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What to do in Toronto in April

By Natalie Friday, April 5, 2024

April marks the beginning of Spring in Toronto and as they say, April showers bring May flowers! Don’t let the rain spoil your weekend plans, now is a great time to take advantage of all the great events happening in and around Toronto! Not sure what to do in Toronto this April? We’ve got you covered.

Below, we unveil some of the top experiences this time of year. No matter where your interests lie, we’re sure there’s an event to suit your preferences.



Logo and people holding drinks

If you’re a food lover, you don’t want to miss out on this event. There will be plenty of amazing food stalls on offer, as well as exciting culinary displays by professional chefs. The event promises three days packed with classes, pairings, tastings, and great music.

Dates: April 5, 2024 to April 7, 2024
Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre


TIFF Next Wave Film Festival

TIFF next wave film festival logo
TIFF next wave film festival logo

TIFF Next Wave Film Festival is a must amongst local film enthusiasts. This event is praised for introducing up-and-coming creators to diverse audiences. A perk for attendees under 25: admission is free! See what the future of the Canadian film industry has to offer.

Dates: April 11, 2024 to April 14, 2024
Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox


New Ideas Festival

new ideas festival

Celebrating its 36th year, the New Ideas Festival is a great pick for lovers of theatre and fine arts. You’ll be treated to an incredible variety of experimental plays produced by both established and emerging theatre playwrights and directors. These artists will present eight unique theatrical performances to look forward to.

Dates: April 17, 2024 to May 05, 2024
Location: Alumnae Theatre Company, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto, CA


Toronto Vintage Show

Old Vintage radio

Revel in the nostalgia and timeless elegance of the 1920s through the 1980s at Canada’s biggest sale of vintage clothing. This epic two-day shopping event will be showcasing a splendid array of timeless fashion, collectibles, home goods, art and memorabilia with more than 130 vendors from across the GTA. Attendees will be transported to decades past as they shop a veritable treasure trove of thousands of high-quality, one-of-a-kind finds carefully curated by vintage connoisseurs, exclusively for this show.

Queen Elizabeth Building, 180 Princes’ Blvd

Apr 06 2024 to Apr 07 2024


We hope this article has you feeling inspired as you ponder what to do in Toronto this April. Feel free to explore the Summer Fun Guide Event Calendar for a full list of events happening not only in Toronto but you can search for other cities near you! For more information on some other must-see attractions in the capital city of Ontario please visit our Online Directory and discover all the amazing things to do in the GTA and beyond.Don’t forget to claim your free coupons for some of Ontario’s best attractions!


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