Things to Do this January in Toronto

A list of activities to do this January 2021 in Toronto.

Romantic Dine & Stay Getaway Staycation Packages
28 Jan

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel & Suites, 600 Highway 7, Richmond Hill

January 28, 2021 To June 30, 2021


$189 - $239

Celebrate romance any night of the year with this safe getaway package in Ontario. Featuring a PRIVATE 3-COURSE DINNER FOR 2 ($75 value) to enjoy at a candle-lit table ...  »

Hot Docs Podcast Festival
27 Jan

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West, Toronto

January 27, 2021 To January 29, 2021

Free & Ticketed

Marking its fifth year as one of the world’s premier audio events, the Hot Docs Podcast Festival will celebrate the visceral power of audio storytelling and ...  »

In Conversation with BAIDA
26 Jan


January 26, 2021



In Conversation with BAIDA, featuring Bridget Brown, Tura Cousins Wilson, Brent Hughes, Kathryn Lawrence, Salome Tonge, and Christopher Williams BAIDA, the Black Architects & Interior Designers Association, ...  »

Robbie Burns Day Vegan Supper
24 Jan

Online; Food Pickup or Delivery

January 24, 2021

$10 to $50

Do you want to celebrate your strong Scottish heritage but the sound of sheep intestines and other offals sound… well awful?! No worries we’ve got just ...  »

Hansel and Gretel at the Opera
24 Jan


January 24, 2021 To February 21, 2021


Hansel and Gretel at the Opera workshops. This workshop is the first in a series of four musical creation workshops in a virtual format that prepare audiences ...  »

Burns Virtual Whisky Tasting
23 Jan

Online; Kits Delivered Home

January 23, 2021

$70 to $80.

The St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto is pleased to present a Burns Night Virtual Whisky Tasting. Celebrate Scotland’s national poet with this 75-minute online Zoom ...  »

Whitby Artistic Food Expo
23 Jan


January 23, 2021 To January 24, 2021



Saffron Hub and The Artists and Artisans Development and Network (AADN) invite you to participate in the Whitby Artistic Food Expo! This is a virtual event happening ...  »

Virtual Franchise Canada Show
23 Jan


January 23, 2021


The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is kicking off 2021 with their first Virtual Franchise Canada Show of the year, in Toronto! Bringing together 40+ of some of the biggest ...  »

Burns Night 2021
23 Jan

The Caledonian, 856 College Street, Toronto

January 23, 2021 To January 25, 2021

$25 to $85

The Caledonian is doing full Burns suppers to go. Haggis, neeps and tatties with sticky toffee pudding. Burns Tasting Flights: stunners from Laphroaig, Bowmore and Glendronach. 1 oz ...  »

Robbie Burns 8K Road Race
23 Jan

Wherever You Are

January 23, 2021 To January 31, 2021


Join Us For The 41st Annual VIRTUAL Robbie Burns 8K Road Race Run or walk an 8 Km course of your choosing any time between January 23 – 31, 2021. and upload ...  »

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


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 ...  »

Virtual Toronto Boat Show
18 Jan


January 18, 2021 To January 24, 2021


Do you want to be on the water boating this summer? Don’t miss out! Join us January 18 – 24, 2021 and Get Connected to Exhibitors and thousands of boats, ...  »

21C Music Festival
16 Jan


January 16, 2021 To January 22, 2021

$15 & up

Join us online for a festival of newly-minted music by some of world's foremost stars of independent thinking and innovation. 21C concerts broadcast from Koerner Hall are ...  »

Indie Lockdown Chili Challenge
16 Jan

Pick up at Indie Alehouse, 2876 Dundas Street West, Toronto

January 16, 2021


Five local restaurants are offering your choice of traditional or vegetarian chili kits – portioned for two people (or, one awesome person) – in a first-annual friendly contest to ...  »

Festival of Cool
15 Jan

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto

January 15, 2021 To February 7, 2021


The illuminated public art was installed to bring light to the waterfront during a challenging time. Harbourfront Centre security staff will be on-site to ensure health and ...  »

Lido Pimienta
14 Jan


January 14, 2021


Spotlight presents: Lido Pimienta livestreaming from The Phoenix Concert Theatre Lido Pimienta is a Toronto-based, Colombian-born musician, interdisciplinary artist, and curator. She has performed, exhibited, and curated ...  »

Your Healthy Living Show
14 Jan

Virtual Event, Toronto

January 14, 2021 To January 28, 2021


Greenwin’s Suite Events is excited to kick off the new year with some new healthy habits! Every Thursday at 11:00am, learn how to eat for your ...  »

The Digital Content Masterclass Series
11 Jan


January 11, 2021 To January 22, 2021



This masterclass series was developed expressly for today’s digital content creators who are actively seeking new ways to successfully understand, reach, and engage with their audiences ...  »

Scriptwriting Intensives
10 Jan


January 10, 2021 To March 30, 2021



Scriptwriting Intensives 2021 Film, television, play, and web series writers join us for our Scriptwriting Intensives 2021 with Facilitator Liesl Lafferty. Wet Ink Collective is a writer-driven initiative aimed ...  »

Concerts for Kids
09 Jan


January 9, 2021 To March 20, 2021

series cost $50 + HST

Join Jan and Dan for a fun filled adventure where we feature Canadian performers and shine a light on music, dance, stories, and more. The Digital Concerts ...  »

