Things to do in Toronto

Karaoke in Toronto

Take the stage by storm and sing your heart out at Toronto’s favorite karaoke bars.

Whether alone or with a large group of your closest friends, karaoke can get your blood pumping and your body moving to the beat while the music embraces you. It inspires your inner singer and melts your stress away.

There may be plenty of things to do in Toronto, but one thing’s for sure: you can't beat the karaoke scene. Hot spots dot the city, where mics wait to be picked up by anyone who dares to dream of being a star for the night. We know the thrill of putting on a performance that dazzles an audience, and when you join in on karaoke night, you will, too.

It doesn't matter if you prefer to sing to a trusted group or want the whole venue to hear you. Opportunities abound in Toronto's karaoke bars.

Downtown Karaoke Hotspots

In most major cities, downtown is the heart of the nightlife, and Toronto is no exception. You'll find no shortage of things to do in Toronto at night, and a local favorite is karaoke. Leave your stage fright behind and hop into these venues, each offering its unique spin on what makes a karaoke bar.

1. Bar+ Karaoke

Are you ready to show off your singing voice but afraid to do it in a room full of strangers? At Bar+ Karaoke, your group gets a private room that fits up to 30 people. Each room has high-quality sound equipment and comfortable, sleek leather seating to create an air of luxury as you and your friends sing your hearts out.

Popular songs in numerous languages, including English, Korean, Chinese, Japanese, and Thai, bring music to your ears at this downtown hot spot. Singing, the extensive bar menu that includes beers, cocktails, soju, wine, and the bottle service keeps the fun rolling the entire time you're here.

If you're too shy to pick up the mic, the main lounge is just as exciting. Sit back and relax to the rhythm while sipping your drink.


DASHA in Toronto covers all the bases for a phenomenal night out. With a full restaurant on the first floor, featuring delectable Pan-Asian cuisine, and an extensive karaoke bar on the second floor, it’s both dinner and a show.

The private, uniquely themed rooms feature stunning artwork like intricate dragons. Comfortable, stylish leather benches accommodate up to 10 people for your stay, and a table is provided for refreshments.

Ambient lighting sets the mood while you savor handcrafted cocktails, beers, or spirits. Each room has a state-of-the-art karaoke machine equipped with two mics and a seemingly endless collection of songs from all genres.

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3. Bar Mordecai

If you like the idea of luxuriating in the ambiance of a vintage hotel lobby and bar, head over to Bar Mordecai. Indulge in Iberian-inspired tapas alongside an extensive bar selection before heading downstairs. You'll feel an instant shift from elegant to lively as you approach the karaoke lounge in the Green Room Bar.

Each of the four rooms features a distinctive theme, from the paisley-print Jolene Room to the neon and cheetah-print Elvis Room. Choose whichever fits your vibe, and prepare to be the star of the show as you sing along to some of the greatest songs of all time.

Reservations are strongly recommended and require a minimum stay and spend per guest. All reservations are also subject to a 20% auto-gratuity.

4. Tenjin Bar & Karaoke

Designed to mimic the trendy karaoke bars in Japan, Tenjin Bar & Karaoke promises a night of musical delights. The ambiance extends far beyond the music, including a massive projector, stunning lighting, and even a smoke machine sure to delight karaoke fans.

Belt out the lyrics to your favorite song, or try your hand at playing drums on open mic nights for a low-key event with friends or family. The karaoke system has an extensive database, and if the song you want isn't there, you can find it on YouTube.

If you prefer a more private affair, Tenjin has two rooms to rent: one that can accommodate eight people and another that can accommodate up to 15. Each room has a private karaoke system and speakers, creating an intimate space for you and your friends to celebrate together.

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Midtown Sing-Along Spots

The musical journey continues in Midtown, where karaoke night is a phenomenal affair. If you're looking for something to fill your time.

5. Echo Karaoke

Step off the streets of Koreatown and enter Echo Karaoke, where a hidden gem of music and fanfare awaits. Korean-style private karaoke rooms combine with the urban atmosphere expected from a major city's nightlife to create an unforgettable experience.

Four rooms accommodate between six and 25 people, and each is decked out with everything you'll need for a night of good music and even better company. The ambiance is just right, with a rainbow of dancing disco-style lights filling the dimly lit room. Don't be afraid to get up and dance. We would if we were you.

The song list expands across multiple languages, including Korean, English, Japanese, Filipino, Russian, and Chinese. A handful of Spanish and Bollywood songs are also available in the Grand Stage room.

East Toronto Stages

In East Toronto, all you need for a pleasant karaoke experience is a little self-confidence—and an urge to have a ball.

6. The Duke Live

Take a shot of liquid courage and hop on stage at The Duke to stand on a piece of Toronto's history. Built in 1870 as The Morin House Tavern, it served as a restaurant, pub, and inn. After a change in ownership in 1912, it became The Duke, named after the Duke of York and Albany.

