5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, April 4

Apr 3 2019, 8:25 pm

Following Wednesday’s chilly temperatures, you’re going to be begging for an excuse to head outside.

Make the most of today by bundling up and checking out these fun events happening throughout the city including a delicious Italian food celebration, a women’s fashion night out and more.


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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: April 4 to 14
Time: Varies by location
Where: Participating restaurants across Toronto
Price: $49

Afghan Cuisine Buffet and Market

What: Stop by this afternoon event to get a taste of delicious Afghan food in buffet-format, and explore a market that will showcase sewing work, jewelry and more.

When: April 4
Time: 11:30 am to 2 pm
Where: 555 Dundas Street East
Price: $10

Mass Exodus 2019

What: The public is invited to explore the various forms of art and design executed by graduating fashion students from the School of Fashion at Ryerson University. The installation provides a glimpse into the future of fashion through various mediums.

When: April 4
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
Admission: Free

The Style Social

What: Ladies, it’s fashion’s night out. Round up your friends and come enjoy an evening of sips, snacks and exclusive savings on apparel, shoes and accessories. There will also be makeup touch-ups, photobooth stations, live music and much more.

When: March 4
Time: 5:30 pm to 8 pm
Where: Hudson’s Bay, 3rd and 4th floors 176 Yonge Street
Admission: Free

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: April 4 to 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