Victoria Day Weekend Events & Activities in Toronto
Saturday, May 16 – Monday, May 18, 2020
Though there are not many things you can do during these unprecedented times, there are few activities that can be enjoyed while physical distancing is in effect that is in accordance with Ontario’s Health Orders during this May long weekend.
Unfortunately, there are no public fireworks.
Due to COVID-19 all museums & other indoor attractions are closed and gatherings of more than 5 are prohibited.
Ontario is in a state of Emergency that mandates residents to maintain a 2-meter physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
1. Go Hiking
Getting a taste of nature or the wilderness is no problem in one of the biggest metropolises in the world. Toronto is filled with hidden trailsthat wind through parks and wooded areas, past rivers and lakes, and that are home to many flora and fauna to keep you engaged and excited throughout your journey on one of many nature trails on this list.
2. Explore Nature Attractions & Provincial Parks
Hiking and Biking are allowed. Spring is a great time to go birding and there are many fabulous locations in GTA.
As the weather starts to warm up and the flowers start to bloom, there are many opportunities in and around the Greater Toronto Areato get out and reconnect with nature. From simply hiking through stunning tree canopies and in nature preserve trails, to bird watching in a renowned conservation area, to taking advantage of the stunning waters by canoeing, swimming, and relaxing by the shore, there are a variety of options for all types of outdoor fun.
- If you are looking for a perfect, inexpensive weekend getaway from GTA to relax and rejuvenate: look no further than Ontario Provincial Parks.
- Waterfall Trips
- Nature Attractions in Hamilton
3. Go Fishing
Looking for a great fishing spot to call your own? Located on the shores of Lake Ontario and blessed with rivers that flow into the Lake, Toronto and GTA has one of the best urban fishing opportunities in North America.
4. Eat-In and Support Local
If you can afford, order a take outfrom Toronto restaurants.
5. Go Golfing
Ontario Golf Courses are open. Book a tee time! Toronto Golf Courses.
6. Explore Public Art
Exploring Toronto’s public artworks is one of the best physical distancing activities you can do.
7. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert
There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.
8. Enjoy Live Theatre from around the World
With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theatres to shut their doors, many performing art centres have taken to being open virtually.
9. Explore Canada or the World From Home
Explore Canada’s arctic, Winnipeg, National Parks and many more places from Home. Travel to international or outer space destinations like the international space station, discover Egypt’s Heritage Sites from tombs to monasteries or take a trip on scenic trains in Europe virtually.