What to do in Toronto: 5 Fun Things to do This Weekend

The week is almost over and it’s time to start making some weekend plans. This weekend is going to be a busy one. There really are a lot of choices. The city is bursting with flowers, flowering trees and families flocking to the streets and parks. If you are wondering what to do in Toronto this weekend…you’ve come to the right place.

What to do in Toronto: 5 Fun Things to do This Weekend

what to do in toronto yard sale for the cureYard Sale for the Cure: Grab your wallet and get ready for some serious yard sales Saturday, May 24th. Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s annual Yard Sale for the Cure is taking place on the streets, yards and driveways of Toronto homes. Not sure where your closest yard sale is? Check out the yard sale for the cure map and search for locations in your neighbourhood.

www.yardsaleforthecure.com

Doors Open Toronto: Doors are opening all around the city this weekend. Explore parts of the city that you never would be able to normally explore. We have put all the details together for you in our Doors Open Toronto article…read all about it.

www.toronto.ca/doorsopen

Gangways Open on Toronto’s Harbourfront: Watch out for singing and soaring pirates! The Harbourfront is being invaded by pirates and ships this weekend. Learn about the history of Toronto’s oldest running ferry, Trillium, from Toronto historian Mike Filey. Vessels from the Great Lakes Schooner Company will be opened for free public tours. Or, tour the William Lyon MacKenzie Fire Boat at the Toronto Fire and Marine Station 334. Should be a fun time for all.

www.waterfrontbia.com

woofstockWoofstock: Do you have a dog, want a dog or just love hanging out with dogs…then Woofstock is the event for you. Woofstock is the largest outdoor festival for dogs in North America. Head down to Woodbine Park this weekend and take in all the canine fun. There will be dog stunt shows, wiener dog races, dog fashion shows and much, much more. This is the first year the event is being held at Woodbine Park and it should be the perfect setting for all the furry friends.

www.woofstock.ca

Pedestrian Sundays in Kensington Market: The 11th annual Pedestrian Sundays kick off this weekend. Leave your car at home and wear some comfy shoes. Discover Kensington Market by foot on the last Sunday of the month from May 25 thru September 28th. Visitors will enjoy listening to musicians, artists and street performers while exploring the unique shops throughout Kensington Market.

www.pskensington.ca

What are you planning to do this weekend?

Jen Farr

In my "previous life" I was a mental health professional...in my current life I'm a stay-at-home mom with 2 beautifully adventurous kids. I share everything that lands on my kitchen counter over on my blog, Kitchen Counter Chronicles. Swing by and learn how we are greening their lives; what we are crafting; what we are cooking and what we are reading. While you will often find the girls and I inside the kitchen, you will also find us out and about getting our hands dirty, exploring and learning outdoors.

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