As we soak up the sun rays and summer-like temperatures here in our city, we’re scheming up the perfect weekend itinerary to help you enjoy the incredible weather while it lasts. Luckily, there are so many exciting things to do in Toronto this weekend that make it pretty darn easy.
The Rogers Centre is abuzz with Blue Jays mania, spring markets are popping up everywhere, and there is all kinds of entertainment at our fingertips.
Let’s dive into the very best things to do in Toronto this weekend, so you can get back to picnicking and walks in the park.
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays
Blue Jays season has officially begun at the new and improved Rogers Centre stadium.
Cheer for the home team as they take on the Tampa Bay Rays from the stands or at one of the many entertainment areas at the ballpark with the new $20 admission ticket option.
Let’s play ball!
When: April 15th and 16th, 2023
Where: Rogers Centre
Spring Pop-up By Toronto Art Crawl
This free indoor art pop-up market is the place to be for unique treasure hunting this weekend.
Shop directly from the hands of 85+ amazingly talented Toronto artists and artisans.
Dance the day away to live DJ music as you browse local art, photography, sculptures, jewelry, fashion, home decor, skin care, and one-of-a-kind items.
When: April 16th, 2023
Where: Woolfitt Gallery, 1153 Queen Street West
CN Tower Climb for Nature
If you’ve ever thought of climbing the CN Tower stairs, now is your chance. Fulfill your athletic dreams this spring and sign up for the WWF-Canada’s CN Tower Climb for Nature.
After a three-year hiatus, the annual fundraising event welcomes eager climbers this weekend to face 1,776 steps up the CN Tower.
So whether you’d like to face this tremendous feat on your own or tackle the challenge with coworkers, friends, family, etc, make sure to register online.
When: April 15th and 16th, 2023
Where: CN Tower
Fast in the 6
A beloved Toronto event marking Ramadan is coming back to Toronto this Friday, celebrating this beautifully diverse city.
Enjoy an evening of food, fun, and fireworks, coinciding with Ramadan, at this free public event called Fast in the 6.
On April 14th, stop by Nathan Phillips Square “to celebrate the diversity and inclusion that makes Toronto so vibrant and special.”
When: April 14th, 2023
Where: Nathan Phillips Square
Cirque du Soleil: KOOZA
The Big Top is officially back. Cirque du Soleil has returned to Toronto with one of its most successful touring shows, called KOOZA.
KOOZA “combines acrobatic performance and the art of clowning, while exploring fear, identity, recognition, and power,” according to the description.
The highlights of the show include Hoops Manipulation, Double Highwire, the Skeleton Dance, and the famous Wheel of Death, an “enormous spinning contraption” that always has the audience on the edge of their seats.
When: Until June 18th, 2023
Where: Under the Big Top – 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West, Etobicoke
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Oakwood Village BIA Spring Fling
Come one, come all to this festive springtime celebration and market in the heart of Oakwood Village.
Shop, eat, sip, and enjoy live music at this free neighbourhood-wide event. There will also be a photobooth, a raffle, and activities for kids.
When: April 15th, 2023
Where: First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto , 473 Oakwood Avenue
Scottish star Lewish Capaldi will perform in Toronto this Friday. The beloved singer-songwriter will take over Coca-Cola Coliseum for what is sure to be a memorable show.
When: April 14th, 2023
Where: Coca-Cola Coliseum
Catch $2.99 movies at Cineplex
Looking for fun Saturday morning activities this month? Cineplex Canada has brought back its Family Favourites deal, offering just $2.99 movie tickets.
If you’re looking for something you can enjoy with your little ones in April, you can watch The Secret Life of Pets, Hop, My Neighbor Totoro, AND Willy Wonka!
When: April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2023 at 11 AM
Where: Find your nearest theatre
Stranger Things: The Experience
Are you ready to enter the Upside Down? A Stranger Things experience has arrived in Toronto and it’ll transport you to Hawkins in the year 1986.
Fans will have access to the show’s most iconic settings on an “intimate guided new adventure” alongside their favourite characters, plus eat, drink, and hang out like they’re part of the crew.
Once you’ve had your fair share of adventure, you can head over to Scoops Ahoy for a USS Butterscotch sundae or Surfer Boy Pizza for a tasty slice.
The experience will also be home to the first-ever Stranger Things-themed bar where you can sip unique cocktails inspired by the show.
When: Various dates in April 2023
Where: Cinespace Marine Terminal Studio, 8 Unwin Avenue
Lumière: The Art of Light
An illuminated experience has arrived in our city and it’s completely free to enjoy. Lumière: The Art of Light at Ontario Place is lighting up the waterfront with incredible works of art.
Formerly named the Winter Light Exhibition, this event will take over Trillium Park until May.
“Utilizing innovation, light and discovery, Lumière encourages Ontario artists and creators to ‘illuminate’ the park,” the description says.
When: Until May 7th, 2023
Where: Trillium Park, Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd West
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