Join stars and filmmakers at a movie’s first screening during the Toronto International Film Festival. Bring your cowboy boots to the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair in November when a little bit of country comes to the city. Become a wine connoisseur at the Niagara Wine Festival.
Ontario is exploding with independent microbreweries creating fantastic new brews. Some Toronto favourites include Amsterdam Brewhouse, Granite Brewery, Indie Alehouse and Bellwoods Brewery. Read more about craft breweries and events in Toronto here . Explore Ottawa’s vibrant micro-brewery scene with Brew Donkey Tours or if you’re more of a foodie, let C’est Bon show you around on a gourmet food tour.
URBAN GREEN SPACES
Discover your own personal oasis in one of Ontario’s many city parks and urban green spaces. Visit Major’s Hill Park for great views of the Rideau Canal locks, the Ottawa River and the Parliament Buildings, or for major special events like Canada Day celebrations. Explore 53 kilometres of gorgeous scenery along the Niagara River Recreation Trail on foot or on bike. Take a short ferry ride to the Toronto Islands, where you can stop for a picnic, rent canoes, paddleboats or bikes and enjoy the fresh lake air.