Victoria Day Long Weekend Family Fun
Victoria Day weekend is May 16 to 18! Even though there's still over a month of school and Spring still ahead, Summer has unofficially begun. Lots of big attractions are now open for the season and while you have the entire Summer to enjoy all of those attractions, here are some of the great things taking place just this Victoria Day long weekend. However you spend the three-day holiday, we hope you have a blast.
Best bets for Victoria Day long weekend...
World Fiddle Day at Fort York
May 16, 2015 - 10:00 am until 6:00 pm
Fiddles at the Fort! Fort York welcomes World Fiddle Day for a day-long celebration of bows on strings. Join us as players of bowed string instruments from several traditions teach and perform leading up to our community "Around-the-World Jam" where violin, viola, cello, and bass players of all levels play their way through 40 tunes from 25 countries. Admission is free.
Bell Free Weekend at TIFF Bell Lightbox
May 16, 2015 to May 17, 2015 - 10:00 am until 6:00 pm
On Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17, all regular film screenings from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., plus special family films and events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. are completely free at TIFF Bell Lightbox, courtesy of Bell. Screenings include selections from the 2015 TIFF Kids International Film Festival, feature films Maya the Bee and A Little Game, and shorts programmes Give and Get and Imagination Inspiration.
Beasley Bear's Teddy Bear Picnic
May 16 to 18, 2015 - 11:00 am until 4:00 pm
Beasley Bear is hosting his Teddy Bear Picnic at Centreville Amusement Park and Far Enough Farm on Toronto’s Centre Island this May! Please stop by Centreville Amusement Park with your favourite stuffed animal for a healthy heart check-up! Live performances by James Funnyhat 30-minute shows each day, 12:00, 1:00, 2:15, and 3:15, face painting, and more!
Victoria Day Weekend with the Woofjocks
May 16 to 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm
The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are a team of Southern Ontario professional dog trainers and of course, their very talented dogs. They offer a 30-minute variety show that is both educational and entertaining. Each show is choreographed to music, showcasing tricks, agility, frisbee, musical freestyle, precision obedience drills, and fun, audience interactive canine games. Free!
Pirates and Princesses at Black Creek Pioneer Village
May 16 to 18, 2015
Three days of family fairytale fun! Bring your eye patches and tiaras. Celebrate stories such as The Snow Queen, Cinderella, and Peter Pan. Enjoy interactive characters, pirate school, a Village wide treasure hunt, and more!
WoofJocks Canine All Stars at Canada's Wonderland
May 16 to 18, 2015
The WoofJocks Canine All Stars are taking over International Showplace! You won’t want to miss the excitement as the furry All Stars display choreographed performances of canine agility, obedience, tricks, and flying disc. The skilled group of dogs and handlers stage a fun, fast-paced educational and interactive variety show featuring a variety of breeds. Comedy, athleticism, speed, and unpredictability are the hallmarks of this incomparable canine squad!
HarbourKIDS Toronto International Circus Festival
May 16 to 18, 2015
HarbourKIDS presents the fascinating, freaky circus spectacle of Toronto's International Circus Festival, May 16-18. This three-day festival promises the fascinating spectacle of the circus for those curious enough to venture through. Free.
Victoria Weekend Fireworks at Canada's Wonderland
May 17, 2015
Canada's Wonderland will present its spectacular fireworks display when the Park closes at 10:00 pm. 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. Come celebrate Victoria Day with some of the best fireworks in the Toronto area! Each show has a unique design with an original sound track and over 6,000 colourful explosions, you won't want to miss it!
Victoria Day Tea and Tour at Montgomery's Inn
May 18, 2015 - 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm
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.
Victoria Day Fireworks at Ashbridges Bay Park
May 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
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 10:00 pm sharp. Free.
Our calendar gets updated regularly. CLICK HERE for a complete list of Victoria Day Events.