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Weekend events in Toronto January 26-28 2018

Weekend events in Toronto include the first FNL ROM party of the year, tons of great concerts across the city, a bizarre kilt wearing skate party at Nathan Phillips Square, and the official kickoff for Winterlicious 2018.

  • Top Picks
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    About the Event
    Location
    • January 26 - February 8
      Toronto's favourite prix-fixe meal extravaganza features more than 200 Toronto restaurants, giving you plenty of reason to expand your horizons and explore the city's culinary scene.
      Multiple Venues
    • January 26
      Friday Night Live at the ROM returns for its first party of 2018. Groove out to the city's top DJs and live indie artists and explore the museum's newest exhibition about Black Canadian contemporary art.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • January 26
      The Power Plant kicks off its 2018 exhibition season with a huge free party. You'll be among the first to experience the year's all new exhibitions and hear about everything new coming this year.
      The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
    • January 26
      The Alzherimer's charity hosts a shinny-style hockey game at Nathan Phillips Square with NHL alumni like Nik Antropov and Bryan Muir participating. Fans are encouraged to come watch the game!
      Nathan Phillips Square
  • Events you might want to check out
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    About the Event
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  • Music
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    About the Event
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    • January 26
      The American DJ duo that makes up Mako make their way to the Velvet Underground for the Toronto stop along their 2018 Breathe Tour. It's an all ages night of electronic dance jams.
    • January 26
      This weekend's Class of 2018 outing sees Exclaim! Magazine and Toronto promoter Dan Burke bring Tush, the Soul Motivators, plus Sick Wicked & Nasty to the stage at Lee's Palace.
    • January 26
      Local indie folk darlings Olivia and the Creepy Crawlies plans to release a new LP in spring, but decided they can't keep these songs secret any longer, and are playing the whole album live.
    • January 26
      Burdock Brewery's international Piano Fest hosts six shows this weekend, starting with the Emily Stam Trio on Friday night. Each night there are two shows, one at 6:30 PM and another at 8:00 PM.
    • January 27
      DJ Jazzy Jeff, one half of 90s hip hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince (Will Smith!) drops by Toronto alongside Canada's own Skratch Bastid for a boundary pushing night of live DJing.
      Koerner Hall
    • January 27
      Spiderwebs, a No Doubt tribute band, channels the raw attitude of Gwen Stefani and the killer ska sound of her band in this cover show going down at Adelaide Hall.
    • January 27
      This 18 year old Alabama born rapper has been blowing up ever since the September release of "Rubbin Off The Paint," a track that currently boasts over 84 million plays on YouTube.
      Mod Club Theatre
  • Parties
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    About the Event
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  • Food & Drink
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    • January 26
      Strike partners with the crew at Kanga to deliver their traditional Australian meat pies in honour of Australia Day. Don't forget to wash 'em down with a can of Foster's.
    • January 27
      Scarborough's beautiful Miller Lash House hosts its fourth Robbie Burns Night on the Saturday, and boasts a prix fixe menu, the Toronto Police Pipe Band, dancers, plus fine wine and scotch.
      Miller Lash House
  • Film
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • January 26-28
      A three night, mini film festival returns to the city for its 11th year, bringing screenings, live performances, workshops, and even artist talks to Beverley Street.
      Beverley Halls SPK
    • January 27
      The Citizen Kane of bad movies is having something of a renaissance following the release Hollywood adaptation / mockumentary, The Disaster Artist. You owe it to yourself to see the original on the big screen.
      Imagine Cinemas Carlton
    • January 28
      Watch the Grammy's live along with your fellow music and pop culture lovers at the Drake Hotel, and see if any hometown heroes take home awards. We're rooting for you, Daniel Caesar!
      The Drake Hotel
    • January 28
      Big Gumbo and host Che Durena return with a slate of original videos, live surprises, and free popcorn for everyone in attendance. Good vs. Evil is the theme of this month's ten dollar comedy show.
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Ryan Bolton


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