11 things to do in Toronto in Toronto today: Sunday, April 7

Apr 5 2019, 7:56 pm

Sunday Funday has arrived!

If you’re looking for something to do other than brunch and bottomless mimosas, check out these awesome events happening in the city today.

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Heirloom Toronto Cheesecake Pop-Up

April food events

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What: The viral sensation known as cheesecake-on-a-stick is popping up downtown for a limited time. The popular dessert from Heirloom Toronto will be available inside Pokito storefront. It goes without saying, this makes for the easiest post-poké dessert-choice ever.

When: On now until April 7
When: 11:30 am to 10 pm
Where: 420 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: Pay for what you eat

Opera Atelier: Idomeneo

What: Brimming with Mozart’s show-stopping music, deeply emotional ensembles, and spectacular dancing, Idomeneo tells the story of the Greek hero who is forced to choose between the life of his son and a terrible promise he has made to the god of the sea.

When: On now until April 13
Time: All shows at 7:30 pm except for April 13, which is at 4:30 pm
Where: Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria Street
Price: Tickets from $39

Giro d’Italia

What: Toronto’s top Italian restaurants are joining forces for a 10-day celebration of the regional cuisine of Italy. This delicious event showcases cuisine from different regions of Italy via multi-course prezzo fisso (prix fixe) menus priced at $49.

When: On now until April 14
Time: Varies by location
Where: Participating restaurants across Toronto
Price: $49

Dinner with a View

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What: Dinner with a View attendees will dine in heated, clear and frameless domes that offer a gorgeous view of the city around them. And your surroundings aren’t the only thing that’ll be beautifully designed: menus have been created by Chef René Rodriguez, Top Chef Canada Season 4 Winner. You’ll have the chance to choose from three blind menu categories – meat, fish or vegan – and from there, the adventure is a delicious surprise.

When: On now until May 2
 The Bentway
Time: Depends on booking
Admission: Tickets are available online

HideSeek pop-up Toronto

What: You can awaken your inner child at Toronto’s brand new and unforgettable pop-up, HideSeek this spring. Occupying a 7,000-sq-ft vacant retail space in the Dundas West neighbourhood, the pop-up invites you to escape reality and relive the days of childhood. Explore multi-sensory elements throughout the space and marvel at epic floor-to-ceiling installations.

When: March 30 to June 2
Time: Thursday and Friday, 12 pm to 10 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 10 pm
Where: Dundas West neighbourhood — 1305 Dundas Street West
Price: $25 (plus taxes and service fees) — Tickets available online

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

Toronto Bridal Brunch


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What: You’re invited to attend an Instagram-worthy bridal brunch this Sunday at one of the most stunning venues in the city. Guests can enjoy a delicious brunch with mimosas, a wedding gown fashion show, wedding planning details, and much more.

When: April 7
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Where: The Globe and Mail Centre, 351 King Street East
Price: From $40

Utopia Pop-Up

What: This unique pop-up features nature-themed room installations that you can explore on your own on a self-guided tour. Organizers encourage buying tickets online in advance to guarantee access for your preferred date.

When: On now until July 31
Time: 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Utopia Pop-up, 144 Augusta Avenue
Price: $9.99 to $24.99

Toronto Art Crawl Spring Pop-Up

What: Kick off the new season at the Toronto Art Crawl spring pop up taking place at the Great Hall this Sunday. Shop directly from 60 incredibly talented local artists and designers that specialize in original art, fashion, jewellery, home decor, vintage, photography, body care and more.

When: April 7
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Admission: $10 at the door

Middleditch & Schwartz


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What: Comedians Thomas Middleditch from Silicon Valley and Ben Schwartz of Parks and Recreation are headed to Toronto this weekend for a hilarious evening of improvisation.

When: April 7
Time: 5:30 pm
Where: Danforth Music Hall
Tickets: From $63

Toronto R&B Sounds

What: Come and spend a dreamy evening of rare, live performances from local R&B musicians. Toronto R&B Sounds is a concert series featuring homegrown Canadian talent in an intimate setting.

When: April 7
Time: 8 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Baby G, 1608 Dundas Street West
Price: $15

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