Toronto January Events

The top 10 events in Toronto this January

The top events in Toronto this January are the perfect way to start off 2017. There's everything from theatre festivals to comedy shows to culinary experiences ready to be had this month. Also, don't miss out on these free events, which include the always fun No Pants Subway Ride.

  • Events you might want to check out
    About the Event
    • January 4-15
      Next Stage is turning 10 this year and to celebrate from January 4 to 15 indie theatre lovers will flock to the Factory Theatre to see the works of Fringe up-and-comers.
      Factory Theatre
    • January 6
      Long Winter offers a ton of art-based performances and exhibits in the beginning of January. This year they switched venues to the Gladstone Hotel. For one night the hotel will be filled with some of the best and brightest artists, musicians, dancers and speakers.
    • January 13-26
      Get acquainted with some of the best homegrown cinema at Canada's Top Ten Film Festival. This festival at TIFF offers up public screenings, Q&A sessions with filmmakers, industry panels, special events and more.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • January 16-22
      The Toronto Design Offsite Festival features over 100 exhibitions and events across the city at various venues. The fest kicks of on January 16 with a party at the Church of the Holy Trinity beside its annual outdoor installation, which plays with the idea of re-surfacing historic Taddle Creek.
      Multiple venues across Toronto
    • January 19-22
      The 14th edition of Come Up To My Room kicks off on January 21, bringing the works of Canadian and American artists, designers and collectives to the Gladstone Hotel.
    • January 19-22
      For lovers of interior design this weekend long show is a paradise. Discover leading brands and homegrown talent, showcasing pieces much more interesting than you'll find at IKEA.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building
    • January 21
      The Something Strange Circus Sideshow Festival is returning to Toronto this winter. The wild and wacky show will feature performers from all over the world showcasing their odd talents.
    • January 26
      Comedian Louis C.K. is finally making his way to Toronto. His tour will make a pit stop at the ACC on January 26 for an evening of hilarity.
      Air Canada Centre
    • January 27
      It may be freezing outside but that won't stop Ripley's Aquarium from throwing the ultimate beach bash. The aquarium will host an indoor beach bash which will feature summer time cocktails, surfing and sweet tunes.
      Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
    • January 27 - February 9
      Finish off the month by indulging in some of the finest food the city has to offer. More than 220 restaurants are participating to offer a special pre fixe menu.
      Participating Toronto restaurants
    Lead photo by

    Christian Bobak

Lead photo by

Christian Bobak

Join the conversation Load comments

Have an event you’d like to plug? Submit it for free and we’ll add it to the calendar.

Submit Your Event

Check out our Events section for more upcoming events in Toronto .

You might also like...

Here's where you can catch fireworks for Victoria Day 2024 in Toronto

Canada's Wonderland hosting huge fireworks display for Victoria Day 2024

25 things to do in Toronto for the 2024 Victoria Day long weekend

10 things to do in Toronto this week

National Geographic Live is coming to Toronto

Marketplace in Toronto will feature over 40 Asian-owned small businesses

10 things to do in Toronto this weekend

10 things to do in Toronto this week