Best performances in Toronto

Check out the top performances in Toronto, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Distillery District
1. Distillery District
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262 local reviews
Distillery District, Toronto
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Joanne
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey…
Scott
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey…
Alaina
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey…
1. Distillery District
1. Distillery District
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262 local reviews
Distillery District, Toronto
Joanne
Joanne
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey distillery, draws crowds to i…
Scott
Scott
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey distillery, draws crowds to i…
Alaina
Alaina
The pedestrian-only Distillery District, set in quaint 19th century buildings that once housed a large whiskey distillery, draws crowds to i…
2. Roy Thomson Hall
2. Roy Thomson Hall
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52 local reviews
60 Simcoe St, Toronto
(416) 872-4255
Establishment
Siwat
Go here and attend one of Toronto Symphony Orchestra's world renowned performances!
Kyla & Etienne
Iconic music hall. Catch a symphony if you can! They also have free performances out on the patio every Thursd…
Katharine
Symphony, Toronto Film Festival premiers
2. Roy Thomson Hall
2. Roy Thomson Hall
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52 local reviews
60 Simcoe St, Toronto
(416) 872-4255
Siwat
Siwat
Go here and attend one of Toronto Symphony Orchestra's world renowned performances!
Kyla & Etienne
Kyla & Etienne
Iconic music hall. Catch a symphony if you can! They also have free performances out on the patio every Thursday and Friday nights during th…
Katharine
Katharine
Symphony, Toronto Film Festival premiers
3. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
3. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
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28 local reviews
145 Queen Street West, Toronto
Closed now
(416) 363-6671
Establishment
Moe
If you like opera or ballet, this is a stunning all-glass building dedicated to the performing arts. The world…
Marissa
Home to the Ballet and the Opera. This venue is new, beautiful and architecturally interesting. One of my fa…
Elisabeth
Home to the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada; a theatre built specifically for opera a…
3. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
3. Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
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28 local reviews
145 Queen Street West, Toronto
Closed now
(416) 363-6671
Moe
Moe
If you like opera or ballet, this is a stunning all-glass building dedicated to the performing arts. The world-class shows are a must-see if…
Marissa
Marissa
Home to the Ballet and the Opera. This venue is new, beautiful and architecturally interesting. One of my favourite places in the city. W…
Elisabeth
Elisabeth
Home to the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada; a theatre built specifically for opera and ballet performances with th…
4. Harbourfront Centre
4. Harbourfront Centre
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88 local reviews
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Opening soon
(416) 973-4000
Establishment
roxana
World Stage Theatre offerings during the summer. I'm not crazy about the restaurants in this area, but the the…
Superhost
Harbourfront Centre is a year-round facility, featuring concerts, dance performances, readings, films and kids…
Moe
Harbourfront Centre is a year-round facility, featuring concerts, dance performances, readings, films and kids…
4. Harbourfront Centre
4. Harbourfront Centre
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88 local reviews
235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Opening soon
(416) 973-4000
roxana
roxana
World Stage Theatre offerings during the summer. I'm not crazy about the restaurants in this area, but the theatre or dance performances are…
Superhost
Superhost
Harbourfront Centre is a year-round facility, featuring concerts, dance performances, readings, films and kids’ shows every weekend and many…
Moe
Moe
Harbourfront Centre is a year-round facility, featuring concerts, dance performances, readings, films and kids’ shows every weekend and many…
5. Massey Hall
5. Massey Hall
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18 local reviews
178 Victoria Street, Toronto
Opening soon
(416) 872-4255
Establishment
Siwat
Amazing performances by so many renowned artists such as Norah Jones!!
Moe
One of Canada's most renowned concert halls. From emerging artists to the biggest names in the arts & entertai…
Elisabeth
Completed in 1894, this 2,750 seat performing arts centre venue is designated a National Historic Site of Cana…
5. Massey Hall
5. Massey Hall
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18 local reviews
178 Victoria Street, Toronto
Opening soon
(416) 872-4255
Siwat
Siwat
Amazing performances by so many renowned artists such as Norah Jones!!
Moe
Moe
One of Canada's most renowned concert halls. From emerging artists to the biggest names in the arts & entertainment — from classical and jaz…
Elisabeth
Elisabeth
Completed in 1894, this 2,750 seat performing arts centre venue is designated a National Historic Site of Canada. This theatre is currently…
6. Royal Conservatory of Music
6. Royal Conservatory of Music
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3 local reviews
273 Bloor Street West, Toronto
(416) 408-2825
Establishment
Ruth
Beautiful concert hall with regular performance schedule
Tina
Music education organization and performance venue. Even if you don't book an event - this is a beautiful buil…
Maryam
If you can, take in a concert here. It was recently redesigned and the acoustics of Koerner Hall are fantastic…
6. Royal Conservatory of Music
6. Royal Conservatory of Music
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3 local reviews
273 Bloor Street West, Toronto
(416) 408-2825
Ruth
Ruth
Beautiful concert hall with regular performance schedule
Tina
Tina
Music education organization and performance venue. Even if you don't book an event - this is a beautiful building and grounds worth seeing.
Maryam
Maryam
If you can, take in a concert here. It was recently redesigned and the acoustics of Koerner Hall are fantastic.
