Things to Do in Toronto – Canada Day 2014 weekend

Things to Do in Toronto Weekend of Jun 28-29, 2014 and Canada Day:

Are you in Toronto this weekend and are looking for things to do in Toronto this weekend and on Canada Day?

There are a lot of things you can do in Toronto either indoor or outdoor.

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Sunday June 29, 2014:

Pride Parade:

The 34th annual Pride Parade returns to Toronto again as a part of World Pride.

The parade route:  starts at Bloor Street East and Church, heads down Yonge St. and ends at Yonge & Dundas Sqaure.

You will see numerous floats, marching groups, music and lots of dancing by community organizations, businesses and groups in the Parade.

Click here for the map of the parade route.

Admission is FREE.

Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic 

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(from Toronto.com)

Dates: June 28, 2014 – July 01, 2014
Location: Exhibition Place
Ticket Pricing Method: Free
Audience: All ages
Phone: 416-531-9991 ext. 3900

The Scotiabank CHIN International Picnic celebrates the diverse cultures of Toronto, with music, vendors, food and performances from local and international talent. In its 47th year, the CHIN International Picnic is the largest free multicultural picnic in the world. The picnic features dance performances from the east, international cuisine, authentic cultural vendors, a kids zone, and more.

Canada Day (July 1, 2014):

RibFest:

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The Rotary Club of Etobicoke hosts the Toronto Ribfest in Centennial Park.

There will be live music, carnival rides, midway games, a climbing wall, pony rides and of course a wide selection of ribs and other food!

On Canada Day, there will be fireworks display at dusk.

Canada Day Extravaganza

(from Toronto.com)

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Dates: June 27, 2014 – July 01, 2014
Location: Harbourfront Centre
Ticket Pricing Method: Free
Audience: All ages
Phone: 416-973-4000  

The Harbourfront Centre celebrates Canada Day with a five day event featuring live music, a history exhibit, and a fireworks display.

The annual Soundclash Music Awards 2014 kicks of festivities, as it highlights diverse musicians across the GTA. With a $10,000 cash prize, winners are elected by a combination of jury and public voting.

Bombino, is a Tuareg guitarist and singer, and was born in Niger  in 1980. He made his debut last year and the record, Nomad, debuted in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard World Music albums chart as well as the iTunes World chart.

On June 30, OLG presents their annual Canada Eve Fireworks, a 20 minute, 2-barge firewood display over the Toronto waterfront.

The Maple Leaf Forever is an exhibit that looks at the iconic symbol of Canadian identity. It examines the meaning of the maple leaf in Canada and around the world.

Canada Day Fireworks
Amesbury Park – 9:45 p.m.
Canada’s Wonderland – 10 p.m.
Centennial Park (Ribfest) – After dusk
Downsview Park – After dusk (10 – 10:30 p.m.)
Mel Lastman Square – 10:15 p.m.
Mississauga Celebration Square (Canada Day on the Square) – At dusk
Port Credit Memorial Park (Paint the Town Red)- After dusk
Stan Wadlow Park (East York Canada Day)– 10:15 p.m.
Woodbine Park – 10:30 p.m.