NEW PRODUCT GUIDE 2013 - FALL EDITION (3rd Quarter)
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Come and join the fun! Enjoy a fabulous 3 course dinner and then participate in the solving of a hilarious New interactive whodunit?!
Opening July 5th Uptown Abbey! Lord Upton, the Earl of Duke, has a lot of problems. His estate is running out of money. And, with no male heir, his American wife, Abby, is desperately trying to marry off their daughters.
Things get worse when a body is discovered. Can Lieutenant Carumbo solve the case before everything is turned Upside Downtown?
Come and join the fun at this classic Drawing Room Mystery. A hilarious spoof of the popular British TV Drama!
Medieval Times Dinner and Theatre
A SIEGE ON THE SENSES – now playing AT MEDIEVAL TIMES DINNER & TOURNAMENT
Two Years in the Making
North America’s longest running dinner attraction invites guests to travel back to the 11th Century. Guests are swept away in the excitement and encouraged to cheer for one of six “Knights of the Realm,” named after historic regions of medieval Spain. Almost two years in the making, the new live production delivers audience favorites; live jousting, riveting medieval combat, pageantry, sword-clashing battles, a delicious 4- course feast, a dynamic new score and the unveiling of a unique ‘liberty’ scene where guests witness an Andalusian Stallion at liberty – performing without a rider.
Opera Atelier is a world leader in the rediscovery and revitalization of period opera and ballet, particularly works from the Baroque era. Through their historically informed productions, Founding Co-Artistic Directors Marshall Pynkoski and Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg seek to provide a thrilling theatrical experience for modern audiences. Opera Atelier’s productions are performed with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra on period instruments, and incorporate music, dance and theatrical staging with strong production values.
Based in downtown Toronto, Opera Atelier produces twice a year at the historic Elgin Theatre in the heart of the city’s theatre district.
The Second City: Dinner and Theatre Package
Start your night off right with a pre-dinner, cocktails or appetizers in the famous Wayne Gretzky’s Restaurant. Wayne Gretzky’s provides unique access to The Second City Theatre and has reserved seating for Second City ticket holders. Special menus and pricing are available when purchased with your tickets.
Les Misérables (Mirvish Productions)
Now until February 2nd, 2014, Princess of Wales Theatre
Cameron Mackintosh presents his acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg’s legendary musical, Les Misérables, with glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has been acclaimed by critics, fans and new audiences and for the last two and a half years has broken box office records right across North America as well as internationally. The New York Times calls this production of Les Misérables “an unquestionably spectacular production from start to finish.” The London Times hails the new show “a five-star hit, astonishingly powerful.” The Star-Ledger says “a dynamically re-imagined hit. This Les Misérables has improved with age,” and NY1-TV proclaims “this new production actually exceeds the original. Musical theatre fans can rejoice: ‘Les Mis’ is born again.” Based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel, Les Misérables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score of Les Misérables includes the classic songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “Do You Hear the People Sing?,” “One Day More,” “Empty Chairs at Empty Tables,” “Master of the House” and many more.
Aladdin (Mirvish Productions)
November 13, 2013 – January 12, 2014 2013, Ed Mirvish Theatre
In an exotic, faraway land, one man’s life is about to change with the lucky rub of an ancient lamp—this is Aladdin, Disney’s new musical, adapted from centuries-old Arabian folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights.” Aladdin will feature a full Broadway score including the five beloved songs from the film by Academy and Tony Award®-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricists Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, plus new songs by Menken and Chad Beguelin, with a book by Beguelin.This musical comes from the producer of Toronto’s record-breaking hits The Lion King and Beauty and the Beast and will be directed and choreographed by Tony® -winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). Aladdin will feature the award-winning, acclaimed design team of Bob Crowley (sets), Gregg Barnes (costumes) and Natasha Katz (lights), with illusions by Jim Steinmeyer. With its timeless story, extravagant sets and costumes and a host of memorable characters and songs, Aladdin will transport audiences to a place known only in their dreams. Audiences will discover a whole new world, in a whole new way.
