Staying in Toronto for the Canada long weekend?
This weekend is jam packed with so many fun events, from free concerts to boat cruises! Enjoy the warm weather and celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday all weekend long thanks to our list of events you won’t want to miss out on.
Check out our list of five things to do this long weekend below!
Indie Fridays 2019
Yonge-Dundas Square | June 28th, 8:00pm – 11:00pm | Free!
This week, Yonge-Dundas Square welcome back Indie Fridays for the ninth year in a row! If you’re itching to get out and listen to some new music, go to Yonge-Dundas Square where you can catch a free concert thanks to Chevrolet’s new music discovery program. This Friday, Chevy Music Indie Fridays will start off the summer with Logan Staats, Wake Island, and Janette King!
Redpath Waterfront Festival 2019
Sherbourne Common | June 29th – July 1st, 11:00am – 8:00pm | Tickets
Presented by Billy Bishop Airport, The Redpath Waterfront Festival sails back into the city with a fleet of tall ships! Check out the glorious vessels and indulge yourself with the delicious maritime eats while enjoying live entertainment all weekend long.
Tom’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and Canada Day Party
Tom’s Dairy Freeze | June 30th, 10:00am – 12:00am | Free!
Ice cream, hot dogs, cotton candy, bouncy castles, and a dunk tank?! Tom’s 50th Anniversary celebration and Canada Day party is going to be an event you won’t want to miss. Enjoy music and food at Tom’s Dairy Freeze at 630 The Queensway from 10:00am to 12:00am for the festivities.
FREE Broken Social Scene Concert
235 Queens Quay West | July 1st, 9:30pm – 10:45pm | Free!
You can kick off Canada Day in style with beloved Toronto indie rockers Broken Social Scene at Harbourfront Centre’s Concert Stage, located at 235 Queens Quay West, from 9:30 pm to 10:45 pm. They’re sure to be playing some old favourites alongside new tracks from their recently released EPs, Let’s Try The After (Vol. 1) and Let’s Try The After (Vol. 2).
The Indie88 Great Canadian Cruise
Mariposa Cruises | July 1st, 12:00pm – 4:00pm | Tickets!
Join Indie88 as we celebrate our nation’s 152nd birthday on the Northern Spirit, cruising along the Toronto Harbourfront waters. We’ll have lots of games and contests on board for your chance to win some amazing prizes! Best Canadian Costume will win a pair of GA tickets to Osheaga, and you won’t go hungry with Mariposa Cruises’ Canadian themed food menu that includes the classic Canadian Poutine, Pretzel Bites, Mini Corn Dogs and Mac & Cheese. And wash it all down with an ice cold complimentary sample from Steam Whistle. PLUS guest DJ Sets from The Elwins!
Lead photo courtesy of Richmond Lam.