Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events April 23 to 29

Apr 21 2018, 3:52 am

Another amazing weekend in Toronto has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to end.

Keep the good vibes going by checking out some of these events happening in the city this week!

FREE lingonberry glazed cinnamon buns

What: Fjällräven is celebrating the opening of its newest Toronto store on Queen West this week and for the special occasion, the Swedish retailer will be dishing out sweet FREE treats from Rosen’s Cinnamon Buns this Wednesday.

When: April 25
Time: 8:30 am to 11 am
Where: King Street and Bay Street
Admission: Free

In Conversation: Sean Penn and Chris Hadfield

What: Academy Award-winning actor, director, and bestselling author Sean Penn will be in Toronto this Thursday to discuss his debut novel Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff. This special evening will have Sean Penn in conversation with Canadian astronaut and bestselling author, Chris Hadfield.

When: April 26
Time: 7 pm to 8 pm
Where: Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall, 317 Dundas St W
Admission: One ticket is $30 and includes a signed copy of Penn’s book

Digifest 2018

What: This digital festival brings together tech leaders and innovators in the world of media and gaming to Toronto for three days of programming, activities, and discussions.

When: April 26 to 28
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Corus Quay, 25 Dockside Drive
Admission: Tickets range from $25 to $100


What: North America’s largest documentary festival returns to Toronto this month bringing an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences.

When: April 26 to May 6
Time: Various screenings each day
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: Tickets start at $21.24

Toronto Underwear Run and Dance Party

What: After a successful Undie Run at the University of British Columbia, Jacques Martiquet, founder of Party4Health, is on his way to Toronto this week with the noblest of missions: To throw a giant underwear run in the downtown core.

When: April 27
Time: 7 pm
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Admission: Free

INLAND Canadian Designer Pop-Up

What: Treat yourself to some locally made fashion this weekend at INLAND, Toronto’s premier shopping event featuring 70 fashion, apparel and accessory brands from across the country.

When: April 27 & 28
Time: Friday, 3 pm to 9 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm
Where: QRC West, 134 Peter Street
Admission: Free

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