Another week is upon us and boy, it’s an exciting one! With just a few days left to go until the Easter long weekend, we’ve got tons of activities and events on our agenda to make the workdays fly by. Cirque du Soleil is finally returning to the city, Canada’s largest pet expo kicks off this Friday, along with many more exciting things to do in Toronto this week.

Here are 10 of the best things to do in the city this week. It’ll be the holiday weekend before you know it!

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: Begins April 14, 2022

JoJo at Danforth Music Hall

Concerts are officially back in Toronto and with capacity limits now lifted at venues in the city, it’s safe to say that we’ve been waiting for this moment for quite some time. If you’ve been missing the electric energy of cheering crowds and live music, this is your chance to dive back in. Tickets are limited, so be sure to get yours while you can!

When: April 13, 2022
Where: The Danforth Music Hall

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

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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

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—17, 2022


Experience the evolution of our city through the eyes of Toronto’s emerging artists. The art gallery at the St. Lawrence Market is now showcasing 60 artworks acquired by the City from the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair over the past six decades. Do a little shopping at the market and then head upstairs to this free show and explore the ever-changing geographical and cultural landscape of our city.

Where: The Market Gallery, 95 Front St E
When: Until April 17, 2022

Filipino Restaurant Month

A brand new nationwide event is coming to Canada this April and it’s a celebration of Filipino cuisine. Diners will get to try everything related to Filipino cuisine by ordering from prix fixe menus, including traditional dishes like Adobo, and dining experiences like the Kamayan finger food feast. There are so many restaurants participating around Toronto and if you love to explore the city through its cuisine, this event is not one to miss.

Where: Various locations
When: April 1 — April 30, 2022

Hit up Toronto’s hidden bars & speakeasies 

No one can deny that when it comes to the Toronto bar scene, this city knows what it’s doing. But what about the more underground places? If you’re sick of the crowds at the mainstream locations and want a little exclusive getaway, check out some of the city’s best-kept secrets. Oh yeah baby, we’re talking the hidden bars and speakeasies of Toronto. A night out’s more fun when you have to find your way, isn’t it?

Where: See the best ones here


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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 5 — May 8, 2022

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