Toronto Canada Day 2019: Complete List of Activities

Toronto Canada Day 2019 Celebration

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Everyone loves a birthday party, and there is no birthday party quite like Canada Day. Toronto is home to some of the most notable and enjoyable Canada Day celebrations for people of all ages and backgrounds. We’ve compiled a complete list of activities to help make your Toronto Canada Day 2019 the best one yet!

Toronto Canada Day 2019 Celebration

Fireworks and Festivities

One of the quintessential parts of Canada Day is the free fireworks celebrations in neighbourhood parks around Toronto. Ashbridges Bay Park has a great day-long picnic finishing with fireworks. Another popular one is Downsview Park, where the party starts at around 4:00 p.m. and carries on until dusk with a spectacular fireworks display. Check out the free fireworks at Mel Lastman square; festivities begin at 5:00 p.m.

Canadian Reggae Sunfest

Is there anything more fun on Canada Day than groovin’ outside to incredible live music? Take in Toronto’s vibrant Reggae scene at the Canadian Reggae Sunfest this Canada Day, located at Woodbine Mall in Etobicoke. You can purchase single show tickets or day passes.

Canada Day Cruises

For a special Toronto Canada Day 2019 celebration, why not hit the water? Going for a cruise of Toronto’s harbour is a fun and unique way to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Several companies offer special Canada Day cruises, like Mariposa Cruises and Pioneer Cruises.

Canada Day Toronto Cruise

Albion Hills Conservation Area

If you’ve got the time and inclination to head a little out of town for your Canada Day celebrations this year, consider Albion Hills Conservation Area, located just outside of Toronto in Caledon. It's worth the drive, as you can participate in archery lessons, tractor rides and wood carving demonstrations. There are a splash pad and swimming pool that the kids will love, as well as a hearty selection of food trucks for your refreshment and plenty of hiking trails around the park. The event ends with more Canada Day fireworks.

Toronto Ribfest 2019

Toronto Ribfest

Do you love Ribs? Make plans to attend Toronto Ribfest in Centennial Park, which runs for the duration of the Canada Day long weekend. This Toronto Canada Day 2019 event isn’t just about the food (which is top-notch!). There is live music, magic shows, celebrity food judging contests and a midway that is fun for the whole family. Canada Day caps off with an impressive fireworks display.

Black Creek Pioneer Village

Canada has 152 years of history to look back upon. Do you wonder what it was like for Canadians back in 1867? Participate at the “Party Like it is 1867” event at Black Creek Pioneer Village in North York. There will be musicians, theatrical performances and carnival games. There are hands-on exhibits to learn about what life was like in 1867. There is also a citizenship ceremony for new Canadians. Admission is free (there is a small charge for parking).

Redpath Toronto Waterfront Festival

For a truly majestic Toronto Canada Day 2019 experience, visit the Redpath Toronto Waterfront Festival along the revitalized Toronto Waterfront, in H20 park, near Queen’s Quay. This festival runs from June 29th to July 1st. The highlight of this festival is the arrival of a fleet of tall ships that will be docked from Bathurst to Bay St. This is one of only five stops in Ontario for these impressive tall ships, so don’t miss out! There are limited tickets available for purchase to tour the ships for each day of the festival.

Toronto Waterfront Festival

Queen’s Park

Head downtown this Toronto Canada Day 2019 to attend the family-friendly, all-ages celebration at Queen’s Park. One of the highlights will be a 21-gun salute at high noon. There will be activities, music and entertainment all day long at this free Toronto Canada Day 2019 event.

With all the choices available to celebrate Toronto Canada Day 2019, it is going to be a great day! Make sure to pack sunscreen and stay hydrated, especially if you plan to be out all day long.

Toronto Canada Day 2019 Celebration

Canada’s Wonderland

A trip to Canada’s Wonderland is always fun for the whole family; it is even more exciting on Canada Day. From June 29th to July 14th, included with your admission to the Park is Celebration Canada. In addition to the usual rides and thrills that you have come to expect at Canada’s Wonderland, Celebration Canada includes special Canadian-themed events. Toronto Canada Day 2019 festivities conclude with a breathtaking fireworks display at dusk.