12 Things to Do on National Sibling Day in Toronto
There’s alway that one person in your life who, no matter what, is ride or die. If you’re like me, that person is your sibling. Some days you may love them and other days you may hate them but at the end of the day, they will always be family. National Sibling day is the perfect chance to reconnect. This year, National Sibling Day takes place on April 10th, 2016.
If you’re looking for ideas – check out our list of the best things to do with you sibling on National Sibling Day below:
If you live downtown, get your sibling stretch on and relax with Brainstorm and Lululemon. The digital education company is teaming of with yoga royalty, Lululemon to bring you some community yoga! Enjoy the teachings of Kaye Penaflor who is a qualified Vinyasa, Aerial, Pre & Postnatal Yoga teacher. Admission is $5 per person. Afterwards, grab a coffee next door at Quantum.
I love making my big brother laugh, but sometimes I’d rather leave it to the professionals. Hip-hop & comedy by Big Laughs is a great way to end the day and start the week. Get your mind right and enjoy a laugh with your brother(s) or sister(s) before you go back to work the next morning. Tickets to the event are $5.91.
If you and your sibling are the type of people who like to compete in every aspect of life, why not see who can find the best deal at the Parkdale Flea? This weekend will be the market’s first event of six from now until September. Parkdale Flea Market will feature vendors selling Antiques and Vintage collectables. The market will also offer quality products from local artisans. (Image via @simplexity.p)
If you’re anything like my brother and I, a party is only worth it if they have great food & drink. You and your sib can spend the whole weekend sampling some of the best wine, cheese and food Toronto has to offer! Named Toronto’s top Food & Drink event by BizBash.com, the Toronto Food & Drink Market is a must. Tickets are $12 online or $15 at the door and sampling tickets are $1 each.
Hosted by Pravda Vodka Bar, 5 senses is a food competition that will have five young chefs show off their skills and interpretation of new Korean cuisine. You and your sib will have the chance to try all five of the chefs’ dishes and will be asked to vote on the best dish of the day. Tickets are $42.99 per person.
Whether you and your sibling are close in age or not, the zoo is the perfect destination for people of all ages! Why not check out the new Giant Panda cubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue (soooo cute!)? (Image via Instagram/@TheTorontoZoo)
Taking the term ride or die seriously, the Motorcycle show is a great event to check out this weekend. The show will be hosted at StyleDemocracy’s second home, the International Centre. Check out the latest and greatest for all things Motorcycle and sneak in a meet-and-greet with Sons of Anarchy actor, Kim Coates aka Tig. Admission is $18 for adults and $5 for children aged 12 or under.
Take your sibling over to one of Toronto’s oldest neighbourhoods. Known for its art, the Wychwood Artscape will be the home to Toronto and Montreal’s top 30 vintage retailers for one day only. You and your sibling can re-live the days of yesteryear and pick up some great vintage pieces! Admission to the show is $10.
Tried & true, going for any meal with your sibling can be a (delicious) blast, but since it’s a Sunday, brunch just feels right. Pick your favourite spot or if you’re stuck on ideas, check out our most beloved brunch spots in Toronto. (Image via Starving Artist)
Celebrate the Thai New Year at Thai restaurant Khao San Road. The event promises amazing Thai cuisine as well as a water fight! The water fight is a symbolic token of purification and a new year. With temperatures hanging between 0 and 2 degrees this Sunday, I don’t know if it’s the smartest idea but it will definitely be a whole lot of fun! Tickets are $42.99 per person.
Leave Nothing But Footprints (LNFB) and Vacantful are bringing you the hottest eco-friendly products. The pop-up shop will act as a hub for some of Toronto’s best eco-brands. It’s a win on all fronts: have fun with your sibling, support local brands and learn how to be more eco-conscious.
Cheers on the boys of summer as they face Al East’s rival, the Boston RedSox. Sometimes it’s the simple things in life like watching a ball game and sipping on cold brews that really brings siblings together. Who else remember this moment still like it was yesterday? Tickets are between $24 and $84. (Image via)
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