HI YO SILVER - THE MUSICAL (Famous People Players)
Diane Dupuy plays herself in this very inspirational musical, which takes you from her childhood to the founding of Famous PEOPLE Players. This show piece captures the heartbreak of being bullied and failing in school to the triumph of an opening night on Broadway. A great production for all ages. This spellbounding performance fills your heart full of hope and will have you on your feet shouting Bravo as this company reaches for the unreachable star! Call for reservation 416-532-1137 - 1-888-453-3385 or NEW! For your convenience: online booking available for selected dates only: August 24, 2013, Saturday November 9, 2013
Annie (TYA) (Young People's Theatre)
November 11-December 19, 2013 - Ages 5 & up
Leapin' Lizards! Everyone's favourite comic strip heroine takes centre stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals – winner of 9 Tony Awards! After escaping the orphanage, Annie sets off in search of her parents. In a series of adventures, the spunky, optimistic redhead dodges the evil machinations of orphanage matron Miss Hannigan, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and encounters a billionaire looking to improve his image. Some of Broadway's most popular show tunes, including Tomorrow, It's the Hard Knock Life and Easy Street are featured in this Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) version of the renowned musical.
Britten at 100 (Toronto Mendelssohn Choir)
Nov 20, 2013 at 7:30 pm, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Colin Ainsworth, tenor; Lesley Bouza, soprano; Festival Orchestra; speaker and children’s chorus TBC.
Enjoy two rarely performed dramatic cantatas in TMC’s celebration of Britten’s Centenary: The Company of Heaven and St. Nicolas.
God of Carnage (Mirvish Productions)
November 23 - December 15, 2013, Panasonic Theatre
By Yasmina Reza. English Translation by Christopher Hampton. Directed by Joel Greenberg
A David Mirvish Presentation of a Studio 180 Theatre Production
This hilarious award-winning comedy begins when two sophisticated couples meet to discuss a playground incident involving their children. What starts as a civilized get- together quickly devolves into a scrappy, laugh-out-loud evening that The New York Times called “A study in the tension between civilized surface and savage instinct.”
Once (Mirvish Productions)
November 26, 2013 – January 5, 2014, Royal Alexandra Theatre
Playwright Enda Walsh. Music & Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Directed by John Tiffany
Winner of eight 2012 Tony® Awards including BEST MUSICAL, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It’s an unforgettable story about going for your dreams... not living in fear... and the power of music to connect all of us.
Jabber (Young People's Theatre)
November 26-December. 7, 2013 - Ages 12 & up
From Geordie Productions, YPT presents Jabber, an insightful look at overcoming cultural stereotypes. Fatima is a typical teenager, rebelling against her strict parents. When anti-Muslim graffiti appears on the school walls, this hijab-wearing teenager is transferred to a new school. There, she makes an unlikely friendship with Jorah, a boy who has a reputation for anger issues. As their mutual attraction grows, the lines they cross to get closer together become the subject of an intense exploration of the meaning of boundaries. Jabber examines assumptions based on appearances within the school world – where a diverse student population must learn to negotiate cross- cultural respect and mutual understanding.
Cool Yule (Famous People Players)
November 2012 - December 2012
With the snow falling under black light and the Elves shoveling as the trees skate across the stage, you will see the penguins making a Christmas pudding while the turkey runs from the abominable snow man. This show is a real charmer. This performance is as cool as any holiday show we have ever produced. Fun for the whole family. Photos can be taken with our in house Santa and on stage with the props following the performance to last a life time. Watch out for the mistletoe! Create memories for the whole family!
Festival of Carols (Toronto Mendelssohn Choir)
Dec 11, 2013 at 7:30 pm, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
Noel Edison, conductor
Guest artists: Ben Heppner, tenor; Festival Brass
Join the TMC for this annual concert of music and stories for the Christmas season, with special guest Canadian dramatic tenor Ben Heppner.
The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) (Mirvish Productions)
Dec 18, 2013 - Jan 5, 2014, Panasonic Theatre
Sometimes one musical isn't enough! THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) is a satiric love-letter to musical theatre of the 20th century. Experience a clever and hilarious story told five different ways, using five of the most be-loved musical theatre styles written by Broadway's most famous composers including: Rogers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Kander & Ebb and Andrew LLoyd Webber. Direct from an award-winning, sold-out run, at the 2013 Toronto Fringe Festival, and starring an all-Canadian cast, get ready for musical theatre heaven! "This is the show for you! A delightful, fizzy concoction!" (Associated Press).
