Free events in Toronto in March are all about celebrations: of strong women, of the city itself, and, of course, a of all things Irish in honour of St. Paddy’s Day. What a time to be alive.
Events you might want to check out:
Convenience (March 1-15 @ 187 Augusta)
Treating the mom-and-pop shop as a point of departure, CONVENIENCE is an exhibition that questions the notions of efficiency, passivity, and proximity stereotypically associated with Asian immigrant life.
Toronto Storytelling Festival (March 2-25 @ Various locations)
A celebration of the arts of voice and story, the Toronto Storytelling Festival will host a mix of events land include local and international storytellers. Only certain venues are free, so check the schedule.
Celebrate Toronto (March 3-6 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Nathan Phillips Square will be host to a four day event to celebrate Toronto's 184th birthday featuring vendors, shopping, food trucks, interactive activities, skating, DJ skate party, and a photography competition!
International Women's Day (March 3 @ OISE)
International Women's Day in Toronto will bring the city together starting with a rally at 11 a.m. at OISE, which will be followed by the Women's Day March leaving from there at 1 p.m.
Oscar's Viewing Party (March 4 @ Gladstone Hotel)
The race to the Oscar's this year has not been without it's fair share of off-screen drama and what better way to watch it all come to a head than at a viewing party.
Unhistories (March 9-10 @ OCAD University)
Un-histories looks to reimagine history as a practice for addressing the “unconcluded”—subjectivities and narratives previously considered spectral, disparaged, marginalized, erased, shamed, abashed, or localized.
Sugar Shack TO (March 10-11 @ Sugar Beach)
Fresh maple syrup, rolled in snow. That's what you can expect at the Sugar Shack again this year, plus a bevy of different vendors serving food and hot chocolate.
St Patrick's Day Parade (March 11 @ Bloor & St. George)
It's St. Paddy's Day again and that means the annual parade in downtown Toronto. Hopefully the spring weather holds up!
Fifty Years Of Rock Photography (March 22 @ Liss Gallery)
Hundreds of iconic images are on display for one day only, taken during Robert Knight's prolific career as both a rock and travel photographer.
Disco 5000 (March 24-25 @ 209 Geary Ave)
Leg warmers and headbands, sweats and spandex; that's all you'll need for this high-energy dance party. BYOB and get ready to break a sweat!