Spring is finally hitting Toronto! Here are a few of our favorite things to do in Toronto this spring, hand-picked by SpotHero’s team!
Sakura Cherry Blossoms in High Park
Dates: Late-April to Early-May
Location: High Park
Details: Nothing says spring quite like the sight of these trees in full-bloom! Peak bloom, which is when 70% of the cherry blossoms are in full bloom, is typically some time from mid-April to late-May depending on weather conditions. This year’s projections put peak bloom in the last week of April. You can plan your visit and track the blossoms’ progress here.
Doors Open Festival
Dates: May 27-28
Location: Various locations throughout Toronto
Details: Step out and explore Toronto, when 150 buildings of architectural, historic, cultural, and social significance open their doors to visitors to let them explore and learn more about the city. The festival was the first of its kind in North America, and has grown to be one of the three largest in the world! You can learn more about locations and opening hours here.
Word on the Street Outdoor Book fair
Dates: May 27-28
Location: Queens Park Circle
Details: This outdoor book and magazine festival is back for its 33rd year! Voted one of Toronto’s favourite literary events, this two-day marketplace offers books, magazines, and comics for all ages. For more details click here.
Taste of Little Italy
Dates: June 16-18
Location: College st., between Bathurst and Shaw sts.
Cost: Free admission, food and drinks are a la carte.
Details: Enjoy food, live music, and a variety of street vendors as College street transforms into an Italian piazza for the weekend. Stroll, have a sit-down meal or cocktail, or try to grab as many free food samples as you can, you won’t leave unsatisfied. Visit here for more details.
Take in a Blue Jays Game
Date: The Blue Jays home opener is April 11, you can view the full schedule here.
Location: Rogers Centre
Cost: Ticket Price varies based on opponent
Details: The best way to spend a nice spring day is to take part in the ultimate good weather pastime! When the weather is nice, grab your friends and head over to Rogers Centre to cheer on the home team.
Head out of town
If you’re heading out of town for spring break, we wouldn’t hold it against you. Catching a flight? Just remember to reserve your airport parking spot in advance!