Things to Do to Celebrate Earth Hour in and around Toronto

The 11th annual Earth Hour takes place this Saturday, March 25, 2017

Earth hour first started in 2007 in Sydney Australia.




Six continents, over 170 countries, and 24 time zones will be united as a global community, making our voices heard through individual action. Turn off as much power as you can and focus on your commitment to climate action for the rest of this year.

Join the largest environmental movement on Earth and turn the lights off at 08:30 PM for one hour for future generations!

A List of 8 Things to Do in and around Toronto to Celebrate Earth Hour

1. TANGO in the Dark

It’s Party Time! This MILONGA OCHO, we are going to do that in the dark for Earth Day. At 12.30am, we will start turning off the lights one by one until it is dark enough for everyone to enjoy the Tango Party. There will be candlelits and minimal lighting enough for you to see the traffic on the dance floor. There will be romantic music and it’s time to feel the real connection and embrace of tango ! Details

Friday,  March 24, 2017 | 12.30 AM – 1.30 AM

Polish Hall, 206 Beverley St. (Main Junction – Spadina & College)

2. Roncesvalles & Parkdale Villages Earth Hour

Join Roncy & Parkdale Villages for Earth Hour Walk. Bring your candle/lantern. The walk will he cancelled if it rains. Two village walks, one west along Queen St and another South down Roncesvalles Ave. Walk ends as two groups of walkers meet at Queen West, King West, Roncesvalles, Queensway intersection. Details

March 25, 2017 | Walks Start at 8:30 PM sharp

Two village walks. Gather at:
1. Parkdale Library – Queen West & Cowan
2. Roncesvalles Dundas Peace Garden

3. Earth Hour Candlelight Waste-less Dinner

Join us for a candlelight dinner and learn how we can all live a waste-less, healthy, and happy life style. This is an interactive program to prepare a 3-course meal dinner, to support earth hour by turning off light for an hour and to understand the problem of food waste that we are facing everyday through interactive activities. Details

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Across U-hub, 232 Hood Road, Markham

$15 per person

4. Green 13 Earth Hour

Join Green 13 and Heritage York for the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour and a walk along Humber River. Details

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 7:45 PM; Walk Time: 8-9 PM ; Speakers:  9 PM inside.

Lambton House, 4066 Old Dundas St. York




5. Earth Hour Stargazing

Join Stargazers of Mississauga for Sky Observing on Earth Hour – weather permitting . Details

March 25, 2017 | Set up time is 7:00 PM for astronomers with telescopes. 8:30 PM Earth Hour begins.

J C Saddington Park, Mississauga, 53 Lake St, Mississauga –  in the South Parking Lot, at the bottom of Mississauga Road

6. Earth Hour Unionville

Join us for a fun-filled evening with hands-on eco art activities for the whole family, a free exhibition tour of Susan Resiman’s Standardizing Nature, lantern walk during lights out at 8:30 p.m., hot chocolate and entertainment! Please bring your own lantern or flashlight. Details

March 25, 2017 | Walks Start at 8:30 PM
Family friendly event indoors at 7:30 PM @ the Varley Art Gallery

Varley Art Gallery of Markham, 216 Main Street Unionville

7. Earth Hour Vaughan

You don’t want to miss Earth Hour Vaughan’s 10th annual celebration! Join us for an evening full of fun, entertainment, and tips on how you can #ChangeClimateChange. Live entertainment and free prize giveaways , Free candlelit yoga and night cycle ride and more. Details

March 25, 2017 | Events start at 6:30 PM
Earth Hour Cycling 5 km Night Bike Ride departing from City Hall at 8:30 PM.

Vaughan City Hall, 2141 Major Mackenzie Drive, Maple

8. Glow in the Dark Art Party

Celebrate the  Anniversary of Earth Hour at the Glow in the Dark Paint Party! This event is currently full -however, names are being accepted for a waiting list. Details

March 25, 2017 |  6:00 PM – 09:00 PM

Ajax Community Centre – 75 Centennial Rd, Ajax

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