Così fan tutte (The Canadian Opera Company)
January 18 – Feb 21, 2014
Atom Egoyan explores love, fidelity and the frailties of the human condition. Celebrated director Atom Egoyan returns to the COC, bringing his signature style to this wry comedy about two couples gambling with faith and desire. Featuring a cast of exciting young opera stars and distinguished, seasoned veterans, this work is full of both farce and folly. Yet Mozart’s sublime musical depiction of the honest and intimate struggles of love and temptation is truly one of the greatest pieces about relationships ever written.
Heartbeat of Home (Mirvish Productions)
January 22 – March 2, 2014, Ed Mirvish Theatre
Composed by Bill Whelan. Directed by John McCogan. Produced by Moya Doherty
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
From the producers of the international phenomenon, Riverdance, comes a brand new show! Heartbeat of Home is a music and dance spectacular! A world-class cast of thirty-eight of the best Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban dancers and musicians will create a dream world of joyous, high-energy, heart-stopping performances. Modern, mesmerizing, emotionally satisfying and fun! Heartbeat Of Home is a crowd-pleaser for a new generation. Toronto audiences will be the first to see this exciting new show before it goes on its North American tour.
Metamorphosis (Mirvish Productions)
January 28 – March 9, 2014, Royal Alexandra Theatre
By Franz Kafka.
Adaptation & Direction David Farr and Gisli Örn Gardarsson. Music by Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. Starring Gisli Örn Gardarsson
Kafka’s terrifying but bizarrely comic story bursts onto the stage in a theatrically explosive new version. The ordinary, unremarkable life of the Samsa family is turned upside down when their son, Gregor, the sole provider for the family, emerges one morning to find himself inexplicably transformed into a gigantic insect. His family’s feelings of revulsion turn to resentment with horrifying results. This hugely acclaimed production, which has played in major venues and festivals around the world, combines breathtaking physicality and daring aerial action as the recently transformed Gregor lithely negotiates a gravity-defying split level set. The production looks at Kafka’s iconic story and asks: Domestic tragedy or a metaphor for totalitarian brutality? Metamorphosis is brilliantly theatrical, surprisingly funny and powerfully poignant.
Un Ballo in Maschera (The Canadian Opera Company)
February 2-22, 2014
An all-star cast includes Canada’s great diva Adrianne Pieczonka and the exciting tenor Dimitri Pittas.
Composed directly after his hugely successful Rigoletto, La Traviata, and Il Trovatore, Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera depicts a deeply human tale of forbidden passion between two very grown-up lovers. This stunning production sets Verdi’s abiding love triangle in the American south of the 1960s, with its undertones of Kennedy-era tensions and power plays.
Arrabal (Mirvish Productions)
February 4 – May 11, 2014, Panasonic Theatre
Book by John Weidman. Music by Gustavo Santaolalla. Directed by Sergio Trujillo
Arrabal, an exciting world premiere production from Toronto-based Sergio Trujillo, is an explosive story told entirely through dance and the music of multiple Academy Award® winner Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) and his band Bajofondo.
￼ Using a modern tango dance vocabulary never seen before, director Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis) and choreographer Julio Zurita create a dramatic vision that is emotional, sexual and powerful. With a book written by Tony Award® winner John Weidman (Contact), follow “Arrabal”, our heroine, in this coming of age story as she enters the underground world of Buenos Aires’ tango clubs and discovers the violent history that took her father and disrupted a nation. Arrabal is based on the true story of the political violence that threatened to destroy Argentina in the 1970s. With a live band and performers direct from Buenos Aires, experience the sensual beauty and political intrigue that is Arrabal.
Two Worlds of Charlie F (Mirvish Productions)
February 25 – March 9, 2014, Princess of Wales Theatre
Book by John Weidman. Music by Gustavo Santaolalla. Directed by Sergio Trujillo
A soldier’s view of service, injury and recovery. From the war in Afghanistan, through the dream world of morphine induced hallucinations to the physiotherapy rooms of Headley Court, it explores the real consequences of injury, both physical and psychological, and its effects on others as the soldiers fight the new battle for survival at home. The play is a darkly comic, authentic and uplifting tale of survival.
