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People strolling, boats docked at Toronto Waterfront

Most live events have been postponed, adapted or offered virtually in 2021.

Toronto follows public health measures enacted by the Ontario government to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Check the event website for the most up-to-date information. The content below may be outdated from previous years.

Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto

June/July 1, 2020 (dates to be announced) | HTO Park & along the waterfront | Official website

Get ready for excitement at Redpath Waterfront Festival. With a footprint of 2 km along Toronto’s scenic waterfront, this action-packed festival has something for everyone!

A sailboat on Lake Ontario
Explore Toronto's waterfront at the Redpath Waterfront Festival

The majestic tall ships are coming!

In 2019, the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE, Great Lakes Series, kicks off in Toronto on the Canada Day weekend. Fittingly, the centrepiece of the regatta is the ship that’s adorned the Canadian dime since 1937, The Bluenose ll. Join in the lofty fun with ship tours and select evening sails.

For the first time in 2019, the Canadian Coast Guard will be bringing a vessel and participating in the festival! More information to come.

The Revitalized Queens Quay & Waterfront

Opened in 2015 after extensive revitalization efforts, the stunning waterfront promenade and boardwalk features a new pedestrian pathway as well as the Waterfront Trail, an extended cycling and rollerblading route with beautiful views of the lake.

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