Can't miss Toronto events of the week: April 29 to May 5

Apr 27 2019, 3:02 am

With so many awesome events happening this week in the city, how on earth will you choose what to do?

Luckily for you, we’ve narrowed it down and selected the top events happening in the city over the next seven days.


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CONTACT Photography Festival

What: Back for another year is Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the largest annual photography event in the world, which showcases works from hundreds of photographers at locations all over the city.

When: May 1 to 31
Time: All day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: 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: May 3 and 4
Time: Friday, 3 pm to 9 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm
Where: QRC West, 134 Peter Street
Admission: Free

Jane’s Walk

What: Jane’s Walk is an annual festival of free, community-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. Explore your city, share stories about your community and connect with your neighbours on any of the hundreds of Jane’s Walks taking place across the GTA

When: May 3 to 5
Time: Varies by day
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Price: Free to participate

Spring Movie Wardrobe Sale

What: Hosted by the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD), the Spring Movie Wardrobe Sale will be happening in Toronto this weekend and will feature many vendors who are affiliated with the industry as well as costume professionals with items from shows they have worked on.

When: May 4
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place, 33 Manitoba Drive
Tickets: Entrance is $7

Toronto Coffee & Tea Expo

What: Taking place at the CF Shops at Don Mills, Town Square, the two-day event celebrates the buzz of café culture in Toronto. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore exhibitors, savour endless free samples, learn industry secrets and participate in hands-on programs.

When: May 4 and 5
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: CF Shops at Don Mills, Town Square
Price: Tickets are available online

Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama

What: Former First Lady Michelle Obama is coming to Toronto this week. The Toronto stop will feature moderator Phoebe Robinson who will appear in conversation with the former First Lady.

When: May 4
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Price: Ticketmaster is sold out of tickets, but StubHub has tickets available starting at $195

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