American Idiot (Mirvish Productions)
March 11-16, 2014, Royal Alexandra Theatre
A critical smash on Broadway and in London, the two-time Tony Award® winning hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on the most exhilarating theatrical journey of the season. Based on Green Day’s GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album, AMERICAN IDIOT boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. The result is an experience Charles Isherwood of The New York Times declares “thrilling, emotionally charged, and as moving as any Broadway musical I’ve seen this year!”
RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles (Mirvish Productions)
March 25-30, 2014, Royal Alexandra Theatre
DIRECT FROM BROADWAY! “As “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles!” (Associated Press), RAIN performs the full range of The Beatles' discography live onstage, including the most complex and challenging songs that The Beatles themselves recorded in the studio but never performed for an audience. Together longer than The Beatles, RAIN has mastered every song, gesture and nuance of the legendary foursome, delivering a totally live, note-for-note performance in this multi-media concert, that’s as infectious as it is transporting. From the early hits to later classics (I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Day’s Night, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Let It Be, Come Together, Hey Jude and more), this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends.
Chicago (Mirvish Productions)
March 26-30, 2014, Princess of Wales Theatre
A true New York City institution, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping-song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards®, 2 Olivier Awards®, a Grammy® and thousands of standing ovations. It's also no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences all around the world, from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers.
Starring Elvis Stojko as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn.
Hercules (Canadian Opera Company)
April 5 – 30, 2014
Peter Sellars returns to direct a dream cast in his acclaimed production of Handel's timeless and poignant tragedy.
The ancient Greek tragedian Sophocles was also a war general who knew first-hand the devastating psychological traumas that imperilled returning veterans. With Hercules – Handel’s take on Sophocles’ play – Sellars creates a healing work in which the untold horrors of war and the unspoken complications of reunion find their voice.
The Last Confession (Mirvish Productions)
April 18 – June 1, 2014, Royal Alexandra Theatre
Starring David Suchet. Playwright Roger Crane. Music by Dominic Muldowney. Directed by Jonathan Church
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
The Last Confession delves into the most highly guarded institution in the world to explore the mystery shrouding the sudden death of Pope John Paul I in 1978. Found dead just 33 days after being elected, suspicions are aroused when it is revealed that, on the evening before his death, the new Pope had warned three of his most influential but hostile Cardinals that they would be replaced. The Vatican refuses to conduct an official investigation into the death. Cardinal Benelli is the only one to challenge the dead Pope’s enemies. Starring David Suchet (Agatha Christie’s Poirot) as Cardinal Benelli. Roger Crane’s thriller comes to Toronto following sold out runs at the Chichester Festival Theatre and the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London.
Roberto Devereux (Canadian Opera Company)
April 25 – May 21, 2014
The tumultuous final days of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I find powerful expression in Donizetti’s Tudor drama. Queen Elizabeth I, the central character in Roberto Devereux, has always attracted the foremost divas of their day. That tradition now continues with Sondra Radvanovsky, the world’s leading interpreter of the great 19th-century Italian prima donna roles. Donizetti’s show-stopping melodies and sumptuous period costumes bring the intrigue of the Elizabethan court to life within a Shakespearean-inspired Globe Theatre setting.
We Will Rock You (Mirvish Productions)
April 28 - May 4, 2014, Ed Mirvish Theatre
From London’s West End, the worldwide smash hit musical by Queen and Ben Elton comes to Toronto for a limited engagement! WE WILL ROCK YOU features the greatest hits of the legendary British rock group, Queen. Now in its 11th year in London and seen by a staggering 15 million people worldwide, this hilarious, multi-award-winning and record-breaking phenomenon boasts a fantastic score of killer Queen tunes that you just can't resist singing along to, such as Another One Bites The Dust, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, We Are The Champions, Bohemian Rhapsody and of course, We Will Rock You. It's the world champion of musicals and the show that rocks harder than any other, so don't miss the party.
The Lion King (Mirvish Productions)
April 30 – June 15, 2014, Princess of Wales Theatre
Experience the phenomenon of Disney’s The Lion King. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life byaward-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you’ll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice’s Oscar®-winning song “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and “Circle of Life. Let your imagination run wild at the Tony® Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls“a landmark event in entertainment.” Toronto’s most eagerly awaited return will leap onto the Princess of Wales stage next April.
Don Quichotte (Canadian Opera Company)
May 9 – 24, 2014
A romantic French take on Spain’s greatest literary hero, starring the incomparable Ferruccio Furlanetto.
