toronto concert

There are going to be concerts in Toronto this summer that you can watch from a boat

A bit of creative thinking will be making concerts possible this summer, just don't expect any moshing.

Toronto Adventures, a boat rental company in King's Mill Park, makes it possible to take in a concert or live show from a boat for a novel summer experience. 

In order to take part in one of the floating concerts this summer, you'll just need to pick what performance you'd like to check out online and make your way down to the Humber Paddling Centre

It's a five-minute walk from the Old Mill subway station and is where you'll be able to pick up a boat rental from which you'll be able to enjoy either a live music, comedy or magic performance right on the beautiful Humber River. 

The fact that you're in a boat makes it easy to maintain social distance. Another added perk is the scenic paddle down the river you'll be able to enjoy before settling in for the dockside show. 

toronto concerts

Photo courtesy of Toronto Adventures. 

When it comes to the rental options, single ($40) and tandem ($70) kayaks, as well as two ($70) and three-seater ($90) canoes are available. Those who already own a boat can also purchase just a $10 ticket for the show.

There will be nine concerts over the summer with performances from artists like Kalila Badali, Sean Pinchin and Chris Caddell

The full lineup of local artists from June 18 to Oct. 15 can be found on the website, as well as what up-and-coming comedians and magicians you can expect to see through the summer. 

Lead photo by

Toronto Adventures

Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Music

Toronto just approved outdoor live music this summer but only in certain neighbourhoods

MuchMusic is relaunching as a TikTok channel

Jimmy Fallon mistakes No Frills grocery store for an actual band and it's hilarious

Hidden Toronto venue that was a favourite for weddings and concerts is permanently closing

Live Nation and Drake are opening a brand new concert venue in Toronto

There's now a floating stage on the Toronto waterfront and all the concerts are free

Toronto is getting an outdoor music festival in a parking lot on Canada Day

Canopy Growth drops Drake as partner for its cannabis venture