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April in Toronto

Festivals, Holidays, Trade Shows and Other Special Events


Updated June 11, 2014

Plenty of film festivals fill out April in 2013. Learn about these and other annual events that are scheduled in Toronto this April.

All of April
Keep Toronto Reading
The Toronto Public Library hosts a variety of events around the city, including those inspired by the year's One Book Toronto selection.

All of April
Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month
Parkinson Society Canada launches its spring fundraising and educational campaign.

Friday April 5 - Sunday April 7, 2013
The Spring Cottage Life Show
Exhibitors, free seminars, and demos plus the Cottage Real Estate Centre and cottage rental agencies.

Friday April 5 - Sunday April 14, 2013
A celebration of French language film that's made accessible to all with English subtitles.

Saturday April 13 - Sunday April 14, 2013
National Motorcycle and Tattoo Show
Explore vendors, vintage show bikes, a used bike lot and motorcycle auction, plus tattoo artists.

Wednesday April 3 - Thursday April 4, 2013
22nd National Job Fair and Training Expo
Over 150 exhibitors will be there, including companies looking to hire and services for job seekers.
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Friday April 5 - Sunday April 7, 2013
Total Health 2013
The Total Health Show explores the effects of our food, the environment and more at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Saturday April 6, 2013
Harry's Spring Run-Off
Harry Rosen-sponsored 8k and 5k runs at High Park to fight prostate cancer.

Tuesday April 9 - Sunday April 14, 2013
ReelWorld Film Festival
Racially and culturally diverse film and video from Canadian and international filmmakers.

Tuesday April 9 - Sunday April 21, 2013
TIFF Kids International Film Festival
For young film-goers ages 3 to 13 and their families..

Thursday April 11 - Saturday April 20, 2013
Images Festival
Showcases independent film, video and other time-based media.

Friday April 19 - Sunday April 21, 2013
Toronto Postage Stamp Show
The Canadian Stamp Dealers' Association brings dealers, clubs and collectors to the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place.

Friday April 12 - Sunday April 14, 2013
The Green Living Show
Kicking off with the Green Toronto Awards ceremony, the Green Living Show will continue to showcase green products and ideas at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place throughout the weekend.

Monday April 22, 2013
Earth Day
On and around April 22nd, Toronto joins the world in celebrating Earth Day and focusing on how to better care for our planet.

Thursday April 25 - Sunday May 5, 2013
HotDocs Canadian International Documentary Festival
A large festival screening documentaries and hosting various industry events.

Saturday April 27 - Sunday April 28, 2013
Business, Franchise & Investment Expo
Exhibitors and seminars at the Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place.

Saturday April 27, 2013
Trees Across Toronto
On the last Saturday in April volunteer to plant trees and help Toronto reach its goal to double the city's tree canopy by 2050.

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