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Saturday, June 29, 2019 | Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport


Oh buoy! The Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport, returns to Toronto’s waterfront on Canada Day weekend June 29-July 1, with shiploads of nautical fun for the whole crew. Tour Bluenose II, the historic tall ship that’s been on our dime since 1937, and climb on board Picton Castle, a three-masted tall ship that has sailed around the world seven times! Other visiting ships include: U.S.Brig Niagara, Pride of Baltimore II, Denis Sullivan, Playfair, St.Lawrence II and Fair Jeanne. The Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Coast Guard will also be coming ashore! Have a mari-time on land with sailing-training activities, live entertainment and a Maritime Market. And celebrate Home Port Heroes from WWII with old photos, artifacts and nautical games from Parks Canada and the Navy. 2019 festival partners include: Redpath Sugar, Billy Bishop Airport, the Waterfront BIA, Government of Canada, Government of Ontario, City of Toronto, Tall Ships America, porter, Westin Harbour Castle, CTV and Cision. Visit the ships, the schooner, the better! For more information and to buy deck tour tickets, head to For festival updates, follow @towaterfrontfest on Instagram and Facebook. The Redpath Waterfront Festival is the launch of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE ONTARIO® Tour which travels to 4 other Ontario ports this summer. Follow the ships and learn more about each event at


Event Details:

Date: June 29, 2019 - July 1, 2019
Time: 11:00am - 8:00pm
Venue: 339 Queens Quay Avenue West, Toronto, ON M5V 1A2
Cost: none
Email: 6473424861