What’s On This Weekend in Toronto: Feb. 1-3, 2013

Quarterback Joe Flacco, photo Anc516
Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco, photo Anc516
Quarterback Joe Flacco, photo Anc516
Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Joe Flacco, photo Anc516

Even if you’re not an NFL football fan, you probably know that many of your friends and family will be hunkered down in front of the TV on Sun., Feb. 3, 2013 to watch the Baltimore Ravens vs. the San Francisco 49ers compete for the Super Bowl XLVII. But there are other things going on in Toronto during the Feb. 1-3, 2013 weekend.

Brrrrr! Winter Music Festival at Echo Beach

The Brrrrr! Winter Music Festival takes place at Ontario Place’s Echo Beach on Sat., Feb. 1 and Sun., Feb. 2, 2013 and features electronic music artists including Moby, Jokers of the Scene, Jeff Burton, MORD FUSTANG and Moguai. If you’re not hardy enough to battle the elements, you can gather some friends together and purchase a VIP Bottle Service Package that includes quick entry to the festival, heated, covered booths with seating and views of the stage, full wait staff service, VIP washrooms and free hot chocolate and blankets. General admission one-day tickets are $42.50 and general admission two-day tickets are $54.25 to $62.50.

Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Clippers / Toronto Raptors vs. Miami Heat

The Toronto Raptors host the Los Angeles Clippers at the Air Canada Centre on Fri., Feb. 1, 2013 at 7 p.m. On Sun., Feb. 3, 2013 at 2 p.m., the Raptors face the Miami Heat, the current Eastern Conference Leaders at the ACC. Purchase tickets online for Toronto Raptors‘ games.

Blue Rodeo at Massey Hall

Blue Rodeo makes a two-night stop at Massey Hall for their 25th Anniversary Tour on Fri., Feb. 1 and Sat., Feb. 2, 2013 at 8 p.m. Tickets for Blue Rodeo are $69.50, $49.50 and $25.

Toronto Tea Festival at Toronto Reference Library

If a fine cup of tea is heaven to you, you’ll want to check out the Toronto Tea Festival at the Bluma Appel Salon on Sat., Feb. 2, 2013.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

The Leafs play the 2011 Stanley Cup champions at the Air Canada Centre on Sat., Feb. 2, 2013 at 7 p.m. Your best bet for Leafs’ tickets is Craigslist or Kijiji.

Moby, photo credit S. Diddy
Moby, photo S. Diddy

Canada’s Official Super Bowl XLVII Party at Sound Academy

Canada’s official Super Bowl XLVII party takes place at the Sound Academy at 11 Polson Street on Sun., Feb. 3, 2013 at 4:30 p.m.You’ll be able to watch the big game on multiple screens in HD, mingle with NFL players and cheerleaders and enjoy a tailgate party.

Hannah Georgas at The Mod Club

Juno-nominated singer-songwriter Hannah Georgas plays the Mod Club, 722 College Street, on Fri., Feb. 1, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.