It’s your first full weekend of April, Toronto! After being fooled on April Fools’ Day, and a fairly cold and rainy week, you deserve to enjoy the next few days of (hopefully) rest. The good news is, we will get to see some sunshine and there is fun to be had over the weekend. From concerts, to a food festival, here are the best things to do in Toronto this weekend!

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The Tragedy of Hamlet: the Prince of Denmark

ShowOne Productions presents the world premiere of ‘The Tragedy of Hamlet: the Prince of Denmark’ created by Robert Lepage and Guillaume Côté, as they reunite for this highly anticipated limited engagement in Toronto.

When: Wednesday, April 3rd to Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where: Elgin Theatre, 189 Yonge Street
Cost: $64.50+

Shen Yun

Every year, Shen Yun tours to over 100 cities around the world! From Tokyo to Paris, Sydney to New York, Shen Yun’s live performances shows the artistic revival and celebration of China’s rich cultural heritage. And now, you can catch it right here in the city.

When: Thursday, April 4th to Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where: Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St W
Cost: $100+

Sponsored Pick: TO Food and Drink Fest

Canada’s biggest food and drink festival is back, and there’s still time to get your tickets! The T.O. Food & Drink Festival is 3 days of incredible food, drink, culinary demos, shopping, and music. You can even soak up some culinary wisdom while you’re there, with demonstrations from both local and celebrity chefs! Get your tickets online and save $4 using the promo code: foodcurious.

When: Friday to Saturday, April 5th – 7th, 2024
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W
Cost: $20 online, $25 at the door

Kane Brown

Country music fans are in luck! Kane Brown is ready to hit the stage at the Scotiabank Arena this weekend and if you don’t have tickets, not to worry because you can still find some on Ticketmaster.

When: Friday, April 5th at 7:00 PM
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Cost: $74.20+

Sponsored Pick: 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


LA’s pop rock band LANY is back in Toronto for their a beautiful blur: the world tour 2024. The best part, they’re not here for just one but two nights at History!

When: Friday, April 5th & Saturday, April 6th at 7:00 PM
Where: History, 1663 Queen St E
Cost: $128+

Halal Network Eid Bazaar 2024

Get ready to celebrate Eid with three days of festive fun! From shopping to food and entertainment, you can expect something for everyone. That includes free Henna, face painting, a magic show, and Eidi Gifts for every child!

When: Friday, April 5th to Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where:  Red Rose Convention Centre, 1233 Derry Road East, Mississauga
Cost: Free

Sponsored Picks: Weldtech Training

Looking for a new career that *sparks* joy? Pun intended. Weldtech is a Canadian school founded in 1986, and they lead the pack in welding education. With a student-centred approach and small class sizes, they ensure every student gets the attention they need to excel in the industry. If you’ve been thinking about diving into the trades, consider this your sign! Check out their website to learn about the program and everything the welding field has to offer.

The Toronto Vintage Show

Get ready for an exciting vintage fashion weekend! The Toronto Vintage Show, Canada’s largest sale of vintage clothing with over 130 vendors is coming to Toronto.

Imagine stepping into a massive 50,000-square-foot show floor filled with treasures from the 1950s to the 1980s. We’re talking cocktail attire, designer handbags, jewelry, and more.

When: April 6th from 10 AM to 6 PM and April 7th from 10 AM to 5 PM
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place – 180 Princes’ Blvd
Cost: $15

Noah Kahan

Known for songs like Stick Season and Dial Drunk, Noah Kahan will take Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena stage this weekend. He’s been touring the west coast and loving Canada, we’re excited to see him in the city!

When: Saturday, April 6th,  2024
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Cost: Sold out via Ticketmaster, available on resale websites

Toronto International Spring of Horror & Fantasy Film Festival

This Saturday, check out a great array of both local and international films with a lineup of features, short and music videos at the Toronto International Spring of Horror & Fantasy Film Festival!

When: Saturday, April 6th,  2024
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Ave
Cost: $10+

Toronto Raptors vs. Washington Wizards

The Raptors may be on a 14-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 two home games. One game is this Sunday against the Washington Wizards.

When:  Sunday, April 7th, 2024
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Cost: $67+

Have a great weekend, Toronto! And get ready for that eclipse on Monday!