Toronto Events and Things to Do on Canada Day Weekend 2024

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Soup Can by Banksy at The Art of Banksy in Toronto
Soup Can by Banksy

Canada Day Weekend 2024 is Saturday, June 29, 2024 to Monday, July 1, 2024. I love when July 1st falls on a Monday because that means many of us get a three-day long weekend! Many people will be headed north on the 400 to cottage country, but for the city dwellers and tourists flocking to Toronto for Canada Day weekend, there is plenty going on. Continue reading to learn about Toronto events on Canada Day Weekend 2024:

Toronto Jazz Festival 2024

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival wraps up on Sunday, June 30, 2024 with a variety of performances at Toronto venues. Some of the performances on Canada Day weekend 2024 include:

Saturday, June 29, 2024

TD Main Stage – OLG Grove – Free

5 p.m. – Samba Squad with The Path of the Drum
6:45 p.m. – Veronica Swift
9 p.m. – The Shuffle Demons

The Concert Hall, 888 Yonge Street
8 p.m. – Cory Henry – Tickets $33.50 – $49.50

Jazz Bistro, 251 Victoria Street
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. – Superblue – Tickets $60 + taxes and fees.

Purchase tickets online at TD Toronto Jazz Festival.

Q107 Canada Day Weekend at Woodbine Park 2024

Q107 hosts their annual Canada Day Weekend at Woodbine Park from Saturday, June 29, 2024 to Monday, July 1, 2024. The weekend will feature free concerts featuring rock tribute bands, as well as a beer garden, food trucks and fireworks on Canada Day evening. Here is the concert schedule:

Saturday, June 29, 2024

5 p.m. – We Ain’t Petty
6:30 p.m. – Reckless Bryan
8 p.m. Monkey Wrench
9:30 p.m. – Floydium

Sunday, June 30, 2024

5 p.m. – After The Gold Rush
6:30 p.m. – Band of Gypsies
8 p.m. – Red Astro
9:30 p.m. – Jukebox Heroes

Monday, July 1, 2024
12 p.m. – The Hip Experience
1:30 p.m. – Just Heart
3 p.m. – Pearl Jamming
4:30 p.m. – The AC/DC Show – Canada
6:30 p.m. – Zepology
8 p.m. – Desire
9:30 p.m. – Sheer Heartattack

Canada Day at Downsview Park 2024

Spend Canada Day 2024 at Downsview Park and enjoy live music concerts, dance performances, food trucks and family-friendly activities. Downsview Park is located at 70 Canuck Avenue.


Wicked at the Princess of Wales Theatre 2024

The popular musical, Wicked, returns to Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre. The musical reimagines the stories of the Good Witch and Bad Witch of The Wizard of Oz before Dorothy arrives. Performances of Wicked on Canada Day Weekend 2024 are on Friday, June 28, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, June 30, 2024 at 1:30 p.m.

Run time is 2 hours and 45 minutes including one intermission. Tickets are $249, $199, $149 and $109. Purchase tickets online at Mirvish or at the Princess of Wales Theatre Box Office. The Princess of Wales Theatre is located at 300 King Street West. Recommended for ages 8+.

Soup Can by Banksy at The Art of Banksy in Toronto
Soup Can by Banksy

The Art of Banksy in Toronto

Fans of world-famous street-artist Banksy will want to see The Art of Banksy, which opens in Toronto at Lighthouse Artspace on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. The exhibit, which is the largest Banksy exhibit in the world, will feature more than 120 of Banksy’s works including his Mona Lisa painting, which is on loan to the collection for a limited time only from Brad Pitt. The collection includes prints, canvases, screenprints, hand-drawn sketches, sculptures and limited-edition pieces, as well as video testimonials by a close associate of the artist.

Tickets for The Art of Banksy start at $44.99 and can be purchased online. Lighthouse Artscape is located at 1 Yonge Street.

Toronto Blue Jays Games on Canada Day Weekend 2024

The Toronto Blue Jays have several home games at the Rogers Centre on Canada Day Weekend 2024 including the following:

Friday, June 28, 2024, 7:07 p.m. – New York Yankees (Fry Days with McCain)
Saturday, June 29, 2024, 3:07 p.m. – New York Yankees
Sunday, June 30, 2024, 1:37 p.m. – New York Yankees (Jr. Jays Sundays)
Monday, July 1, 2024 – 3:07 p.m. – Houston Astros

Purchase Toronto Blue Jays games tickets online at Ticketmaster or at the Rogers Centre Box Office.


Toronto Ribfest 2024

Rib- and barbecue-lovers will want to head to Centennial Park from June 28 to July 1, 2024 for the annual Toronto Ribfest. Enjoy a selection of rib and barbecue options, live entertainment and family-friendly activities.

Caifanes and Café Tacvba at Budweiser Stage 2024

Caifanes and Café Tacvba bring their North American Tour 2024 to Budweiser Stage on June 28, 2024. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $138.50, $127.50, $105.50, $47.58 and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster. Budweiser Stage is located at Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W.

Canada Day Weekend Events at Harbourfront Centre 2024

Enjoy family-friendly events at Harbourfront Centre on Canada Day Weekend 2024. Events include both free and ticketed music, comedy, dance, and food programs including the following:

    • June 28, 2024: Tyler Shaw and Fefe Dobson in concert
    • June 29, 2024: “Hallelujah: An Epic Canadian Sing-Along Concert” with Choir! Choir! Choir!
    • June 30, 2024: Toronto Symphony Orchestra in concert
    • July 1, 2024: Various performances, including those by award-winning comic Martha Chaves and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra featuring Broadway star Jewelle Blackman​ 

I hope you enjoyed reading about Toronto events on Canada Day Weekend 2024. Let me know in the comment section if there are other events to be added to this blog post. I hope you have a wonderful Canada Day Weekend!

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