The best kind of weekends are when the weather starts getting warmer in the city! The weekend is nearly here and Toronto is as vibrant as ever! From concerts to Cinco de Mayo celebrations here 12 are of the best things to do in Toronto this weekend.

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Gwen Stefani concert

Tickets are still available for Gwen Stefani’s concert at Great Canadian Resort Toronto.

Purchase some here!

When: Friday, May 3rd at 8:00 PM
Where: Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, 1133 Queen’s Plate Dr
Cost: $153+ per ticket

Y2K Spring Dance Party

Get ready to travel back in time to the early 2000s and 2010s and dance the night away

The Y2K Spring Dance Party will be filled with nostalgia, great music, and good vibes.

Guests are asked to dress in their best Y2K-inspired outfit, too. Grab tickets here.

When: Friday, May 3rd at 10:00 PM
Where: 693 Bloor St W
Cost: $14.64 per ticket

Sponsored Pick: Chop Steakhouse & Bar

Spring is here – on the calendar at least. Whether you’re waking up to bright sunny days, or a surprise snowstorm, there’s no reason to not get out and enjoy some fun and romantic spring date ideas! Start your day at the art gallery, wander through the botanical gardens, and cap it off with fine dining at Chop Steakhouse & Bar to try their new, limited-time Steak Masters menu. The best part is that all these ideas work rain or shine.

When: Open daily
Where: 17 locations across Canada

Asian Owned Welcome Market 

The Welcome Market is kicking off Asian Heritage Month with an Asian Owned Market!

The three-day market will feature over 35 vendors, a night market and drag performances.

When: Friday, May 3rd-5th from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: 938 Queen W
Cost: Free admission

Sponsored Pick: HealthOne Medical & Wellness Clinic

Say goodbye to running around the city for every appointment, because this trendy clinic is a one-stop shop. HealthOne is Toronto’s most cutting-edge medical and wellness clinic and the first of its kind to offer a multidisciplinary approach. HealthOne has 8 departments under one roof with over one hundred different services offered by the city’s best doctors & practitioners, and you’re in luck because they’re opening a brand new flagship location inside The Well in Toronto. Check out this brand-new wellness destination for yourself.

Kentucky Derby at Margo


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Margo Restaurant is hosting a lavish celebration of the Kentucky Derby.

The premium viewing experience will include a live DJ, too!

When: Saturday, May 4th from 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Where: Margo Restaurant, 600 King St W 4th floor
Cost: $21.59 per ticket

Toronto’s Biggest Cookbook Sale

The Culinary Historians of Canada’s ENORMOUS book sale is taking place Saturday, May 4th!
There will be thousands of cookbook and food-related books perfect to enhance your own collections or start a new one.
When: Saturday, May 4th from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Where: Ralph Thornton Community Centre, 765 Queen Street E
Cost: Free admission

Blake Shelton concert

Blake Shelton is bringing his musical talents to Great Canadian Resort Toronto on Saturday and you can still snag tickets!

When: Saturday, May 4th at 8:00 PM
Where: Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto, 1133 Queen’s Plate Dr
Cost: $190.40+ per ticket

May the 4th Bash

Celebrate May the Fourth in style at Offworld Bar – Toronto’s Premier sci-fi bar.

The festivities will include immersive photo sets, themed food and drinks, special guest performances, contests and a live DJ.

Costumes are also encouraged.

When: Saturday, May 4th from
Where: Offworld Bar, 739 Queen St W 2nd Floor
Cost: $70 per ticket

Rooftop Roller Skate 

Want to roller skate in style?

CF Shops at Don Mills will have rooftop roller skating starting May 4th.

Skate rentals will be available if you need, or bring your own.

Book a spot here and have fun!

When: Starting Saturday May 4th
Where: CF Shops at Don Mills, 22 Marie Labatte Rd
Cost: Free admission

Baro Cinco de Mayo party

Baro is holding their biggest celebration of the year in honour of Cinco de Mayo!

Head over and party the day away on the rooftop patio. Walk-ins are welcome or make a reservation here.

When: Sunday, May 5th at 3:00 PM
Where: Baro, 485 King St W
Cost: Free admission

Jesus Christ Superstar 

You can check out the popular Jesus Christ Superstar, an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base at Ed Mirvish Theatre.

Sunday’s show still has tickets you can grab here.

When: Sunday, May 5th at 2:00 PM
Where: Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St
Cost: $72+ per ticket

Have fun and enjoy all these things to do this weekend, Toronto!