Calendar of Korean Events in Toronto

Want to know what’s happening? Then you’ve come to the right place. We list all the Korean and Korean-Canadian events in Toronto we hear about here – whether it’s a festival, concert, film, party, book launch, or sports event. If it’s got a Korean connection, then we want you to know about it! Plus we’ll give you all the necessary info we can so you can attend the fun Korean events, including how much it costs (if it’s not free) and where to buy tickets. Check back regularly to stay in the know on Korean events in Toronto. You know we have you covered!

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February

Image courtesy of CJ Entertainment

Confidential Assignment (공조)

  • What: North Korean detective Im Chul-Ryung (Hyun Bin) is sent to South Korea to catch Cha Ki-Sung (Kim Joo-Hyuk). Cha Ki-Sung is the boss of a North Korean refugee crime organization. There, Im Chul-Ryung cooperates with South Korean detective Kang Jin-Tae (Yoo Hae-Jin). For the first time, the two countries cooperate to take down a criminal. [synopsis from Cineplex]
  • Where: Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street)
  • When: Opens February 3, 2017 **still playing**
  • Why: It stars Hyun Bin ( 현빈). Plus there’s lots of action in the trailer.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

 

Courtesy of CJ Entertainment

Fabricated City (조작된 도시)

  • What: In real life, Kwon Yoo (Ji Chang-Wook) is unemployed, but in the virtual game world he is the best leader. Kwon Yoo is then framed for a murder. With the help of hacker Yeo-Wool (Shim Eun-Kyung), he tries to uncover the truth behind the murder case. [synopsis courtesy of CJ Entertainment]
  • Where: Not listed yet but probably Cineplex Empress Walk (5095 Yonge Street) and/or Cineplex Yonge/Dundas (10 Dundas Street East)
  • When: Opens February 24, 2017
  • Why: It has an interesting premise.
  • How much: $7-14 depending on the day
  • For more info: Check out the Cineplex film page

 

Poster courtesy of TR Canada

Hyuna – Toronto Tour

  • What: Hyuna is coming to Toronto (along with 7 other cities) courtesy of KpopMe and TR Canada. It’s an all-ages event!
  • Where: Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth Avenue)
  • When: Friday, February 24 @ 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Why: Why not?
  • How much: $95-$250 **Tickets on sale January 21 @ 12:00 pm**

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March

Poster courtesy of TR Canada

Illionaire Canada Tour

  • What: Illionaire is coming back to Toronto (and Vancouver) courtesy of KpopMe and TR Canada. It’s a 19+ event so don’t forget your ID.
  • Where: The Mod Club (722 College Street West)
  • When: Friday, March 3rd @ 8:00 pm
  • Why: They’ve put on an amazing show the previous times they’ve been to Toronto. Check out our interview with them.
  • How much: $70-$140 – Tickets available online

 

Image courtesy of KpopMe

SHINee Canada Tour

  • What: SHINee’s coming back to Toronto (and Vancouver).
  • Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front Street East)
  • When: Sunday, March 19th @ 7:30 pm
  • Why: They’re SHINee!
  • How much: $100-$275 – tickets on sale Saturday, Feburary 25th @ 10:00 am

 

Image courtesy of Kpop Canada

Club Eskimo in Canada

  • What: DEAN, 2XXX, Miso, and OFFONOFF are coming to Toronto (and Vancouver) for a show. And it’s all ages!
  • Where: The Opera House (735 Queen Street East)
  • When: Sunday, March 26th @ 8:00 pm
  • Why: I saw DEAN at SXSW last year and he was amazing. Catch him with three others for a fab show!
  • How much: $70-$140
    • PTWVIP Presale date: Thursday, February 2 @ 7 pm
    • General sale date: Friday February 3 @ 7 pm

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April

Live Nation Presents – Asia On Tour feat. Miyavi

  • What: Miyavi, Slot Machine, and Kiha & The Faces in one concert.
  • Where: The Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne Street)
  • When: Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:30 pm
  • Why: Three great acts at one show – do you need another reason.
  • How much: $25-65 online – Tickets on sale February 24 @ 10:00 am

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May

Toronto Kpop Con

  • What: Back for its third year, Toronto Kpop Con will bring you K-pop performances, meet & greets, panels, the Canadian Dream stage, a marketplace and more. The first lineup announcement is 4 pm EST on  Thursday, February 23 so stay tuned.
  • Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Front Street West)
  • When: May 12-14, 2017
  • Why: The music, the fun, the shopping! More details coming soon!
  • How much: More details coming soon.

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Want your event listed? Please let us know!! Send an email to the editor at cindy@ATKmagazine.com about any Korean-related event, concert, film, performance or festival and we’ll add it to the calendar. Invite us to cover your event and we’ll help promote it too! ^^

2 thoughts on “Calendar of Korean Events in Toronto

  • January 20, 2017 at 2:06 am
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    I want to meet Hyuna for the first time Also am a Fan of Kpop and I never been to a Kpop Concerts before but I wish I can 🙁

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