Based on the same classic novel that inspired the Broadway hit Man of La Mancha, Don Quichotte is Massenet’s affectionate portrayal of literature’s ultimate dreamer, Don Quixote. Ferruccio Furlanetto, opera’s pre-eminent bass, stars in his intensely moving signature role. Lush melodies and Spanish dance rhythms conjure up medieval Spain at the end of the age of chivalry. In this enchanting production, characters spring out of giant leather-bound storybooks as windmills are fashioned from oversized quills.
Dead Metaphor (Mirvish Productions)
May 24 – June 15, 2014, Panasonic Theatre
Written & Directed by George F. Walker
CANADIAN PREMIERE — A David Mirvish Presentation of a Canadian Rep Theatre Production
Dean returns home from the war in Afghanistan, only to discover that his remarkable military skills don’t get him very far in the working world. He readjusts to non-bunker life by moving in with his increasingly agitated parents and pregnant ex-wife, then reluctantly takes the only job he can get—as poster boy for a crusading politician on her own mission for “truth and justice.” A hilarious dark comedy about the hypocrisies and politics of postwar living, Dead Metaphor showcases the imaginative audacious work of one of Canada’s most acclaimed playwrights.
The Book of Mormon (Mirvish Productions)
Returns to Toronto September 16th, 2014
Nine 2011 Tony Awards® say it’s the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says “It’s the best musical of the last 25 years.” And The New York Times says, “It’s the best musical of this century.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart calls it, “A crowning achievement. So good, it makes me angry.” Contains explicit language.
iFlyToronto.com Spring 2014
Solo, with a group, with your family or with friends, discover what it feels like to fly in a safe environment! This unique activity will be accessible to everyone, for children as young as 4 years old. iFLY Toronto is currently under construction and is scheduled to open in Oakville in Spring 2014. In its first year of operation, iFLY Toronto should attract more than 60 000 people, not only from all over the province but from all over the world.
Franklin Children’s Garden
Toronto.ca/Parks/Franklin Opening spring 2014!
Located on Centre Island in Toronto Island Park, the Franklin Children's Garden is an interactive garden for children and families. This fun-filled area is inspired by Franklin the Turtle, the celebrated series of books written by Paulette Bourgeois and illustrated by Brenda Clark. This accessible garden is open seven days a week and features hands- on elements where children can climb, garden, listen to storytelling and take pictures with delightful sculptures of Franklin and his friends. The newest feature of the Franklin Children's Garden is Franklin's Pollination Station, set to open in spring 2014. At Franklin's Pollination Station, children can learn the important role pollinators play in our environment. During the months of June, July and August, children can explore Franklin Children's Garden with a free Discovery Backpack! This backpack is available while supplies last and includes a map, magnifier, field guide, activity sheet, junior binoculars and more! Families can pick up their free backpack on Wednesdays after 1:00 p.m. at the Little Sprouts Garden and on Saturdays at the Island Information Booth on Centre Island.
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - BRAND NEW! Opened October 16th, 2013
RipleyAquariums.com September 2013
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is Toronto's newest attraction. The Aquarium features 13,500 exotic sea creatures, over 400 species and North America's longest underwater viewing tunnel. It will be a 12,500 square-metre (135,000 square-feet) world-class family attraction with more than 5.7 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of water depicting marine and freshwater habitats from around the world.
The Human Edge (Ontario Science Centre)
New Permanent Exhibition - Opened Fall 2013
The Human Edge is a new 900 square-metre exhibition, built and designed by the Ontario Science Centre, where visitors of all ages will explore limits that athletes, adventure-seekers and survivors discover through rigorous training, determination or risk- taking. What are the boundaries and thresholds of the human machine? How far can we push our own limits? The Human Edge will reveal new and exciting science through “bodies-on” activities and new perspectives on our unique artifacts. Time: Opening Fall 2013, Permanent. Price: Included with admission.
Legoland Discovery Centre
Canada’s first LEGO® attraction is officially open! Parents and kids can explore the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre at the Vaughan Mills mall north of Toronto. The 34,000- square-foot indoor attraction includes a LEGO Studios 4D Cinema, a LEGO Master Builder Academy, a LEGO MINILAND of the city of Toronto, and so much more! Starting this Fall, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is happy to introduce Minifigure Trading! Want to change up some Minifigures in your collection? Come and swap you’re old ones for the newest and coolest Minifigures at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto on your next visit!
