Toronto Events: February 2015
February 2, 2015
Jan 30-Feb 12
Winterlicious/Culinary Event Series
Events across Toronto
Toronto’s winter culinary celebration offers the perfect opportunity to discover diverse cuisine in a variety of local restaurants and take part in unique culinary events.
Jan 31 – Feb 1
Toronto Tea Festival
Toronto Reference Library
Explore the world of tea by tasting fine teas, experience cultural ceremonies, attend interesting lectures, and meet other tea lovers.
Feb 13 – 15
Winterfolk XIII Blues and Roots Music Festival
Black Swan Tavern and other venues on The Danforth
Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Music Festival is a combination of paid and free concert stages on the Danforth, Feb. 13-15, 2015. It’s an all-ages, mid-winter, weatherproof event, where you’ll find the best of urban, blues, rock, jazz, country, folk and roots music , emulating a multi-stage rural summer festival. More than 150 artists will be performing at 5 venues over 3 days.
Canadian International AutoShow
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Welcome to the 2015 Canadian International AutoShow! With over 1,000 new cars and light trucks displayed in a state-of-the-art facility with 650,000 square feet, the AutoShow is the ONLY place you need to be!
HarbourKIDS Skating Festival
Harbourfront, Queen’s Quay
Let your imagination be your guide at HarbourKIDS Skating Festival, a place for the entire family to explore and create – on and off the ice. Take part in group skating events, storytelling, craft-making, imaginative play and more!
Family Day Festival
On Monday, February 16 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., The Cabbagetown BIA invites one and all to join them at their inaugural, free admission Family Day Festival. The event features an ice sculptures stroll throughout the Cabbage town BIA district, horse and carriage rides, Toronto All Star Big Band, an ice skating showcase, buskers, food, music and more. Visit Cabbagetown and experience the charm, charisma and local culture this area of Toronto has to offer. Guaranteed fun for the whole family!
The Distillery District
A celebration of great Canadian comfort food! Warm yourself up with soups, stews, sauces, curries, jerks, gravies, and more! A Winter gathering of some of the city’s most delicious food trucks and ‘Heatfest Specials’ at Distillery District restaurants, which also includes a full day of fun fitness and dance activities to help you keep warm and stay active. Participate in workshops including hula-hooping with Sugar Hoops, Jazz Funk with Gillian Bartolucci, ‘Cold Yoga’ with Silvana!
Family Day on Toronto’s Waterfront
FREE Family Day fun for kids of all ages is only footsteps away at Family Day on Toronto’s Waterfront presented by The Waterfront BIA on Monday, February 16, from 10am until 6pm. Watch dog sport demos, create arts and crafts, discover Inuit art and warm up with a hot drink!
Toronto’s premier cultural district will celebrate this landmark year by transforming into a showcase of incredible ice sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations for the entire family to enjoy.
This year, Bloor-Yorkville will be bringing the past back to life in ice with a “Frozen in Time” ancient Egyptian-inspired showcase of striking carvings. From King Tut, to two Pharaohs, an Anubis, an Iris with a Clock and Egyptian Gods, crafted from an astonishing 20,000 lbs. of ice.
Feb 28-Mar 1
LunarFest is Canada’s premier presenter of contemporary expression in Asian arts and culture. It endeavours to reach new Canadians and those who have been here for many generations to share in the diversity of Canada. It also encourages and fosters the collaboration of Canadian and International cultural presenters to create new forms of artistic expressions. LunarFest is a festival that brings together Soul, Art and Life on one stage.