Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto

 

In Downtown Toronto, the first weekend of July is all about two things: Canada Day and the Redpath Waterfront Festival! Each year, we celebrate everything that Toronto’s Harbourfront has to offer, with programming on-land and on the lake!

Music, food, fireworks, and entertainment galore, if you’re looking for fun by the water there’s no better place. This year’s festival includes: an appearance from the Royal Canadian Navy, the iconic Tall Ships®, an artisans market, and a fireworks display to celebrate another year of Canadian pride!

Join us, from July 1 to the 3, to see what’s buzzing down by the water.

When:
July 1 – 11 am to 8 pm
July 2 – 11 am to 8 pm
July 3 – 10 am to 6 pm

Where:
The Redpath Waterfront Festival will be occurring in and around several locations in Toronto’s harbourfront district. The three main locations are as follows:

HTO Park
339 Queens Quay West
Toronto, M5V 1A2

Harbour Square Park
25 Queens Quay West
Toronto, M5J 2G4

Simcoe WaveDeck
Queens Quay West & Lower Simcoe St.
Rees WaveDeck
Queens Quay West & Rees St.

For more information and a full schedule of events, check out the Redpath Waterfront Festival website.

Spicy Cucumber Lemonade with Gin

Spicy Cucumber Lemonade with Gin

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Orange Cardamom Biscotti Dipped in White Chocolate

Orange Cardamom Biscotti Dipped in White Chocolate

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General Tao Tofu

General Tao Tofu

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Lavender Vanilla Jelly

Lavender Vanilla Jelly

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Orange Blossom Baklava Cups

Orange Blossom Baklava Cups

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Chocolate Beet Cake

Chocolate Beet Cake

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Rosewater Cake with Frosted Berries and Yogurt Glaze

Rosewater Cake with Frosted Berries and Yogurt Glaze

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Spicy Tomato and Olive Spread

Spicy Tomato and Olive Spread

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Green Sriracha Chili Sauce

Green Sriracha Chili Sauce

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Salty Spiced Caramelized Sunflower Seeds

Salty Spiced Caramelized Sunflower Seeds

These Salty Spicy Caramelized Sunflower Seeds provide a unique twist to your average handful of sunflower seeds. A sweet and spicy crunch makes this recipe a versatile one, where you can enjoy them overtop yogurt, on salads, or by the handful. What you need 1 tbsp (14 g) butter ¼ cup (55 g) Redpath® Demerara…Continue Reading

Flower Wreath Cake

Flower Wreath Cake

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Spiced Apple Chimichanga

Spiced Apple Chimichanga

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Spiced Hazelnut Cream Chocolates

Spiced Hazelnut Cream Chocolates

When we present these Spiced Hazelnut Cream Chocolates to a crowd, they disappear almost instantly. That’s because these delicious molded chocolates are not only beautiful to look at, but they have a spicy, yet creamy, taste to them which makes them impossible to ignore. What you need for the Spiced Hazelnut Cream ¼ cup (33…Continue Reading

Almond-Coconut Naked Cake with Marzipan Flowers

Almond-Coconut Naked Cake with Marzipan Flowers

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Chicken On a Waffle Bun

Chicken On a Waffle Bun

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Red Wine Poached Pears in Puff Pastry

Red Wine Poached Pears in Puff Pastry

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Mint Glazed Leg of Lamb with Candied Vegetables

Mint Glazed Leg of Lamb with Candied Vegetables

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Braided Challah

Braided Challah

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Strawberry Speckled Egg Cake

Strawberry Speckled Egg Cake

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