Celebrate the start of a new decade with the best that Toronto has to offer. Start the new year off with an elegant concert, go skating and experience the best that winter in Toronto has to offer with beautiful displays of lights, good food and and interior design. Did we forget a January event you love? Let us know in the comments below!
Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert
When: January 1
Where: Roy Thomson Hall
Start 2020 with the music of Johann Strauss. European singers, ballroom dancers and ballet backed by Strauss Symphony of Canada will perform for Toronto once more, celebrating the new decade in elegance. Come and see the performance of Blue Danube Waltz and many other operettas, dances and overtures as you haven't seen them yet.
Skating at The Bentway Skate Trail
When: January 6 - February 17
Where: The Bentway
Three years ago the city of Toronto decided to turn The Bentway into a unique urban winter wonderland with 220 metres of skate trail available.
Skate the trail and stop for a hot chocolate or other refreshments in the winter village after. The trail is available all week and you can rent skates on the spot.
Come Up To My Room
When: January 16 - 19
Where: Gladstone Hotel
Gladstone Hotel turns into a giant art installation for January, with more than 40 rooms designed by Toronto artists and sculptors. Explore this unique contemporary installation room by room and discover these temporary projects that occupy and alter spaces in dramatic, conceptual and experimental ways.
When: January 17 - 26
Where: Across Toronto
Design TO celebrates art and design in the city of Toronto. More than 600 exhibitors and designers with more than 150 thousand visitors, this events is the heart of Toronto's design and home decor world. This year they are celebrating their 10th anniversary, so make sure you don't miss out.
Toronto Light Festival
When: January 17 - March 1
Where: Distillery District
Distillery District will once shine with thousands of lights for Toronto Light Fest. Creating a magical oasis of light and warmth in the middle of Toronto winter, TO Light Fest gives people a reason to get out of their homes into the streets even in these cold and short days of winter. So make sure to have your best camera on ready and go for a stroll.
When: January 31 – February 13
Where: Restaurants across Toronto
The annual celebration of Toronto's colourful cuisine is here. Choose from more than 200 restaurants with prix-fixe menus with the best prices and sample as much delicious food as you can in the upcoming two weeks. What do you know, you might just find your new favourite taste of Toronto.