Events happening in Toronto this weekend: Mar. 17-19

Toronto residents march at the 2020 St. Patrick’s Day parade. (Courtesy: @StPatricksTo/Twitter)

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend and we’ve got everything you need to know about the events happening in the city. Whether you’re celebrating good ole St. Patty or just looking for a plan for the kids during March break, this lineup is full of ideas that will surely spark your interest. 

Friday, March 17:

Casa Loma – Imagine Dragons

Toronto’s historic castle, Casa Loma, is inviting families for a fairytale experience, filled with dragons, dungeons and adventure with Imagine Dragons. 

For tickets and information, click here

Magpie March Break Baking Camp 

If you’re looking for something the kids will enjoy, how about a baking camp? Magpie Cakery is calling all inspiring young bakers who love pastries, cookies and everything about baking, to come learn more about the process at their studio. 

Tickets are limited, so you’re encouraged to book them in advance. You can find the details here

Toronto Comicon 2023

The ultimate pop culture event is here for the comic-crazed, Marvel-loving, gaming-obsessed personalities. You’ll have three days to fully immerse yourself in the events, attractions and celebrity appearances. 

To buy tickets and to see the complete line up, click here. 

Toronto Game Night & Chill 

Freeplay Toronto is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day game night filled with trivia and a retro 80s themed arcade bar. The event will kick off with group icebreakers then some free time to play and mingle. Don’t forget to dress up in green! 

To find out more, click here. 

Jameson After Hour Eats, 9pm – 3am 

This event is for those who want to keep the party going even after a jam-packed day. The Jameson After Hour Eats Party will be giving away free late night eats, like poutine topped with Jameson-infused gravy. And if that’s not enough, there’s going to be a live DJ, whisky-themed games, and the chance to win some swag. 

To know more about this, click here. 

Saturday, March 18:

King Street Club Crawl

Here’s an idea for a big group of friends: The St. Patty’s Day King Street Club Crawl. Why visit one bar when you can go to four? Venues include Door 3, Juliet, Century and Daisy.

To find out the details, click here. 

Pop-Up Marketplace 

In honour of Women’s History Month, the Bisha Hotel’s Sky Suite will be turning into a pop-up marketplace of female-founded brands. Guests can enjoy local female-founded brands in the beauty, wellness and fashion space. 

For more information, click here. 

Ten of Toronto

The Myseum of Toronto’s exhibition Ten of Toronto highlights the neighbourhoods around the city through ten communities and themes. The exhibit looks at factors such as geography, economy, and immigration, amongst others. 

Information can be found on their website. 

Lucky at Rebel 

Rebel nightclub is having their annual St. Patrick’s Day party with live entertainment from  Harper & Stokes and DCR Milda. Guests who wear green can get in free before midnight.

Find the details here. 

Sunday, March 19: 

St Patrick’s Day Parade 

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will start at St. George and Bloor Street West and finish at 

Nathan Phillips Square. The parade, organized by the St. Patrick’s Parade Society, will celebrate Ireland’s history, culture and heritage. It all gets going at noon and will last for 1.5 hours.

Details can be found here. 

Spring Fest TO

The Toronto Made Market is back for a pop-up market just as we approach the spring season. There will be 40 local Toronto-based vendors selling unique items, such as clothing, jewelry, pastries and much more. 

Information can be found here. 

Adventure Away – Art Kits for Children

The kids can explore their imagination and creativity with a free Adventure Away kit. The city is giving them out for free at the Clark Centre for the Arts. Each kit contains an art activity with simple directions and supplies for making crafts.

For more details, click here. 

Royal Ontario Museum — T.rex: The Ultimate Predator

Is your favourite movie Jurassic Park? Would you consider yourself a dinosaur enthusiast? Well, this exciting new exhibition at the ROM is your cup of tea. This exhibit provides visitors with an opportunity to learn everything about everyone’s favourite dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex.

For ticket information, click here.

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