15 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, February 3

Feb 2 2019, 5:29 am

If you’re not feeling too tired from your Saturday night, you’re going to want to check out some of the top events happening in the city today.

From Super Bowl parties to the Toronto Tea Festival, here are your top Toronto events for February 3.

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Toronto Tea Festival

@wakeupeatthis at the Toronto Tea Festival / Instagram

What: Are you a sipper or a chugger? Either way, you’re welcome here. Tea lovers will be able to enjoy hundreds of tea tastings, as well as opportunities to chat with industry experts at one of the many complimentary presentations at this three-day event.

When: Now until February  3
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library – 789 Yonge Street
Price: From $16

Spring National Bridal Show 2019

What: Getting ready to say your “I Do’s?” If your big day is coming up, you need to attend the most inclusive and inspiring wedding planning event in Ontario.

When: Now until February 3
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, Princes’ Boulevard, HALL D
Price: $18

Winterlicious 2019

What: Toronto’s biannual prix fixe promotion returns this winter from January 26 to February 8, and in addition to the special menus at restaurants across the city, Winterlicious will also host a Culinary Events Series.

When: Now until February 8
Time: Varies by location
Where: Restaurants across Toronto
Price: Varies by location

Progress Festival

What: Progress is an international festival of performance and ideas, with shows ranging from theatre to dance to music. The festival is co-presented by the SummerWorks Festival and the Theatre Centre and it brings groundbreaking work from around the world to Toronto for three weeks.

When: Now until February 17
Time: Varies by day
Where: Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West
Price: Single tickets are $25

Ice Breakers

What: Now in its third year, temporary winter art exhibit Ice Breakers is returning to Toronto’s waterfront. Organized by Winter Stations and The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (WBIA), Ice Breakers will provide the city with five temporary wintertime art installations that are 100% free to the public.

When: Now until February 24
Time: All day
Where: Queens Quay from Harbourfront Centre to the Toronto Music Garden
Price: Free to the public

Rose: A New Musical

Rose Soul Pepper Theatre

What: From Sarah Wilson and Mike Ross, co-creator of Spoon River, comes an inspiring and joyful musical about acceptance, love, and finding your own path, even when that path isn’t what you thought it would be.

When: Now until February 24
Time: Showtimes vary by day
Where: Soulpepper Theatre, Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane
Price: From $36

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
Price: Free

Winter at Ontario Place

What: Following last year’s successful inaugural winter program, Ontario Place will once again come alive this winter season. Running from now to March 17, the West Island of Ontario Place will be home to the Winter Light Exhibition, free public skating and community bonfires. This year, visitors can also look forward to a series of DJ nights at the iconic waterfront venue and a range of beloved films at Cinesphere.

When: Now until March 17
Time: 6 pm to 12 am
Where: 955 Lake Shore Blvd. West
Price: Free to attend

The 7

What: Come and check out The 7 this weekend, a new pop-up that features eight unique, picture-perfect rooms. The concept is to help Torontonians beat the winter blues with fun out-of-the-box and Instagrammable rooms full of colour, art and 3D visuals.

When: Open now until the end of winter
Time: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 9:30 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am to 9:30 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Seventh floor Hudson’s Bay, 176 Yonge Street
Price: Free to the public

The Official Budweiser Super Bowl Viewing Party

What: Get your jerseys ready! REBEL, Budweiser and the NFL present Toronto’s Official Budweiser Super Bowl Viewing Party. Get ready for live entertainment, the half-time show, games and a chance to WIN a trip to the winning city.

When: February 3
Time: 2 pm to 11 pm
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson Street
Price: Free

Super Bowl at King Taps

King Taps

King Taps

What: This downtown hub will be screening the Super Bowl, and their mouthwatering classics will keep you fueled until the last whistle. Did you want a drink with that? Good. Because the Happy Hour specials will be available all day.

When: February 3
Where: 100 King Street West
Price: No cover

Super Bowl at Cactus Club

What: If you’re craving sweet and spicy Szechuan chicken or tofu wrapped in crunchy lettuce and topped with peanuts, this is the spot to watch the game. Snacks here include calamari, yam fries, and chimichurri guacamole. If you’re feeling a little more hungry, you could opt for butternut squash ravioli with prawns, or maybe steak frites? Yeah, this is the spot to hit if more typical greasy game-food isn’t up your alley.

When: February 3
Where: 77 Adelaide Street West; Unit 700 – 25 The West Mall, Etobicoke
Price: No cover


What: Blacklab Brewery is hosting its inaugural party celebrating America’s favourite sport. There will be beer, football, and BBQ. Oh my lord, will there ever be BBQ.

When: February 3
Time: 3 pm to 10 pm
Where: Black Lab Brewing, 818 Eastern Avenue
Price: No cover

Death & Taxes

What: The chance to win beer for a year and $5 Steamwhistle! What else do you need, really? On game day, or any day.

When: February 3
Where: 1154 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: No cover

Dublin Calling Super Bowl Party

What: Dublin is throwing an epic Super Bowl party complete with drink and food specials, grand prizes and giveaways and more. PLUS, the game will be played live with sound.

When: February 3
Time: 5 pm
Where: Dublin Calling, 250 Adelaide Street West
Price: No cover

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