It's been a frigid winter in Toronto so far, but that hasn't stopped the city from offering some amazing events. Rain or shine, snowstorm or artic winds, Toronto's always got something fun to get up to. If you're looking to get out of the house, here are 11 things to do in Toronto this weekend.

If you want to spend the weekend indoors, there are a variety of art exhibits that you can explore. Head down to the AGO to see all of the new works that they have to offer.   

Skating activities are not at a shortage either. College Park's skating rink has got a great new party to look forward to for all '80s and '90s lovers, and they offer free skate rentals along with warming stations for those who love the outdoors.

If you are a music lover, Church St. is going to be bumping this weekend with some Canadian talent.

Whether you feel like staying warm indoors or exploring the outdoors, Toronto has a variety of events to offer this weekend. 

So grab a friend, family member, loved one, or even yourself, and check out these events that are sure to keep you entertained all weekend long. 


AGO All Hours

Price: Free for everyone 25 and under, AGO Members and AGO Annual Pass Holders, $35 otherwise

When: January 25 from 10:30 a.m-10 p.m.

Address: 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: OCAD is curating this event at the AGO with pop-up performances and tours from emerging Toronto artists. 


Winter 2020 Opening Party

Price: Free

When: January 24 from 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

Address: 231 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Head over to this free art exhibit with film screenings and artist talks. Be some of the first to see new work by Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Dawit L. Petros, Naeem Mohaiemen and Rashid Johnson. 


Toronto Cares: Australian Bushfire Relief Fundraiser at Hemingway's

Price: Free 

When: January 26 from 1 p.m.-9 p.m.

Address: 142 Cumberland St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: There will be a silent auction, a sausage sizzle, live music, and proceeds from everything you buy will go to relief from the Australian bushfires. 


International Vegan Film Festival 

Price: $5

When: January 24, from 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.

Address: 506 Bloor St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This will be a selection of short films that focus on animal cruelty and what you can do this "Veganuary" to reduce it. 


Freak Like Me

Price: $5 before 11 p.m. and $10 after

When: January 24 at 10 p.m. 

Address: 457 Church St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This will be a party on Church St. with some amazing DJs including Chippy Nonstop, BabyGirl and Karim Olen Ash.


Skates and Sounds: '80s and '90s

Price: Free

When: January 24 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

Address: 444 Yonge St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: There will be '80s and '90s music playing while you skate around College Park. 


Pure: Toronto's Largest White Party at REBEL

Price: Free before 11:30 if you wear white, $15 advance

When: January 25 at 10 p.m.

Address: 11 Polson St., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: This is Toronto's biggest all white party so come out and dance all night. 


Small Ball Mini Cask Festival at Left Field Brewery

Price: $20

When: January 26 from 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

Address: 36 Wagstaff Dr., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: One of Toronto's best breweries is hosting a mini cask festival and your ticket includes drinks, so head on over!


Feminist Debaters 

Price: $15

When: January 26 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

Address: 332 Queen St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: Come watch a theatrical comedy-centric feminist debate at Rivoli.


Heineken EXTRA Cold Patio

Price: Free admission, price of dinner varies

When: All weekend

Address: 225 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can sit in an igloo and have some dinner and drinks at Pizzaface Italian bar and kitchen. Make your reservations in the link. Igloo fits 8. 


Dance Ontario DanceWeekend '20

Price: $15 

When: January 25, 1p.m.-7:30 p.m. & January 26, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Address: 207 Queens Quay W., Toronto, ON

Why You Need To Go: There will be 20 professional dance companies putting on shows all weekend, with hundreds of performers. Don't miss it!


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