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
Toronto Island – Rent bikes and hit up the beach!
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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
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Walk one of our favourite Toronto neighbourhoods:
- Kensington Market
- Liberty Village
- Queen West
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!
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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
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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.
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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…!
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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