Fun Things to Do in Toronto & GTA During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

Here is a list of activities to enjoy in and around Toronto.

Also, see this weekend in Torontofor events (online & in-person) and other weekend activities.

Check back as this article is updated as and when the cities of GTA / Ontario government allows the reopening of more tourist attractions.

1. Fun Winter Activities

Go outdoor skating, hiking, snowshoeing and more!

All outdoor activities except downhill skiing are allowed during Ontario lockdown.

2. Explore Nature Parks & Areas

Fun Things to Do in Hamilton Area During COVID-19 Ontario Reopening Phase

3. Explore Public Art

Exploring Toronto’s public artworksis one of the best physical distancing activities you can do.

4. Enjoy in-person Events

Crokicurl
20 Nov

stackt market, 28 Bathurst St, Toronto

November 20, 2020 To February 28, 2021

$71.86

Stackt is bringing back Toronto’s first ever Crokicurl rink. This outdoor + distanced game is perfect for you + your bubble to enjoy this winter! If you’re ...  »

Nathan Phillips Square Ice Skating
28 Nov

Nathan Phillips Square, Queen Street West, Toronto

November 28, 2020 To March 21, 2021

Free

In the winter the water fountain in front of Toronto City Hall turns into an outdoor Ice Rink. Take in the downtown sites while pleasure skating.  »

Alpaca Walk
01 Dec

Triple C Farm, 500 Carluke Rd W, Ancaster

December 1, 2020 To January 31, 2021

2892379526

$35.00+

Do you love Alpacas as much as we do? Alpacas are highly sociable, gentle and curious creatures. So come and experience something truly unique, and book your ...  »

Skate on the Square
11 Dec

Mississauga Celebration Square - 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

December 11, 2020 To March 21, 2021

905-615-3200 ext. R-I-N-K (7465)

Free

Celebration Square is taking steps to safely open the ice rink with support from Peel Public Health and guidance from the Province of Ontario. The health and ...  »

The Bentway Skate Trail
18 Dec

Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto

December 18, 2020 To January 31, 2021

Free

The Bentway is a unique and innovative public space that transforms 1.75km underneath Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway, from Strachan Avenue to Bathurst Street. Bring your family down ...  »

Winter at Haliburton Sculpture Forest
30 Dec

Haliburton Sculpture Forest, 297 College Drive, Haliburton

December 30, 2020 To March 31, 2021

Free or by donation

This winter discover the magic of Haliburton Sculpture Forest – a unique outdoor collection of sculptures by Canadian and international artists located in the Haliburton Highlands, only 2.5hrs ...  »

Mission: Rescue 2021
08 Jan

Various locations, Waterloo

January 8, 2021 To January 24, 2021

519-746-4111

$99/vehicle

2 Hours of Fun! You and your team are agents with the KW Bureau of Investigation. You've finally been assigned your first case! The mission? Rescue 2021! A safe, ...  »

Snowshoeing Experience at Kelso/GE
09 Jan

Kelso Conservation Area, Kelso Road, Milton

January 9, 2021 To January 22, 2021

$11 - $15

Get outdoors and enjoy two snowshoe trails on the ski slopes at Kelso/Glen Eden. The beginner “S” (short) trail is roughly 1.1 km and stretches across the ...  »

DesignTO
22 Jan

Various Venues, Toronto

January 22, 2021 To January 31, 2021

Mostly Free

DesignTO, formerly the Toronto Design Offsite Festival, brings you 10 days filled with immersive installations, fantastic exhibitions, engaging talks, and more design and art than ever before. With ...  »

DesignTO X KEDD 2021
22 Jan

King Street East King Street East, (Parliament to Yonge), Toronto

January 22, 2021 To January 31, 2021

FREE

The King East Design District, located in Old Town Toronto, will host a collection DesignTO installations in the windows of select local businesses, January 22–31, 2021. DesignTO is about ...  »

