Events happening in Toronto this weekend: May 19-21

A Simple Space is a circus performance that showcases seven acrobats pushing their physical limits up close and personal. (Courtesy: Andy Phillipson/A Simple Space)


The highly-anticipated Victoria Day long weekend is here and we’ve got a great round up of events to ensure your break is busy and booked. We’ve got artistic performances, concerts, delicious food and jaw dropping acrobatics. Here’s what you can check out: 

Friday, May 19:

All of Us Are Asian: Comedy Show! 

Celebrate Asian Heritage month by going to the All of Us Are Asian: Comedy Show at Social Capital Theatre where the city’s best Asian comedians will have you laughing out of your seat. The show starts at 7:30 pm and tickets are selling fast. 

For details, click here. 

Coi Leray Hosts Revolution Saturday At Rebel

American rapper and singer Coi Leray known for her songs “No More Parties,” “Baby Don’t Hurt Me,” and “BIG PURR” is performing at REBEL nightclub at 10 p.m. 

For tickets, click here.

Miss Congeniality Watch-Along with Tita Collective

It’s movie night with your Titas! This event is presented by the Tita Collective, an all-Filipina Toronto-based group composed of award-winning playwrights, musicians, dancers and more. This interactive screening of the 2000 film Miss Congeniality stars Sandra Bullock as an unpolished FBI agent sent undercover as a beauty queen in the Miss United States Pageant. It starts at 9 p.m. at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.

For more, click here. 

Saturday, May 20:

Victoria Day Long Weekend 2023 – Toronto Club Crawl

Gather some friends and hit the Victoria Day King Street Club Crawl where you can attend four of Toronto’s hottest parties. And not to worry, each venue is in close proximity, so you won’t need to walk far to experience the fun. 

For information, click here.

ᑐᓴᕐᓂᑐᑦ TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold

The Royal Ontario Museum is inviting you to explore the culture, art and music of Inuit life. The “TUSARNITUT! Music Born of the Cold” will feature over one hundred sculptures, prints, drawings and installations themed around music from the 1950s to the present. 

For details, click here. 

BACKYARD @ STACKT: Asian Night Market

Torontonians can go to a free Asian Night Market as part of Stackt Market’s five-day community festival series. The summer festival opens on May 20 and celebrates the local Asian community and culture. The event starts from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. at 28 Bathurst Street.

For more, click here.

Toronto Artist Symphony Orchestra/Spring Symphony Concert

Presented by the Toronto Artist Symphony Orchestra, the Spring Symphony Concert is a night dedicated to the classics from Chopin and Tchaikovsky. This concert includes renowned pianist JJ Jun Li Bui, and esteemed conductor Linhan Cui. The event is held at Meridian Arts Centre and starts at 7:30 p.m. 

To know more, click here.

Sunday, May 21: 


Watch an interactive performance called ZOOOM at Fleck Dance Theatre. It tells a story about a child who learns about the world through art, with music, lasers and projections. This immersive experience begins at 3 p.m.

For information, click here. 

A Simple Space

A Simple Space stems from one of Australia’s most acclaimed circus companies. It brings the thrill of seven acrobats pushing their physical limits up close and personal. Audiences will surround the stage and see the performance in its most frantic, yet delicate form. 

For tickets, click here.


Everyone’s favourite puppet Pinocchio comes alive in this live-action production at Harbourfront Centre Theatre. Teater Patrasket, the theatre company, takes on a new version of Carlo Collodi’s well-known story about the puppet who learns to become human and his dangerous journey in a world full of odd characters, temptations and life lessons. 

For show details, click here. 

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