Looking for something to do before you head out to celebrate Canada day this weekend? Check out some of these events! There’s something for everyone: whether you love animals, music, museums, or just sipping a cold beer.
This Indie88 feature is presented with Royal Ontario Museum.
Royal Ontario Museum | Open until January 6th 2019
Conquer your arachnaphobia this week at The Royal Ontario’s newest exhibit Spiders: Fear & Fascination. On now until January 6th, 2019, the new exhibit will have you getting up close and personal with some of nature’s most misunderstood creatures! For tickets and full details check here.
Lee’s Palace | Thursday, June 28
Vancouver indie rockers Mother Mother will be taking over Lee’s Palace for a very special performance. The group will be performing oldies and favourite on the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough album O My Heart. Details here!
Amsterdam Brewery Barrel House | Friday, June 29
Each Friday, Indie88 will be going to select patios across the city from 4-6pm and you’re invited! Join us this Friday for Amsterdam Brewers specials, games, beer samples, and more!
Harbourfront Centre | Friday, June 29 – Monday, July 2nd
All weekend long, the Indie88 street team will be at the One Land, Many Nations show. The performing artists are all from diverse backgrounds – feminist, people of colour, Indigenous, queer – coming together to celebrate Canada and culture.
Queen’s Plate Festival
Woodbine Racetrack | Friday, June 29 – Sunday, July 1
The festival starts off with a concert from Brad Paisley on Friday. Saturday afternoon the horses race, and Sam Roberts Band plays in the evening. On Sunday, the festival wraps up with a free Canada Day celebration all afternoon.
Pier 6 | July 1, 2018
This year marks the 5th annual Great Canadian Cruise with Mariposa cruises. Join Indie88 in celebrating all things Canadian while cruising around Toronto’s harbour. The best Canadian costume wins a vacation for two, courtesy of Sunwing Airlines! There’s all sorts of other games and contests happening all day long, so get your tickets soon before they sell out!
Image courtesy Mateus Pepinelli via Twitter