Sky Zone Toronto
SkyZone Toronto opened its doors on March 1, 2013. Boasting over 15,000 square feet of patented walled trampoline playing courts, Sky Zone has something for everyone in its brand new $1.5 million facility. Leap on the main court, fly into the giant foam pit, and soar on the Sky Slam court where everyone can dunk a basketball. How about dodgeball in 3-D? Sky Zone Toronto has three all-trampoline dodgeball courts, where you can take the game to a whole new level of fun and excitement. Skyzone also offers some amazing programs including SKyRobics classes, Toddler Time, and Sky Jam. An excellent venue for birthday parties, team parties, corporate and team building events Sky Zone is all about active fun for all ages.
Brampton Treetop Trekking
If you are looking for an authentic Canadian outdoor experience surrounded by nature, but only minutes from downtown Toronto, Brampton Treetop Trekking is just what you are looking for! Zip 1000ft over Heart Lake and climb high up into the trees! Choose between a one or three-hour tour where climbers explore the forest canopy on a network of zip lines and aerial games like wooden bridges, balance logs, hammock nets and other fun and challenging obstacles. This is an unforgettable activity for families, groups and sports teams. Group and family rates available. Ages 9 and up. Open March to November annually.
Textile Museum - New App!
Navigate Toronto with TXTilecity – an interactive map that builds community knowledge by drawing together experiences and stories to show the significance of textiles in shaping the city’s social, cultural, economic and architectural terrain. Through this website as well as TXTilecity mobile app, encounter key locations and discover the role of textiles in defining the urban landscape from early garment manufacturing and the performing arts, to the rise of the fashion industry and contemporary design. Explore some of Toronto’s defining stories, meet some of the city’s greatest characters and experience its diverse history in sites brought to life in audio and video documentary accounts.
Ryerson Image Centre
The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) is a new public gallery and cultural destination in the heart ofdowntown Toronto, Canada. It opened to the public on September 29, 2012, officially establishing its role as an international centre of excellence for the exhibition, research and study of photography and related disciplines including new media, installation art and film. This summer 2013 is the first summer that the new Ryerson Image Centre is open to the public!
This summer Casa Loma will be offering some very exciting programs. Some features include: a garden school with monthly programs, a monthly evening summer music series on our garden terrace, archery classes, evening ghost tracking, “Become a Knight” programs, story time and cookie decorating for families, “Life of a Servant” tours and much more.
Other programs in the works include artist led tours, author book readings, live music and theatrical productions (day and evening).
Until early September (Wednesday - Sunday), there will be barbeque service for visitors on our garden terrace. Please check our website for program dates, times and prices.
Evergreen Brick Works
Evergreen Brick Works is a community environmental centre that inspires and equips visitors to live, work and play more sustainably. Evergreen, a national charity, has transformed the former Don Valley Brick Works from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into an international showcase for urban sustainability and green design that is open year-round.
Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts
Discover why the acoustics of the R. Fraser Elliott Hall have been rated amongst the best in the world, visit private member lounges, and take in the architecture of the magnificent Isadore & Rosalie Sharp City Room. Then step behind the curtain of Canada’s first and only purpose-built opera house and walk in the footsteps of its greatest stars. You will have the opportunity to see wardrobe and wig rooms, stars’ dressing rooms, the orchestra pit, green room, ballet rehearsal studio and much more.
PAMA (Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives)
Recently renovated and expanded!
A must-see for visitors, PAMA is the place to go to explore and learn about the art, culture and heritage of Peel Region. PAMA consists of three facilities in one – an art gallery, museum and archives and is one of only three facilities of its kind in Canada. Formerly known as the “Peel Heritage Complex”, PAMA represents a community investment in, and major commitment to, the promotion and preservation of arts, culture and heritage. Stories come alive in the art, documents and objects of PAMA’s extensive collections, in travelling exhibitions and programs.
PAMA is a must see for groups visiting Brampton.
CURRENTLY ON NOW…
David Bowie is (Art Gallery of Ontario, AGO)
Now until November 27, 2013
David Bowie is arrives at the AGO for the first stop on an unprecedented world tour, direct from a record-breaking run at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Spanning five decades and featuring more than 300 objects from Bowie’s personal archive, this totally immersive multimedia show celebrates the groundbreaking artist’s collaborations in the fields of fashion, sound, theatre, art and film.
