What’s Happening This May in the GTA

Toronto, events, Mississauga, GTA, Spring, May

May 2-4. Harry Potter In Concert. Featuring the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. $55+. sonycentre.ca

May 3. Snow Patrol. $49+. thedanforth.com

May 3. Stars on Ice. Featuring Patrick Chan. $35+. scotiabankarena.com

May 3. Opening Day at Wonderland. canadaswonderland.com

May 3-5. Mississauga Marathon. Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and 2K. Celebration Square. mississaugamarathon.com

May 4. Spirit of Toronto. Tasting event featuring whisky and spirits from around the world. $169+. roythomsonhall.com

May 4. Opening Day at African Lion Safari (Cambridge). $34+. lionsafari.com

May 4. Star Wars Day. A celebration of all things Star Wars. may4starwarsday.com

May 4. Annual Spring Toad Festival. Games, air-brush tattoos, and become a frog watcher. torontozoo.com

TUNE IN: May 4. Kentucky Derby (Louisville, KY). kentuckyderby.com

May 4. An Intimate Evening with Michelle Obama. $145+. scotiabankarena.com

May 5. Toronto Marathon. Marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and relay supporting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. torontomarathon.com

May 5. Backs in Motion. 10K run and 5K run or walk in support of patient care at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. East Don Parkland Trail. cmcc.ca

May 6-12. Canadian Music Week. Various locations. cmw.net

May 7-12. Return To Grace. Tribute to Elvis Presley. Princess of Wales Theater. $30+. mirvish.com

May 9. Munk Debate on China. $40+. roythomsonhall.com

May 9-12. Toronto Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale. torontobotanicalgarden.ca

May 10. Classic Albums Live: Led Zepplin. $39+. roythomsonhall.com

May 10. Sharron Matthews Superstar. RBC Theatre. $30+. livingartscentre.ca

May 10. Matt Andersen and The Mellotones. $39+. thedanforth.com

May 12. Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise. 2-hour cruise around the harbor. $64 adults, $49 kids. mariposacruises.com

May 12. Mother’s Day Buffet. Seatings from 10am to 1:30pm. $55 adults, $21 kids. oldmilltoronto.com

May 12. Mother’s Day at Blue. Live music, professional photos and dinner. bluemountainvillage.ca

May 13. John Cleese. $50+. roythomsonhall.com

May 13-14. P!nk. $216+. scotiabankarena.com

May 16-19. Uptown International Children’s Festival. Performances, sing-alongs and more. sonycentre.ca

May 17. Passion Pit. $37+. thedanforth.com

May 17. Alessia Cara. $66+. sonycentre.ca

May 18. Jessie James Decker. $38+. thedanforth.com

May 18-20. Artfest Toronto. Outdoor art and craft show. Distillery District. artfestontario.com

May 23-Jun 3. Inside Out LGBT Film Festival. insideout.ca

May 24. Gerry Dee. Comedian and TV personality. $74+. sonycentre.ca

May 24-26. Toronto Poutine Fest. Live music and over 50 varieties of poutine. ydsquare.ca

May 24-26. Carassauga Festival (Mississauga). Exotic foods, entertainment and culture. $12. carassauga.com

May 25. Iliza. Stand-up comedian. $166+. sonycentre.ca

May 25-26. Doors Open 2019. Discover the history of Toronto’s buildings. toronto.ca

May 25-26. Woofstock. The largest outdoor festival for dogs in North America. Woodbine Park. woofstock.ca

May 26. Florence and the Machine. Budweiser Stage. $69+. ontarioplace.com

May 26. Women’s Half Marathon/10K/5K. Supporting POGO. Sunnybrook Park. towomensruns.com

May 26. Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. Walk and family fun day at Canada’s Wonderland. cysticfibrosis.ca

May 28-29. Twenty One Pilots. $68+. scotiabankarena.com

May 28-Jun 2. The Sound of Music. The musical. Princess of Wales Theatre. $49+. mirvish.com

May 31. Jerry Seinfeld (Oshawa). $69+. tributecommunitiescentre.com