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.
Styled as an upscale Beverly Hills home, The Addisons Residence is a lounge-inspiredclub that boasts several rooms each with their own bars and vibe. There’s a living room, kitchen and rec room, each with homey touches including framed family photos, a foosball table and potted plants. 456 Wellington St. W., theaddisonsto.com
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
TIFF Bell Lightbox, the yearround 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
Kit Kat is one of the original fixtures of King Street’s “restaurant row”—a short block catering to diners taking in a stage show, movie, concert
or sporting event at one of the many nearby venues.
It offers homey southern Italian cooking, including lots of pasta, antipasto and classic favourites like veal on a bun. And yes, the tree growing out of the kitchen is real. 297 King St. W., kitkattoronto.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
The Ballroom is a two-storey luxe 10-pin bowling alley with chandeliers made of bowling pins and ample seating. There’s also a menu with 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
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-in-cheek look at life and politics. 51 Mercer St., secondcity.com
Little Nicky’s semi-hidden location and French cafe vibe makes this charming establishment feel like a secret hideaway. Even if you’re just stopping in for a cup of the house blend, it’s hard to resist a homemade cookie or an order of mini doughnuts, which are made on site right in front of you. 375 Queen St. W. (entrance on Peter Street)
TIFF Bell Lightbox
The Second City