GIANT PANDAS (Toronto Zoo)
Now until 2017
Two lovable black and white giant pandas have arrived at the Toronto Zoo. The Toronto Zoo welcomed the arrival of the two five-year old giant pandas Er Shun and Da Mao. Giant panda Er Shun came to the Toronto Zoo from Chongqing Zoo, China. The male giant panda Da Mao came from Chengdu. The new Giant Panda Exhibit is situated at the former Amur tiger exhibit in the Zoo's Eurasia section. In addition to the Giant Panda Exhibit, which opened May 2013, there will be a new Panda Interpretive Centre that will engage visitors and educate them about the giant panda as well as the importance of the world wide effort in the conservation of this important species.
Hockey Hall of Fame
Stanley's Game Seven (3D), the Hockey Hall of Fame’s latest film, is now playing! This combines a stunning mix of original live-action, computer generated 3D animation, and classic archival footage of some of the most renowned moments in playoff Stanley Cup history. The 22 minute film plays at the top and half past the hour in the Hockey Hall of Fame's new TSN Theatre and is included in the price of admission.
Between Princely India and the British Raj: The Photography of Raja Deen Dayal (Royal Ontario Museum)
Now until January 12, 2014
Hilary and Galen Weston Wing, Level 3
Raja Deen Dayal (1844 – 1905) was the first Indian photographer to earn international renown. Noted for remarkable beauty, aesthetic nuance and technical skill, Deen Dayal's photographs capture the architectural heritage of India, its landscape and people, and provide a lens through which we can explore a dynamic time in India's history and the role Deen Dayal had in fashioning a new identity for an emerging nation.
This exhibition features over 100 works from three major collections, including the ROM's collection of photograph albums produced by his studio in the latter decades of the 19th century. It also features one of the cameras used by the Dayal Studio in the last decade of the 19th century.
Mesopotamia (Royal Ontario Museum)
Opened June 22
Westin Exhibition Hall, Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, Level 2B
More than 170 priceless objects from the eminent collections of the British Museum provide the lens through which we explore over 3,000 years of accomplishments in the area, and discover the relevance many still have on our daily lives today.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
November 1 - 10, 2013
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair will celebrate 91 years from November 1 -10, 2013. There is more to see and do with 10 full days of new and exciting features like the new Royal Animal Theatre where animals show all they can do, featuring dogs, horses, sheep, rabbits and goats. New entertainment features a star-studded line-up of celebrity guest including Sylvia Zerbini and her 9 Arabian horses, Victoria Stilwell, renown dog whisperer and Guy McLean the Australian Horse Whisperer. Take a stroll through the new aMAZEing Food Journey and explore the steps food takes from farm to table in an inter-active and fun way. For food lovers check out the new “For the Love of Food" zone to savour samples and cooking demonstrations. And before the day is out relax in the new Royal Winter Tea Garden and enjoy seasonal landscapes, gardens and special holiday features. It’s The Royal like you’ve never seen it!
Rock and Roll One Offs (PAMA)
November 3, 2012-January 5, 2014
Photographic portraits created by Viliam Hrubovcak and Jolie Fejer focus on musicians from the seventies to today. Their work includes both in-concert and posed images featuring innovators in music including Joe Strummer (the Clash), Joey Ramone (Ramones) and John Lydon (Sex Pistols). The photographers follow new wave, rock, punk, reggae and ska, but each portrait is a celebration and expression of the individual.
Aba Bayefsky: The Tattoo Series (PAMA)
November 3 – January 5, 2014
Renowned Canadian figurative artist Aba Bayefsky (1923 -2001) created a series of paintings based on Japanese and Canadian tattoo culture. The exhibition comprises selected watercolour and acrylic paintings on the subject of tattooing.
2nd Annual Brampton Downtown Christmas Market
November 14 – 17, 2013
Celebrate the start of the Christmas Season in Brampton Downtown November 14 – 17 The Brampton Downtown Development Corporation, The City of Brampton and the Businesses of Brampton Downtown are pleased to present the 2nd Annual Brampton Christmas Market.
