By Aaron Zaretsky
Spring finally came to Toronto! It’s time to put away your winter wardrobe and enjoy the nice weather outside. Check out these free events in Toronto that are great for the entire family.
2018 Mandarin MS Walk
Join family, friends, and your community at the 2018 Mandarin MS Walk on Sunday, May 6th at 11 AM. Come down to Downsview Park to support the efforts to end multiple sclerosis; plus, enjoy a BBQ lunch and entertainment! The event, which is Sponsored by Mandarin Restaurant, will donate all contributions to families affected by MS in addition to providing support for multiple sclerosis research. For more info on the event visit here.
'Spring into Parkdale' Sidewalk Festival & Night Market
The Annual Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival and Night Market is back for its sixth year on Saturday, May 12th. Walk along Queen Street West from Roncesvalles Avenue to Dufferin Street and enjoy the vibrant sidewalk sale from 11am to 6pm that features over 100 vendors, live entertainment, and free family-friendly activities. For the younger members of the family, don’t forget to visit the Kids Zone and the Zero Waste Fair! For the adults and the foodies, indulge in the Foodora Night Market from 4pm to 9pm. For all the details check out their website.
Artfest Toronto at the Distillery
On Victoria Day weekend hang out with your family at the Distillery District! Artfest Toronto hosts a celebration of fine arts, with live music, shows and art pieces from Canada’s top artists. You don’t want to miss out on this event happening in the heart of downtown May 19th to the 21st from 11 am to 6 pm. For everything you need to know about Artfest Toronto log onto their website.
Doors Open Toronto 2018
For another year, Torontonians are invited to explore the city’s historic and cultural sites around the city including Black Creek Pioneer Village, Fort York and more. The theme of 2018 is: “Film: The Great Romance”, which shines a light on Toronto’s film and television industry. May 26th and 27th is your chance to rediscover the city you think you know. Pick your route of buildings to visit from over 130 different locations. For hours of operation and a full list of sites open visit their website.
Don’t miss these free family events in Toronto this May!