Enjoy the new year with activities guaranteed to nourish all your creative resolutions. From immersive art exhibitions, theatre performances, and dance parties, these Toronto-based activities might just make their way into your calendars. 

Discover ArtDrawnTogether

If the words art enthusiast and creative soul resonate with you, you will not want to miss the DrawnTogether Gallery Show. This is a must-see event where attendees will be able to immerse themselves in digital art, sketches, and illustrations by 45 artists across Canada. Look no further as this free exhibition will showcase a range of themes guaranteed to captivate your attention. More info. 

When: January 14 – 23

Where: Studio IDFK



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2024 Greenhouse Festival

To welcome the new year, the Tarragon Theatre has announced an extraordinary lineup for the 2024 Greenhouse Festival. With a focus on four artist collectives debuting both new and in-progress works, this event will challenge performance genres and facilitate an exchange between artists and attendees. Various activities are in store for programming such as micro-performances and special presentations taking over the entirety of Tarragon Theatre. More info.

When: January 11 – 20

Where: Tarragon Theatre



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Small Gems 2023

The Women’s Art Association of Canada presents their highly anticipated annual show and sale to celebrate the works of over 40 women. Artists from across the country will be displaying an assortment of handcrafted items including painting, sculpture and mixed media pieces. Whether you have attended art shows before or a newcomer to the art world, this exhibition promises an experience for those who are interested. More info.

When: On now until January 13

Where: Dignam Gallery & Ruth Upjohn Gallery 



Heartless shares a story of New France in 1689 where two female Wendat warriors are on a search for a runaway priest. In a story where paths collide in a dark tale of forgiveness, family and love, this theatrical premiere reframes the story of colonisation. This thriller is the final in a trilogy of plays by Genevieve Adams starring Indigenous actors such as Montana Adams, and Theresa Cutknife. More info.

When: January 11

Where: Aki Studios, Native Earth


The Dancing Queen Dining Experience: ABBA Tribute

Thinking about taking a vacation to an idyllic Greek island while dancing to 70s disco? Well gather your best dancing partners because an ABBA inspired tribute night is making its way into Toronto. While providing a luxurious dinner experience, this lively disco night will have you up and out of your seats. Be quick to reserve your spot to ensure this Greek-inspired adventure and dance the night away! More info.

When: Until February 18

Where: MADO



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Mean Girls Premiere 

With a new twist on the Y2K classic Mean Girls, the 2024 reprise has audiences tuned in for another tale on Cady Heron (Angourie Rice) and the plastics. While navigating highschool and the tribulations of Regina George (Reneé Rapp), Cady must learn how to stay true to herself in the midst of it all. Whether you want to look back to the 2000’s or take a look at this musical, catch this premiere at theatres across Toronto. More info.

When: January 12

Where: Cineplex Theatres



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BTS Dance Party

As the K-pop scene grows wider across the GTA it is no surprise that BTS fans have organised their own dance party! Surrounded by dedicated fans, this event is one ARMY’s will not want to skip out on, Get dressed in your favourite purple outfits and get ready to break some moves to their outstanding discography. More info.

When: January 13

Where: The Axis Club Theatre