Victoria Day Weekend Hot-Spots




Summer may not officially start until June, but families can celebrate the unofficial start of the warm-weather season in Toronto and the GTA over Victoria Day Weekend.

What's happening this Victoria Day long weekend...

The Birds Are Back In Town - Family Nature Walk
May 19, 2018
It's been a long journey but High Park's migrating birds are back in full force! Come hike through the woods to listen and look for our feathered friends. Free admission. 
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Waterfront Artisan Market
May 19, 2018 to May 20, 2018
In 2018, the Waterfront Artisan Market (WAM), presented by The Waterfront BIA and operated by Scadding Court Community Centre, will bring together a carefully curated mix of local artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers. WAM returns to HTO Park weekends May 19.
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Centreville Amusement Park on Centre Island
May 19, 2018 to May 21, 2018
Centreville is the ultimate summer destination for families with young children. With over 30 rides and attractions this theme park offers up a full day of family fun. Getting to Centreville is almost as exciting as the park itself. Everyone will enjoy the scenic ride on the ferry. The park is open weekends in May but will be open for the long weekend with extended hours from 10:30am to 7:00pm.

Pirates and Princesses at Black Creek Pioneer Village
May 19, 2018 to May 21, 2018
Pirates and princesses take over Black Creek! Join us on the May long weekend (May 19 to 21) for three whole days of family fairy tale fun! Enjoy interactive characters, pirate school, a Village-wide treasure hunt — and more!
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Victoria Day Long Weekend at the ROM
May 19, 2018 to May 21, 2018
Celebrate the Victoria Day long weekend at Canada’s largest museum of art, culture and nature! From Saturday, May 19 to Monday, May 21*, save $5 off ROM admission and enjoy the ROM’s permanent galleries plus a host of other amazing special exhibitions.
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Junior at Harbourfront
May 19, 2018 to May 25, 2018
This spring, Junior, Harbourfront Centre’s new international children’s festival brings together leading contemporary artists to challenge and animate young minds. Productions from as far away as Australia and Norway to as near as Québec and the Mohawk Nation of Kanawake, take on the challenging questions facing youth today.
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Junior Jays
May 20, 2018
Every Sunday Home Game at the Ballpark, with the exception of Mother's Day, Father's Day and Canada Day, is a Jr. Jays Sunday presented by Boston Pizza. Additionally, there will be 3 Jr. Jays Weekends where Saturday will also have all of the activations we love! Kids 14 and under can visit our Jr. Jays Zones on the 100, 200 and 500 levels to take part in many fun activities that will keep them entertained up until the eighth inning! On May 20th, the Jays host the Oakland Athletics.
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International Museum Day at Markham Museum
May 20, 2018
Take this opportunity to visit the Museum, participate in our family drop-in activities and enjoy our current exhibitions. Learn to Camp with Parks Canada staff, and participate in a variety of nature themed activities. Free admission.
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Spring MRKT Show
May 20, 2018
#ShopTheMRKT in the merry month of May! The MRKT is a community shopping event, organized by the Toronto Creative Entrepreneurs, which features local vendors including fashion, beauty, wellness, visual artists, crafters, food merchants, and retailers. This event is FREE to the community & kid friendly!
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Victoria Day Tea and Tour at Montgomery's Inn
May 20, 2018
Celebrate Victoria Day with an afternoon tea fit for a Queen. Price includes a complimentary guided tour of the museum. All ages are welcome. First come, first served.
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Victoria Weekend Fireworks at Canada's Wonderland
May 20, 2018
Celebrate Victoria Day! Canada's Wonderland will present its spectacular fireworks display when the Park closes at 10:00pm. Spend your day enjoying over 200 awesome rides, coasters and attractions, then round out your day with an action-packed fireworks display over Wonder Mountain. The show features an original sound track and over 6,000 colourful explosions, you won't want to miss it!
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Victoria Weekend at Westfield Heritage Village
May 20, 2018 to May 21, 2018
Enjoy the arrival of spring in the Village.  Bring your own picnic to enjoy in the beautiful, picturesque setting of Westfield.  Purchase sweet treats and cool drinks from the General Store.
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Victoria Day at Fort York
May 21, 2018
Celebrate Victoria Day surrounded by Toronto's founding landscape, featuring Canada's largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings. Join a guided tour, take part in soldier's drills, learn English country dancing or watch historic cooking demonstrations in one of the oldest kitchens in Toronto.
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Pep Rally at Celebration Square
May 21, 2018
Let's get excited for summer! Kicking things off, experience a dinosaur, robot, confetti dance party (bet you've never been to one of those before). Throw on your dancing shoes as DJ Andre 905 live spins all day. Bust a move with the MCS Robot and the one and only Russel T. Wrecks, a life size dinosaur and his two raptor friends. This epic day has everything from a 25 ft prehistoric rock climbing wall to a baby dino petting zoo.
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Victoria Day Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park
Monday, May 21, 2019
Come enjoy the end of the first long weekend of Summer at Ashbridges Bay Park. Celebrate Victoria Day with a dazzling display of pyrotechnics that will definitely impress. The show is free and begins at dusk. Free.
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We will continue to update this page so check back regularly. Our calendar also gets updated. CLICK HERE for a complete list of Victoria Day Events.

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