People strolling, boats docked at Toronto Waterfront

Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto

Date(s): 2024 dates TBD
Location: Toronto Waterfront

Toronto’s waterfront has been a gathering place where people have walked, traded and celebrated for thousands of years. The Redpath Waterfront Festival offers an annual chance to experience Toronto’s expansive lakefront from past to present in a whole new way. 

The Redpath Waterfront Festival celebrates the last weekend of summer by featuring unique on-land and on-water programs including Parks Canada, the Royal Canadian Navy and Theodore TOO Tugboat. With music, food, nautical programs and entertainment, the festival has something for everyone to enjoy. Every three years, the event welcomes a fleet of majestic tall ships to Toronto.

Redpath Waterfront Festival Highlights 

Things to do at the Redpath Waterfront Festival include:

  • Live entertainment on two stages
  • A 65-foot working replica of Theodore TOO Tugboat, the original TV character
  • Opportunities to meet members of the Royal Canadian Nay and the Parks Canada team
  • Local food trucks
  • Performance art
  • Business discounts
  • Art installations

You may also like

You may also like

A family looks at the view of the Toronto skyline from Centre Island in summer

Toronto Islands

Toronto Islands make for a memorable day trip, particularly recommended for families and anyone who...

A person looks at the Toronto skyline from Riverdale Park in Toronto's east end

Parks and Green Spaces

Amongst the towering buildings, multicultural neighbourhoods and shoreline of Lake Ontario are a...