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Five things to do this long weekend in Toronto

The first long weekend of the summer is here and there are tons of things happening in the city!

Why spend the long weekend stuck in traffic when there are tons of great events happening right here in Toronto?! There are so many events to choose from, including Spring BeerFest, Artfest Toronto, concerts, Victoria Day fireworks and more!

Check out our list of five things to do this Victoria Day long weekend in Toronto.

Spring BeerFest

Fort York: Garrison Common | May 18th & 19th, 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm | Tickets

The Spring Beerfest is about to be tapped! The festival is held on May 18th & 19th at Fort York – Garrison Commons. You must be 19+ to attend the festival and children, and pets are not allowed on the event grounds. The outdoor event will run rain or shine, so bring your umbrellas and some sunscreen and get ready to drink beer and eat lots of tasty food! Cheers!

Artfest Toronto

Distillery Historic District | May 18th – 20th, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm | Free

Toronto’s Artfest is being held in the Distillery District from May 18th – 20th. The event runs from 11am to 6pm each day and admission is free! The show focuses on arts, crafts, and some gourmet food. A chosen selection of 80 artists from Ontario & Quebec will be showcasing their paintings, photography, jewelry, clothing and so much more! For more information on the event, head over to their website here.

Passion Pit

Danforth Music Hall | May 17, Doors open @ 7:00 pm | 19+ | Tickets


Indie88 proudly welcomes Passion Pit to celebrate their 10th anniversary of Manners tonight at Danforth Music Hall! With their newly released song “I FOUND U” and the band’s 10th anniversary, the show is expected to give you all the feels. With special guest The Elwins, doors open at 7pm and the show is 19+. Get tickets soon before the show sells out!

The Strokes

Budweiser Stage | May 20th, Doors open @ 7:30 pm | Tickets

Indie88 proudly presents The Strokes at Budweiser Stage! This is The Stroke’s only stand alone North American show announced so far, so you definitely won’t want to miss it! Doors open at 7:30pm.

Victoria Day Fireworks!

Ashbridge’s Bay | May 20th, 9:45 pm | Free

The city’s biggest display of Victoria Day fireworks will happen in The Beaches at Ashbridge’s Bay. Starting at 9:45pm on May 20th, the show is expected to feature over 2,000 fireworks!

Whatever you decide to do this weekend, have a safe and fun Victoria Day Weekend! Welcome Summer 2019!

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