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NYE 2016 at The Drake Hotel: All That Glitters

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 4 months ago

Oh, sweet two thousand sixteen. All That Glitters is Drake and we’ve got just the ticket to get that twinkle in your eye for a New Year's Eve to remember in Toronto's west end. Delicious bites, chilled champagne + hot tunes are on the menu for an indulgent, high-energy celebration. Channel your inner Bowie ‘cause we’ll be dining and dancing until next year. Do it up right for the last hurrah of 2015. With one of the best live music rosters in town, we’ve got a line up that’ll keep you rockin’ all night long.

NYE 2016

City Building with Gracie Goad

Posted by Gracie Goad, 2 years, 5 months ago

Gracie Goad, our Food & Beverage + Training Manager at Drake Hotel, is quite the busy bee. When she's not at the Hotel organizing workshops + tutorials in things like product knowledge or personal finance for servers, she's one of twenty seven up-and-coming leaders selected by CivicAction to participate in the DiverseCity "Civic MBA".


Spotlight on Artisans + Win Tickets to the One of a Kind Show!

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 5 months ago

Recently we’ve discovered that we have more than just a few members of the Drake Fam that have talents + hobbies that extend far beyond their roles at the Drake. When not hanging out with their respective Drake family members, they are busy making anything from jewellery to encaustics, to installation pieces + more.

Drake General Store


Posted by Drake General Store, 2 years, 5 months ago

Introducing: HUMANS OF THE DRAKE. Every week, we will profile a member of our team, their favourite holiday traditions and most coveted wish list items.


Born + raised in Halifax, and a Betty + Veronica comic book advocate - Sarah moved to Toronto for the last couple years of high school. She went to school in Montreal and New York before shuttling off to China to design for Ports 1961. Sarah then moved back to Toronto to start her freelance career and has been a part of the DGS team since August 2014.


Music Monday: Evening Hymns

Posted by Carla Candela, 2 years, 5 months ago

Evening Hymns, the ever-evolving musical project of Jonas Bonnetta + a musician/artist/sawyer of Eastern Ontario brings his elevated acoustic harmony to the Drake Underground this Friday, November 27th.

Evening Hymns
Drake Devonshire

History Lives Here

Posted by Drake, 2 years, 5 months ago

On November 22nd, you are summoned to the Drake Devonshire Pavilion to hear a long-lost tale of the most infamous trial in Prince Edward County. Join host Peter Lockyer of History Lives Here Inc., and the Honourable Judge Robert Sharpe, author of The Lazier Murder: Prince Edward County 1884, for a lecture on the dubious trial which took place at the Picton Courthouse more than a century ago

Picton County Courthouse