Free things to do in Toronto this February are a thrilling mix of cozy indoor and brave outdoor events. Whether it's huge art installations on the beach boardwalk or an Oscars broadcast, you'll be motivated to get out and leave your wallet at home.
###Soca on Ice - February 4
The Harbourfront Centre's free skate DJ nights continue with what is sure to be the hottest party of the season. You can dance and keep warm with drinks from the rink-side Boxcar Social.
Natrel Rink at Harbourfront Centre
###Kuumba - February 3-11
Explore the themes currently affecting the global community including Black Lives Matter, Women’s Empowerment and The Invisible Majority with musicians, filmmakers and artists .
###Spoken Word Poetry Classes and Slam - February 7-28
The Toronto Poetry Project will help you beef up your spoken word poetry skills. Classes begin every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
###Aga Khan Museum Cisit - February 11
Get free admission to the Aga Khan Museum on February 11 and 12. You'll get access to multiple exhibitions and and pop-up performances by local musicians.
Aga Khan Museum
###Romance Short Film Festival - February 13
These films from Sweden, the USA, the UK, and Canada are sweet, funny and totally romantic. They'll make for a great pre-Valentine's Day date.
###TIFF Next Wave Film Festival - February 17-19
The sixth annual Next Wave Film Festival features special guests, young creator workshops, a 24-hour Film Challenge and free movies for those 25 and under.
TIFF Bell Lightbox
###Winter Stations 2017 - February 20 - March 27
Winter Stations is back for its third year, and it once again invites Torontonians to get outside to xplore the beach in the winter time with installations that tranform local lifeguard stands.
###Bedroom exhibit - February 24
Toronto's Burnt Toast art collective presents an interactive show called Bedroom, which explores the contrast between public and private space. Get cozy, walk around the bedroom, eat some toast and check out art from four inviting artists.
Black Cat – Artspace
###Icefest 2017 - February 25
The Bloor-Yorkville Village will be transformed into a land of ice sculptures, music, vendors and on this February weekend.
###Live Oscar broadcast - February 26
Watch the Oscars with a live audience at Hot Docs. Walk down their red carpet before the awards ceremony starts at 8:30 p.m. It's all free and it's also licensed.
Hot Docs Cinema