18 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, March 18

Mar 15 2018, 8:49 pm


Make the final day of the weekend count by checking out some of the awesome events happening in the city.

From foodie events and art exhibits to the final day to see the adorable pandas at the Toronto Zoo, here are the top events happening in the city today.

TNT Spotlight: Cuchara

What: TNT Spotlight will debut a series of designers over the spring and summer months, giving them a spotlight amid TNT’s core international and Canadian collections, curated by owner Arie Assaraf and his team. Starting this weekend, March will highlight some amazing Canadian jewelry brands.

When: Now until March 18
Where: TNT WOMEN, 55 Avenue Road, Lower Level


What: Today is the final day to visit ComiCon, one of the world’s biggest showcases of everything comics and fantasy featuring over 400 unique vendors. 

When: Now until March 18
Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Furnal Equinox

What: If you’re in the mood to get dressed up like your favourite animal this afternoon, the Furnal Equinox is happening in Toronto. Get ready to see plenty of costume-clad Torontonians running around the city today.

When: Now until March 18
Where: Westin Harbour Castle, 1 Harbour Square

Cinesphere March Break Star Wars Screenings

What: Whether you’re a Sith lord or a Jedi Knight, the Cinesphere is the place to be for all those who love space opera this March Break. Located amidst the shimmering waters of the revitalized Ontario Place, there really is no better place to experience one of the most critically-acclaimed movies of 2017, than in Toronto’s famous geodesic dome, on the 10-story high screen.

When: Now until March 18, 3:30 pm & 7:15 pm
Where: Ontario Place Cinesphere, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West

Samko Miko Toy Book Warehouse Sale

What: Have a children’s birthday coming up? You can shop from thousands of brand name toys and books. Brands include: Disney, Minions, MegaBloks, Crayola, Thomas, Fisher Price, Hot Wheels, Vtech, Barbie, and more.

When: Now until March 18
Where: 60 East Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill

TIFF Kids International Film Festival

What: Discover the world as a family this March Break at the TIFF Kids International Film Festival. Guests can enjoy 100 films from 40 countries, interactive screenings, and the chance to play in digiPlaySpace, TIFF’s very own film playground.

When: Now until March 18
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West

 Mr.B’s Spring Sketchers Sale

What: Spring is coming, which means it’s time to stock up on some new kicks. You can shop for sneakers for the entire family at this massive sale.

When: Now until March 18
Where: Mr.B’s, 1590 Matheson Blvd

Winter at Ontario Place

What: This is your final chance to check out Winter at Ontario Place, a family-friendly event featuring various winter-themed activities including the Winter Light Exhibition, skating on the new synthetic skating rink, and film screenings at the recently re-opened Cinesphere.

When: Now until March 18, 5 am to 12 am
Where: Ontario Place

Winter Stations

What: Winter Stations returns for its fourth year, welcoming international designers to bring public art installations to Toronto’s beaches. Winners had to follow Winter Stations 2018 theme, RIOT: violent disturbance; uproar; outburst of uncontrolled feelings; a large or varied display. The result has been some of the most interesting and beautiful public art in the city.

When: Now until April 1
Where: The Toronto Beaches

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

What: This spring, the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival returns to four conservation areas, all within an hour drive from Toronto! Tickets are available online starting at $5.75.

When: Now until April 8
Where: Bruce’s Mill, Kortright Centre, Island Lake and Terra Cotta

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

What: Infinity Mirrors, the dazzling world of Yayoi Kusama is now open at the AGO. During this exhibit, visitors have the opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments at once.

When: Now until May 27
The Art Gallery of Ontario, 317, Dundas Street West

Yoko Ono: The Riverbed

What: This weekend, you’re invited to experience Yoko Ono’s latest art installation, The Riverbed, at the Gardiner Museum. The Riverbed invites visitors to collaborate with the artist, the museum, and each other, through everyday action and contemplation.

When: Now until June 3
Where: The Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park

Colaborative Brew Day

What: Lake Wilcox Brewing and The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies, team-up to host this collaborative women’s brew day. The event includes brewing, tasting, education, and open discussions about beer.

When: March 18, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Lake Wilcox Brewing Co., 1033 Edgeley Boulevard, Unit 3, Vaughan

Gladstone Flea: March Maker’s Market

What: This Sunday, head to the Gladstone Hotel for its award-winning brunch, then spend the afternoon checking out incredible pieces from the top artisans in the city at this edition of the Gladstone Flea.

When: March 18, 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West

Kensington Krawl Food Tour

What: Calling all Toronto foodies! Come and taste your way through Toronto’s most unique and eclectic neighbourhood on a culinary excursion in Kensington Market. As you stroll, you will learn about the history and heritage of the market, meet local shopkeepers and chefs, and indulge in a variety of delicious foods and drinks.

When: March 18, 11 am to 2:30 pm
Where: Meeting point is Jimmy’s Coffee (Kensington Market), 191 Baldwin Street

What: Doughnut miss this one! Glory Hole Doughnuts is in the brewery today starting at 11 am, offering up a variety of handmade doughnuts! Admission is free, just show up ready to enjoy.

When: March 18, 11 am
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive

Toronto Raptors vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

What: Come cheer on your Toronto Raptors this afternoon as they take on the Oklahoma City Thunder on homecourt. Tickets start at $93, tipoff is 1 pm.

When: March 18, 1 pm
Where: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay Street

Say Farewell to the Giant Pandas

What: Today is the final day to visit the adorable giant pandas at the Toronto Zoo, ending their five-year stay in Toronto before they are relocated to the Calgary Zoo.

When: Now until March 18
Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd

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