5 things to do in Toronto today: Tuesday, February 12

Feb 11 2019, 9:05 pm

It’s going to be a cold one in Toronto today, but if you feel like venturing outside, there are plenty of fun events to warm up with.

Whether you’re in the mood to laugh or enjoy some delicious food, there’s something happening for everyone today.

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Ice Breakers

What: Now in its third year, temporary winter art exhibit Ice Breakers has taken over 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

Buck-a-Shuck Tuesdays

What: Hungry patrons can enjoy buck-a-shuck oysters at this Entertainment District pub all night. Shucked to order and poured with ice cold beer. Who knew oysters and beer were a match made in heaven?

When: February 12
Time: Open until 11 pm
Where: The Fifth Pubhouse, 221 Richmond Street West
Price: Pay for what you eat

Tinder Tales: Cupidity

What: Join Tinder Tales for its monthly live show where comedians, storytellers, and people who have never been on stage before, share their real, ridiculous dating app and online dating stories live. From awkward hookups to weird online interactions, this (anti) Valentine’s show is one for everyone.

When: February 12
Time: Doors open at 7, show from 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Price: $15 at the door

Comedy on College

What: Beat the winter blues with an evening of laughter in Little Italy. Guests can look forward to a mixture of talented up-and-coming comics and some seasoned pros, in addition to cheap eats and a killer beer list.

When: February 12
Time: 8 pm
Where: 583 College Street
Price: Admission is free

Hot Breath Karaoke

What: London England’s legendary Hot Breath Karaoke is looking for contestants for its ridiculous game show style karaoke in Toronto this evening. Everyone who takes the stage gets to spin the wheel of fortune with the chance of winning a fabul-ish prize they never knew they wanted. 

When: February 12
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: Handlebar, 159 Augusta Avenue
Price: Admission is free