Toronto is in the giving spirit this week, if the free events being offered are any indication. With a huge fireworks show, a film festival, a skate party and plenty of other New Year's events, you can end 2017 on a high note without breaking the bank!Events you might want to check out:
Skating at Maple Leaf Gardens (December 26 @ Mattamy Athletic Centre)
The ice surface at the Mattamy Athletic Centre — better known as the former home of Maple Leaf Gardens — is open for a free skate between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. It's still a thrill to hit the ice under the cathedral ceiling of the old barn.
Toronto Comic Book Show (December 27 @ Toronto Plaza Hotel)
Up to 75 tables load with new and vintage comic books, cosplay, and cool photo ops await at this third annual, free-to-enter comic book show.
Best of Shorts Film Festival (December 28 @ Carlton Cinemas, 20 Carlton)
13 of the best animated and experimental short films from around the globe land in Toronto for a free showcase.
DJ Skate Nights (December 30 @ Harbourfront Centre)
This female DJ collective brings their dynamic set to DJ Skate Nights for the first time. For the uninitiated, it's a free skating party at the Harbourfront Centre with DJs on deck all night.
New Year's Eve at Nathan Phillips Square (December 31 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Ring in the New Year at Nathan Phillips Square with DJs, live electronic music, a skating party and a stunning fireworks display at midnight.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO