April 2017 Events in Toronto

Spring has arrived, and with it comes a crop of new must-see events. This month, Harbourfront Centre’s World Stage celebrates more than 30 years of bold programming with a look back at some of its most extraordinary works. Fashion Art Toronto returns with five days of provocative and cutting-edge fashion and art, and TIFF Kids Film Fest brings the best international films to young cinephiles.

John Mayer brings The Search For Everything tour to the Air Canada Centre and the city will be jamming with Canadian Music Week. Foodies won’t want to miss Toronto’s first Coffee and Tea Expo.

Here’s a few other events to check out this month:

TIFF Kids International Film Festival

TIFF Kids International Film Festival showcases the best in Canadian and international cinema – for kids! Celebrate children’s cinema through unique screening experiences for the youngest film lovers. Audiences can participate through Q&As with directors, actors, and guests or submit their own original film through TIFF’s Jump Cuts Young Filmmakers Showcase.

Tickets on sale March 8, 2017.

April 7 – 23, 2017

Tickets: Adults $14, Student/Senior $11.50, Child $10.

Downsview Park Earth Day 2017

In celebration of Earth Day and Canada 150, Downsview Park is hosting a series of exciting activities, including their annual Earth Day tree planting! Earth Day 2017 will be in support of Highway of Heroes. Participation is free, pre-registration is required and a non-perishable food item is requested for donation in support of a local food bank.

The mission of the Highway of Heroes Living Tribute is simple: To honour Canada’s fallen by planting 117,000 trees, one for every fallen Canadian Soldier since Confederation.

Sun. April 23, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Hot Docs International Documentary Festival

Hot Docs International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival. It offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.

April 27 – May 7, 2017

Source: toronto.com