Eight blocks of live shows, restau­rants and night­clubs.

As its name sug­gests, this is the place for a fun night on the town. Take your pick of ac­tiv­i­ties, from live theatre and con­certs to night­clubs and restau­rants.

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Each of Bar Hop’s two lo­ca­tions has three dozen brews on tap (in­clud­ing a num­ber of lo­cal craft ciders), a se­lec­tion of caskcon­di­tioned ales and al­most 100 bot­tled beers. If beer’s not your thing, Bar Hop also of­fers a stag­ger­ing num­ber of up­pertier spirits. 391 King St. W.; 137 Pe­ter St., barhop­bar.com


For more than 50 years the

Sec­ond City has pre­sented shows re­flect­ing world is­sues through orig­i­nal sketches and im­pro­vi­sa­tion. The im­pres­sive alumni list in­cludes Mike My­ers, Eu­gene Levy and Martin Short. Check out the cur­rent re­vue, Party To­day,

Panic To­mor­row, for a tongue-incheek look at life and pol­i­tics. 51 Mercer St., sec­ond­c­ity.com


The Ball­room is a two-storey luxe 10-pin bowl­ing al­ley with chan­de­liers made of bowl­ing pins and am­ple seat­ing for large par­ties. It also fea­tures a menu cov­er­ing ev­ery­thing from burg­ers to ice-cream sand­wiches, plus flat-screen TVs, a Ping-Pong area and spa­ces to lounge with a cock­tail in hand. 145 John St., the­ball­room.ca


TIFF Bell Light­box, the year-round base of the Toronto In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val, is a five-storey com­plex with movie the­atres, gal­leries and learn­ing stu­dios. Spe­cial cinema-re­lated ex­hibits are held through­out the year. Also on-site: Luma restau­rant and a gift shop. 350 King St. W., tiff.net


The Rogers Cen­tre is home to the Toronto Blue Jays. Set­tle in be­hind home plate with a beef brisket pret­zel sand­wich or visit the TD Com­fort Club­house to en­joy sit-down service over­look­ing the field it­self. 1 Blue Jays Way, roger­scen­tre.com


As­cend the iconic CN Tower to reach the 342-me­tre-high glass floor and ob­ser­va­tion deck, or view the city from the SkyPod—the high­est public look­out in the west. EdgeWalk al­lows dar­ing vis­i­tors to shuf­fle around the perime­ter hands-free,

356 me­tres up in the air. 301 Front St. W., cn­tower.ca


Ja­cobs & Co. is a haven for meat lovers. It even has a glass-en­closed steak-ag­ing room that lets you feast your eyes on your up­com­ing meal. Mains in­clude mouth-wa­ter­ing cuts of USDA prime, black An­gus and Wagyu. 12 Brant St., ja­cob­ssteak­house.com


Take a dip at Lavelle, where pa­trons rest on in­flat­able swans as they glide through rooftop pools with a 360 de­gree view of the Toronto skyline. Ex­pe­ri­ence bot­tle service from the com­fort of one of the rooftop ca­banas, while you sam­ple from the up­scale con­tem­po­rary French menu. 627 King St. W., che­zlavelle.com


Sec­ond City

rogers Cen­tre and Cn tower

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