Things to do Victoria’s Day long weekend

The weather is finally warming up and the long weekend is just around the so we got to ask how are you spending your long weekend? We decided to fill you in on some cool things happening around the city for this May 2-4 weekend.


Artfest celebrates painting, photography, fine craft, live music and more from the country’s best artist. This is the 10th annual Artfest and it takes place in the Distillery Saturday May 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Electric Island

The fourth annual Electric Island opens this Monday May 23 and takes over Hanlan’s Point at the Toronto islands.  Throughout the summer Electric Island host events that fall on the long weekends. So, head over to the islands to enjoy the warm weather with live music and picnic.

Brewer’s Backyard

How can you celebrate May 2-4 weekend without sipping on your favourite Ontario craft beer? Evergreen Brickworks is giving people the chance to relax and enjoy Ontario’s craft brews; all while meeting the brewers that make them. If you’re a beer enthusiast then you need to be at the Brewer’s Backyard this weekend. 

Rib Fest & BBQ Bash

If you love BBQ then you need to be at Yonge & Dundas square this Saturday. The first annual Rib Fest & BBQ Bash is taking over to give Torontonians the best of the best. Featuring the top Rib teams in Canada and BBQ dishes from many cultures, this is an event your taste buds will not want to miss.

Watch Fireworks

There are only two times in the year that we Canadians get to celebrate with fireworks, so missing out on one of them is not an option! Head over to Ashbridge’s Bay on Monday to end your long weekend the right way, with a professional fireworks show.

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