May 2-4 has finally arrived, right in time for our long-anticipated spring! While many people are heading out of town, or up to cottage country for the long weekend, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite activities to do in right here in Toronto. Get pumped for the perfect staycation – right in your own backyard! 😊

WHAT TO DO

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES 

Toronto Island – Rent bikes and hit up the beach!

Did you know that High Park isn’t the only place in Toronto to see #CherryBlossoms? #FBF to warmer spring days last year on Centre Island This year the cherry blossoms are a little delayed due to the April snow showers, however they are normally in bloom at the end of April and early May! #CherryBlossomWatch2018 Be sure to come to the Island to see a spectacular view of pink and white blossoms! TIG Summer 2018! For more information stay tuned and check out our link in our bio! . . . #TorontoIslandGuide #TIG #TorontoIsland #FlashBackFriday #FBF #CherryBlossom2018 #SakuraCherryTrees #Spring #SpringOnTheIsland #TorontoIslandSpringTime #TourismToronto #Toronto #InstaTravel #LoveToronto #TOTourism #ONTourism #instaperfect

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Toronto Harbourfront – Rent boats, seadoo’s or SUP boards at the pier.

Trinity Bellwood / High Park – Pack your picnic basket and check out the Cherry Blossoms in bloom!

Blue Jays Game – Playing Both Saturday and Sunday @ 1:07pm

Spring Beerfest TO – May 19th, 12-7pm @ Fort York National Historic Site

Walk one of our favourite Toronto neighbourhoods:

    • Kensington Market
    • Liberty Village
    • Queen West
    • Harbourfront
    • Roncesvalles
INDOOR ACTIVITIES 

Raincheck? Here are some options on how to have fun this weekend while staying dry!

SWAT Fitness – Check out SWATS newest location at Queens Quay Terminal for a great indoor workout!

REC Room / Snakes and Lattes – Food? Beers? Games? Yes please!

Movies – Go see the new Avengers: Infinity War or watch Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 2

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors – Hit up the most *instagramable* exhibit at the AGO … if you haven’t already!

WHERE TO EAT/DRINK

If you’re heading out of town for the weekend or on your way to the Jays game, check out the awesome new selection of stores/restaurants at Union Station including:

Sit down: Pasta Amano, Union Chicken

Drinks to go: Greenhouse Juice

Coffee-to-go: Pilot 

Treats to-go: Biscotteria by Forno Cultura 

Union also has a variety of stores and services including Peace Collective, Naked Beauty Bar and The Detox Market.

PATIO SZN!

Sit on one of the many awesome Toronto patios for a drink (or bites!) :

Joe Bird – Right by the water, enjoy some fried chicken and a drink, or two…!

The Fix – Get your ice cream fix at the Fix !

Cactus Club Cafe – Soak up the sun on the rooftop patios of Cactus Club.

King Taps – Grab a group of friends, and some pints on the King Taps patio.

Pie Bar – Enjoy a glass of wine and a slice of your favourite pizza on the Pie Bar patio!

 

Wishing you the best during your long weekend staycation! x

 

Written by beauleigh