It’s no secret that Toronto has recently been on edge ever since the Eras tour was announced to come to Toronto… in 2024 for six stadium shows at the Rogers Centre. Nonetheless, Taylor Swift has dominated headlines for her highly sought-after world tour that started in early 2023 and the hype doesn’t seem to be dying down anytime soon!
So, if you’re waiting to get off the wait list, or have your tickets and are already counting down the days until November 2024, check out these events happening in Toronto inspired by miss Swift herself – major points if you’re taking a Swiftie out for a date to one of these!
Experience Taylor Swift’s chart-toppers like never before at Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift ‘s gorgeous candle-lit orchestra concerts. Get lost in the intimate atmosphere as talented musicians pay homage to the queen of pop-country.
Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Toronto.
When: Two shows on Tuesday August 29, 6:30pm and 8:45pm
Where: Paradise on Bloor at 1006 Bloor St W., Toronto
Grab your good girl faith and a tight little skirt (or whatever outfit you want to wear, really) because Toronto knows how to throw a dance party. TSwift Dance Party is the original Taylor Swift themed dance party company in Toronto created by a group of friends who wanted Toronto swifties to have a safe and fun space to get together.
Since their debut, they’ve held parties to celebrate the launch of Swift’s re-recorded RED (Taylor’s Version) album, the Midnights album, announcement of the Eras tour, and have an event to celebrate the Speak Now (Taylor’s Version) re-release coming up soon, and touring across Canada!
When: Thursday August 31st, 2023
Where: Phoenix Concert Theatre at 410 Sherbourne St, Toronto
Grab your squad, put on your thinking caps, and prepare to battle it out with other fellow Swifties. From obscure lyrics to behind-the-scenes facts, this trivia night will separate the real Swifties from the wannabes.
When: September 13, 2023 7-9pm
Where: Boston Pizza at 7680 Markham Rd, Markham
After a sold-out Boat Party the first time around, they’re back with the final Taylor Swift Boat Cruise dance party of this season! Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey as Swifties Socials brings you the first-ever Taylor Swift party.. on a boat.
500+ Swifties will come together on the Toronto water for an evening filled with non-stop music, dance, and pure Taylor Swift magic while you sing along, dance like nobody’s watching, and create memories that will last a lifetime.
When: Friday, September 15 from 6 – 9pm
Where: River Gambler, 176 Cherry St, Toronto
Looking to end of summer with a dance party alongside new friends, all sharing an appreciation for the music of Taylor Swift? UP Dance Party Co. is spinning all the swiftie tracks you can handle! Plus, it’ll be THAT much closer to 1989 (TV).
When: Friday September 22, 2023 starting at 10pm
Where: The Opera House at 735 Queen Street E., Toronto
Excuse me? Is this the Ontario version of Folklore: Long Pond Studio Sessions? Candelight concerts return in a big end-of-summer way, perfect for welcoming the new, very cozy (ahem folklore and evermore) vibes.
When: Saturday September 23, 2023 at 8:30pm
Where: The Fresh City Farms Barn at 160 Downsview Park Blvd, North York,
I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling…a Taylor Swift Themed Experience to keep the celebrations going until Eras 2024, yeah we have a lot of time to kill.
Whether you’re experiencing everlasting love, a break-up, or are trying to play it cool, the songs at this exclusive event have you covered. No matter what stage your love life is in we know ‘All Too Well’ that Taylor has your back. Gather up the girls, jump in your ‘Getaway Car’ and come indulge in a tasty brunch.
Tickets are just $60 and include a brunch dish and one drink upon arrival. Expect lip-sync battles, trivia and prizes for the best dressed so grab your cowboy boots!
When: Saturday October 28 & Sunday October 29, 2023
Where: A secret location in Toronto shared after booking, M5J 2N5
Need a drink after planning your swifties summer? Stop by these spots for a glass, or a whole bottle to take home!