Victoria Day weekend events toronto

25 things to do in Toronto for the 2019 Victoria Day weekend

Things to do in Toronto for the 2019 Victoria Day weekend is all about enjoying the first real stretch of nice weather. Beer, ribs, parties, film, music and more are all on as Electric Island kicks off for the season and Spring Beerfest is back. If you're planning for fireworks, we've got you covered.

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    • May 17
      Namaste, everyone. FNL is back with a party in the museum themed around its new special exhibition: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • May 17
      The Raps are ready to go against the Bucks in the second game of the series and all the action is going down in the Square.
      Maple Leaf Square
    • May 18-19
      Head to the cottage without leaving the city as Spring Beerfest returns with a weekend of beer, food, music and more down at Fort York.
      Fort York: Garrison Common
    • May 19
      It's a party on the Island as the first of five Electric Islands returns with a full day of EDM, trance, techno and electro performances.
      Hanlan's Point
    • May 19
      Sunnyside is kicking off a season of beachside beats with a party that brings out the best of Toronto's electro scene for a day of grooves.
      Sunnyside Pavilion
  • Events you might want to check out
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    • May 18-20
      A full weekend of artworks by local and regional artists is on throughout the Distillery District with workshops, kids' activities, food samples and more.
      Historic Distillery District
    • May 19
      Toronto's own The Darcys are dropping by the new Stackt Market for an afternoon performance alongside giveaways for shows at the Bud Stage.
      Stackt Market
  • Food & Drink
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  • Music
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    • May 17
      Brampton's own Grammy-winning singer Alessia Cara is coming home for a performance of her soulful pop hits at the Sony Centre.
      Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
    • May 17
      The boys of NCT 127 are ready to drop a cherry bomb on Toronto as they make their Canadian debut with a night of K-pop hits.
      Coca-Cola Coliseum
    • May 17
      Back again is this two-night music series at Rivoli and Lee's Palace that brings underground bands from Tokyo over to play the Toronto stage.
    • May 18
      Sean Paul himself is dropping by Rebel to party it up and perform the best of his classic reggaeton hits that helped define the genre.
    • May 18
      Get ready to rip with Montreal's metal band Dopethrone playing alongside Jahgernaut and Yeti on Horseback.
    • May 19
      Wavelength Monthly is back with a showcase of local and regional electro and synth artists featuring Mary Ocher, Lake Versions and Roach.
      Arraymusic
  • Film
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    • May 16-19
      Shelley Duvall screaming is a huge mood and this Stanley Kubrick masterpiece/Stephen King disowned classic is screening in 4K.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
    • May 17-23
      Director Robin McKenna is on hand for both screenings of this new film that explores real-life gift economies and things that just can't be bought.
      Imagine Cinemas Carlton
    • May 17-24
      Drunken Cinema is back with three screenings of the dreamy Kiefer Sutherland-led 80s classic with lots of babes, bikes and blood.
      Revue Cinema
    • May 17 - July 15
      When John and Molly Chester left L.A. to start a farm, they had no idea what they signed up for or how it would change their lives forever.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • May 18
      Sam Peckinpah's bloody and revolutionary 1969 film is screening with live music by Sook-yin Lee, Samaza Murava, Christo Graham and Adam Litovitz.
      The Royal Cinema
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