Australia Day Toronto

5 ways to celebrate Australia Day in Toronto

You can celebrate Australia Day in Toronto on Tuesday, January 26 by embracing all things from Down Under. From traditional meat pies and Tim Tams to gambling games and counting down the top 100 songs voted by Aussies, you'll find festivities taking place at a handful of ex-pat operated pubs and restaurants across the city.

Here's where to celebrate Australia Day in Toronto this year.

The Gladstone Hotel
The Australia Day party at the West Queen West hotel kicks off with Aussie-themed trivia at 7.p.m. Look forward to Australian lollies, a Triple J Hottest 100 Countdown, Kanga meat pies, $5 pints, and more.

Hemingway's
The Yorkville bar partners with Beau's and Rebels Australian Football Club for a celebration featuring meat pies, snags on the BBQ, and a Blundstones giveaway starting at 4 p.m..

Hawker Bar
The Southeast Asian snack bar on Ossington celebrates Australian Day on behalf of its Aussie chef. Open from 6 p.m., these guys are also doing a Blundstones giveaway, playing Two-Up (just for fun), and slinging meat pies.

Rose & Crown
The midtown pub hosts its 8th annual Australia Day celebration from 5 p.m.. The evening bills an Aussie menu, trivia, and a Tim Tam eating contest.

The Tranzac
The Annex music venue and cultural centre hosts an Australia Day karaoke party that gets underway at 8 p.m. Expect Tim Tams, vegemite sandwiches, fairy bread, ACDC beer, and a catalogue of Australian hits.

Photo from @EatKanga on Instagram.


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