20 Things To Do In Toronto This Weekend
What you need to be doing this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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The first weekend of February is upon us, the groundhogs couldn't come to a general consensus on how many more weeks of winter we have left, however one guaranteed forecast I have is that there's 20 things to do in Toronto this weekend to make you forget about it!
Thursday, February 5th
The Art Gallery of Ontario in association with Make It Funky and Activate Events will be hosting the AGO First Thursdays featuring Grandmaster Flash & the launch of the Jean-Michel Basquiat Exhibition. View Event>
Everybody's favorite late night food stop. party venue, and Toronto landmark, Sneaky Dee's, is having a Customer Appreciation Night with music provided by View Event>.
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Safari Boys & Samson will be serving up the hot tracks while you're downing those $3 drinks at Weldon Park for this week's installment of Strangelove Thursdays. View Event>
Toronto photographer and Skate Invaders member Jonathan Nuss will be having a one night pop up shop selling his prints at Longboard Heaven. View event>
Friday, February 6th
Eskape Reality is going to bring you a night of groovy & psychedelic art (and raffles to WIN some!!) at Flying Pony, featuring works from works from Eskape, Tim Skynz and Jenesis. View Event>
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For the University and College crowds, we've got a Mardi Gras MasqueRAGE event kicking off at Fiction Nightclub with cheap drinks, party buses to get you to and from the venue, and contests and prizes for the ladies! View Event>
Good Kids is bringing you the Y2K: The Millennial Dance Party at The Drake Hotel where you can count on a nostalgic night of all your favorite classics from the early to mid 2000's spun by DJ Mensa and Sammy Rawal. View Event>
#BigTicket is coming at you with the ultimate Hip Hop event by taking over Tattoo and A Tribe Called Quest's Phife Dawg's Phife Dawg will be representing with performances by from Dustin Wareham, Septo Rochester, DJ Law and hosted by Daneo. View Event>
Saturday, February 7th
Bob Marley's 70th Birthday Tribute is bring brought to you by NuFunk Concerts & The House of Marley at Lee's Palace. It's their 9th annual event and the hottest Reggae concert you could ask for with discounts on cover with a canned goods donation. View Event>
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Drake's OVO and Toronto's legendary KOTD (King Of The Dot Entertainment) freestyle battle series is back with #OVOKOTD: #Blackout5, which will be a 2 day event at the Queen Elizabeth Theater and co-hosted by none other than Drake. So bust out your lint rollers, because this is going to need a clean up crew! View Event>
There will be FREE GRILLED CHEESE (no joke) being served up on the dancefloor just like their post says, but that shouldn't be swaying your opinion on attending GRILL$, because they've got James Redi, Jon Chetty and special guest DJ Downunda tearing up the decks at Crawford. View Event>
Now if you caught Rebecca Rocklynn opening for Riff Raff last weekend and want another fix you can catch her hosting You Can Bass With Us alongside Erin Busey. No cover. Tons of bass. It's poppin off inside Pact Bar. View Event>
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The Party That Never Happened is popping off at TEN93 and you'll be asking yourself the next day if that party actually even happened. Music by Cyber 69, Birthday Boy and Hrmxny and NO COVER FOR THE LADIES BEFORE 11:30! View Event>
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Do you like retro 80's, 90's & 00's tunes? Well Born To Party will have no shortage of any of this at Velvet Underground with DJ Misty. View Event>
Sunday, February 8th
Everybody's favorite weekly Drum and Bass event, Church Sundays, is back at it again. After last week's appearance by UK headliner Nicky Blackmarket, it just goes to show that the Church crew pulls out all the stops to bring you the best every single weekend at Tota Lounge. View Event>
And that's what you can expect to catch this weekend in Toronto this weekend so be prepared to shake off all that stress from this week and let's celebrate being one week closer to spring!
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