As we enter into another rainy season in Toronto, you may find yourself longing for those long-lost summer days, or itching to do something that will keep you dry. Here’s a list of a few fun things to check out in this great city when the days are dark and drizzly!
☔️ Jump on the GO and head Downtown to the PATH— a network of underground pedestrian tunnels connecting office towers to shopping, restaurants and Union Station. You can even get to the Eaton Centre via the PATH!
☔️Ripley’s Aquarium. If you take the GO to union, then the Sky Walk, you barely have to go outside!
☔️CN Tower. Same as above! Be a tourist in your own city. And, Have lunch at 360-restaurant!
☔️The ROM! You can check out the current exhibit: It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection, on until October 31st.
Famous guitarist Kirk Hammett, of the heavy metal band Metallica, has created one of the world’s most extraordinary collections of classic horror and sci-fi movie posters. This exhibition explores Hammett’s significant collection and examines the connection between artistry, emotion, and popular culture through a selection of works from 20th-century cinema. It’s Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.
☔️Funny Bones Games Lounge & Cafe- head your a board game cafe like New Toronto’s @funnybonesto, they have a selection of over 900 games for all ages, snacks & drinks.
☔️Carve a Pumpkin!
☔️Head to the AGO. Enjoy the Early Reubens Exhibit, on until January 5, 2020. The exhibition highlights works the Flemish master produced between 1609 and 1621 – a crucial time that was the artist’s most innovative and inspired. This period was significant for the evolution of Rubens’s style and for the revitalization of Antwerp, Belgium – his hometown and a city once celebrated as the “gem of Belgium.” His return to Antwerp in 1608, after studying in Italy for eight years, coincided with a period of relative peace for the war-torn city. His invaluable connections with the city’s elites fuelled his meteoric rise to fame. He launched a renowned studio that established his distinctive style and made him a driving force behind the city’s renewa
☔️Check out an Escape Room, like the awesome ones at historic Casa Loma.
☔️Rock Climbing at your local gym like Boulderz Climbing Centre in Etobicoke for grown ups & kids.