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Victoria Day weekend events in Toronto for 2018

Events in Toronto this long weekend include some big names like Electric Island — which is kicking off for the summer — while Ontario Place opens with a weekend of free activities. There's lots of places to catch Victoria Day fireworks, too!

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    • May 18-20
      It's a huge gathering of all things Kpop with performances, speakers, meet-and-greets, special guests and exhibitions all weekend long.
      Metro Toronto Convention Centre
    • May 19-20
      Ontario Place opens for the season this weekend with a free, two-day party featuring yoga, live music and skating on its new and synthetic year-round ice rink.
      Ontario Place
    • May 20
      Sunnyside Pavilion kicks off a season of summer in the sun with live music, dancing and drinks beside the lake.
      Sunnyside Pavilion & Cafe
    • May 20
      Electric Island returns to the Islands after last year's flooding with Archie Hamilton, Green Velvet, Yoko0 and more headlining the EDM festival.
      Hanlan's Point
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  • Food & Drink
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    • May 18-20
      Bibs and ribs are on all weekend, alongside barbecue chicken, desserts, roasted veggies and, yes, blooming onions.
      Yonge and Dundas Square
    • May 18-19
      A curated selection of Toronto chefs, restaurants and artisans collaborate for a huge, immersive food hall-style feast.
      Evergreen Brick Works
    • May 19-20
      Pour some out for the historic homies at Fort York and enjoy brews, food trucks, roasted 'mellows and games in celebration of the long weekend.
      Fort York: Garrison Common
  • Music
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  • Film
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    • May 18-19
      A hit at this year's Sundance, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg got her own doc about her trailblazing legal legacy and internet stardom.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • May 18-20
      Sara Driver's intimate documentary explores the formative years of legendary painter Jean-Michel Basquiat before his meteoric rise to fame.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • May 19
      Ed Harris portrays Jackson Pollock, another artist who experienced superstardom in his lifetime, and his hard-living, self-destructive tendencies.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • May 19
      A series of films by Nepali filmmakers sees them use their craft to construct distinctive Nepal-related narratives inside of Toronto’s cultural landscape.
      Innis Town Hall
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