5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, May 21

May 19 2018, 5:29 am

Well Toronto, it’s the final day of the long weekend and in case you’re still looking to have some fun, we’ve rounded up the top events happening in the city today.



What: You can enjoy painting, photography, sculpture, fine craft, live music, and more from Canada’s top artist set up throughout the cobblestone lanes of the historic Distillery District this holiday Monday.

When: May 21
Time: 11 am to 6 pm
Where: The Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street
Price: Admission is free

Victoria Day at Fort York

What: Spend Victoria Day exploring Toronto’s founding urban landscape, including Canada’s largest collection of original War of 1812 buildings. Visitors can look froward to walking tours, soldier’s drills, historic cooking demonstrations in one of the oldest kitchens in Toronto, and more.

When: May 21
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Fort York National Historic Site, 250 Fort York Blvd.
Price: $14 for adults

The Brewer’s Backyard: Queen Victoria’s Secret

What: Queen Victoria’s Secret will feature a dynamite lineup of Ontario breweries, including Shacklands Brewing Co, Muddy York Brewing, Big Rock Brewery, Collective Arts Brewing, Nita Beer, Indie Brewing, Bench Brewing, and Left Field Brewing.  They will be accompanied by a tasty food line up with Chimney Stax, Delite Bite, Fidel Gastro, Food Dudes, FeasTO, and the Pop Stand.

When: May 21
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Tiësto at Cabana Pool Bar

What: The king of house music will be at Cabana Pool Bar today for his second appearance in Toronto this long weekend. He’ll be accompanied by special guest Dzeko and local support Manzone & Strong.

When: May 21
Time: 1 pm to 9 pm
Where: Cabana Pool Bar, 11 Polson Street
Price: $30 to $75

Ashbridges Bay Park

What: Local favourite spot Ashbridges Bay returns with its annual display of lights. Boasted as “Toronto’s only Victoria Day fireworks” the show will last 14 minutes. Be sure to take transit!

When: May 21
Time: 9:45 pm
Where: Ashbridges Bay Park, 1561 Lake Shore Blvd East
Price: Free

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