Things to Do in Toronto

There are so many different ways to explore the city of Toronto, either by diving deep in one neighbourhood or doing a “best of” tour of the whole city. Either way, we’ve compiled this list of lists to get you started. Let this be your ultimate landing page for things to do in Toronto, we’re sure you’ll find a guide that fits your needs!

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Kensington Market – photo by Rob Faucher

38+ Of The Best Things To Do In Toronto This Summer

No matter what your interests, or your knowledge of Toronto, there are always new and exciting things to discover. This summer, sample the newest restaurants, see local performers, find your new favourite hang-out spot and more with these 38 amazing things to do around the city.

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Canoe Restaurant – photo by Janice Yi Photography

18+ Best Downtown Toronto Restaurants To Dine At

Fine dining galore, and some more casual options too, downtown Toronto is chock full of exquisite restaurants. Whatever your tastes, or your budget, you’ll find something for you among our 18 favourite downtown Toronto restaurants.

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City Betty – photo by Manry X. via Yelp

The 25 Best Brunch Restaurants in Toronto You Can’t Miss

Boy, does Toronto love brunch. But that doesn’t come without a cost: popularity often means you’ll find yourself waiting in line on Sunday morning. To make sure the wait is worth it, choose among the 25 best brunch spots in town!

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Photo by Irina D. via Yelp

The 15+ Best Kensington Market Restaurants You Have to Try

Kensington Market is a foodie destination, but it’s not the most stylish spots that are always the best. To get a taste of the world in this immigrant filled community, check out these 15 top food spots you might’ve missed otherwise!

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High Park Cherry Blossoms – photo by Nayuki via Flickr

25+ Amazing Toronto Tourist Attractions that Aren’t Just for Tourists!

You don’t have to be new in town to explore the wonders of Toronto, you’ll simply fall in love with the city all over again. These 25 amazing destinations are not just hubs for visitors, but part of the fabric of daily life.

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Royal Ontario Museum – photo by Shedoesthecity

17+ Incredibly Fun Things to Do With Kids in Toronto

Imagination and curiosity fuel adventure, and so do these 17 amazing activities for kids around Toronto. Incredible fun awaits at these destinations with activities designed specifically with a kid’s sense of wonder in mind.

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22+ Awesome Toronto Bachelorette Party Ideas for Every Type of Bride

A bachelorette party should make the bride feel special and celebrated. With 22 bachelorette party ideas up your sleeve you should have no problem finding activities that’ll delight your unique gal pal.

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Photo by Putting Edge

12+ Romantic Toronto Date Ideas For Spending Time With Someone Special

Planning the perfect date can be stressful, but we’ve got your back with 12 ideas for a romantic date that’ll impress your partner wether you’re trying to splurge or save.

Neighbourhood Guides

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CN Tower EdgeWalk – photo by A. Perez Voyages

25+ Spectacular Things to Do in Downtown Toronto

At the heart of the city you’ll find tall towers of glass and concrete, cultural attractions, waterfront views and… check out these 25 recommendations for things to do in downtown Toronto to find out what else!

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Toronto Christmas Market – photo by

24+ Interesting Things to Do in Toronto’s Historic Distillery District

Dive into the history of Toronto! This little pedestrian village is packed with innovation from today’s artists and artisans. Explore its hidden gems, historic spots, and contemporary exhibitions by checking out these 24 interesting destinations in the Distillery District.

Garden Car – photo by Ana Bilokin

26+ Unique Ways to Explore Kensington Market

Kensington Market is full of eccentric characters, whacky shops, small businesses and lots of art! There’s nothing else like it in the city. To make sure you don’t get lost in the bustle check out these 26 unique activities to acquaint you with this unique area.

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Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market – photo by Julie Kinnear

35+ Incredible Things To Do Around Trinity Bellwoods

Trinity Bellwoods is hip, young and bursting with culture… and the area surrounding the park is exciting to explore too! In a neighbourhood that includes the Ossington strip you’ll never run out of places to drink and eat, so here are our 35 top recommendations in the Trinity Bellwoods area to get you exploring.

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The Rooftop – photo by The Broadview Hotel

20+ East End Things to Do Near Riverside and Leslieville

Once you cross the Don Valley a whole other world of experience opens up. Don’t listen to the West Enders, check out these 20 hot spots to discover the wonders of Riverside and Leslieville.

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Bar Raval – photo by Jonathan Friedman/Partisans

20+ Amazing Things To Do in Little Italy

The stretch of College Street that runs through Little Italy is one of the most exciting strips to walk down in the city, due in part to these 20 amazing restaurants, bars, cafes and cultural destinations. 

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Riverdale Farm – photo by Tannis Toohey/Toronto Star

30+ Top Things to Do in Cabbagetown

Sure, it’s got a funny name, but here are 30 exciting things to do and see in this charming historic area. When you head over you’ll quickly realize: Cabbagetown is so much more than cabbages!


38+ Of The Best Things To Do In Toronto This Summer