Five things to do this weekend in Toronto

From skating at the Bentway to a SpongeBob musical

Christmas is almost here and the city of Toronto is full of Christmas cheer and high spirits.

It is the most wonderful time of year and that means there is an array of events and activities that you can enjoy. Get in the festive spirit at The Bentway Skate Trail, which opens this Friday, and you can see The Bentway transform into an urban winter wonderland. Check out five things to do this weekend below.

This Indie88 feature is presented with The Bentway.
 

The Bentway Skate Trail

250 Fort York Blvd | December 20th – February 17th 2020

During the holidays, The Bentway transforms into an urban winter wonderland. The skating trail is a 220-metre figure-eight trail that is open seven days a week from 12 – 9 p.m. On-site of the trail there is a winter village that sells hot chocolate and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There are warming stations to keep skaters warm and toasty before getting back on the ice. If you are new to skating there are free skate lessions for kids and adults, as well as rentals for those eager to get on the ice. The Bentway Skate Trail continues even after the holidays up until February 17th with amended weekday hours. Additionally, head to The Bentway on a Thursday for Free Skate Thursdays, which boasts free skate rentals from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm courtesy of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
 

 

The SpongeBob Musical

Meridian Hall | December 12th – December 22nd | Tickets

The critically acclaimed, award-winning The SpongeBob Musical, declared “Brilliant!” by The New York Times, will play Meridian Hall for one week only beginning on Tuesday, December 12 through to Sunday, December 22. Celebrate the holiday season at the SpongeBob Musical, tickets starting at $35, special family four pack pricing available starting at $99! Click here to purchase tickets!
 

Not another Christmas Concert

Church of the Redeemer | December 21st, 7:30 PM | $20 – $40

The holiday season means concerts and Christmas carols galore! Treat yourself with a CMC holiday concert full of joy and humor and great music. The concert will feature carols with a twist, new arrangements of old favourites and brand new music. This concert will delight and entertain you this holiday season.
 

Big Wreck

Danforth Music Hall | December 20th | Tickets

Indie88 proudly welcomes Big Wreck on Friday, December 20th at Danforth Music Hall in celebration of their recent album, …but for the sun. Head to Toronto’s East End to catch some of Big Wreck’s biggest hits, like “That Song” and “Locomotive.”
 

 

Borrel Presents: Christmas Movies and Board Games!

Borrel | December 22nd, 2 PM – 11 PM | Free

Borrel a dutch cafe that serves traditional dutch snacks, comfort food and drinks. Borrel presents Two days Before the Night before Christmas, a night of Christmas movies and board games. The lineup includes Muppet Family Christmas, Home Alone, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Scrooged and Die Hard. This will be a night of fun of playing games, enjoying tasty treats and watching christmas movies.