10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: July 17-19, 2020

Storytelling Drive-Thru Tours at Pickering Museum Village

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: July 17 to 19, 2020.

1.Ontario Family Fishing Events
Until July 19, 2020
The Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. This is the last weekend for licence-free fishing, courtesy of the Ontario Goverment. More

2.Storytelling Drive-Thru Tours at Pickering Museum Village
July 17, 2020
Join Nellie - from 170 years ago during the time of Pickering's Boom - as she takes you on a guided audio tour by car of the Pickering Museum Village. This event runs every Friday, until August 28. Tour times start every 10 minutes beginning at 9:30 am. Registration is required in advance. More

3.Play The Parks: On Location
July 17, 2020
Play the Parks will go on location to take you to artists’ homes and inside some of the businesses in the Downtown Yonge area. You will continue to get your dose of summer music from some amazing emerging artists and take a glimpse inside interesting downtown locations like The Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre, the Jazz Bistro, The Senator Piano Bar and more. You can watch the performances at Downtown Yonge’s Facebook Page. Friday, July 17 features Neo Soul, hip hop artist Quincy Morales takes stage at the Jazz Bistro. More

4.The CN Tower Now Open
All weekend
The CN Tower has made adjustments to ensure physical distancing is achieved throughout the guest experience. Timed ticketing is now offered and elevators will carry 4 guests at a time only. Starting on July 15, the CN Tower will be open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Timed tickets are now on sale online and family passes are available! More

5.Toronto Shines at Ontario Place
July 17, 2020 to July 18, 2020
With Torontonians ready to shed their lockdown blues, and drive in movies becoming THE thing to do, Toronto Shines is adding live entertainment to the movie going experience. Toronto Shines presents the best in live entertainment and current and classic films in a safe and family friendly setting at the water’s edge of Ontario Place. More

6.Go on a Pirate Ship Adventure
All weekend
Pirate Life is now open! Sail aboard the Grey Ghost, the newest ship in Pirate Life's fleet and search for a sunken treasure! Looking for a safe way to enjoy some time out of the house? This socially distanced adventure is sailing 7 days a week and are a great way to soak up the sunshine! More

7.Riverdale Zoo is Open
All weekend
Tour the historic working farm’s scenic 7.5 acres through wooded areas, around ponds, and into butterfly-herb-flower-vegetable gardens. Visit the farm animals, tour buildings such as the pig and poultry barn and the Residence, and chat with a farmer during daily chores. Admission is Free. More

8.Youth Day YD2020 FestCast
July 19, 2020
All levels of Government will be speaking to Youth as it launches its adapted YD2020 FestCast on Youtube this Sunday, July 19. It will be the first adaptation of the popular 14 year-old Festival which will provide young aspiring Artists a digital worldwide platform for their showcases. More

9.High Park Zoo
All weekend
The High Park Zoo is a friendly animal attraction in the middle of High Park. The zoo offers people an opportunity to interact with the llamas, chickens, rabbits and occasionally feed the capybaras. Admission is Free. Note that the llama pens are closed. More

10.Hockey Hall of Fame is Open
All weekend
The HHOF is a museum and place of entertainment offering state-of-the-art exhibits, theatrical presentations and educational programming, dedicated to all things hockey! More

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