Victoria Day Monday is just around the corner, and you know what that means – a long weekend of fun in our wonderful city! As you might expect, there is no shortage of things to do in Toronto on Victoria Day weekend.

Whether you’re up for exploring some attractions, digging into mouthwatering eats or enjoying the outdoors, we’ve got you covered.

Get ready to soak up the holiday vibes and make the most of your time off. Let’s dive into the best things to do in Toronto on Victoria Day Monday!

Eats Theme Park

A one-of-a-kind foodie theme park is hitting the GTA this weekend!

“Eats Theme Park is the world’s first food theme park of its kind, bringing multiple themed food festivals together, all in one massive foodie wonderland,” says the description.

There will be live bands, cooking demonstrations, eating competitions, photo opps, a kids zone, family-friendly axe throwing, giant games, character meet and greets, and most importantly, delicious food!

When: May 20th to 22nd, 2023
Where: Dixie GO Station, Mississauga

Distillery Historic District 20th Anniversary Celebration

This long weekend is the 20th anniversary of the modern-day Distillery District, and it’s celebrating in a big way.

From Friday to Monday, the Distillery will host an anniversary party with a live music lineup curated by Grammy award-winning Music Director Kevin Ray Clark.

Various live bands and musical acts will take centre stage in the heart of the District, and the bustling Trinity Street will transform into a giant outdoor patio with over 150 seats, decorated with towering palm trees and fresh florals.

When: May 19th to 22nd, 2023
Where: Distillery Historic District, Toronto


It’s almost time for the City of Toronto’s spectacular annual Victoria Day fireworks show on Monday, May 22 and it’s going to be a sparkly sight!  And if you’re planning to host your own backyard celebration, check out our take on the fireworks rules, safety tips and proper disposal to avoid any mishaps.

When: Monday, May 22, 2023 – starting at 10 p.m.
Where: Ashbridges Bay Park
Cost: FREE!

Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s premier amusement park is open this holiday Monday and it’s the perfect way to cap off the long weekend.

On Sunday, the park will also have a breathtaking fireworks show.

Enjoy a dazzling display of fireworks over Wonder Mountain accompanied by an original soundtrack on Sunday, May 21st.

Where: Canada’s Wonderland

Go on a spring hike

It’s time to bust out those hiking shoes and explore the outdoors.

Sunshine, fresh air, beautiful views — these easy hikes near Toronto have it all, and many of them are free to enjoy!

And don’t sweat it if you’re a beginner because these trails are suitable for hikers of all skill levels.

Where: See the best easy hikes near Toronto here

Nobleton Victoria Day Fair

This iconic annual event takes place 20 minutes north of Toronto in the township of King and is said to have one of the best fireworks displays in Ontario!

The fireworks are the grand finale to this jam-packed event which includes a fair with midway rides, live entertainment, and even a parade.

When: Monday, May 22nd, 2023
Where: 15 Old King Road, Nobleton

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Chase waterfalls

On a gorgeous spring day, nothing compares to an afternoon spent hiking and admiring beautiful waterfalls

Lucky for us, there are tons of waterfalls near Toronto that are ideal for a day trip.

Whether you want a full-on hiking experience or just a little glimpse at nature, there’s a waterfall for you!

Where: See the best waterfalls near Toronto here

Centreville Amusement Park

Island lovers in Toronto, listen up! Centre Island’s iconic Centreville Amusement Park is open this Victoria Day from 10:30 AM to 7 PM.

If you’ve never been, Centreville is a ferry ride away from downtown Toronto and has over 30 rides and attractions for the family. It also has several food outlets and is surrounded by 600 acres of parkland.

Whether you’re spinning in the Twirling Tea Cups, or bouncing around in Bumper Boats and Bumper Cars, the fun doesn’t stop, especially on those perfect summer days in Toronto.

Where: 9 Queens Quay West, Centre Island

Day trip to a charming small town

Spring in Toronto is a beautiful thing, but nothing compares to the charming atmosphere of small towns in Ontario.

The historic buildings, quaint boutiques, blooming flowers, and parks make this special season one of the best times to visit, not to mention all of the gorgeous spring hikes you can do while you’re there.

From Elora to Dundas to Niagara-on-the-Lake, there are so many small towns that are worth a day trip this weekend.

Where: See the prettiest small towns near Toronto here

Visit a pick-your-own flower farm

This holiday weekend is a great time to celebrate the spring season.

There’s no better way to do so than by collecting some fresh blooms at one of the many pick-your-own flower farms near Toronto.

From tulips to daffodils and more, these farms offer a chance to enjoy the beauty of nature while creating your own bouquet.

Be sure to check the hours of each farm, as some are open on Victoria Day Monday!

Where: See the best pick-your-own flower farms near Toronto here