Free things to do in Toronto in January 2020 range from the 10th edition of the city's most famous art and design festival to free film screenings and more (including a chance to see the Maple Leafs play for free). Get out of that post-holiday slump and enjoy the new possibilities a new year brings.Events you might want to check out:
Free Community Skate Toronto (January 1 @ Mattamy Athletic Centre)
Gather up a group of friends and family for a free midday skate at the historic Maple Leaf Gardens.
Comedy for Dummies - New Year, New Mom Bod Edition (January 4 @ The Piston)
If your New Year's Resolution is to laugh more, look no further than this showcase featuring the city's best comics.
The Groove with Brother Wayne (January 4 @ Swan Dive)
A free dance party to your favourite 90's hip-hop, rock and soul tunes.
Winter Edition of the Couch Film Festival (January 6 @ 401 Richmond Building)
A free screening of the nine shortlisted films for the Couch Film Festival (and yes, the screening room has a couch).
Toronto Maple Leafs Outdoor Practice (January 9 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Join in some weekend-long Leafs-themed fun and see the players themselves practice in-person at Toronto's favourite outdoor rink.
Long Winter 2020 (January 11 @ Gladstone Hotel)
Some amazing art and live music in an inclusive, fun atmosphere — what more could you ask for?
5 Free Japanese Movies (January 11-12 @ Hot Docs Ted Rogeres Cinema)
Explore the best in international cinema with five contemporary Japanese films featuring English subtitles.
DesignTO 2020 (January 17-26 @ Multiple Venues)
Take in more than 100 free events, immersive installations and exhibitions at the 10th year of this famous art and design festival.
Winter Exhibitions Opening Party (January 22 @ Ryerson Image Centre)
A free party to celebrate Ryerson's forthcoming season of photography exhibitions.
The Trinity Bellwoods Flea - New Year Market (January 26 @ The Great Hall)
The best place to shop for local and handmade gifts, treats and more. New vendors and designers for the New Year!
by Becky Robertson via blogTO