Toronto & Surrounding Areas Local Events January 5th to 7th, 2024
Hello, Toronto! As we step into the first weekend of 2024, the city is brimming with a plethora of exciting events. Whether you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, a history buff, a theatre lover, or just looking to experience something new, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a handpicked list of events happening this weekend that you won’t want to miss.
1. International Motorcycle Supershow
The International Centre. From January 5th to 7th, between 10:00 AM and 9:00 PM, immerse yourself in the world of motorcycles. This is North America’s Largest Motorcycle show, the 48th Annual North American International Motorcycle SUPERSHOW, Presented by NFP Insurance. Remember, tickets must be printed and handed in at the entrance. This event promises to be a thrilling experience for all motorcycle enthusiasts.
2. Free Guided Tour at Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
From January 5th to 7th, between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM, explore the museum’s vast collection. ROM is home to more than 13.5 million artworks, artifacts, and specimens from around the world and across the ages. From towering dinosaur skeletons to awe-inspiring contemporary paintings, there’s something to captivate everyone. Don’t miss these free 45-minute English and French tours that start at the hour from 11am to 2pm daily.
3. Rapunzel, the Family Friendly Musical
For theatre lovers, Rapunzel, the Family Friendly Musical is playing at the Wychwood Theatre. On January 5th, catch the show at 7:00 PM. On January 6th and 7th, there are two shows at 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM. This high-energy panto performance is full of zany comedy, audience sing-alongs, chases, balloons, and more! Join Rapunzel and Pockets as they escape the wicked witch Gothel’s tower while trying to reunite the lost princess with her family. This is the last weekend to catch this enchanting performance, so make sure to grab your tickets!
4. Winter Wonderland Spectacular - Illuminarium at the Distillery District
As the holiday season draws to a close, don't miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the magic of Winter Wonderland Spectacular at the Distillery District's Illuminarium. Celebrating its first year at the Winter Village, this one-of-a-kind Christmas immersive experience will transport you to a winter wonderland castle. Prepare to be dazzled by state-of-the-art interactive technology, where nutcrackers, jingle bells, and candy canes come to life. From Santa's luxurious winter palace to swirling snowstorms and awe-inspiring Northern Lights, the Winter Wonderland Spectacular is a place of beauty, magic, and wonder. Experience the joy of the season one last time before bidding farewell to the holidays.
Toronto is buzzing with excitement this weekend, providing a plethora of events to cater to diverse interests. The handpicked events highlighted above offer a sneak peek into the thrilling activities taking place in the city. However, it's important to note that this list is not comprehensive, and there are bound to be other captivating events occurring simultaneously. Toronto is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere and dynamic cultural scene, ensuring that there is always something happening to suit everyone's preferences.
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