Events in Toronto this weekend naturally revolve around the holidays. It's the last chance to check out the Toronto Christmas Market, and one of the most popular DJ Skate Nights goes down, but there's also a range of parties and concerts at which to get
DJ Skate Nights: 1 LOVE T.O. (December 23 @ Harbourfront Centre)
Celebrate our city in all its winter glory as DJ 1 Love T.O. spins funk, hip-hop, R&B and house at this free skate party.
Nice & Naughty Holiday Party (December 23 @ Rebel)
Rebel Nightclub presents its official holiday party, a 19+ event with live performances by Black Mohawk. There's free cover before 11:30 p.m. for anyone wearing red or ugly Christmas sweaters!
Toronto Christmas Market (November 16 - December 23 @ Distillery District)
Toronto's wildly popular Christmas Market comes to a close on Saturday night. If you haven't check it out yet, this is the most appropriate time to do so!
Dr. Draw and the Strange Parade Holiday Extravaganza (December 22 @ Royal Cinema)
Electronic violnist Dr. Draw presents his annual extravaganza at the Royal Cinema, with high energy musical performances, beatboxing, and a strong visual experience all night.
Jaws in Concert (December 22 - March 23 @ Roy Thomson Hall)
The classic thriller that emptied beaches in 1975 and defined the movie blockbuster is paid tribute to by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, who will play through the iconic John Williams score.
Woman Made Holiday Market (December 23 @ Trinity-St. Pauls United Church)
This event gives a spotlight to the amazing women owned businesses in Toronto, with everything from handmade art to jewelery and plenty more on sale.
AAA Public House Christmas Market (December 23 @ AAA Public House)
A variety of vendors selling art, crafts, hemp jewelry, christmas ornaments, clothing and many other great last minute gifts take over this pub. Swing by for last minute shopping and a drink or two.
July Talk (December 22 @ Massey Hall)
The push and pull rock band takes on Massey Hall playing music from their 2016 sophomore release Touch, with support by Weaves.
Scott Helman at Union Station (December 22 @ Union Station, West Wing)
21 year old Canadian Juno nominee Scott Helman and local jazz artist Steven Taetz take on Union Station as part of its free concert program, Union Holiday, making your commute just a little sweeter.
Serena Ryder (December 22 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
The Toronto born, Juno Award winning singer-songwriter hits the stage at the Danforth Music Hall for a festive show in support of her 2017 LP, Utopia.
Krista Muir: Songs & Stories (December 23 @ Burdock)
Baritone ukulele artist Krista Muir returns to Toronto for a rare song and storytelling performance, despite an ongoing battle with endometriosis.
Stark Naked & The Fleshtones, Mama Motown, The Hard Toms (December 23 @ Bovine Sex Club)
The Bovine Sex Club hosts its holiday bash with local guests Mama Motown and Her Bad Decisions, the Hard Toms, Stark Naked, and more.
DJ Misty's Dance Party (December 22 @ Handlebar)
This no cover dance party sees DJ Misty spinning rock, soul, motown, punk, indie, and everything in between
Fancy Footwork (December 23 @ The Piston)
Chrome vs Michael Jackson. Cut Copy vs Queen. Disclosure vs Madonna. The best of indie dance, disco, new wave and pop collide at this party featuring DJs Mista Jiggz and Mike Don't.
Round the Horn Turns 2 (December 23 @ Round the Horn)
Join Round the Horn for dinks, good times, and a dance party featuring DJ Davey D in celebration of the venue's two year anniversary.
Spellbound Goth & Industrial Dance Party (December 23 @ Nocturne)
Celebrate the only goth and industrial video dance party with over 2,000 videos on display and DJ Lazarus on deck.
Free Screening of The Holiday (December 22 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Nothing chases away the winter blues quite like a free screening of a Christmas rom-com. Hot Docs caps off its week of free holiday screenings with 2006's The Holiday.
Ramen Heads (December 22-31 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
Osamu Tomita, one of the most revered ramen chefs in Japan, takes viewers on a tour of the best ramen shops in his country in this new feature at Hot Docs.
The Nutcracker (December 23-26 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema)
One of the most beloved and recognizable ballets in history comes to the big screen, creating a nostalgic night just in time for Christmas.
Free Screening of Black Christmas (December 24 @ TIFF Bell Lightbox)
This creepy, Toronto-shot thriller about a killer stalking a sorority house on Christmas Eve isn't exactly the most wholesome way to spend the night before Christmas, but it sure will be unique!
Twas the BeerProv before Christmas (December 22 @ Comedy Bar)
Sit back, relax, and grab a frosty mug of ale as you watch a dozen or so inebriated comedians spout the goofiest jokes they spent the year perfecting for you.
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Sweater (December 22 @ Second City)
The Second City invites you to laugh along as they make fun of the washed up, broken down traditions of the holiday season through satirical sketches.
#ONtheDL (December 23 @ Rivoli)
Courtney Gilmour, winner of the 2017's Just for Laughs Homegrown Competition, puts together a show featuring some of Canada's top comedic talents and fastest rising stars.
Penny Wise Comedy (December 23 @ No One Writes to the Colonel)
Host Al Val steers you through an hour and a half of stand up comics before transitioning into dance party with DJ Razaq El Toro.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO