Looking for things to do with your family and friends this long weekend? Say no more! We got a list for you to choose from:
1. Victoria Day Fireworks:
Victoria Day celebrations would not be complete without a display of fireworks! Luckily there's a few options for you!
You can catch fireworks TODAY at Canada's Wonderland! Spend the afternoon and evening checking out the 200+ rides and attractions! After that, you can stick around for the fireworks show which boasts over 6000 explosions! Did you know that it takes 2-3 days of prep of set up for the show?? The show will begin at 10PM today!
If you prefer to save your money, you can head over to Ashbridges Bay Park on Monday! You'll want to get through early to avoid traffic and get a good spot! You can make use of the day by packing a picnic and making a day of it. The show begins at 10PM.
If you prefer a drive, you can always drive down to Dundas Driving Park in Hamilton to watch fireworks! Fun lighting up the night sky with a magical display of fireworks to live music, food trucks and more; Victoria dat in Hamilton is certainly a fun experience, plus it's free!
2. The Nobelton Victoria Day Fair
On Monday May 22nd, bring your family and friends to the Nobelton Victoria Day Fair where you get to experience a parade featuring a number of community floats, fire trucks and classic cars! Bring your children and have them enjoy midway rides and a free bouncy castle village! If you feel a little hungry, you can always pass by the food trucks and vendors to grab a snack! Finally, enjoy the fireworks show that will be held at night! The event will be happening at 15 Old King Road, Nobelton.
3. FREE Films at Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema
This Victoria Day, you can celebrate the works of Canadian filmmakers at Ted Rogers Cinema. The theatre will offer free screenings of four noteworthy Canadian documentries. The show begins at 12PM on Monday May 22nd with a look at a marriage in trouble in Allan King's "A Married Couple". Next at 2:15PM will be "Lonely Boy", a behind the scene's look at the life of a 19-year old Paul Anka. At 2:45PM, you can catch "Foster Child", which follows filmaker Gil Cardinal as he searches for his biological family and indigenous roots. Lastly, at 4PM, :Manufactoring Consent" explores Naom Chomsky's view on media. This event will be happening at 506 Bloor Street W, Toronto
4. Artfest Toronto @ The Distillery District
If you're looking for something for the whole family to enjoy, The Distillery District has you covered! This FREE arts and crafts show features over 80 artisans selling a variety of fine art and handmade goods. In addition to the art on display, there will be plenty of food, live music, and childrens activity stations. The event will be happening from the 20th-22nd of May from 11am-6pm @ 55 Mill Street, Toronto
5. Junction Flea Market @ Echo Beach
You can spend the afternoon pursuing the flea markets many offerings! You'll find vendors selling everything from painstakingly refinished antiques to collectible kitsch and vintage clothing! This event will be happening on May 21st at 909 Lakeshore Blvd W, Toronto,
6. BBQ in the Park!
Nothing says summer like a barbecue, and Toronto has several great parks with charcoal grills for plenty of picnicking fun! If you're planning a larger gathering, check out Sunnybrook Park. This park has enough grills and picnic tables to ensure you won't have trouble securing a spot! Sunny brook also features bike trails, dog parks, and open fields for soccer games! You can go from May 19-22nd at 1132 Leslie Street, Toronto
If you prefer your burger or hot dog after a nice swim, check out Cherry Beach on the north shore of the Outer Harbor! Plan an evening barbecure, and stay for the beautiful sunset views! You can go from May 19-22nd at 1 Cherry Street, Toronto
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