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Weekend events in Toronto February 3-5 2017

Weekend events in Toronto will keep you warm with skating, dancing and indoor shopping. There are also a ton of parties on Friday and Saturday (including Long Winter and ROM's Friday Night Live). You'll barely have time to catch your breath with the dozens of Super Bowl parties that await on Sunday.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • February 3-11
      Explore the themes currently affecting the global community including Black Lives Matter, Women’s Empowerment and The Invisible Majority with musicians, filmmakers and artists.
      Harbourfront Centre
    • February 3-6
      Getting married? Know any engaged couples? Then head to this massive wedding show for on-site planning advice, fashion shows, wedding hacks, tips and trends from the experts.
      Enercare Centre
    • February 3
      Shop, eat, dance, drink, party or just hang out late at this winter nighttime market featuring indoor food truck pop-ups, a bar with spiked punch, DJs and a long list of talented vendors.
      2nd Floor Events
    • February 4
      Long Winter continues its journey into some of Toronto's coolest event spaces. This month the giant art party moves to the Theatre Centre. The all-ages event will feature music from Devon Welsh, Off World Sandro Perri and Lorenz Peter.
      The Theatre Centre
    • February 4
      The Harbourfront Centre's free skate DJ nights continue with what is sure to be the hottest party of the season. You can dance and keep warm with drinks from the rink-side Boxcar Social.
      Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre
    • February 4
      Large crowds are expected at this march in the name of the recent violence in Quebec and recent Trump's anti-Muslim ban. Join in this peaceful protest crowd in front of the US consulate from 12:30 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.
      US Consulate Toronto
    • February 4 - March 5
      Trey Anthony's latest play is a poignant and hilarious examination of our desire for truth and understanding from what has been left unsaid. Featuring an original score by Juno Award-winning composer Gavin Bradley.
      Factory Theatre
    • February 5
      There are loads of Super Bowl parties this Sunday, but this one is from a new kid on the block and features a 10-foot widescreen, food platter specials and $10 Steins all day.
  • Parties
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • February 3
      This party shamelessly plays favourites across the pop music spectrum, including new-wave, hip-hop, freak funk, dad-rock and R&B. Wedding Night walks that fine line between choice and cheese.
    • February 3
      The city's only all-French music dance party heads to the Black Eagle for one night only of French house, disco and pop. Go-go boys and DJ Phillippe will entertain you.
      The Black Eagle Toronto
    • February 3
      ROM Friday Night Live parties return and the first one of 2017 is a vibrant celebration of Black History Month in partnership with Jamabana One World Festival.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • February 3
      This night is all about hip hop and hot times for LGBTQ folks and their guests with Big Primpin' regulars DJ Blackcat and Tamika. If you've never been to this dance jam in Parkdale, you don't know what you're missing.
    • February 3
      DJ Matt Cully (the DJ from Goin' Steady and Chronologic) spins Motown, soul, R&B and all your favourite hits from the golden era.
      Gladstone Hotel
    • February 3
      DJ Blush and Misty return with their hip-shakin' party sound for the monthly Hold Tight party. This one is happening in the legendary Stones Place and it's $5 all night.
    • February 3-4
      Toronto's techno-scene is bubbling right now, and this is one of the coolest parties out there. DJ Sadziky and Jackie Spade spin Arab, techno and house at at this Kensington Market club.
      ROUND venue
    • February 4
      This is a new monthly party at Dundas West's newest bar and live venue. Baby G's plays host to Feela with DJ stets from Bambii, Baby Blue, Elliott Vincent Jones and other special guests.
    • February 4
      This longstanding party at the Beaver will feature maximal house and disco sets from resident DJs Kevin Ritchie and Jaime Sin. Get to your know your friends or strangers on the cozy dance floor starting at 11 p.m.
      The Beaver
    • February 4
      The first all-vinyl world music dance party of 2017 will feature special guest Senor Vishal. Get here for Indo, Afro, Latin, Brazil and Caribbean sounds.
      The Garrison
  • Music
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • February 3
      The socially conscious rapper recently announced a collaboration with The LOX’s Styles P entitled The Seven and is heading on tour in its honour with his protege K’Valentine.
    • February 3-17
      Every Friday in February at the Horseshoe, Dwayne Gretsky will rip roar into hearts and ear drums. $20 at the door with advance tickets, so it's first come, first served.
    • February 4
      This French singer-songwriter continues to makes waves, now even larger thanks to her last mostly-English album, Roses. Catch her at this gorgeous venue.
      Danforth Music Hall
    • February 4
      These guys were on basically every best-of album list of 2016 and they're touring that controversial record with guest Kyle Craft. Catch them before they get too big.
      The Phoenix Concert Theatre
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