things to do in toronto this weekend

10 things to do in Toronto this weekend

Toronto is warming up with hot event selections this weekend. Let the Shrek-themed rave take you to funkytown, peruse alternative fashion racks, enjoy beer markets, and get immersed in chill-inducing interactive experiences based on Stranger Things or the Brothers Grimm fairytales. 

Here are some events to check out in Toronto this weekend. For more ideas, check out our previous round-up for the week or head over to our events section for the full listings.

  • Events you might want to check out
    About the Event
    • March 31
      "It's Dumb Just Come Have Fun!" Get your tickets now for the nearly sold out touring Shrek Rave at the Opera House on March 31st and April 1st! Dress up as your favourite characters and dance to the famous soundtracks. DJs include Angelphroot, Ace, Sixtroke, Pan!c Pop, Lala Gothicfish, Symphette and the host Ka5sh.
    • March 31 - August 20
      The year is 1986. The town is Hawkins. But the location is Toronto. Stranger Things: The Experience, a new immersive experience, throws you into a world of supernatural mystery, enduring friendships, and ‘80s nostalgia in an atmospheric celebration of the Stranger Things universe.
      Cinespace Studios Marine Terminal
    • March 31 - April 9
      Inspired by the Brothers Grimm stories, A Grimm Night welcomes you to interact with the mystery and enchantment of our most beloved fairy tales. This interactive experience favours the bold and the curious – it encourages you to muster up courage to investigate, explore and uncover the fantastical, the shocking and the unexpected.
    • March 31
      Four international comedians come together yet again to create one amazing show with something for every brand of humour. Just for Laughs winner Dan Quinn is joined by the Great Canadian Laugh Off winner, Paul Myrehaug, three-time Female Comedian of the Year, and six time Canadian Comedian of the year nominee, Pete Zedlacher.
      The Royal
    • March 31
      For one night only, Dogs do Magic features magic, comedy, and canine hijinks. These mind reading, acrobatic dogs will steal the show, your heart, and any unattended treats in the venue.
    • April 1-2
      The Toronto Vintage Show is a vintage lover’s paradise and Canada’s largest sale of vintage clothing. Fans of slow fashion, high-quality clothing and sustainable shopping will love the massive selection of one-of-a-kind, carefully curated vintage clothing, textiles and hard-to-find vintage décor and antiques from more than 125 vintage stores and independent dealers.
      Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place
    • April 1
      We're gathering our brewery friends to celebrate the beginning of Spring (peace out, Winter!) featuring booths from The Granite Brewery, Indie Ale House, Sawdust City, Eastbound Brewery, Slake Brewing, Amsterdam Brewery, Godspeed Brewery, and more.
    • April 1
      After an incredible debut performance in 2022, Crystal Waters returns to Revival Bar singing all her hits and more with her dancers from NYC! Also featuring DJ YOGI, ICED MISTO, ROB DABOOM. Hosted by Pedro Hotstepper, Jay Nufunk & Enza.
    • April 2
      GET STOKED TORONTO! Toronto, gnarliest pop-up market is back with badass shopping, awesome tunes, cold brews, good food and old friends. Join PRFM Toronto's rad vendors at the iconic Lee's Palace. As always, admission is free.
    • April 2 - September 3
      Keep your Sunday Funday rolling into the evening with Second Brunch Comedy, a weekly standup show featuring Toronto's best queer and queer-friendly comedians! Hosted by Dan Donnelly on the first Sunday of the Month.
      Impact Lounge
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