12 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, March 11

Mar 10 2017, 6:09 am

The cold weekend continues.

Bundle up and check out these events in Toronto this lovely Saturday!

Honey Nut Cheerios – Pop-Up Grocery Store of the Future

For two days only, Honey Nut Cheerios is offering a free interactive and educational glimpse at what a grocery store of the future could look like. Bring your family and head down for a peek into the future…

Where: 322 Queen Street West
When: March 11 and 12, 10 am to 6 pm

Harry Potter Yoga Experience

The Harry Potter Yoga Experience continues this weekend. Charge your Patronus and transfigure from pose to pose during this 4 session yoga event inspired by all things Potter. Bring your own mat, and Harry Potter themed wardrobe is encouraged!

Where: The Drake, 1150 Queen Street West 
When: March 11 at 10 am and 12 pm

Canada Blooms Festival

Canada Blooms is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, celebrating the very best in Canadian gardening and floral design. For 10 days every March, as gardeners start to look ahead to the planting season, Canada Blooms brings together landscape designers, architects and builders and over 200,000 gardening enthusiasts.

Where:  Encare Centre,  100 Princes’ Blvd #1
When: March 11 to 19

National Home Show

Taking place at the same time and location as the Canada Bloom Festival, the National Home Show is a renovator’s dream and a must-attend spring event. Whether it’s a small interior design update or a major project, the National Home Show will give you inspiration, resources and the chance to meet the people and companies that can help you get it done.

Where:  Encare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd #1
When: March 11 to 19


This celebration will host local and foreign artists, and feature a series of workshops, theatre presentations, music, cinema, and visual arts geared around Canada 150 and Nowruz (Persian New Year). Daytime activities are geared toward youth and families and combine Persian art/craft technique with Canadian content.

Where: Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
When: March 11 to 12

Toronto Zoo March Break Character Meet and Greet

Head to the Zoo for a meet-and-greets with new characters throughout the week at the Wild Connections tent in front of the Panda Interpretive Centre. Plus, find out what these characters have in common with some of the animals around the Zoo.

Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Road
When: March 11 to 19

International Women’s Day March

Come and support the rights of women everywhere at this incredible rally and march as part of International Women’s Day. This global day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future.

Where: UofT Medical Sciences Building, Auditorium, 1 King’s College Circle
When: March 11 at 11 am to 2 pm

Sugar Shack TO

In partnership with Waterfront Toronto, the 2017 Sugar Shack TO will be loaded with tons of ice activations, two sugar shacks, live entertainment, a food market, specialty winter bar, warming station and so much more.

Where: 11 Dockside Dr, Sugar Beach
When: March 11 to 12

Family Fan Day

Come and meet your favourite Canadian media personalities and enjoy interactive attractions, contests, mascots and swag bags. Attendees can meet the stars of Degrassi: The Next Class, Anne of Green Gables, Bad Blood, Kim’s Convenience, Heartland, Murdock Mysteries, and much more.

Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: March 11 at 10 am to 2 pm


Pinocchio makes its balletic world premiere this season with The National Ballet of Canada. Pinocchio is a wildly funny, moving and a dark re-telling of the original story, recapturing the adventures of the famous wooden boy with brilliantly inventive choreography and unforgettable stagecraft.

Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen Street West
When: March 11 to 24


Husband and wife duo Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley formed Tennis in 2010. They have since released three studio albums, and are touring Yours Conditionally, their fourth album which is being released this month.

Where: Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
When: March 11 at 7 pm

Mother Mother

Vancouver’s Mother Mother released their latest album No Culture in February. The band is on tour supporting their latest release, and joining them on the road is K. Flay.

Where: Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street
When: March 11 at 8 pm

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