Another week is upon us and boy, it’s an exciting one! With just a few days left to go until the start of May (and hopefully the warm weather), we’ve got tons of activities and events on our agenda to make the workdays fly by. Cirque du Soleil is well underway, Hot Docs festival is beginning, 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 weekend before you know it!

Princess Diana: Accredited Access Exhibition

Fans of Princess Diana will be able to experience a photography and art exhibit in Toronto later this month. Starting on April 20, Princess Diana: Accredited Access Exhibition will be at Casa Loma, and will run until June 12. According to the iconic castle, this is a first-ever walk-thru documentary, and it tells the untold story of how the Princess changed the world.

Where: Casa Loma
When: April 20 to June 12

Hot Docs Festival

This city-wide festival will be screening documentaries at theatres all over Toronto this spring, as well as a selection of films you can screen on Hot Docs at Home. Prepare to see some of the world’s best documentaries at this annual spring festival and attend some in-person Q&As with the directors, then cast your vote for the Hot Docs Audience Award and Rogers Audience Award.

Where: Various locations
When: April 28 — May 8, 2022

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox

The Jays are well into their series against the Boston Red Sox and they’re crushing it so far. It’s shaping up to be a gorgeous sunny week here in the city, and what better way to enjoy it than a Jays game? Plus, you might even see Dave Portnoy cheering for the Sox in the stands. There are plenty of tickets for sale starting at just $17 each.

When: April 25-28, 2022
Where: Rogers Centre

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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: Until May 1, 2022


Art enthusiasts, this one’s for you. A year-long celebration of exceptional art, called ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art, is bringing all kinds of free public exhibits, installations, and displays to the city at various ArtworxTO Hubs. The displays you’ll get to see are contemporary works by local and international artists. Opening in early March is the I am land installation at Union Station, and HOME(LAND) at Cloverdale Common. Each of the installations has its own unique theme and message.

WhereVarious locations
When: Until Fall 2022

Terra Lumina

Are you ready to be whisked away to the year 2099? Terra Lumina has returned at the Toronto Zoo for more nightly magic under the stars. The immersive light show features an illuminated 1.5 km trail designed to make you feel like you’ve travelled to a “radiant” future world.

Where: The Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Road, Toronto, ON
Cost: Adult (18-64) $29.99 + HST

Cirque du Soleil

After a long hiatus, Cirque du Soleil has brought its iconic Big Top back to Toronto for a breathtaking performance. For the next several weeks, the city will be treated to Cirque du Soleil’s most critically acclaimed show, called KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities. The performers are hitting the stage this week 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: Multiple dates

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


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: Multiple dates

Filipino Restaurant Month

A brand new nationwide event is happening in the city 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