Imagine spending the day biking the Martin Goodman Waterfront Trail, catching a live classical music performance in the Music Garden or lounging in a comfy Muskoka chair enjoying your favourite read-of-the-moment with soft sand between your toes at Sugar Beach. And then, after feeling the sun kissing your face, take a tour through the Power Plant gallery!
It’s the ideal staycation in Toronto!
And it’s all connected by one fantastic organization; yes, the epicentre of the Toronto waterfront entertainment universe is Harbourfront Centre, located on Queens Quay West between York and Rees Streets!
This 10-acre site on Toronto’s waterfront hosts more than 3,500 events each year, attracting millions of visitors! It features restaurants, galleries, community spaces, gardens, art studios, an outdoor skating rink and much more! Additionally, it’s a great place to check out if you’re thinking of starting a hobby or looking to learn something new; as a variety of classes are offered year round – everything from pottery and glass blowing to silkscreening to sailing.
Image courtesy of LittlePaper
Fireworks on Canada Day? The Luminato Festival? NextSteps Dance Series? Buskers at Street Stage? International Festival of Authors? Veg Food Fest? DANCING ON THE PIER THURSDAYS?!
We could go on and on and on! There’s always so much to do – it’s almost overwhelming!
Photo courtesy on Ontaponline
Image courtesy of Luminato
The one event that has everyone talking right now, that’s coming this summer…
…. The BRAVE: Secret Lives, Second Chances!! Here’s an excerpt from BlogTO: “Letters from exes and sad old selfies will find a home at the Harbourfront Centre this summer, thanks to an exhibit dedicated to breakups and broken hearts. The BRAVE: Secret Lives, Second Chances arts festival takes place from July 11 to July 21 for its second year. As part of the festival, the world-famous Museum of Broken Relationships is coming tom Toronto for the first time ever.”
The best bit about Harbourfront Centre is that it’s not a tourist trap, with sky-high prices and one-time deals. No – it’s actually more geared toward city residents, offering Torontonians the opportunity to take classes, acquire seasons tickets to dance performances, rent boats throughout the summer, and the like! Have you taken advantage of Harbourfront Centre lately? Why not make a pact with yourself to get out enjoy Lake Ontario this summer – and the stellar City On The Shore!
Want to know what’s on next? Here’s their calendar!
Speaking of which, can you imagine how amazing it would be to have these waterfront offerings just minutes from home base?
Click here to see our luxe 2bed 2bath Harbourfront suite at 5QQ we call Quintessential Lakeside Living On Queens Quay West, offered for $1,295,000!
Love Toronto’s waterfront as much as we do?
You may enjoy these other Urbaneer.com blogs:
Thanks for reading!
Steven Fudge, Sales Representative
& The Innovative Urbaneer Team
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage – (416) 322-8000
– we’re here to earn your trust, then your business –
*Like what you’ve read? Did you know we were recently listed as one of The Top 25 Toronto Real Estate Agents To Follow On Twitter, The Top 50 Blogs On Toronto and the Top 100 Real Estate Blogs In Canada!!? Consider signing up in the box below to receive our FREE monthly e-newsletter on housing, culture and design including our love for unique urban homes and other Toronto real estate!
*Love Canadian Housing? Check out Steve’s Student Mentorship site called Houseporn.ca which focuses on architecture, landscape, design, product and real estate in Canada!