May Long Weekend Events & Activities in Kitchener-Waterloo Region
Friday, May 15 – Monday, May 18, 2020
Due to COVID-19 many 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.
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.
1. Enjoy Victoria Day Virtual Fireworks
Enjoy a virtual FIREWORKS display with City of Waterloo from the comfort of your home. Details
Monday, May 18, 2020 | 8:00 PM
2. Enjoy at Home activities
Check out activities that you can enjoy at Home. From fitness exercises to creative ones, there are lots you can do.
3. Go Fishing
You can cast a line and reel in that big catch at Ontario Provincial Parks. However, please obey any fishing location restrictions in the park as well as all public health guidelines on group sizes and physical distancing.
4. Enjoy Hiking or Discover Nature Attractions in Kitchener-Waterloo Region
Parks and pathways, Provincial parks and conservation reserves are open for people to enjoy some time with nature. You can take advantage of municipal parks and open spaces for walking, biking, relaxing, activities including personal fitness exercises.
5. Go Birding
Spring is a great time to go birding and there are many fabulous locations in Ontario.
6. Take-out and Support Local
If you can afford, order a take out from Kitchener-Waterloo region restaurants.
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7. Go Golfing
Ontario Golf Courses may open from May 16.
8. Enjoy a Quarantine Concert
There are many free concerts live-streamed every day. Check them out.
9. 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.
10. 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.