Victoria Day @ Fort York (2017)
Mon. May 22, 10 am to 5 pm
What better way to celebrate Victoria Day than to visit the birthplace of Toronto?
Take tours, see demonstrations of Georgian-era cooking techniques in one of the oldest kitchens in Toronto, as well as English country dancing. The kids will enjoy activities such as soldiers’ drill.
Doors Open Toronto (2017)
Sat. May 27 and Sun. May 28, 10 am to 5 pm
Fort York opens its doors for this annual celebration of history and architecture. Enjoy special tours of some of Toronto's oldest buildings or stroll the grounds of this National Historic Site.
Field Trip: Downtown Toronto's Community Music and Arts Festival
Sat. June 3 and Sun. June 4
Toronto’s boutique community music and arts festival will be headlined by celebrated Canadian music collective Broken Social Scene and international rock act Phoenix. Other highlights include Ottawa-based DJ crew A Tribe Called Red, Canadian indie favourite Feist, Portugal. The Man, Toronto's own BADBADNOTGOOD, Thundercat, and singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow. Children 12 and under are free with an adult ticket-holder. Single day tickets and weekend passes available at: http://fieldtriplife.com
Please note: Fort York's historic buildings will be closed to the public from June 2nd to June 5th inclusive.
TO Canada with Love Event: National Aboriginal Day and the Indigenous Arts Festival
Wed. June 21 to Sun. June 25, Times and admissions vary
Presented by Fort York and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, National Aboriginal Day followed by the Indigenous Arts Festival will celebrate the very best in Indigenous and Metis culture. Plan to spend the days under the open skies in downtown Toronto enjoying traditional and contemporary music, educational programming, storytelling, dance, theatre, and food. The series of events will energize the grounds of this historic site with powerful ancient traditions and compelling contemporary creations by Indigenous artists. This event is presented as part of TO Canada with Love, the City of Toronto's year-long program honouring Canada's 150th birthday.