Weekend Activities and Events in Toronto
A weekly digest of What’s On in Toronto including free, fun family & kids’ activities, live music, theatre & performing arts, and fun activities: Few weekday events are also listed.
- Explore GTA – Nature Attractions
- In-person activities
- Virtual Events & Festivals
Explore GTA – Nature Attractions
**Kindly only visit your neighbouring parks for exercise as per the new stay-at-home order.**
**PRACTICE PHYSICAL DISTANCING**
Events – Online & In-Person
- Get your COVID-19 Vaccines.
- Plan your camping trips. Reservations for Parks Canada Campgrounds for Summer 2021 are now open. Ontario Parks and conservation areas camping reservations are also open.
- It’s time to start planting seeds indoors and planning what your summer garden will be like. Visit Garden Centres in and around Toronto to get new plants and accessories.
- See whether any 18+ pop-up clinics for vaccines are taking place in your locality.
- Treat your mom to a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner. Order soon.
ActiveTO Road Closures
ActiveTO routes will be closed to vehicles and open to people on bikes, as well as to pedestrians.
The following closures will be in place beginning Saturday, May 8 at 6 a.m. until Sunday, May 9 at 9 p.m.:
- Bayview Avenue, between Front Street East and Rosedale Valley Road, as well as River Street between Bayview Avenue and Spruce Street
- Lake Shore Boulevard East (eastbound lanes only), between Leslie Street and Woodbine Avenue.
- Roads through High Park will be closed to vehicle traffic for people to explore the park and get exercise while practising physical distancing each weekend from Friday at approximately 11 p.m. until Monday at approximately 7 a.m.
From Toronto and Territories to National Parks Across Canada.
Go on train rides across the Alps, go inside catacombs and more!
Fun with TPL
Visit Zoo Animals Online
Zoos across Canada have decided to bring their inhabitants to your home. Here is a list of places where you can watch wildlife online.
Science Experiments to Do at Home with Kids
Here are a few easy fun science activities/experimentsthat are easy and super fun in addition to being educational.
Did you know that the Saskatchewan Science Centre in Regina is posting online content? Check them out online for fun science time!
Canadian Museums & Museums Across the World Online
With the advent of technology and widespread availability of the internet, the world is now at your fingertips. You can travel to distant lands, tour famous museums, all from the comfort of your home.
Music Concerts to Watch Online
Watch a few of the 50+ online concerts scheduled this weekend.
Theatre Performances From Across the World
Various, time limits for watching, varies from 24 hours to a week.
- Canadian Blood Servicesis urging all healthy eligible blood donors to book and keep their appointments as there has been a recent spike in appointment cancellations in several cities related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Help Local Businesses
The shutdown of businesses except essential services is hurting local businesses. Check out the ways in which you can help them. Details
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- Make Light-as-Air Funnel CakesUsing Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe
- GTA Restaurants Open for Take-Out
- Enjoy IKEA’s Swedish Meatballs
See Free Movies
As Canada’s public producer and distributor, NFB’s website features award-winning movies, documentary and animated films, pioneering interactive works, and more.
We do try to make the listings as accurate as possible, but there might be errors/Events may be cancelled or postponed without any notice. Verify all details from concerned Event Websites/officials.
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