7. Gladstone Hotel
7. Gladstone Hotel
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35 local reviews
1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
(416) 531-4635
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Josh
It is difficult to categorize this cultural venue. It is a multi-purpose boutique/gallery/restaurant/bar/perfo…
Joshua
It is difficult to categorize this cultural venue. It is a multi-purpose boutique/gallery/restaurant/bar/perfo…
Katie & Philippe
Event space and artist-designed hotel with a good cafe and restaurant. Bluegrass brunch on Sundays is kid-frie…
7. Gladstone Hotel
7. Gladstone Hotel
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35 local reviews
1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
(416) 531-4635
Josh
Josh
It is difficult to categorize this cultural venue. It is a multi-purpose boutique/gallery/restaurant/bar/performance space. The hotel is bea…
Joshua
Joshua
It is difficult to categorize this cultural venue. It is a multi-purpose boutique/gallery/restaurant/bar/performance space. The hotel is bea…
Katie & Philippe
Katie & Philippe
Event space and artist-designed hotel with a good cafe and restaurant. Bluegrass brunch on Sundays is kid-friendly and fun.
8. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
8. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
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21 local reviews
1 Front Street East, Toronto
Closed now
(416) 368-6161
Establishment
Chris
Theatre, ballets, performances, comedy.
Kate
Catch great performances of many types of shows. This is a large venue and most shows will sell out extremely…
Moe
Catch great performances of many types of shows. This is a large venue and most shows will sell out extremely …
8. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
8. Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
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21 local reviews
1 Front Street East, Toronto
Closed now
(416) 368-6161
Chris
Chris
Theatre, ballets, performances, comedy.
Kate
Kate
Catch great performances of many types of shows. This is a large venue and most shows will sell out extremely fast, best to plan ahead or b…
Moe
Moe
Catch great performances of many types of shows. This is a large venue and most shows will sell out extremely fast, best to plan ahead or be…
9. The Second City
9. The Second City
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38 local reviews
51 Mercer Street, Toronto
Open now
(416) 343-0011
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Randy
Enjoy laugh out loud performances from some of Canada's funniest comedians!
Kelley
Enjoy laugh out loud performances from some of Canada's funniest comedians.
Matthew
The legendary Second City plays shows nightly. Check them out online to see what's going on.
9. The Second City
9. The Second City
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38 local reviews
51 Mercer Street, Toronto
Open now
(416) 343-0011
Randy
Randy
Enjoy laugh out loud performances from some of Canada's funniest comedians!
Kelley
Kelley
Enjoy laugh out loud performances from some of Canada's funniest comedians.
Matthew
Matthew
The legendary Second City plays shows nightly. Check them out online to see what's going on.
10. Kew Gardens
10. Kew Gardens
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15 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Sara
Shakespeare​ in the Park performances as well as outdoor concerts and festivals are held here all summer.
Valia
Fabulous park with summer performances and barbeque areas, beautiful flower gardens, library
Roxana
Green space with neighbourhood-built playground for pint size beachers. Swimming pool and wading pool within f…
10. Kew Gardens
10. Kew Gardens
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15 local reviews
Sara
Sara
Shakespeare​ in the Park performances as well as outdoor concerts and festivals are held here all summer.
Valia
Valia
Fabulous park with summer performances and barbeque areas, beautiful flower gardens, library
Roxana
Roxana
Green space with neighbourhood-built playground for pint size beachers. Swimming pool and wading pool within five minute walk.
11. 3030 Dundas St W
11. 3030 Dundas St W
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15 local reviews
3030 Dundas St W, Toronto
Street address
Kassandra
Big, welcoming destination for drinks & bar fare, with vintage pinball machines & live performances.
Roozbeh
Sleek destination for craft beers, cocktails & upscale international fare, plus live performances.
Tracy
Huge Restaurant, Bar and Live Music venue. Good food, board games and pinball machines to play.
11. 3030 Dundas St W
11. 3030 Dundas St W
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15 local reviews
3030 Dundas St W, Toronto
Kassandra
Kassandra
Big, welcoming destination for drinks & bar fare, with vintage pinball machines & live performances.
Roozbeh
Roozbeh
Sleek destination for craft beers, cocktails & upscale international fare, plus live performances.
Tracy
Tracy
Huge Restaurant, Bar and Live Music venue. Good food, board games and pinball machines to play.
12. Dundas Square
12. Dundas Square
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96 local reviews
Dundas Square, Toronto
Route
Alex & Peter
This is where all the hustle and bustle of Toronto is happening. Street and stage performance. Shops, cafes an…
Marlene
The heart of the city and one of the busiest intersections in Toronto. The square has hosted many public event…
Sandra
Yonge-Dundas Square has hosted numerous public events, performances and art displays, establishing itself as a…
12. Dundas Square
12. Dundas Square
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96 local reviews
Dundas Square, Toronto
Alex & Peter
Alex & Peter
This is where all the hustle and bustle of Toronto is happening. Street and stage performance. Shops, cafes and other activities happening a…
Marlene
Marlene
The heart of the city and one of the busiest intersections in Toronto. The square has hosted many public events, performances and art displa…
Sandra
Sandra
Yonge-Dundas Square has hosted numerous public events, performances and art displays, establishing itself as a prominent landmark in Toronto…