10 of the best things to do in Toronto this week (March 20-24)
Spring has officially begun and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s finally getting warmer out there, and not only that, there are tons of exciting things to do in Toronto this week to really get you in the spring spirit.
From concerts to after-dark museum parties to outdoor light shows, here are the top things to do in Toronto this week.
Have fun friends!
John Mayer: Solo
Heartthrob singer-songwriter John Mayer will be taking the stage in our city this Monday.
It’s always exciting when this legendary artist comes to town. If you don’t have your tickets yet, there are still plenty available online!
If: March 20, 2023
Where: Scotiabank Arena
ROM After Dark: Mankind
Get ready for an exciting night at the museum! This special themed event takes place after sunset and offers access to all of the museum’s exhibits.
According to The ROM, this monthly 19+ event features a range of “experiential activities, curated music, visual arts, pop-up performances and signature food and drink for adults looking for a fun, arts-driven evening.”
If: March 24, 2023
Where: The Royal Ontario Museum
Lumiere: The Art of Light
An illuminated experience has arrived in our city, which you can enjoy completely free of charge. Lumière: The Art of Light at Ontario Place illuminates the waterfront with incredible works of art.
This event, formerly known as the Winter Lights Show, is taking over Trillium Park through May 7th.
“Through the use of innovation, light and discovery, Lumière encourages Ontario artists and creators to illuminate the park,” reads the description.
If: Until May 7, 2023
Where: Trillium Park, Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West
The office Experience: Toronto
If you’ve always dreamed of spending a day at Dunder Mifflin, now your wish can come true. The office Experience has arrived in Toronto!
This isn’t a Jim Halpert prank. A full-size version of the medium-sized regional paper company we know and love is now open in our city, and here’s a sneak peek!
Fans of the show can stroll through stunning recreations of the iconic set, explore original props and costumes, relive their favorite moments from the show, and shop for incredible merch at the on-site store.
If: Until June 4, 2023
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Center (opposite the Lego Store); 3401 Dufferin St
Broadway sensation Hamilton is back in Toronto! The popular musical runs for a few more months until summer.
“With a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, Hamilton took the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre,” reads the description.
This musical is not only entertaining, but has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education.
If: Until June 11, 2023
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King Street West
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Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers
It’s not too late to see the Raptors in action! Whether you want something to do with the team, family or your S/O, there’s nothing quite like a high-energy game at Scotiabank Arena.
This week, the Raptors take on the Indiana Pacers, followed by a faceoff against the Detroit Pistons on Friday, March 24th.
If: March 22, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Arena
Described as “a fusion of art, sauna culture and sweat bathing”, Public Sweat invites everyone to explore its “sauna village” where participants can explore five sweat bath structures over the course of two hours – hot rooms and cold showers.
You’re more than welcome to hop between the hot and cold rooms at your own pace, and when you’re done, head to the indoor lounge area to eat, drink and mingle.
If: Until 04/23/2023
Where: Harbourfront Centre’s Northeast Grounds, 225 Queens Quay West
Winter stations are in full swing! This one-tier international design competition is held each year and entrants must creatively incorporate the Kew and Woodbine lifeguard towers into their installations.