Winter Wagon Rides
23 Jan

Mountsberg Conservation Area, 2259 Milburough Line, Campbellville

January 23, 2021 To February 15, 2021

$7.50 per person

The majestic team of Percheron horses will take you through the meadows, wetlands and sugar bush at Mountsberg on a 20-minute tour, while your guide will share ...  »

Immersive Van Gogh Exhibition
23 Jan

Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge St, Toronto

January 23, 2021 To April 5, 2021

$34.99 & up

From the originators of the Parisian Atelier des Lumières exhibition that has been seen by more than two million visitors worldwide and has inspired the global ...  »

Sky Skate
23 Jan

The Porch, 250 Adelaide St W, Toronto

January 23, 2021 To March 31, 2021

$9.95 to $14.95

Providing a one-of-a-kind experience of recreational skating on the Porch rooftop with unmatched views of the CN tower. This outdoor experience, with all COVID-19 health and safety ...  »

Illusionarium
23 Jan

Toronto Star Building, 1 Yonge St, Toronto

January 23, 2021 To February 15, 2021

$99 per couple & up

This December, Lighthouse Immersive and renowned illusionist Jamie Allan invite you into a world of intrigue, mystery, and wonder, with the World Premiere of Allan's ILLUSIONARIUM. A ...  »

Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. The Experience
24 Jan

Yorkdale Shopping Centre, Dufferin Street, Toronto

January 24, 2021 To January 31, 2021

$25 & up

Start your exhibit experience as new recruit and delve into the history, science, engineering, genetics, and profiles of your favourite Avengers, including Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, ...  »

IGLOOsive Experience - Winter Patio
25 Jan

220 Bloor Street West, Toronto

January 25, 2021 To February 28, 2021

647-464-3310

Registration required

Back by popular demand, just steps from the buzz of Bloor Street in Toronto, the InterContinental Toronto Yorkville is offering guests yet another transformative experience unlike anything ...  »

Bubble Dining Experience
01 Feb

Against The Grain – Corus Quay Toronto, 25 Dockside Drive, Toronto

February 1, 2021 To March 31, 2021

$35 - $55+

Welcome to Toronto’s only bubble dining experience by the lake! This unique concept brings a brand new menu of globally inspired eats and pairs it with ...  »

Brae Ridge Alpacas Private Tour and Visit
01 Feb

Brae Ridge Farm & Sanctuary, 7667 Maltby Road East, Puslinch

February 1, 2021 To March 31, 2021

2269244065

$60

In this exclusive private tour for up to 4 guests, you will get close and personal to Champion alpacas as you walk through their paddocks and home. Hand ...  »

Dino Drive
12 Mar

Exhibition Place, Princes' Boulevard, Toronto

March 12, 2021 To March 28, 2021

$45 / car

Ever wondered what it would be like roaming the earth with the dinosaurs? Now you can this March with the socially distanced, fully contactless, Dino Drive! This ...  »

Roaring 1920s Drive Thru Tour
17 Apr

Pickering Museum Village, Concession Road 6, Greenwood

April 17, 2021 To May 23, 2021

$20 per car

Take the 1920s tour, download the route and podcast, and visit local breweries to learn about Pickering's bootlegging past.  »

EPIC EAGLES LIVE
06 Jun

Starlite Drive In Theatre, 59 Green Mountain Rd E, Stoney Creek

June 6, 2021

9056620550

$44.24 - $136.36

We are glad to announce our SOCIALLY DISTANCED Drive-In Concert in #Hamilton on June 6th, 2021!⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Come join us and the Epic Eagles at the Starlite Drive-In Theatre ...  »

Toronto Tamil International Film Festival
10 Sep

Woodside Square Cinemas, 1571 Sandhurst Cir, Scarborough

September 10, 2021 To September 12, 2021

4168327306

Free

The Toronto Tamil International Film Festival welcomes filmmakers, actors and audiences to Toronto for the 3-day event that includes screening, special events, workshops and panel discussions. Our ...  »

5. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert

There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.

6. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.

7. Explore Canada or the World From Home

Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks andmany more places from Home. Travel tointernational or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.

8. Explore Ontario

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