With spring around the corner, it’s time to enjoy the rest of the cold weather and icy treats and enjoy some street food and good beer. Comic and comedy aficionados alike will be delighted by this assortment of events that have activities ready for everybody in the city.
When: March 15 – 17
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Geek culture is taking the world by a storm and conventions became a beloved yearly tradition for many fans. The Toronto one offers 15,000 square feet of panel discussions, cosplay characters, games, geek-themed stands and celebrities. Doesn’t matter if you love Marvel or DC, are from Slytherin of Hufflepuff or prefer to the dark side or more than the rebels, there’s a place for everybody to have fun and meet their heroes.
Toronto Winter Brewfest
When: March 1 – 2
Where: Evergreen Brick Works
Come explore around 150 beers crafted from brewers from across Ontario and Quebec and taste food from local food trucks that are not just your regular hot-dog. If you are feeling extra adventurous and love a bit of exercise with your beer, you can even get a taste of their special event Yoga on Tap, where you can get your regular yoga workout with an alcoholic refreshment at hand.
A Conversation With Ellen DeGeneres
When: March 3
Where: Scotiabank Arena
The legendary comedian Ellen DeGeneres is coming to Toronto to host Q&As in Scotiabank Arena. Altough Ellen is usually the one asking the questions on her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show, she will be the one being interviewed in two runs at 2 and 6 PM. Holding the record in the number of Daytime Emmy Awards since premiering her talk show, and her first standup comedy special recently being published on Netflix, Ellen is more popular than ever, bringing her warm but punctual humour worldwide.
Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival
When: March 6 – 17
Where: Across Toronto
Do you love to laugh? At Toronto Sketch Festival every laugh counts, as comedians from around the country come to the city to perform their special skits. This year, the festival will host K. Trevor Wilson, Scott Thompson, The Grawlix and a special live episode of Adam Ruins Everything.
When: March 8 – 17
Where: Enercare Centre
Spring is just around the corner and in celebration, Toronto will again bloom with all the colours of the nature. Canada Blooms is the largest flower and garden festival in the country, celebrating the very best in Canadian gardening and floral design. If you want to uncover the newest trends in gardening or simply enjoy a day spent among international flora, don’t miss this event!
Sugar Shack Toronto
When: March 9-10
Where: Sherbourne Common
Winter is slowly coming to an end, so it’s time to celebrate with some sweets and games. If you love Maple Taffy, enjoy skating or other ice-related activities, Sugar Shack is the event for you. Winter in Toronto gets much sweeter after some sugar work and maple syrup is involved, so head over to Sherbourne Common to enjoy something sweet in your life.