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NXNE returns to Drake for four nights of music-festival fun! From June 13th to 16th, meet us in the Underground for a non-stop party with bands and DJs from around the world as we keep the music going until 4AM each night.Continue reading NXNE Lands at Drake
Beat the heat with our boozy thirst-quenchers. Meet us on the Sky Yard for a Drakeland twist on a summer classic: the Lemonade Stand!Continue reading Pucker Up for Drakeland's Lemonade Stand
We're bringing an amusement park flavour to Queen West this summer! From the fairground atmosphere of 86'd Mondays watermelon-eating contest to the slightly eerier (but always fun) Park After Dark house parties, our big-top action will be non-stop.
Continue reading Drakeland at the Drake Hotel
We take a cruise down memory lane through the streets of Hogtown. These vintage photographs are from the city archives and are filled with charming glimpses into the Toronto that was. Plus, all that retro typography is easy on the eyes! Check out a few of our favourite shots.
Burger Week is upon us! We're joining forces with The Grid to bring you an entire week of two things we can't get enough of: burgers + supporting our community.Continue reading Mouthwatering Fun + Community Support = Burger Week!
The young musician Nicolas Jaar, a Drake favourite, has just released his first BBC essentials mix. The eclectic two hour mix includes ambitious tracks from the likes of Jay-Z, Aphex Twin, Marvin Gaye, Just Friends (Jaar and Sasha Spielberg), My Girl and Me (probably Jaar) + *NSYNC. Listen to the full thing here!Continue reading Music Monday: Nicolas Jaar: BBC Essentials Mix
A friend of Drake, Ashleigh Semkiw is a songwriter, performance artist and operatic soprano- not to mention drop dead gorgeous! In anticipation for her long weekend show in the Underground, we sat down with her for a quick chat.Continue reading Hear Her Tonight: Drake Takes 5 With Ashleigh Semkiw
Blogging about exciting people wouldn't be complete without talking about some of the exciting people who come through our doors; our hotel guests! Meet award-winning playwright, Bryony Lavery.Continue reading Our People: Bryony Lavery