12 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, April 21

Apr 18 2019, 10:43 pm

The long weekend might be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop.

From family-friendly activities to festive events, make sure to check out the top events happening in the city this Easter Sunday.


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Adidas & Reebok Warehouse Sale


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What: The GTA’s biggest warehouse sale returns this long weekend. Shoppers can save up to 80% on a huge selection of apparel, footwear, and accessories from Adidas and Reebok.

When: On now until April 22
Time: Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm; Monday, 10 am to 5 pm
 The International Centre (Hall 6), 6900 Airport Rd.
Price: No cost to enter

Easter at the Toronto Zoo

What: Hop on over to the Toronto Zoo this weekend for some ‘eggstraordinary’ family fun. Guests can enjoy Easter-themed photo opportunities, special animal exhibits, and plenty of surprises.

When: On now until April 22
Time: 9:30 am to 6 pm
Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd
Price: General admission $23

Ai Weiwei: Unbroken

What: Ai Weiwei, one of the world’s most influential living artists and human rights activists, is bringing a collection of his ceramic works to Toronto’s Gardiner Museum. Called Unbroken, the exhibit will present an array of Ai’s ceramic works while highlighting “urgent global issues.”

When: On now until June 9
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queens Park
Admission: $15 for adults

Trinity Bellwoods Flea- April Showers Market

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What: Come and freshen up your home, wardrobe, beauty routine and shop locally from over 60 of Toronto finest vendors, artisans, and small business. 

When: April 21
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Admission: No admission

International Fan Festival Toronto

What: This new anime convention is happening today in case you’re looking for some last-minute Easter Sunday plans. This multi-fandom, Japanese-focused event features anime, music, comics, gaming, novels, and more.

When: April 21
Time: 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West
Price: Tickets start at $30

Adult Easter Egg Hunt

What: Want to feel like a kid again? Join Rec Room for an adult egg hunt. There’s over $500 in prizes to be found, complimentary coffee and tea, and every egg is a winner.

When: April 21
Time: 10:15 am
Where: Rec Room, 255 Bremmer Blvd.
Price: $5 in advance, $10 at the door

Easter Egg Hunt at the Annex Hotel

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What: You can relive your childhood at this fun Easter egg hunt at the Annex Hotel today. There will be chocolate and perks (discounts and free stuff) hidden throughout the hotel.

When: April 21
Time: 1 pm
Where: Annex Hotel
Price: Free to participate

Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade

What: The Toronto Beaches Lions Easter Parade is going down this Sunday. Kicking off at 2 pm sharp, the two-hour event will begin on Queen Street at Munro Park and continue west along Queen Street ending at Woodbine Avenue. This event is happening rain or shine.

When: April 21
Time: 2 pm
Where: Begins on Queen Street at Munro Park
and continue west along Queen Street ending at Woodbine Avenue
Price: Free

Four Chords and a Gun

What: Four Chords and a Gun is an explosive new play about the infamous punk band The Ramones written by John Ross Bowie. The play reveals the drama-filled 1979 recording session that led to The Ramones album End of the Century, produced by the volatile Phil Spector.

When: April 21
Time: 2 pm
Where: Fleck Theatre
Tickets: From $39

Toronto Raptors Tailgate

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What: Our Toronto Raptors are facing the Orlando Magic this evening as part of the NBA Playoffs East Conference game four. And in case you can’t snag a ticket, there will be a FREE Raptors tailgate party happening in Maple Leaf Square tonight.

When: April 21
Time: 7 pm
Where: Maple Leaf Square, 15 York Street
Admission: Free to attend

Grow Op 2019 at the Gladstone

What: Now in its 7th year, Grow Op at the Gladstone is celebrating with an exhibition of art, design, and ideas across a range of disciplines. Curated by Christine Leu and Alan Webb of LeuWebb Projects, with Lee Petrie, Exhibitions Director, Gladstone Hotel.

When: April 21
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Tickets: General admission starts at $10

420 Comedy Festival

What: This is 420 Comedy Festival’s third year and the festival is bigger and better than ever! Taking place over four venues with tons of the best comedians the Big Smoke has to offer. This year features both stand up and improv with some amazing concept shows.

When: April 21
Time: Multiple shows throughout the evening, shows begin at 8 pm
Where: Multiple locations throughout the city
Admission: Individual tickets cost between $10 to $20 a show, night passes available for $30 online

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