5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, January 21

Jan 18 2019, 10:17 pm

Don’t let this chilly Monday get you down.

Enjoy the day by checking out one of these awesome events happening in the city.

DesignTO 2019

What: DesignTO, formally known as The Toronto Design Offsite Festival, is Canadas largest cultural celebration of design with over 100 free exhibitions, window installations, and events forming Toronto’s design week.

When: Now until January 27
Time: 10 am to 12 am
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Price: Free

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Toronto Light Fest

What: For the third year in a row, the historic Distillery District will be home to the Toronto Light Fest this winter. Designed to entertain and inspire, the free to attend light festival will feature curated light installations and illuminated sculptures created by a number of local and international artists.

When: Now until March 3
Time: After sunset
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free

Burdock Piano Fest

What: Calling all music lovers: the Burdock Piano Fest is back for its fourth year. This January, Toronto’s Burdock Brewery will be the place to be, as it will be setting up its baby grand piano and hosting a series of incredible concerts from 30 plus pianists, including a number of special guest performers who have yet to be announced.

When: January 21 to 28
Time: Varies by day
Where: 1184 Bloor Street West
Price: Varies by the show. Some shows as low as $10

indiefilmTO Festival

What: The newest Toronto based festival that screens Toronto-based films. Come celebrate some of the best short films of the local filmmaking community in this beautiful diverse city in the past year.

When: January 21
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Innis Town Hall Theatre, 2 Sussex Avenue
Price: $10

What: Past Your Bedtime is a narrative-driven comedy variety show, hosted by Noah Farberman and Becca Zwick. If you’re in the mood to get your laugh on, head to Comedy Bar tonight, you won’t be disappointed.

When: January 21
Time: 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street West
Price: $5