Toronto’s Entertainment District is located right in the heart of downtown Toronto. Summertime in Toronto’s Entertainment District can also be referred to as patio season, as just about every bar and restaurant have a patio attached to them, if not, they try to find a place to put one. Bars and restaurants make the most of the summer months, and walking around Toronto’s Entertainment District on a warm summer day is like an outside party. There are people everywhere socializing and enjoying the summer weather, with a meal and a beverage of their choosing.

Toronto’s Entertainment District boasts cuisines from all around the world, whatever taste you fancy, you’ll find it in the Entertainment District. The area also has world class Theatres like Princess of Whales Theatre, John Basset Theatre, and Royal Alexander Theatre, all of whom offer entertaining productions regularly. Three of the major professional sports teams are also located in the area, with games available year round, hockey and basketball available in fall, winter, and springtime, and baseball available in springtime and throughout the summer.

Toronto’s Entertainment District is also home to the CN Tower, a world renown landmark that now boasts the Edgewalk, which has patrons, who are brave enough, walk around the outer edge up the upper platform 356 metres above the ground, harnessed off of course. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is also highly recommended, which features rare and exotic exotic species in a modern facility right next to the CN Tower and Roger’s Center, the stadium where the Toronto Blue Jays play.

Other attractions include:

  • Roy Thompson Hall, an intimate concert venue known for it’s acoustics and is also home to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
  • TIFF Bell Lightbox, home to the world famous Toronto International Film Festival, and also hosts events year round.
  • Queen Street West, a trendy area with cafes, shops, restaurants, and a real hub of activity that’s always buzzing with people and activities.
  • Canada’s Walk of Fame, which celebrates the accomplishments of all Canadians past and present.
  • Toronto Railway Museum, located right near the CN Tower and Ripley’s Aquarium. You can learn about the history of railways in Canada and also take a ride on the miniature train, fun for people of all ages. To quench your thirst, stop by the Steam Whistle Brewery located right next door and sample one or all of their many beers on tap. This area is also a hub of activity during the summer months with Blue Jays games, The CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Train Museum all in close proximity to one another.


Toronto’s Entertainment District also has a lively night life with night clubs, and resto bars that are a combination of restaurants and bars. All venues are filled with a mixture of people of all ages with different venues for all age groups. Some of the more popular clubs include: Uniun Nightclub, Crocodile Rock, Muzik Club, Cube, Oasis Aqualounge, Everleigh Club, Orchid Nightclub, and many more, all with their own unique vibe. Toronto’s Entertainment District on a weekend is a combination of crowded streets, crowded clubs, lights, and cabs buzzing around. There’s a vibe downtown that you will find in any large metropolitan city.

Toronto’s Entertainment District is a must see for anyone visiting Toronto, and is busy year round. Summer is especially fun with activity from early morning til late at night, with always something interesting happening. Whether you want to see a play, enjoy a concert, have a coffee while reading a book, or party the night a way at a disco, you’ll find it all in Toronto’s Entertainment District.


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