17 Things To Do In Toronto If You're Broke And Bored
No money, no problem!
It's hard to imagine that someone could be bored in Toronto, but it definitely happens. What's worse is if you're also broke... What's a Torontonian to do?
Well, here are 17 things to consider doing if you're ever in that dreadful situation:
1. Shoot some arrows at Battle Sports, which has the largest archery range in the GTA.
Starting at $15 per person
2. Catch a live play outdoors with the Shakespeare in High Park series.
Pay what you can
3. Watch a free movie on Fridays with the UofT Cinema Studies Student Union.
Free on Fridays at 7 pm (Innis College)
4. Get in touch with your poetic side at the Phoenix Poetry Workshop.
Free on the first Saturday of every month at 2:30 pm (College/Shaw Library)
5. School your friends at a game or two of bowling at West Bowlerama.
$5 admission, $0.75 games
6. Down a couple of martinis while engulfing a plate of delicious, hot nachos at Green Room.
$3.50 martinis, $7 nacho platter
7. Ruin your diet at the CNE and catch some Pokemon while you're at it.
$18 general admission from Aug 15 to Sept 5
8. Visit the Humber Arboretum for a nature-filled day.
$9 per adult (half day, 1 program), $13 per adult (full day, 2 programs)
9. Go on a historic neighbourhood heritage tour around Toronto.
$5 to $10 suggested charitable donations
10. Snap a couple of aesthetically pleasing photos for your Instagram at 401 Richmond.
11. Check out some old weapons, cool guns and uniforms at the Toronto Police Museum and Discovery Centre.
12. Peruse through the interesting exhibits at the Toronto Railway Museum.
$5 admission for adults
13. Attend a hula hoop jam. They're lit.
Free or pay what you can
14. Complete this awesome Toronto Bingo List.
Available until the end of August.
15. Muster some courage and hit the stage at Bad Dog Theatre's drop-in improv classes.
$5 per person
16. Make friends with a llama at the High Park zoo.
17. Go on a self-guided haunted tour of the city using the free guide provided by Toronto Ghosts and Hauntings Research Society.
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