Can't miss Toronto events of the week: February 11 to 17

Feb 8 2019, 11:36 pm

It’s a brand new week Toronto, so you’re going to want to make it count.

And the best part is, there are so many awesome new events happening in the city this week that are definitely worth venturing into the cold for.

The week kicks off with the return of Toronto’s Black Film Festival and wraps up with a show from Hamilton’s Arkells.


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Toronto Black Film Festival

What: It there’s one thing that you don’t want to miss this week, it’s Toronto’s Black Film Festival. Throughout the city, participating theatres will be showing a wide variety of films: short films, narrative feature films, docs, and animated films.

When: February 13 to 18
Time: Varies by day
Where: Various locations throughout Toronto
Price: Available online here

Sugar Sammy in Toronto

What: After an incredible year, marked by a series of prestigious events, Canadian comedy superstar Sugar Sammy returns to Toronto this week. Those looking for a laugh can expect a fun evening that touches on cultural, social and political topics.

When: February 14 to 16
Where: Randolph Theatre
Price: From $29.99 to $49.99

TIFF Next Wave Film Festival

What: The TIFF Next Wave Film Festival features FREE movies, amazing guests and Q&A sessions, industry workshops and panels, and a Young Creators Showcase, which is a showcase of student shorts.

When: February 15 to 17
Time: 11 am to 11 pm
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West
Price: Free

Wavelength Winter Festival

What: Wavelength Winter Festival will be taking over the Garrison this weekend, giving Toronto an epic lineup of music all weekend long.

When: February 15 to 17
Time: Showtimes vary by day
Where: The Garrison, 1197 Dundas Street West
Price: From $15

Canadian International Auto Show

What: Experience the total automotive experience with over 600,000-sq-ft of dazzling displays, big prize giveaways and engaging exhibits.

When: February 15 to 24
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Price: Adults are $25

Arkells Rally Cry Tour

What: In honour of their fifth studio album, the Hamilton five-piece is bringing its nation-wide tour with special guests, Lord Huron to Toronto this week for a local show.

When: February 16
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $54

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