FEATURED EVENTS IN YOUR CITY
It’s already Sunday – so we better start planning your week.
We’ve combed through pages of concert listings, live performances and dance parties to bring you a curated shortlist of the coolest activities for all price-ranges and interests.
There’s something for everyone, so don’t hold back!
- 22 awesome Toronto events to check out this April
- This Toronto brewpub is screening alien-themed movies in April
- There's an incredible photography exhibit at Union Station next week
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema will be bringing you a bunch of environmentally woke movies about local and global water systems. If you care about this little blue planet of ours, then head to the Annex and check out how we can protect its water bodies. You’ll have the opportunity to pose pertinent questions to filmmakers and activists. A festival pass is a very affordable $20, which gets you into all films.
When: March 29 – April 2
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
The pop-up is back, you guys! It’s four days of packed programming, including a live performance by red hot singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco, a cutting-edge art exhibition, a market showcasing Toronto creatives, and more. The best part is that it’s all free! House of Vans is the perfect opportunity to have fun while saving money.
When: March 30 – April 2
Where: 99 Sudbury Street
Why should Humans of New York have all the hype? Humans of the North is an interactive art event and fundraiser that celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary as a nation. The event brings you portraits of Canada’s diverse and strong people, celebrating our country’s complicated but beautiful identity through the power of images. The proceeds of the event will benefit SKETCH Toronto and The George Brown Foundation. Regular tickets are $25, and student tickets will set you back $20.
When: March 30
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Are you a cottage owner, or perhaps an aspiring cottage owner? Prices in Muskoka may be so sky high in 2017, but you never know when you’ll win the lottery! So, why not stop by the Spring Cottage Life Show to check out the latest in boats, docks, water toys, green solutions and much more. Regular tickets are $20.
When: March 31 – April 2
Where: 6900 Airport Road
One of the world’s most important international photography contests will be coming to Union Station this week. The Red Bull Illume showcases adventure sports photography. The photos will be displayed in night-time exhibitions at various landmarks around the world. This year’s tour is starting out in Toronto, because our city is just that cool. The event is free, so it’s a great way to get your culture fix!
When: March 31 – April 9
Where: Union Station
Do you miss the slumber parties of your youth? Well, now’s your chance to relive those giggling pillow fights. Grab your cutest PJs and your teddy, and take the streetcar to Nathan Phillips Square for a giant pillow fight to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day. Yes, that’s a thing. No, this is not an April Fool’s joke. The event is free, so all you have to bring is your favourite pillow!
When: April 1, 1 – 3 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square