Stream of Consciousness
09 Jan


January 9, 2021 To January 30, 2021

$35 USD

Improv legends and Whose Line is it Anyway? Veterans Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood unleash a wild, comedic ride with Stream of Consciousness, an all-new LIVE improv ...  »

Snowshoeing Experience at Kelso/GE
09 Jan

Kelso Conservation Area, Kelso Road, Milton

January 9, 2021 To February 7, 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 ...  »

MPTF Live Streams
08 Jan


January 8, 2021 To April 25, 2021


Watch live FREE music all year round in the US and Canada. Chip Breaux & the Jazz Katz | Fridays, January 8, 22, February 12, 26 & March 12 & 26 | 3:00 PM EST The ...  »

Aeolian Phoenix Sessions
08 Jan


January 8, 2021 To March 31, 2021


The Aeolian takes the virtual stage with the launch of our brand new “Phoenix Sessions.” Each month we bring premier artists to you virtually in the comfort ...  »

Mission: Rescue 2021
08 Jan

Various locations, Waterloo

January 8, 2021 To January 24, 2021



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, ...  »

AGH at Home
01 Jan


January 1, 2021 To January 31, 2021


AGH at Home is designed to deliver engaging exhibition and collection content for visitors to enjoy from the comfort of their own homes!   »

Top 100 Hits of the 1980's Countdown!
01 Jan


January 1, 2021


Top 100 Hits of the 1980’s Countdown! DJ Brian St. Clair Counts down the top 100 hits! •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Top songs from the 80s! Madonna Huey Lewis & The News Lionel ...  »

31 Dec


December 31, 2020 To January 1, 2021

$11.18 – $532.07

Largest Worldwide NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY! Celebrities, 24-hours non-stop, 24+ DJs, Giveaways, Social Mixers, & Celebration w 10,000+ People. Our mission is to bring the world together to ...  »

Keg Steakhouse NYE Takeout
30 Dec

Select Locations of The Keg Steakhouse, Ontario

December 30, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Enjoy our limited edition NYE 3-course takeout menu which includes a Caesar Salad, choice of Filet Mignon or New York Striploin with a Lobster Tail, and a ...  »

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 ...  »

Resolution Run and Walk
28 Dec

Wherever you are in Canada

December 28, 2020 To January 3, 2021

$10 - $35

‘ Come on out to our annual 5k Walk/Run and say goodbye to 2020 alongside your running buddies!! HOW MUCH Tickets: $10 – $35 How to get tickets? Buy Online WHEN &...  »

Salute to Vienna and Budapest
27 Dec

Livestream + On Demand

December 27, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Celebrate the New Year with this never-before-seen performance, filmed in Europe. Filled to the brim with the same joyful singing, dancing, and full orchestra that audiences all ...  »

Rockin’ Round the Christmas Tree
19 Dec


December 19, 2020 To January 3, 2021


$25 + HST

Join Theatre Collingwood as we present Rockin’ Round the Christmas Tree. Starring LEISA WAY & THE WAYWARD WIND BAND (Fred Smith, Liam Collins, Nathan Smith, Bruce Ley, ...  »

The Bentway Skate Trail
18 Dec

Bentway, 250 Fort York Blvd, Toronto

December 18, 2020 To January 31, 2021


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 ...  »

13 Dec


December 13, 2020 To January 31, 2021


The daring, 70-minute performance of Messiah/Complex, filmed against iconic Canadian landscapes, will showcase multilingual translations, and feature a diverse cast of soloists and choirs representing every ...  »

Christmas Escape Room
12 Dec


December 12, 2020 To January 10, 2021



We have opened a new Christmas VIRTUAL escape room in Kanata! Santa needs your help! Someone has stolen the Naughty and Nice list and we have intel ...  »

Jackson Lights
12 Dec

113 McCraney St W, Oakville,

December 12, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Drive by 113 McCraney St. West Oakville to see more than 50,000 LED lights light up the place.  »

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)


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 ...  »

Union Holiday
30 Nov

65 Front Street West, Toronto

November 30, 2020 To January 3, 2021


Union Holiday—Presented by TD will transport commuters and passersby to another world by experiencing new textures and landscapes, from larger-scale cliffs that emulate the edge of ...  »

Nathan Phillips Square Ice Skating
28 Nov

Nathan Phillips Square, Queen Street West, Toronto

November 28, 2020 To March 21, 2021


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.  »

Lakeside Festival of Lights
27 Nov

Spencer Smith Park, 1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington

November 27, 2020 To January 8, 2021


Come share your holiday spirits with family and friends while strolling through the 60 magical lighting displays set up at Spencer Smith Park.  »

Whitby Lights’ the Night
27 Nov

Various Venues, Whitby

November 27, 2020 To January 10, 2021


From spectacular illuminations that transform Celebration Square, Grass Park or Whitby Civic Park – Whitby is all aglow with close to 100,000 magical lights. Starting November 27 to mid January ...  »

20 Nov

stackt market, 28 Bathurst St, Toronto

November 20, 2020 To February 28, 2021


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 ...  »

For more things to do:

Toronto Event Calendar

Live Theatre this Month

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