We’ve got a stat holiday coming our way, friends! The Easter long weekend is finally here and there are plenty of things to do in Toronto to keep you busy. Canada’s largest pet expo is kicking off this week, along with Cirque du Soleil, and the enchanting production A Grimm Night. Whether you’re hitting up the ball game, seeing live music, or exploring the city’s immersive exhibits, you’ll definitely be putting the good into Good Friday this year.

Here are 10 of the best things to do in Toronto on Good Friday this April 15, 2022.

Cirque du Soleil

After a long hiatus, Cirque du Soleil is finally bringing its iconic Big Top back to Toronto for a breathtaking performance. The city will be treated to Cirque du Soleil’s most critically acclaimed show, called KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities. The performers will take the stage at Ontario Place on April 14, 2022, for a “mind-boggling” limited series of shows that combine acrobatics with art, poetry, and humour.

Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
When: April 15, 2022, 4 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Spring Canadian Pet Expo

Canada’s largest pet expo is taking place near Pearson Airport starting this Friday. Get ready for three days of interactive fun, pet-focused shopping, and all the entertainment you and your furry (or feathery!) companion can handle. That includes a dog circus, a groom show, celebrity pet appearances, and more. This is absolutely a pet-friendly family event, so be sure to bring the whole gang along with you.

When: April 15—17, 2022
Where: The International Centre, Hall 3

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Oakland Athletics

The Jays are back and this Friday marks the beginning of their weekend-long series against the Oakland Athletics. It’s shaping up to be a gorgeous sunny week here in the city, and what better way to enjoy it than a holiday Jays game? There are plenty of tickets for sale starting at just $17 each.

When: April 15, 2022, 7:07 p.m.
Where: Rogers Centre

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Beaches Easter Scavenger Hunt

The annual scavenger hunt and parade that takes place in the Beaches every Easter weekend in Toronto is returning this April. The scavenger hunt will take place this Friday, April 15. Then on Sunday, the parade will travel from Queen Street East and Munro Park Avenue and continue along Queen Street East to Woodbine Avenue, with floats to see, treats to eat, and music to enjoy all afternoon long.

Where: See events here
When: April 15, 2022

A Grimm Night

This immersive theatre production will have you on the edge of your seat. Audience members get to craft their own journey through the mystical world of A Grimm Night, a unique twist on the classic fairy tale.

“Discover the twisted, dark magic of our most beloved fairy tales. Witness the mystery, enchantment and tragedy as it unfolds around you and maybe interacts with you,” the description says. Prepare to be bold and curious as you tap into your sense of adventure during this enchanting activity.

Where: 1087 Queen St W
When: April 15, 2022, 7 p.m. & 10 p.m.


The bestselling novel turned Academy Award-winning film has been adapted into a theatre production on the Mirvish stage this month. Room showcases the harrowing story of a kidnapped woman and her son, who escape from the garden of their captor and venture out into the world beyond the room.

Where: Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St West
When: April 15, 2022, 8 p.m.

Immersive Frida Kahlo

A new show titled Frida: Immersive Dream, covering the life and work of Frida Kahlo, is now open to the public. The 500,000 cubic feet of exhibit space at 1 Yonge Street will be transformed into an immersive art wonderland. The immersive Frida Kahlo exhibit in Toronto will allow guests to see the artist’s work brought to life in a whole new way, through projections, photography, drawings, and iconography.

When: April 2022
Where: 1 Yonge Street Toronto, ON, M5E 1W7

Mad Max: Fury Road at IMAX Cinesphere

See this iconic 2015 film in a whole new way at the IMAX Cinesphere at Ontario Place. Watch the post-apocalyptic scenes come to life all around you at the world’s first permanent IMAX theatre, and the largest one in all of Canada.

Where: 955 Lake Shore Blvd W
When: April 15, 2022, 7:30 p.m.

Robert Lepage’s The Library at Night

Ever wondered what it would be like to step inside a time machine? Well, thanks to virtual reality, now you can. Toronto has a new immersive VR adventure that transports you to some of the world’s most extraordinary libraries both real and imagined. Robert Lepage’s The Library at Night “is an immersive and sensory virtual-reality journey that whisks you away to 10 libraries throughout time and across the globe – from Mexico to Japan, Copenhagen, Sarajevo and beyond,” the description says.

When: Until April 18, 2022
Where: 1 Yonge Street Toronto, ON, M5E 1W7

Candlelight Symphony at the Castle

An intimate concert bathed in candlelight at Toronto’s historic castle — has anything ever sounded more romantic? Until early May, Casa Loma is hosting live symphony shows in a dreamy setting. Travel down an 800 ft tunnel below Austin Terrace to the castle’s Carriage Room for a one-of-a-kind performance.

Where: 1 Austin Terrace
When: April 15, 2022, 7:30 p.m.