April is in full swing and that means we’re exploring the city as the weather gets nicer. There are tons of things to do in Toronto from sports games to pottery classes, the total solar eclipse and more!

We’re in for a pretty busy week and we’re not complaining.

Here are 10 of the best things to do in Toronto this week:

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Eclipse at the Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo guests get free eclipse viewing glasses on April 8th. What better way to catch a rare celestial experience than with animals?

According to Toronto Zoo, “Zoo hours are 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM. We encourage guests to arrive in advance of the main event to get situated at your favourite animal’s habitat and get ready to observe!”

Sounds like a good time!

When: April 8th, 2024 from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Where: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd
Cost: $23+tax

Toronto Blue Jays Vs. Seattle Mariners

Baseball season is here! And we’re ready to cheer on the Toronto Blue Jays first game at home. Though in-seat tickets are pricey, you can still get Outfield District Tickets for $20. These can be purchased in the stadium.

When: April 8th at 7:07 PM
Where: Rogers Centre
Cost: $20+

Sponsored post: CAMP Cube at CF Eaton Centre

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s a… cube? The CAMP Cube at CF Eaton Centre is the new, mysterious attraction of the season. Is it an interactive game show? A sci-fi comedy adventure? Or a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages? The truth is, no one knows, but one thing is certain: you’ve got to see it for yourself. Check out CAMP Cube at CF Eaton Centre between now and Sunday, May 5th.

When: Available at select times until Sunday, May 5th, 2024.
Where: CF Toronto Eaton’s Centre
Cost: Free to experience

Toronto Raptors final home game

The Raptors may be on a game losing streak, but now is actually a great time to catch a home game! If you haven’t attended a Toronto Raptors game recently due to high-priced tickets then grab some now as prices for the last home game currently start at $53.

When: April 9th, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay St
Cost: $47+ per ticket

Toronto Blue Jays Loonie Dogs Night

Picture this: you’re in the stands of Rogers Centre ready to watch the Toronto Blue Jays play on a warm sunny day. If you think it can’t get better than that, it can! The Blue Jays are bringing back Loonie Dogs Night, meaning you can score ballpark hot dogs for $1.

When: April 9th, 2024
Where: Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way
Cost: $1 per hot dog

stackt market – Birthday Block Party

Toronto’s stackt market is celebrating its birthday in a big way.

It’s throwing a five-day block party filled with delicious food, music, shopping, and more!

When: April 10th to 14th, 2024
Where: stackt market – 28 Bathurst St
Cost: Free

Self-Paced pottery-making workshops & glazing

“Explore your creativity with our self-paced workshops! Choose from our monthly projects and book your slot based on the time you’ll need,” shares the Danforth Art Studio. You’ll have everything you need and tickets start at $20.

When: April 10th to 12th, 2024
Where: 270 Danforth Ave
Cost: $20+

TIFF Next Wave Film Festival

Of course, we all know and love the Toronto International Film Festival but did you know the organization continues to foster year-round programming and events?

Next Wave Festival is hosted at the TIFF Bell Lightbox and showcases the talents of young filmmakers aged 14-26.

The three-day festival features various genres of filmmaking.

When: April 11th-14th, 2024
Where: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St W, Toronto ON

A Tribute to Adele

 Candlelight Concerts are live music experiences with thousands of candles illuminating the venue creating a totally new listening experience.

In Toronto, there are many shows to choose from including renditions of Coldplay, Adele, Taylor Swift and Queen.

When: April 11th, 2024 at 7:00 PM & 9:15 PM
Where: Metropolitan Community Church, 15 Simpson Ave
Cost: $26+ per ticket

Sacred Silence Meditation

Sign up for this 90-minute workshop that is dedicated to “exploring the transformative power of silence”. There are limited spots available.

When: April 12th, 2024 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Where: 842 King St W
Cost: $35+tax