New year is coming and with it there will be plenty to do around Toronto. Here are our favorite events to visit during January. Have one that we forgot to feature? Let us know in the comments below!
Come Up To My Room
When: January 17 – 20
Where: Gladstone Hotel
130-year-old Gladstone Hotel will be transformed by artists and designer one room at a time. Come Up To My Room is a 4-day immersive art installation inside the actual rooms of the hotel. 50 participants will work on 20 projects within the hotel to create an unforgettable experience for curious visitors. So make sure you don’t miss the artsy installation in the unforgettable art-driven hotel.
Interior Design Show
When: January 17 – 20
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
The biggest Canadian Interior Design exhibition traditionally takes place in January. World famous architects and designers will give lectures about their craft and create exhibits of their work. If you find yourself lacking inspiration in the interior design field, or if you are eager to explore new trends, this is the right place to do so.
Toronto Light Festival
When: January 18 – March 3
Where: Distillery District
The amazing art exhibition of light and creativity is once again returning to Distillery District this January. The exhibition will light up cold winter days until March and transform the Distillery District into the biggest art exhibition in Toronto. Numerous talented artist working with light, shadows and colour will display their giant creations illuminating the streets. Get ready for giant lighting sculptures, interactive exhibits and many more amazing things waiting for you.
When: January 25 – February 7
Where: Restaurants around Toronto
More than 200 top restaurants, dozen culinary events around the city and great 3-course menu from $23. That’s -licious in Toronto. Twice a year Toronto restaurants come together and create prix-fixe 3-course menus for very affordable prices to sample some of their most popular choices. So if you are feeling gastronomically adventurous this January and February, this is the perfect opportunity.
Winter Craft Beer Festival 2019
When: January 26
Where: Roundhouse Park
Winter Craft Beer Festival is a chilling outdoor festival that will try to warm you up with alcohol and good food. 40 breweries will sample their best beers and ciders, there will be a campfire with marshmallows around for telling beer stories and a dance party in the evening. Come in in your warmest clothes or some retro ski gear and play some games like giant beer pong and mega Jenga to keep you warm. But please, keep your kiddos at home, this is a 19+ event.