A Unique Free Augmented Reality Experience is On at Toronto Waterfront This Weekend

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Redpath Waterfront Festival

Rediscover Toronto’s waterfront through the unique Augmented Reality (AR) stops as Redpath Waterfront Festival is bringing a free treat for your eyes with beautiful masterpieces of public art.

Walk the trail from September 17 to October 3 from Lower Spadina to Lower Sherbourne Street and enjoy with artworks, get freebies and learn all the new developments coming to the Waterfront.

Redpath Waterfront Trail offers 3 different sets of experiences —

 
  • AR Stops where you need a mobile phone or tablet to experience augmented reality enhancements and artworks. Take an underwater trip or walk on water. You can even see the World’s Largest Rubber Duck that once visited Toronto. Learn what’s in store for the future of Toronto’s waterfront at East Bayside through another AR projection.
  • Art Stops has site-specific installations and includes incredible Anishinaabe artist Que rock transforming a blank wall into a masterpiece with beautiful colours. A night walk will be even more enchanting as Light Keeper projects waves of a rainbow in the night sky.

  • Promotions by Waterfront BIA has offers by Tall Ship Kajama, Westin Harbour Castle, Amsterdam Brewhouse and many more of the other local waterfront businesses during the 2-week trail as well.

You can even see buskers during the weekend.

This Weekend in Toronto

Redpath Waterfront Trail

What: The Redpath Waterfront Festival (RWF) has reimagined its annual festival into a two week socially distanced waterfront trail called the Redpath Waterfront Trail. Spanning from Lower Sherbourne to Lower Spadina, the Trail will include unique Augmented Reality (AR) stops, public art installations, and several local promotions at waterfront businesses.

When: September 17 to October 3, 2021

Where: Stops span from Lower Spadina in the West to Lower Sherbourne in the East, Toronto

Pick up a printed map at the following locations:

Queens Quay Terminal
Kardia Fitness
Amsterdam Brewhouse
Tall Ship Kajama

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