Come explore Toronto this April with us and find ethically sourced products, iconic movies, dog festivals and much more! Did we forget an event you love? Let us know in the comments!
Best of Hollywood
When: April 2 – 6
Where: Roy Thomson Hall
Oscar-winning and -nominated music from Hollywood’s most memorable films is coming to Toronto live! Toronto Symphony Orchestra will feature the best music from Hollywood classics in this silver screen inspired concert. Come enjoy tunes from Star Wars, Frozen, To Kill a Mockingbird, Out of Africa, Jaws, Ben-Hur, Dr. Zhivago, The Wizard of Oz, The Magnificent Seven, The Godfather, Gone with the Wind, and many more.
Buy Good, Feel Good Expo
When: April 12 – 14
Where: Enercare Centre
Shop from 150 exhibitors with fair trade apparel, accessories, organic foods, artisanal home decor and more. North America’s largest collection of ethically sourced products will meet in Enercare Centre and bring you the best from their craft. Come and support businesses that make the world a better place!
When: April 13
Where: Evergreen Brick Works
Have some fun with the whole family and your four-legged friend! Dogs and their humans can enjoy Easter egg hunting, live entertainment, activities, and a variety of pet-friendly vendors at a puppy pop-up market. Barkworks is an outdoor festival for every dog lover and proceeds will go towards the support of The Toronto Humane Society. Bark on, friend!
Can You Do Lunch? 2019
When: April 16
Where: Four Seasons Hotel
The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) invites you to lunch to support HIV patients in Canada. Their annual fundraiser, Can You Do Lunch? will be chaired by Jean-Christophe Bédos of Birks Group Inc., and Suzanne Boyd of Zoomer Magazine, with a special performance by recording artist and songwriter, Kayla Diamond. Come support and aid AIDS research and help 63,000 people living with HIV in Canada.
International Fan Festival Toronto
When: April 19 – 21
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto has a new geek convention. IFF is a Japanese and anime oriented festival with a focus on anime, music, comics, gaming, and novels. Their goal is to create a more intimate space for fans to interact with what they love. Come see exclusive screenings, special panels and discussions featuring some anime classics and trends.
Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival
When: April 25 – May 5
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema & other venues
Hot Docs is North America’s largest documentary festival with a selection of more than 150 documentaries both from Canada and around the globe. Prepare for cutting-edge stories about the environment, animals or toxic beauty. There will be several video profiles, panels and conversations with both filmmakers and various featured people talking both about the documentaries as a whole and their important messages.