Yay, the work week is finally here! Said no one ever. Unless you’re lucky enough to live in Toronto, where there’s something fun going on every single day of the week. There’s so much going on around the city over the next few days, from concerts to immersive exhibits to city-wide restaurant events and more. You don’t have to wait until Friday to enjoy your life, especially not with so many great things to do in Toronto this week.
Here are 10 of the best activities and events to keep you entertained in the city this week.
TheScore Bet Home Opener
Toronto’s popular RendezViews patio is now open for the season and there’s a party happening there on Monday that you won’t want to miss. Festivities include food and drink, lawn games, live music, giveaways, and watch parties for sporting events.
Where: 229 Richmond St W
When: Until April 4, 2022
Lorde: Solar Power Tour
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.
When: April 8 & 9, 2022
Where: Meridian Hall
Billy Talent & Rise Against
Ready to rage like it’s the 2010s again? Billy Talent is taking the stage with Rise Against at Scotiabank Arena this week. If these two bands were all over your iPod playlist back in the day, it’s time to revive your teenage punk phase for a night.
When: April 6, 2022
Where: Scotiabank Arena
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Sponsored Pick: Coast Hotels Sale
Looking for a much-deserved trip? North American hotel chain, Coast Hotels, is celebrating their 50th Anniversary with a massive sale that you’re going to want to take advantage of! You can enjoy a BOGO 50% off for every other night of your stay, when you purchase during their 96-hour sale window from April 5th ’til April 8th!
Outside the Palace of Me
A unique exhibition is on display at Toronto’s Gardiner Museum this month. Canadian visual artist Shary Boyle is putting on a major showcase, described as “a multi-sensory installation including drawings, ceramic sculpture, life-sized automatons, two-way mirrors, coin-operated sculpture, and an interactive score.” If you’ve been itching for an opportunity to see incredible local art, this exhibition is a must!
Where: 111 Queens Park
When: Until May 15, 2022
Toronto Raptors vs. Houston Rockets
Live sports are back at Scotiabank Arena! Cheer for the Toronto Raptors in the stands and experience the energy of a packed house once again. With the players on their A-game, the Raptors mascot busting moves, and Drake in his courtside seat, it’s like the last two years never happened.
Where: Scotiabank Arena
When: April 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
Filipino Restaurant Month
A brand new nationwide event is happening in 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
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The bestselling novel turned Academy Award-winning film has been adapted into a theatre production on the Mirvish stage. Room premiered on April 5 and 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
Joining the ranks of Immersive Van Gogh and Beyond Monet is Immersive Klimt, a colourful exhibition curated by the “world-renowned master of digital art” Italy’s Massimiliano Siccardi. Through vivid 360 projections, the revolutionary works of Gustav Klimt come to life all around you. Klimt is described as a “rebel, genius and legend” of a painter, and now you can be swept up in his electrifying world.
Where: 1 Yonge St
When: Various dates
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