Things to do in Toronto over the Canada Day long weekend [July 1-3]

June 30th-July 3: Lakeshore Ribfest


Lakeshore Ribfest is back! Enjoy BBQ Ribs, a line up of food trucks, beer, live music and more. Admission is free.

Located at Colonel Samuel Smith Park, Etobicoke

For more information, visit https://ontariofestivalgroup.com/event/lakeshore-ribfest-2022/

July 1: Celebrate Canada Day Weekend Ontario Place

Ontario Place will be hosting many events over the long weekend. Here is a list of some of the events:

  • Lakeshore Inflatable Waterpark

Ontario’s largest, tallest, most exciting on water experience! Some items include the trampoline, slides, jumps, obstacles and the world’s largest Blob launch.

  • 1000 Faces

This contemporary art installation invites visitors to pause and reflect, encouraging communion, dialogue, reconciliation and relaxation. This version of 1000 Visages is dedicated to all the indigenous children found in unmarked graves at former residential schools in Canada. For more information, visit https://ontarioplace.com/en/whats-on/1000-faces/

  • Imagination Playground

Children of all ages enjoy these uniquely shaped foam blocks to create their own play space. This play area is located in next to the Vista Eatery on weekends. THIS ACTIVITY IS FREE!

  • Yoga in Trillium Park

From July 1-3, yoga sessions will be held at Trillium Park. For more information, visit https://ontarioplace.com/en/special_programs/yoga-in-trillium-park/

  • Electric Island

Toronto’s favourite concert + picnic series, Electric Island, will be at Ontario Place this year. Some of the best international artists in house and techno will be performing. For tickets, visit https://electricisland.to/

July 1: King Street Club Crawl

Todotoronto x Midnightrunners is hosting a Club Crawl event on July 1st. In one night, we will be partying at 4 nightclubs including LoveChild, Door 3, Arcane and Toybox. This event will be filled with a night of drinking, games and lots of dancing. For more information and ticket purchases, visit http://kingstreetclubcrawl.ca/

July 1: Q107 Canada Day Picnic

Get ready to rock your red and white at the FREE Canada Day Picnic at Woodbine Park! The party starts at noon with rides, eats, and a wide selection of beers.

For more information, visit https://q107.com/q107-canada-day-picnic/

July 1-2: Backstreet Boys - 2022 DNA World Tour

Backstreet's back! They will be performing at the Budweiser Stage.

Visit their website to purchase tickets, https://www.ticketmaster.ca/


July 2: 34th Annual Beaches Jazz Festival

The Beaches International Jazz Festival is celebrating it's 34th year. One of Canada's largest Free Jazz Festivals. Events will include Salsa on the Beach, Sounds of Leslieville & Riverside and more. Admission is free.

For more event details, visit https://www.beachesjazz.com

July 3: Abanico Latin Dance Academy Dancing-In-The-Park

Join Abanico Latin Dance Academy for dancing in the park. Enjoy the outdoor sights, sun and fresh air. Get social and have fun dancing in their salsa classes. The event starts at 1pm at HTO Park West.

For more details, visit https://www.abanicodance.com

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