5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, February 13

Feb 13 2019, 6:01 am

Don’t let the chilly weather keep you from enjoying Toronto today, because there are plenty of fun events happening throughout the city.

Here are your top Toronto events for Wednesday, February 13.

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‘In Your Feelings’ Pop-Up

What: At this pop-up, visitors can share how they will be spending their Valentine’s Day. Those celebrating with All of the Feels will receive a date night mini-makeover, along with makeup advice and free chocolate samples.

Visitors with None of the Feels will enjoy a ‘No Rom-Com Guaranteed’ shopping experience, where they’ll spin the Movie Genre Wheel to receive a complimentary copy of a Warner Bros. movie to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. There will also be an Insta-worthy photo wall, where visitors have the chance to win some incredible prizes.

When: February 13 and 14, 8 am to 8 pm
Where: 277 Queen Street West

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

Evergreen’s Winter Wednesdays

What: Make the most of this chilly evening at Evergreen’s Winter Wednesdays. You can skate under the stars on the picturesque outdoor skating rink, grab a hot chocolate (or something stronger), and cozy up around the fire with some snacks from the food trucks.

When: February 13
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Skating is free, skate rentals are $5

Find Your Valentine at Coffee Oysters Champagne

What: The new hotspot is throwing its very first “Find Your Valentine” party! Picture the perfect setting – illusive and intimate – sipping champagne and dining on gourmet plates with surprises around every corner. Visit the champagne cellar for an evening of unexpected events planned to entertain and spark conversation.

When: February 13
Time: Arrive by 7 pm
Where: COC – 214 King Street West
Price: No cost to get in, but pay for what you order

Happily Ever After Valentine’s Day Speed Dating

What: Whether you’re taking a break from swiping or you’re looking for a serious relationship, you might meet your soul mate at this speed dating event. At the event, you’ll socialize with other guests, participate in signature icebreaker games and have the chance for one-on-one conversations with each person of the opposite sex.

When: February 13, 7:30 pm, ages 24-32; February 14, 7:30 pm, ages 30 to 42.
Where: Bier Markt (L’Esplanade), 58 The Esplanade Toronto

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