Today, the black and red building beckons for people to come in and enjoy the show. Every Friday is karaoke night, where patrons like you can serenade the audience with your favorite songs.

Whether you're there to sing or watch others brave the stage, you're in for a real treat. If you can't make it for karaoke, you can still bop to live music on Saturday and Sunday nights while savoring finger-licking good pub classics.

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7. On The Rocks

As one of the first karaoke bars to open in Ontario, On The Rocks has established itself as a Toronto landmark worthy of a visit. It's also a hidden gem and easy to miss if you're not actively looking for it. If you're in the area and have some extra time, check it out for a delightful evening.

For most of the week, this Asian-fusion restaurant is open to public walk-ins for karaoke. With one room accommodating up to 60 people, it's a comfortable setting where large groups can get together and sing to their hearts' content. Choose a song from the venue's extensive list and get in the queue to sing for the crowd.

Scarborough Singing Rooms

Check out one of the best private room karaoke spots in Scarborough, where it's hard to tell if the air is vibrating with futuristic excitement or the sound of the music.

8. G-Funk

If you want luxuriously styled private karaoke rooms, head to G-Funk in Toronto, where you'll enter a world of dazzling neon lights, thrumming bass, and a whole lot of lighthearted fun.

The venue has state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, creating a karaoke experience unlike any other. Its music library contains over 200,000 songs. You’ll feel like a superstar with flashing lights of every color twinkling around you while you're on stage.

Feel the rhythm thrum through your body as you and your group have the time of your lives. If you need refreshments, the menu features plenty, from classic bar fare, such as chicken wings and fries, to Chinese favorites, such as wonton soup. The drink menu is even more robust, with plenty of alcoholic and nonalcoholic options.

Photographer: James Wheeler

Brampton Beats

The beats continue in Brampton, where you'll find some of the best public karaoke alongside delicious food with a dash of historic charm.

9. Tracks Brew Pub

If you have a penchant for music and a love of history, Tracks Brew Pub is the place for you. The building is a heritage structure that once served the Brampton Knitting Mill, and within it, you'll find pieces of its history in its decor. Wheels hanging from the ceiling once acted as pulleys, and wooden sock stretchers adorn the walls.

At Tracks Brew Pub, Friday nights are a cause for celebration. Ring in the weekend with karaoke that'll have you laughing, dancing, and, if you dare, singing on stage for the audience.

Of course, you'll need to refuel after all that singing and dancing. Indulge in pub favorites, such as mozzarella sticks and deep-fried pickles, while enjoying the show. Don't forget to try the unique home brew: an amber, malty brew with an unforgettable flavor.

You might come for the food and drinks, but you'll want to stay for the vibrancy that fills the room as patron after patron sings the night away.

Queen West

Queen West is known for its eclectic nature, and karaoke fits right in amid the music venues, artistry lining the streets, and some of the best-hidden gems in Toronto.

10. Su Karaoke

In the heart of Queen West, you'll stumble upon Su Karaoke, where you don't have to be a professional singer to have a phenomenal time.

Let your dreams of becoming a rock star come true within state-of-the-art private karaoke rooms with unbelievable sound systems. Its extensive song library features modern fan favorites alongside timeless classics.

The sleek interior exudes luxury, and the party never ends inside the rooms, where the flashing lights keep energy levels high. The music is almost infectious, urging you to dance and sing along with your friends as you enjoy your night together.

Elevate the experience with the extensive drink menu, offering everything from mixed drinks and shots to soju and shooters. If the party gets a little too loud, catch a breath of fresh air on the patio for a quiet conversation or to recharge before jumping back into the fray.

North York

After a day of exploring North York's extensive shopping and museum scene, a night of karaoke could be just what you need. Karaoke virgins and experienced pros alike will be amazed by the best venue in the neighborhood.


You won't forget your first trip to NEWAY KTV. Thanks to cutting-edge technology, this isn't your average karaoke bar.

We know how much work it takes to iterate amazing special effects, and we can applaud NEWAY for a job well done. Over 4,000 neon LED lights are strung across the walls, casting a futuristic glow that rivals the most exclusive nightclubs.

Each of the ten private karaoke rooms gives you complete control over the integrated sound and lights, letting you set the stage for your performance. Prepare to be amazed by the state-of-the-art sound system and library of over 500,000 songs in eight different languages.

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Unleash Your Inner Superstar at These Karaoke Spots

Your inner superstar awaits in Toronto, where karaoke hot spots draw people near and far. Grab a group or hit up a public karaoke event, and let your dreams of musical stardom come true. For a night, you can feel like one of our performers, with all eyes on you as you steal the show.

When you've worn out your voice but want to keep the action rolling and the artistry at an all-time high, we have the perfect solution. Our shows in Toronto delight fans as we create awe-inspiring performances set to spectacular soundtracks that'll have your head bopping to the beat.

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