Where do Celebs go Out in Toronto? - Barcode

Where do Celebs go Out in Toronto?

Toronto is an iconic tourist destination and the hub of commerce and industry in Canada. Toronto is a city of dreams and those who have achieved theirs. Like NYC & LA, Toronto is home to TV personalities, movie stars, artists, athletes, and more.

But unlike the other two cities where celebs are constantly tailed by paparazzi, here in Toronto, celebs enjoy a bit of anonymity. They get the best of both worlds here – having some world-class entertainment options at their disposal that they can enjoy discreetly.

So if you’re hoping to spot a celebrity or two on your next visit to Toronto, you’re in luck. Though your chances of spotting a celebrity are high, how do you guarantee a glimpse of a particular one in a city with millions of people?

The answer – be where the stars dine, drink, hang out, and chill!

We’ve done some digging on the top spots celebrities like to hit across the city. But a foreword here – if you come across any celebrity, respect their privacy. They’re humans just like us and may not appreciate being hogged all day. With that in mind, let’s get on with the top spots that celebs frequent in Toronto:


  • Yorkville

Yorkville is an upscale neighborhood of Toronto that has several high-end restaurants and lounges. It is also home to the Winter Festival of Lights, making the strip a hit among celebs. Take a stroll through this strip and explore boutique shops, luxury hotels, and classy diners to spot a celebrity here.

The ONE restaurant and STK Steakhouse are amongst the top bills in this area that have seen the likes of Drake, Rihanna, Adam Sandler, Michelle Fairley, and more.


  • Ritz-Carlton

181 Wellington St W

Ritz Carlton is a classy, modern hotel in downtown Toronto. This hotel is right in the middle of the action during MLB games featuring local team Toronto Blue Jays, TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival), and the Toronto Caribana Festival. With luxury rooms, a relaxing spa, and a British-inspired gastropub, this hotel counts A-listers like Angelina Jolie, Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, and several Basketball superstars from visiting teams.

If you’re looking for a chance to stay next door to one of them, reserve a room at Ritz-Carlton during TIFF.


  • Fashion District

The stretch between Spadina Avenue and Bathurst Street is a bustling area full of fabric stores and clothing boutiques, offices, condos, and more. Encapsulating Toronto’s downtown culture, the neighborhood also has many art galleries, cafes, and restaurants.

Along with King & Queen West, the Fashion District is one of the most happening nightlife spots in the city. You can find a plethora of clubs and bars operating deep during the wee hours of the night.

A friendly stroll through this neighborhood can land the opportunity to spot celebs. Personalities like Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner have been spotted here in the past. If watching and talking to celebs is what you want, Fashion District is the place to be.


  • Trinity Bellwoods Park

790 Queen St W

Trinity Bellwoods Park is a lush green park in West End Toronto that is well-known across the city. You can explore scenic trails, picnic spots, playground areas for children, and a lot more. While we don’t suggest hiding in the bush and jumping out at the first sight of your favorite celeb, you can happen upon a celebrity taking a stroll or jogging at the park.

Trinity Bellwoods also plays host to many festivals and events, attracting the likes of Ryan Gosling and Ellen Page. The best chance to spot elites here is to arrive early in the morning when most locals relax, read, or jog at the park.


  • SOHO House Toronto

192 Adelaide St W

SOHO House is a private members club that has locations across the world. Its Toronto outpost is located in a 3-storeyed building on Adelaide Street. Due to its proximity to the Shangri-La Hotel, the whole strip is frequented by celebrities. It has an intimate, relaxing, and luxurious vibe that draws elites peeling away at its clubhouse. Additionally, SOHO members can use the pool and gym facilities at Shangri-La.

The fireplace and stuffed sofas make this the perfect relaxation spot away from paparazzi. From Bella Hadid to Kendall Jenner, this is where you can find the hottest celebs in casual mode.


  • The Drake Hotel

1150 Queen St W

The Drake Hotel is perhaps the most popular in Toronto. That’s because it has a Drake mini bar and Drake Underground – an underground nightclub that hosts popular hip-hop artists like DJ Khaled, Drake, and more. While its nightclub can be crowded and only restricted to the artists performing, the mini-bar is an intimate setting where you can catch celebrities enjoying a low-key experience during the after-hours.

The bar has an extensive snack menu along with some pretty impressive wines – some additional perks in case you miss an A-lister.


  • The Entertainment District

Right by the city hotspots like King Street West and Spadina Avenue lies the trendy Entertainment District. This neighborhood is primed with restaurants, bars, and clubs that attract partygoers by the thousands. The Entertainment District is also home to several theaters, making this neighborhood a buzzing hive during the night.

Its proximity to everything happening in the city attracts celebrities during TIFF. Locals have spotted Brangelina, Leonardo DiCaprio, and other top Hollywood stars taking a leisurely stroll here.


  • Barcode Saturdays

423 College St

Barcode Saturdays is a luxury nightclub in downtown Toronto. With spacious interiors, an opulent atmosphere, premium liquors and wines, and live music deep into the night – our nightclub is the playground for celebrities, athletes, socialites, and influencers. We host Vegas-esque parties every Saturday night to elevate their weekend mood.

We also host annual parties during Halloween, Toronto Caribana Carnival, and New Year’s Eve which see a flurry of exclusive events. Due to high demand from locals, celebrities, and tourists, we only take bottle reservations during these events.

Our bottle services give you a dedicated space and seating, expedited entry, a personal server, premium bottles, snacks, and tons of party favors. You can book your personal party station and party just like the celebs – with the celebs.

Our high-octane clubbing atmosphere and decadent music make us the celeb’s favorite nightclub in Toronto. Visit us this weekend and rub shoulders with A-list celebrities at the hottest Toronto nightclub.