Can't miss Toronto events of the week: February 25 to March 3

Feb 22 2019, 9:34 pm

It’s a brand new week Toronto, so you better make it count.

This week you can take advantage of the somewhat milder weather, in addition to all the awesome events happening in the city.

From a special Q&A session with Ellen DeGeneres to a massive winter beer festival, here are your top events of the week.

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Pi Co. Free Pizza Giveaway

What: Neapolitan-style pizzeria Pi Co. is celebrating the grand opening of a new location by offering guests a free Margherita pie. These giveaways tend to draw in a huge crowd, so make sure you arrive early to secure your spot, and, by association, your ‘za.

Where: February 26
Time: 12 pm to 3:14 pm
Where: 60 Colborne Street
Price: Free

East Coast Kitchen Party

What: There’s something wonderfully nostalgic about hanging out in the kitchen. Now you can, grand-scale, with the addition of tasty east coast inspired snacks, tunes, beer and laughs. Oysters, pickled eggs, sea salt potato chips, donair and cupcakes are just a few of the mouthwatering eats that’ll be on-deck.

When: February 28
Time: 6:30 to 10 pm
Where: Eastbound Brewing Company – 700 Queen Street East
Price: $55

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken

What: Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most influential living artists and human rights activists, is bringing a collection of his ceramic works to Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. Called Unbroken, the exhibit will present an array of Ai’s ceramic works while highlighting “urgent global issues.”

When: February 28 to June 9
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park
Price: $15 for adults

Winter Brewfest

What: For its fourth year in a row, the two-day festival celebrating craft beers and the festive feelings they stir up will be landing in Toronto. Of course, there will be some mighty good eats on site too. With all that beer tasting, you can’t risk an empty stomach.

When: March 1 and 2
Time: Friday, 5 pm to 1 am; Saturday, 12 pm to 5 pm and 7 pm to 1 am
Where: Evergreen Brick Works – 550 Bayview Avenue

Toronto Vintage Clothing Show

What: Toronto’s Vintage Clothing Show is back this weekend, bringing the largest vintage clothing sale in the city to the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. According to event organizers, this is Canada’s largest sale of vintage clothing and the massive sale will feature clothing from the twenties to the eighties plus accessories, handbags, jewelry and designer vintage.

When:  March 2 and 3
Time: Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; 
Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, Hall C, Exhibition Place

Admission: $10 (includes entrance to both events)

A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres

What: One of televisions most exciting talk-show hosts is coming to Toronto for a Q&A session. Ellen DeGeneres, host of The Ellen DeGeneres Show and voice of Finding Nemo‘s Dory, is bringing her smiling, dancing, pranking, and fun-loving personality to Scotiabank Arena for two shows titled, A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres

When: March 3
Time: 2 pm and 6 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: From $171