Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

From a pug-themed documentary to a reunion show from Moneen

Now that the holidays are over, it’s back to regular life.

Luckily, there are tons of rad events going on throughout Toronto that are sure to keep your weekend pretty busy. From vintage patch pop-up stores to DJ skate nights, you’re going to want to venture into the chilly weather for some of these fun activities.

Check out these five things to do this weekend in Toronto below.
 

Vintage Patch Pop-Up

438 Queen St W | January 4 – 6, Various Times | Free

Patch lovers unite! This vintage patch pop-up in Toronto is set to have the largest selection of vintage patches in Canada, with over 1,000 patches at the event featuring original, authentic, and embroidered patches alike.
 

DJ Skate Nights

Harbourfront Centre | January 5, 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm | Free

Head to Toronto’s block party on ice at the Harbourfront Centre! Sharpen your skates and your dance moves and hit the ice at Natrel Rink to enjoy a killer lineup of DJs that are sure to get you dancing. The event runs most Saturday nights all the way until February 16th.
 

Catch a Concert

Phoenix Concert Theatre | January 4, 7:00 pm | Tickets

Kick your 2019 off right! This weekend, Canadian indie rock band Moneen is back with their Are We Really Happy With Who We Are Right Now? 15th anniversary show at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. The show is sure to be pretty wild, considering bassist Erik Hughes explains in a statement that they “enjoy writing music that makes us want to jump off the walls and roll around on the ground.”
 

Really Really Free Market 2019

Campbell Park | January 5, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Really Really Free

All year long, you can catch the Really Really Free Market on the first Saturday of every month at Campbell Park. Everything is free, so there’s no money, swapping, or trades involved. Check out the first market of 2019, where you can browse the market for up to one hour and leave with one large shopping bag full of free stuff!
 

Free Sneak Preview: Pugly – A Pug’s Life

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema | January 6, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Free

You can check out Pugly for free this weekend. The film follows a group of three rescue pugs over the course of a year as they face a series of triumphs and tribulations. The squishy-faced flick follows a star of Toronto’s Pug Grumble named Helmut, a half-blind dog named Titus, and more. The screening will also feature a panel discussion on dog rescue.