out, and the perfect place if you are looking for a chilled out night but also want to engage in a little partying. This spot always features great music, an incredibly designed interior and tons of other things to do if you can't dance to save your life, or can't be bothered to!
Sit in on a local show at Cameron House.
What better way to have a chill night out than to sit in on a local show? Not only is this a great way to support and discover local talent, but it's also a great way to go out for a drink and not have to worry about making conversation or keeping the night alive - the band on stage will do that for you!
Go to a Trivia Night at The Drake.
Trivia Nights at The Drake are the perfect way for you to channel your competitive side without having to do anything too wild. While Trivia Nights won't be back until December 20th, that gives you a couple weeks to brush up on your facts so you can bring your A-game!
Try to complete this holiday food bucket list.
The holidays are here, and even if the colder weather has got you lusting for your bed more than usual, trust me when I say you are going to want to stay awake for this! With the holiday season comes tons of Winter creations from local Toronto spots, so much so that we've created a bucket list so you could try all of them for yourself!
Catch a flick at Imagine Cinemas.
What better way to enjoy a relaxing night out than to go to a movie theatre? There is arguably nothing more inviting for somebody who loves sleep than to go to a dark theatre where they get to just sit back, relax and enjoy the movie with a bag of popcorn in hand!
Get your caffeine fix at these adorable coffee shops.
If you are constantly sleepy, definitely consider checking out one of these adorable coffee shops for a caffeine fix that will get you ready for the day. Just be prepared for how adorable these places are in person- you'll definitely whip out your phone once or twice to snap a photo!
Grab all your friends and fit in a few rounds of Guess Who at Snakes and Lattes.
Snakes and Lattes is the perfect way to have a night out with friends if your friend group isn't down to go out partying but you still want to get out of the house. Pair a few lattes to warm up from the chilly weather with a board game of your choosing and it's sure to be a great night!
Try to find and enjoy all these secret spots around the city.
If you are looking for an excuse to explore the city more, definitely look no further than this list detailing all the secret spots around Toronto! From secret spots in general to undercover bars and restaurants, it's a fun way to mix up a typical day or night out and about the city!
Dance the night away at these bars where you can show up in sneakers.
Who says you've got to dress to the nines to enjoy Toronto's nightlife? If you and your friends love going out and dancing but can't be bothered to dress up, definitely check out these bars that don't care what you pull up in!
Spend a night in watching some of these Christmas flicks.
The only thing better than curling up in bed for the night is curling up in bed with hot chocolate in tow while your favourite Christmas movie starts playing! Luckily for you, we've compiled the best Christmas movies available on Canadian Netflix so you don't have to trouble yourself finding the perfect flick!
Visit this 24-hour Korean BBQ restaurant for a late night snack.
If you really love your sleep and maybe take one too many naps during the day, you probably find yourself eating at some pretty weird hours. Unfortunately, not every spot in the city is open 24 hours to please your random post-nap cravings, but this incredible Korean BBQ resto is!
Venture through 'Winter at Ontario Place' this Winter season!
What better way to celebrate the holiday season than to check out the city's newest Winter excursion?! Ontario Place has recently been transformed with light installations and an outdoor skating rink that make it a great place to visit - you'll just have to wait until this Friday when it opens to the public!
Grab dinner in the dark at O.Noir.
What better way to spend your time not sleeping than to spend it practically almost sleeping? O.Noir is a super cool spot to grab dinner in general considering there's nothing else in the city like it! You actually get waited on by an entirely blind staff and eat in the dark, it's definitely something you should experience at least once.
Get pampered at Her Majesty's Pleasure.
If you are looking for the perfect activity to help you rest and relax before you go home and take a nap, definitely look no further than Her Majesty's Pleasure. The spot on King is the best way to get pampered in the city considering they offer tons of services in their adorably designed space!
Channel your inner Van Gogh at the Paintlounge.
Painting is a great way to relieve stress as well as relax and just chill out, so Paintlounge is definitely a spot to consider if you and your friends are looking for something to do but aren't the most energetic group on the planet!
Try not to strike out at The Baseball Zone.
If you love your sleep but also are sporty, this is the perfect way to get a few swings in even though the weather is getting colder! The indoor batting cages at The Baseball Zone are the perfect way to relieve some stress and work out those arms of yours!