Events happening in Toronto this weekend: March 31-April 2

The annual Spring Run-Off kicks off in High Park on Saturday. (Courtesy: @RunCRS/Twitter)


It’s the first weekend of April and Toronto is kicking it off with tons of fun events to start this new month right! We’ve got a jam packed list for all kinds of activities from culinary experiences, art shows, mystery games and more. 

Friday, March 31:

2023 One Of A Kind Spring Show

The 2023 One of a Kind Spring Show is back with workshops, handmade products and all things to fill your creative spirit. The show includes over 500 dedicated Canadian artisans to provide you with quality items.

For ticket information, click here.

T.O. Food & Drink Fest

This is for the foodies who love to try the latest food and drink trends. The T.O Food & Drink fest will have the very best from local chefs, restaurants, winemakers and more. It will be three days of amazing food, drinks, shopping and music. 

For details, click here.

Downtown Toronto Wine Tasting

If you love wine, then this experience is for you. This blind tasting opportunity offers an array of Canadian wins as well as local charcuterie with Ontario honey, freshly baked crackers, pork pâté, roasted garlic and local cheeses.

Information can be found here. 

Escape The Werk Room: Pop-Up Drag Race Themed Escape Room

Are you a fan of escape rooms but not a fan of horror? Well, in this particular escape room, you can dance and lip sync your way out. This Drag Race themed escape room involves knowing all Drag Race lore and proving this knowledge in front of judges. 

Advance tickets are required, click here for the details. 

Saturday, April 1:

PROLINE+ x Real Sports College Basketball Finals Live Viewing Party 

PROLINE and Real Sports College Basketball is hosting a live viewing party for the last four college basketball teams in the National Championships. The event will include interactive activations, giveaways and the chance to watch the finals live on a massive 39-foot HD screen. 

To book reservations, click here.

Intrigue at the Museum: A ROM Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Knives Out, Murder on the Orient Express, Murder Mystery, if you’re a murder mystery junkie, then you need to head to the ROM for their mystery scavenger hunt. To find the murderer, you must gather clues in teams and look through the museum’s galleries before the timer runs out. 

Click the link here to book your tickets.  

Spring Run-Off 8K & 5K

The annual Spring Run-Off kicks off in High Park on Saturday. Fun fact: this event has been happening every year since 1978. It celebrates the start to spring and commences the Canada Running Series. 

All runners and walkers of all ages are encouraged to participate. Click here to register.

The Toronto Vintage Show 

Find something unique and one of a kind at this year’s Toronto Vintage Show at the Exhibition Place. This year features a massive selection of vintage clothing plus vintage decor from over 125 vendors. 

The event runs all weekend long, for details click here.

Sunday, April 2:

Punk Rock Flea Market Toronto 

Toronto’s gnarliest DIY pop-up market is back at Lee’s Palace. The market includes 27 vendors, cold brews and good food. The first 50 people will also get some free swag.

For more, click here. 

Pastry-Making Workshop – Cooking Class by Cozymeal™

Learn how to make some delicious pastries at the “Pastry-Making Workshop” with Chef Vinutha. This culinary experience includes a three-course meal and incredible company.

For tickets, click here.

The New Alphabet Exhibition

The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA) has commissioned Canadian artist Athena Papadopoulos to create an exhibition of large scale sculptures on site. Papadopoulos is known for her sculptural works that symbolize stereotypical feminine signs. 

For more details, click here. 

Art Courses at #theClarkTO

Hone your inner art skills at the Clark Centre for the Arts. The new facility is housing specialized art studios and gallery spaces for Torontonians and visitors. The centre includes courses like painting, drawing, photography and more. 

For more information, click here.



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