14 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, February 4

Feb 2 2017, 10:52 pm

The weekend continues in Toronto.

Check out what’s happening in the city this fine Saturday!

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Toronto Light Festival

Toronto’s Distillery District has been transformed into a magical, glittering light festival filled with light installations by both local and international artists.

Where: Toronto Distillery District, 55 Mill Street
When: Now until March 12


For over 20 years, Harbourfront Centre has been hosting Kuumba, a Black History Month celebration, has sparked discourse and conversation around current and historical debates within the African-Canadian community. 

Where: 235 Queens Quay West
When: February 3 to 11

LunarFest 2017

LunarFest is Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture. It endeavours to reach new Canadians and those who have been here for many generations to share in the diversity of Canada. LunarFest is a festival that brings together Soul, Art and Life on one stage. And it celebrates the year of the Rooster at Metro Hall next month.

Where: Metro Hall, 55 John Street
When: February 4 and 5

Against Islamophobia & White Supremacy- National Days of Action

Following the massive protest earlier this week, this weekend will be no exception. This event is a national call to action to plan demonstrations in cities, Canada wide.

Where: US Consulate
When: February 4 at 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Discover Wild Winter Foods

Learn all about wild foods in this class by the Toronto Botanical Garden.

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Avenue East
When: February 4 at 1 pm

The Year of the Rooster: A Chinese New Year Celebration

TSO’s annual Chinese New Year celebration will be paying tribute to the year of the Rooster this February. Long Yu, artistic director of the China Philharmonic Orchestra and music director of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra will be leading the show.

Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
When: February 4 at 7:30 pm

Cœur de Pirate

Cœur de pirate (or Beatrice Martin) is one of the most adored Quebecois musicians. Singing in French and English, Martin is bound to put a spell on you with her musical charm.

Where: The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Avenue
When: February 4 at 7 pm

Soca on Ice

Calling all soca lovers, this is one partay you don’t want to miss. This family-friendly event is free and fun for all ages.

Where: Natrel Rink, 235 Queens Quay West
When: February 4 at 8 pm

A Birthday Celebration for Gord Downie

Come and celebrate the birth and the music of the one and only Gord Downie. Toronto’s Adelaide Hall will be hosting an epic celebration and will feature music from The Hip with proceeds from ticket sales going to support the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research and the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund.

Where: Adelaide Hall, 250 Adelaide Street West
When: February 4 at 8 pm

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

The Red Hot Chilli peppers are heading out for a huge world tour, making this their first road trip since 2014. This tour will be supporting their latest album “The Getaway” and it’s a show you won’t want to miss.

Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
When: February 4 at 8 pm

Delhi 2 Dublin

The most funky, fusion infused show you’ll ever go to is bound to be Delhi 2 Dublin. The band combines Bhangra, Electronic, Funk, Celtic music, Hip Hop, and Dub Reggae, spinning tunes unlike anything else in the world.

Where: The Drake Underground, 1150 Queen Street West
When: February 4 at 8 pm

Brews of the 6ix

Beer samples, food pairings, networking, and more with your ticket to the 1st ever Brews of the 6ix, raising money for Crohn’s Colitis Canada!

Where: Canvas, 1381 Castlefield Avenue
When: February 4 at 9 pm

Good Enough Live Karaoke

Good Enough is back with their live karaoke! Complete your weekend here, as they play, and you sing!

Where: Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas Avenue West
When: February 4 at 10 pm

Worst Behavior

The world was shocked to hear Beyonce is pregnant with twins. Now you can celebrate at this Beyonce Pregnancy Announcement after party! Clinton’s will be playing Bey hives all night.

Where: Clinton’s, 693 Bloor Street West
When: February 4 at 10 pm