Deluxe Inn Toronto Local Events & Attractions

Keep up to date with local events and must see attractions in Etobicoke! Don’t forget to check out our hotel blog and information about our hotel location for more ideas on things to do around Toronto during your stay at the Deluxe Inn.

Toronto Festivals and Events

Family Jingle & Mingle - 2017 Christmas Party

Enjoy free live entertainment, free activities, Christmas shopping, door prizes, a silent auction, a visit from Santa Claus and so much more at this wonderful annual event held in Toronto in December. A Christmas holiday in Toronto isn't complete without fun, family, and festivities, so don't miss out! 

The Toronto Light Festival

Stop by the Distillery Historic District from January to March for The Toronto Light Festival, featuring unique artwork from local and international artists. Visitors get to watch as the entire neighbourhood is lit up with lights and transformed into a massive open-air gallery full of masterpieces.

New Year's Eve in Toronto

Get ready for the night of your life this New Year’s, 2018! From free kid-friendly events like marshmallow roasting and fireworks at Garden Square Brampton and Nathan Phillips Square festivities to a 5K run that starts at the stroke of midnight and the Infinity Ball featuring live music from Dwayne Gretzky, there is something for everyone to enjoy this holiday season.

Jazz is Phish | Dec 3

This event was founded by The Chase Brothers in 2015 and has quickly become a world-famous instrumental tribute to Phish, one of the most influential bands in Rock and Roll history. Featuring musical greats such as the Dave Matthews Band, Strange Design, Snarky Puppy, the Victor Wooten Band, and The Giant Country Horns, this year is sure to be one of the best Toronto jazz festivals since its inception!

Plus63 Music & Arts Festival | January 2018

The Rogers Centre will bring together some of the world’s brightest and most talented musicians and artists this January, 2018. One of the top music festivals held in Toronto, this event ranks high on the list, alongside other city favourites like with Taste of Toronto and Toronto Fringe Festival. Check out stunning pieces of art or the unique craftsmanship of Kultura Filipino products and fashions, and experience some of the best musical performances in the world!

Toronto International Boat Show | Jan 12-21 2018

Visit the world's largest indoor lake, choose from over 250 unique seminars and workshops, check out unique exhibits, and see stunning boats at the Toronto International Boat Show. Highlights from this past year include the Great Canadian Fish Tank, a visit from The Love Boat's world famous bartender, Ted Lange, and the Winter Wake Fest Show, which is jam-packed with professional wakeskate and wakeboard riders showcasing their talents on an enormous indoor lake.

Jesus in the City - Festival of Praise International | November

If you're looking for things to do in Toronto this holiday season, this festival has something for everyone to enjoy. Hosted by Jesus in the City, this event features carols, prizes, dancers, choirs, baked goods, performances and more. This is one Toronto Christmas parade, festival and celebration that is a must do during the holidays.

Things to Do in Etobicoke

Honda Indy Toronto

Looking for things to do in Toronto this July? Don't miss out on the Honda Indy! Originally known as the Molson Indy Toronto, this is an annual Formula One Indycar series race that attracts thousands of people every year. Don't miss out on all of the action!

Rogers Cup

When it comes to Toronto tennis, the Rogers Cup is a must-do event! Presented by National Bank and organized by Tennis Canada, the Rogers Cup is an annual professional tennis tournament that showcases some of the best tennis players in the world.

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

If you have a passion for art, make sure you attend the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition this year. This free event showcases over 320 contemporary visual artists, from mixed media and jewellery to photography and masterpiece paintings. This event attracts over 100,000 art enthusiasts every year. See Toronto art in its finest form!

Toronto Zoo

One of the most popular things to do in Toronto is to pay a visit to the Toronto Zoo, one of the largest zoos in the world featuring more than 5,000 animals from 500+ species. Book your stay at Deluxe Inn Toronto today to be close to this Toronto highlight and other attractions around Etobicoke today!

Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum, also known as the ROM, is a top destination for all-things science with fantastic exhibits and cool interactive displays that unlock the world’s most interesting secrets! The museum is currently displaying a huge Blue whale skeleton from the shores of Newfoundland, alongside an educational display on the ocean’s largest inhabitant. 

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Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

If you’re creating a master list of fun things to do around Etobicoke, you’ll definitely want to add Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada for a fascinating peek at the underwater world with huge aquatic exhibits from every corner of the ocean, an inspiring discovery centre and much more. For more information on Ripley’s Aquarium in Toronto, or other ideas on what to do in Toronto, just ask our friendly front desk staff here at Deluxe Inn Toronto!

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