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What to Do in Toronto This February

Winter will soon be winding down, but the festivities and celebrations in Toronto never will. Residents and visitors can look forward to an extensive variety of activities for any group and any occasion. The following is a list of events you will not want to miss as they make their way to Toronto this February.


Progress Festival

The Progress Festival, an international festival of performance and ideas will return this February for its third year in Toronto. The festival, which will take place February 1st through 18th, features a diverse line-up that includes works from around the world. Among these are Race Cards, LOST in TRANS, Contemporaneity 2.0, and Dis Merci. Single tickets are priced at $25, with an option to purchase a 3-Show Progress Pass for $60. Race Cards, however, is a free event and therefore not included in the three-show pass.


TAO: Drum Heart

Tao: Drum Heart will take the stage at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto this February. “Breaking past the traditional notions of taiko, the men and women of TAO continue to create an entirely new art form that is modern yet retains sense of nostalgia. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, dance, gymnastics, and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO will wow audiences with their energetic and unforgettable new production, DRUM HEART.” The show will be held on February 3rd, beginning at 8 p.m. (7 p.m. for pre-show talks). Ticket prices range from $55 to $95, with group and restaurant discounts available.


Toronto Fashion Week

Toronto Fashion Week will return to the recently renovated Yorkville Village from February 5th through the 7th. Featured designers include Andrew Coimbra, Haley Elsaesser, Hilary MacMillan, Narces, Triarchy, and UNTTLD. Tickets are available for purchase here.


The Humans

Stephen Karam’s Tony Award-winning play, The Humans, will open on February 6th at the Bluma Appel Theatre. “Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s lower Manhattan apartment. As darkness falls, tensions reach a boiling point, and the unspoken pressures facing the Blake clan simmer to the surface.” Tickets are available from $35 to $79.


Winter Palace Ball

The Winter Palace Ball will take place at Palais Royale on February 9th. Proceeds from the gala will go to support Ruskoka Camp, a charity summer camp for Russian Orthodox children and families in Canada. Tax receipts for the charity portion will be provided as well. Tickets are priced at $130, with a discounted price of $90 for students 21 years of age and younger and $1200 for a table of 10.


Rhubarb Festival

The Rhubarb Festival will return to Toronto from February 14th until the 25th. “Rhubarb is a space for artists and audiences to experiment together by trying new things and testing their boundaries. You always get to see more than one show (often 3 or 4) in one night, and no two nights of Rhubarb are ever alike. So come out and see what’s happening.” Tickets are priced at $20.


The GTA Home & Reno Show

The GTA Home & Reno Show will feature over 300 of the Greater Toronto Area’s finest contractors, suppliers, and design experts at the International Centre from February 16th through the 19th. Activities and features include the DIY and Tooling Centre, where guests can learn the basics such as patching drywall, and the AXELLE feature home built by Bonneville Home with landscaping by Curb Appeal. The cost is as follows: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors 65 years and older, $13 for youths aged 13 through 17, and free for children 12 years of age and under. The event will host a Family Day on Monday, February 19th from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.


Canadian International AutoShow

The 2018 Canadian International AutoShow will return on February 16th at the Metro Convention Centre, promising bigger and better features than before. “AutoShow 2018 is excited to bring you many fast and furious features throughout the 10 day event. Check out our daily schedule for amazing Show content including prizes, promotions, engaging speakers, and special events each and every day!” Tickets start at $23.



Progress Festival

Various Locations in Toronto Thursday, February 1st – Sunday February 18th Tickets: $25

3-Show Pass: $60

Race Cards: Free

TAO: Drum Heart Sony Centre for the Performing Arts

1 Front St. E

Saturday, February 3rd at 8 p.m. Tickets: $55 – $95
Toronto Fashion Week Yorkville Village Monday, February 5th – Wednesday, February 7th 3-Day Pass: $300
The Humans Bluma Appel Theatre

27 Front St. E,

Toronto, Ont. M5E 1B4

Tuesday, February 6th through Sunday, February 25th Tickets: $35.10 – $79
Winter Palace Ball Palais Royal
1601 Lake Shore Blvd W,
Toronto, ON M6K 3C1
Friday, February 9th

6:30 p.m.

Adults: $130
Students 21 and under: $90
Table of 10: $1200
Rhubarb Festival Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

12 Alexander Street

Wednesday, February 14th through Sunday, February 25th Tickets: $20
The GTA Home & Reno Show International Centre

6900 Airport Road, Mississauga

Friday, February 16th, at 10 a.m. through Monday, February 19th at 6 p.m. Adults: $15

Seniors (65+): $13

Youths (13-17): $13

Children (12 and under): Free

Canadian International AutoShow Metro Toronto Convention Centre

255 Front Street West

Feb. 16, 12 – 10 p.m.

Feb. 17-24, 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Adults: $24

Seniors (60+): $15

Youths (13-16): $16

Children (7-12): $7
Children (6 and under): Free


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