toronto events today

10 things to do in Toronto today

There are a ton of events in Toronto today that prove it's entirely possible to let loose on a Tuesday. Whether you want to dip your toe into the world of Bollywood dance, educate yourself on the history of Kensington Market, fill your belly with a huge bowl of ramen, or take part in buck wild bar trivia, the city has you covered. 

  • Events you might want to check out
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • January 9
      The Kensington Market Historical Society hosts a presentation all about the history of the richly multicultural downtown neighbourhood and its evolution throughout the 20th century.
      USW Hall
    • January 9
      Finish Kinton's seriously whopping bowl of pork belly, creamy chicken, bean sprouts, and thick noodles in under 15 minutes and it's free. Fail, and it's $35.00.
    • January 9-30
      Each Tuesday in January starting tomorrow, you can head down to the Sony Centre for free, beginner-level classes teaching you the technique, style, and grace of modern Bollywood dance.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • January 9
      One of Canada's most celebrated stage actresses, Seana McKenna, takes on the title role in the Groundling Theatre Company's take on Lear, one of Shakespeare's many masterpieces.
      Harbourfront Centre Theatre
    • January 9 - April 3
      Remember the little brother from Life With Derek? He's all grown up now and hosts one of the city's most ridiculous bar trivia nights around. Topics include music, pop culture, 90s nostalgia, and more.
    • January 9
      As part of True Crime Tuesdays at Hot Docs, filmmakers José Padilha and Felipe Lacerda explore a 2000 Rio de Janeiro bus hijacking and the systemic neglect in the city that led to the horrific event.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • January 9
      De-stress through painting, colouring, collaging and journaling at this workshop aimed at helping you get out of your own head and reconnect with your inner creative.
      Mind Matters
    • January 9 - November 19
      Five of the best comedians in the country perform at the Comedy Bar for only five dollars. It's one of the best ways you can spend $5.00. on a Tuesday night.
    • January 9
      Up for some dark conversation? Here's a free open lecture examining the origin and evolution of our modern ideas about the character of the Devil.
      Centre Place
    • January 9
      Join award-winning singer, writer, and broadcaster Jemeni and producer DJ Agile as they spin records and discuss the shape of Toronto’s sonic identity and cultural sound.
      Toronto Reference Library Beaton Auditorium
    Lead photo by

    Libby Roach

Lead photo by

Libby Roach


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...

10 fun things to do in Toronto this winter

Toronto is getting a magical holiday drive-thru festival with an illuminated tunnel

There's a new Christmas Market opening near Toronto this weekend

Drive-thru holiday lights festival opens near Toronto this weekend

The tallest Christmas tree in Toronto to be unveiled at the Eaton Centre this week

Casa Loma is transforming into an outdoor winter wonderland for the holidays

Enchanted winter wonderland with 1.5 km of lights opens near Toronto next week

Here's where to see holiday and Christmas lights in and around Toronto this year