If you’re hunting for inspiration about what to do in Toronto in April, search no more. Check out our list of the most interesting events in the upcoming month and enjoy springtime in our amazing city.
Date: March 30 – July 31
Location: Various locations
This unique after school program run by the Canadian Opera Company has been bringing the highbrow world of opera closer to young music lovers since 1997. Over a 10-week program, kids aged seven to 12 will learn about what opera means, how to distinguish it and what elements to look for. Furthermore, children will get basic (and fun!) education about theatre, music, drama and set and costume designs. Registration costs vary by location, but always range between $10 and $15.
Date: April 23 to April 26
Location: Gladstone Hotel
The annual four-day exhibition at Gladstone focuses on innovative responses to challenges in landscape and place-making, with a special spotlight on the Queen West neighbourhood. The program is composed as a multidisciplinary forum, showcasing a variety of approaches and installations that conceptually deal with explorations and transformations of landscape and space. Get ready for days filled with urban walks, talks, arts and parties as well as a fair of local agriculture organizations. Entrance fee is $10.
Dates: April 7 to April 19
Location: TIFF Bell Lightbox
All the young film lovers should mark their calenders, as the week-long TIFF Kids International Film Festival brings a selection of the best films for children and youth to the city. The festival organizers aim towards showcasing a variety of cultures and perspectives through a careful mix of films from across the globe. The programming features such perks as a meet and greet event with the Peanuts characters, breakfast with pancakes, waffles and Bugs Bunny screenings or exclusive screenings of new Inspector Gadget episodes. Individual ticket prices range from $9 to $13.
Date: January 29 to June 24 (Wednesdays)
Location: Montgomery’s Inn
Visit picturesque Montgomery’s Inn and enjoy the romance of sipping hot mulled cider or tea by the warm fireplace or tasting the fresh, tasty baked bread. There is no entrance fee and visitors are welcome to roam freely around the museum and shop at the winter market that features delicious local products straight from farmers and food artisans. There will be everything a good market needs: veggies and fruits, pastries, preserves, honey, cheese and eggs as well as ethically raised meat.