What To Do In Toronto

SecTor 2018 will be held in the Metro Convention Centre, right in the heart of downtown Toronto. If you are visiting from out of town, there are many things to see and do nearby.

Restaurants

There are many restaurants right outside the convention centre on Front Street and in the Entertainment District just around the corner. Here are just a few.

360 Restaurant, 301 Front Street – Dining at the top of the CN Tower
Copacabana Brazilian Rodizio, 230 Adelaide Street West – Authentic Brazilian food and cocktails
Lone Star Texas Grill, 212 King St West – Tex-Mex food
Marben, 488 Wellington Street – Modern Canadian cooking
Momofuku Noodle Bar, 190 University Avenue – Fusion food
Tutti Matti Ristorante Toscano, 364 Adelaide Street West – Italian-style cuisine
The Fifth Grill, 221 Richmond Street West – French-inspired steakhouse
Taverna Mercato, 120 Bremner Blvd Suite 100 – Classic and simple Italian

You can search for more restaurants on Toronto.com.

Bars

If you want to go out for drinks at night, there are lots of bars to choose from within walking distance.

For more places take a look here.

Steam Whistle Brewing, 255 Bremner Boulevard – Home to the SecTor Networking Reception & Party on Tuesday October 2, with Brewery and taproom
Bier Markt, 58 The Esplanade – Extensive beer selection and European brasserie-inspired menu
Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West – Legendary bar and concert venue in operation since 1947
Real Sports Bar & Grill, 15 York Street – “#1 sports bar in North America as voted by ESPN”
Rock’n Horse Saloon, 250 Adelaide Street West – Country-themed bar
The Loose Moose, 146 Front Street West – “Serving the largest draught selection in downtown Toronto”
Wayne Gretzky’s, 99 Blue Jays Way – Sports bar with Wayne Gretzky’s personal collection of memorabilia
Bar Hop, 391 King St. West – Craft beer and upscale comfort food
Amsterdam Brew House, 245 Queens Quay West – Brewpub located on the waterfront

Attractions

Many of Toronto’s greatest attractions are within walking distance of the SecTor venue. If you want to take a break from the conference, here are a number of suggestions.

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), 317 Dundas Street West
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), 100 Queen’s Park
CN Tower, 301 Front Street West
Hockey Hall of Fame, 30 Yonge Street
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, 288 Bremner Boulevard
Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way (home of the Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Argonauts)
Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street (home of the Toronto Raptors and Toronto Maple Leafs)
The Distillery District, Mill Street between Cherry and Parliament (pedestrian-only cultural and retail village)
Kensington Market, multicultural neighbourhood with unique shops, cafes, bars and restaurants

Entertainment

Not yet tired after a full day at SecTor? Here are a few things you can do at night.

Live Music – Upcoming concerts on Toronto
Exhibits – Listing of art and other exhibits
Films – Upcoming movies and film festivals
Musicals – Calendar of upcoming musicals
Night Clubs – Listing of Toronto dance and nightclub bars
Sports – Listing of games by Toronto’s professional sports teams
Theatre – Listing of theatre productions