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Weekend events in Toronto April 15-17 2016

Weekend events in Toronto will let you embrace what looks like the beginning of warm weather (finally) and what hopes to be a long Raptors playoff run. When you aren't soaking up the sun on a patio, you can hit up Record Store Day events, the last few days of Fashion Art Toronto and the Images Festival.

For more events this weekend click on over to our events section.

ENTERTAINMENT

Fashion Art Toronto (April 12-16)
The final weekend of |FAT| has an impressive roster of fashion-focused runway shows, photography, art exhibits, installations, performances and films on tap.

Images Festival (April 14-23)
Toronto's annual experimental film and media event is in full swing. This weekend you can catch a bevy of short screenings, installations, performances, art exhibits and more at local galleries.

Sorry Not Sorry Justin Bieber Dance Party (April 15)
Gearing up for Bieber's Purpose World Tour Toronto stop? You are not alone. The folks behind BEY BEY ALL NIGHT are bringing Beliebers new and old to Studio Bar this Friday for a night of shameless JB loving. Expect to hear everything from "Baby" to "Sorry," and be prepared to show off your best dance moves (bonus points if you've mastered the choreography from his videos).

Spring Fling Toronto 2016 (April 16)
The snow might be done for good (fingers crossed), so now's the time to start embracing the outdoors. Trek to High Park to join the Ontario Cosplay Community at its Spring Fling. The event already has over 1k RSVPS (and 4K interested) so expect a big turn out.

SPORTS

Raptors Fan Zone Party (April 16)
Located in front of the Air Canada Centre at Maple Leaf Square, the Fan Zone will be open for both home and away games starting two hours before tip-off. Along with screening the on-court action, We The North parties will feature live DJs, contests and giveaways.

ART

Kevin Drew at Analogue Gallery (April 14-28)
Kevin Drew's art exhibition "Skid Marks Of The Soul" is now viewable at Analogue Gallery on Queen West. The Broken Social Scene co-founder is showing his pieces, which features both words and abstract colourful images.

Super-Duper Show (April 15-17)
The Super Wonder gallery is hosting a "heroes vs. villains" art show all weekend long. What can you expect? Paintings, sculptures and installations by over 80 artists, an interactive city scape Metropolis (perfect for photo ops) and a costume contest. Now's the time to whip out that bargain Superman costume you wore on Halloween six years ago.

FILM

BREW & VIEW: Moulin Rouge Sing-a-long Event (April 16)
Come Saturday, The Randolph Theatre will be filled with Moulin Rouge fanatics. Sip on ice cold brews as you watch Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor fall in love and belt out musical numbers.

POP-UPS AND MARKETS

Green Living Show (April 15-17)
North America's largest consumer show dedicated to healthy and sustainable products and lifestyle ideas returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 15 for a three-day stint. This year is the show's 10th anniversary and they're celebrating it with an impressive lineup of over 40 prominent environmental and health experts sharing their expertise all weekend long.

Bellwoods Flea's Spring Fling (April 16)
This Saturday, the Bellwoods Flea celebrates spring with a host of art, fashion, food and more from its vendors. If you don't have the cash to support a full-blown shopping spree, you can still spend the day watching classic flicks and dancing. Entry is free and you can bring your dog.

Designer Pop-Up Sale (April 16)
Haven't got thousands of dollars to drop on a new Celine tote from Holts but covet them anyway? Head to The Vandenberg House this Saturday to find deals on designer duds and accessories. There will be pieces by top brands like Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Versace and Armani at heavily discounted prices.

Drop, Swap & Shop (April 17)
Make your way to the Evergreen Brick Works this Sunday for an ethical and eco-friendly shopping experience. You'll get the chance to drop off your old electronics, swap in your unwanted items and buy some fresh new goods at the Etsy Maker's Market.

The Leslieville Flea (April 17)
The Leslieville Flea is bringing a host of vintage, salvaged, upcycled goods, furniture, antiques, collectibles and more to the Distillery District on Sunday. A ton of local vendors will be in attendance, so there'll be plenty to see (and buy).

For more events this weekend click on over to our events section. Have an event you'd like to plug? Submit it for free using this form.

Photo via by Christian Bobak.

With contributions from Amy Grief.


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