Redpath Waterfront Festival July 1 to 3, 2016

RWF Tall Ship Firework
Mar 22, 2016

Calling all mates! Celebrate Canada Day weekend with the Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by PortsToronto as we launch the TALL SHIPS Challenge® Great Lakes Series. Tall ships return to RWF and will be docked in HTO Park for public deck tours. Our star ships include: Draken Harald Hårfagre, the most authentic Viking ship built in modern days; the Spanish ship El Galeón, with 6 decks to explore; and from the USA, Pride of Baltimore II. The Royal Canadian Navy will be joining the festival for the first time with two 55-metre, coastal defence naval ships, a Navy-themed obstacle course and a host of interactive onland activities!

 
What: Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Ports Toronto
When: July 1-3, 2016
Where: Along Toronto’s waterfront from Spadina to Bay
Price: Free
 
Returning this year, the Waterfront Artisan Market will offer unique products and delicious treats from 50 top artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers! Enjoy our beautiful waterfront while you eat, shop and browse at Toronto’s newest open-air market. Also returning is the Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show, featuring non-stop, jaw dropping tricks from adorable rescue pups! See them play piano, do handstands, skateboard, tightrope walk and so much more. A crowd favourite, the grand finale Parade of Sail on Sunday, July 3rd, will feature all festival ships and unique local vessels as they sail through the Toronto harbour to bid farewell. Bring the whole crew! Visit www.TOwaterfrontfest.com for more information.
RWF Naval Vessel
 

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