toronto events january

The top 10 events in Toronto this January

Events in Toronto this January will help start the new year of a high note, with seasonal favourites like Winterlicious and Come Up To My Room returning in addition to brand new events like the Blue Jays Winter Fest.

In addition to everything listed here, there are incredible free events you won't want to miss and some amazing concerts on the way as well.

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • January 3-14
      The future of theatre takes the stage at this premiere winter event. New works by established Fringe artists premiere at this observance of stage culture.
      Factory Theatre
    • January 11
      Canadian astronaut and musician Chris Hadfield assembles a team of brilliant thinkers and even better speakers to blow your mind at this evening of future focused entertainment.
      Roy Thomson Hall
    • January 15
      The Queen of dream pop graces Toronto with her baroque, cinematic compositions. Last year saw the release of Del Rey's fifth album, Lust for Life, so expect to hear plenty of music from that record.
      Air Canada Centre
    • January 12-21
      Nobody can resist a good top ten list (see what we did there?), so why not check out the best Canadian cinema of 2017? TIFF is screening critically acclaimed features all week.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • January 18-21
      The Gladstone's annual four day alternative design festival is a vehicle for exploring experimental and difficult art concepts, featuring the works of over 30 innovative artists.
    • January 18-21
      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
    • January 18-22
      Underground Toronto musicians are the stars of the show at this five day, multi venue indie music fest. You're sure to find your next favourite artist at one of these shows along Queen and Kensington.
      Multiple Venues
    • January 19 - March 4
      The Distillery District is going to be hot spot again this winter as the Light Festival returns for a second year. Expect dazzling light-based art and lots of crowds.
      Distillery District
    • January 20
      All new for 2018, the Blue Jays host the first ever Winter Fest, a one day event giving fans unprecedented access to their home team through player appearances, field access, and more.
      Rogers Centre
    • January 26 - February 8
      For Toronto food fans, January means one thing: Winterlicious is on its way. More than 200 restaurants will offer special menus, and places like St Lawrence Market will host luxury food events.
      Multiple Venues
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez


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