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Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events April 16 to 22

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Ainsley Smith Apr 13, 2018 5:00 am 416

It’s a brand new week Toronto!

Clear some room in your calendar and check out some of the top events happening throughout the city.

From lighting up at 420 at Nathan Phillips Square to celebrating Earth Day at Downsview Park, here are your top events of the week.

Fashion Art Toronto 2018

What: This five-day showcase features art-influenced fashion presentations, performances, multidisciplinary art installations, photography, and short films.

When: April 17 to 21
Time: 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
Price: General admission $45 and students are $15 (with a valid student ID)

AGO Massive

What: Now in its 14th year, AGO Massive has established a reputation as “Toronto’s ultimate contemporary art party.” This epic party offers immersive art installations and performances from Toronto’s most promising creators, DJs that will get you moving, and irresistible food and drink options.

When: April 19
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West
Price: $175

420 Toronto

What: As we get closer to officially legalizing weed in Canada, you better believe that Torontonians are going to be lighting up on April 20. The festivities in Toronto will be taking place at Nathan Phillips Square and will feature vendors, speakers, music, and food from Smoke’s Poutinerie and Chimney Stax Baking Co.

When: April 20
Time: 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
Admission: Free

Record Store Day

What: This Saturday, vinyl record enthusiasts are invited to celebrate independent record stores all over the world as part of Record Store Day. Here in Toronto, vinyl collectors can look forward to parties, in-store performances, and special releases from bands old and new.

When: April 21
Time: Times vary by store
Where: Record stores throughout the city
Admission: Free

Earth Day at Downsview Park

What: Each year on Earth Day, Downsview Park hosts an afternoon focused on environmental protection filled with interactive activities and fun for the entire family. Programming of this year’s Earth Day celebration will offer new and different activities, including a line up of activities, stewardship, and education.

When: April 22
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Downsview Park, 70 Canuck Avenue
Admission: Free

Sandwich Fest

What: Billed as “a day of sandwich tasting” from “incredible sandwich vendors” this food festival will showcase a variety of handheld feasts along with beer, wine, and fruit-infused drinks, music, and “hands-on activities.”

When: April 22
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: TBA

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail me at [email protected]

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