Entertainment and Nightlife - Toronto Nightlife


Toronto's Entertainment District is pulsing with dining, nightlife and attractions. Have a cozy cocktail or two in one of Little Italy's many bars, cafes and restaurants, or check out the Ossington strip, a recent hotspot with popular bars and lounges. Select from over 100 brands of beer at the Bier Markt in the lively St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood.

Ottawa is fully of "hip and happening" neighbouroods. Preston Street offers excellent Italian and International fare as well as a host of friendly pubs and patios to enjoy a drink. Westboro and Hintonburg, The Glebe, Elgin Street and The ByWard Market are other great areas for some evening entertainment. Learn more about Ottawa’s vibrant nightlife. 

There's lots of fun to be found after dark in Niagara Falls, from great restaurants, dance-clubs and great casinos to keep you entertained till dawn. Clifton Hill is Niagara Falls' street of fun, offering attractions, entertainment, dining and more well into the night

Catch the jokes at The Second City Theatre in Toronto, where you can wine and dine during a hilarious comedy show. Laugh till you cry at a one of the many Yuk Yuks Standup Comedy Clubs across Ontario. Find great live stand-up comedy from across North America at Absolute Comedy, with locations in Ottawa, Toronto and Kingston.

Connect with your inner sleuth at Mysteriously Yours, an interactive murder mystery dinner theatre in Toronto. Catch the magical Greg Frewin Dinner Theatre or eat, laugh and sing along at the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show. Enjoy a celebrity-themed puppet show performed by a special-needs troupe, along with a fixed-price dinner with Famous PEOPLE Players in Toronto.

Besides gaming excellence, fantastic fare, luxury accommodations and big name entertainers round out a complete entertainment experience at Ontario’s large casinos. Niagara boasts two fantastic casinos; Niagara Fallsview and Casino Niagara. Take a break from the action at Caesars Windsor or Orillia’s Casino Rama to catch big stars live in concert.

Plan your urban getaway around one of our many music festivals, from New Music Fest in Sudbury, Barrie and London to NXNE and Field Trip in Toronto and Escapade in Ottawa.

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The ByWard Market neighbourhood becomes the epicenter of Ottawa’s nightlife after dark.  Whether you’re into country, Latin music, house or Jazz, one of “the Market’s” countless bars and clubs will have a scene for you. Dance the night away to tunes spun by a DJ or catch live entertainment in local hotspots.


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It’s nearly impossible to choose a “best of” list from Toronto’s many nightspots, but here are 10 trendy Toronto clubs where you’re guaranteed to have a good time.