This four day free community event will transform Garden Square into a delightful Christmas Market, complete with gift vendors, musical entertainment, a carousel and a bon fire.
Hours: November 14th & 15th: 4 pm - 9 pm, November 16th: 12 noon – 10 pm and November 17th : 10 am – 4 pm
Museum and Community Exhibitions (PAMA)
Tattoos and the stories they tell
November 16, 2013 to March 30, 2014
Interest in tattooing has exploded in the past decade. PAMA has invited local tattoo enthusiasts and artists to reveal their inked and henna work. And behind every tattoo there’s a fascinating story. This exhibition explores the contemporary art of tattooing and the indelible mark tattoos are making.
Planet in Focus
November 21 - 24, 2013
Planet In Focus’ 14th annual film festival is being held November 21-24th 2013. PIFF is Canada’s largest and most prestigious environmental film festival and is hosted in downtown Toronto at the renowned TIFF Bell Lightbox and The Art Gallery of Ontario. The 4-day festival is jam packed with an Opening Gala, guest speakers, award ceremonies, and film screenings. A wide array of film topics will be available for public viewing, anything from wildlife and deforestation, to more creative interpretations, such as political climates and human displacement. In addition to screenings, the festival offers speaker panels, film production workshops, and educational school programs for both primary and secondary students. After every film, seminar, or series, there is a mass call-to-action to the audience to help change the world, one film at a time.
The Great Upheaval: Modern Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection (AGO)
November 30, 2013 to March 2, 2014
The Great Upheaval: Modern Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collection showcases the dynamism, creativity and innovation of art produced in Europe in the years leading up to and during the First World War. Featuring paintings and sculpture from the collection of The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum by artists such Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Vasily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso, among others, the exhibition chronologically traces the achievements of these tumultuous years as artists experimented with new ways to create art. The exhibition’s focus on the years 1910 to 1918 represents an intense chapter in European and world history, marked by sweeping social change, technological developments and scientific advances.
The AstraZeneca Human Edge (Ontario Science Centre)
Opens December 7, 2013
Plunge into the mind of a free-diver to explore the respiratory system, tackle a climbing wall to see if your brain could take you to the summit, and discover your own personal limits as you run, row and dance your way through The AstraZeneca Human Edge. This new exhibition tells the stories of athletes, survivalists, extreme sports enthusiasts and others who have broken through barriers of what was once thought humanly impossible.
With over 900 square metres (10,000 square feet) of exhibition space and 55 active and immersive experiences, visitors will learn about their own amazing bodies. Topics ranging from diet fads and genetics to brain injuries and bionics will lead visitors of all ages to look at health, fitness and the human body in an entirely new way.
Sesame Street Presents: The Body (Ontario Science Centre)
January 24 to May 5, 2014
Get to know what’s under your skin at Sesame Street Presents: The Body, an amazing educational attraction featuring Elmo, Oscar, Grover and the rest of your Sesame Street friends. This interactive exhibition teaches children how their bodies work and how to keep them healthy as they hop, jump, run and play their way through this hands-on Sesame Street adventure.
Created and Produced by Sesame Workshop and Thinkwell Group, Inc. Sesame Workshop ®, Sesame Street ® and associated characters, trademarks and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. © 2013 Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.
The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show (Ontario Science Centre)
February 6 – 9, 2014
The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show returns to the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place on February 6-9, 2014. For 67 years this show has been the bastion of all things “outdoors”. From fishing to hunting to outdoor adventure, this show has it all under one roof. For the complete line up of exhibitors, unique features and educational seminars, visit us at www.torontosportshow.ca. For up-to-the-minute details follow our twitter feed @CNSS Toronto or like us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/sportshowTO.
The Toronto Sportsmen’s Show, part of the Canadian National Sportsmen’s Shows (CNSS), first took place in Toronto in 1948 under the leadership of world-famous outdoorsman, author and dedicated conservationist, Frank Kortright, who devoted his life to protecting Canada’s wilderness. Sixty five years later, CNSS has helped protect Canada’s outdoors with grants in excess of $32 million.
Sultans of Science: 1000 Years of Knowledge Rediscovered (Ontario Science Centre)
March 9 to June 7, 2014
Celebrate important scientific and technological advancements and discoveries made by scholars during the Golden Age of the Islamic World (8th to 18th centuries). This exhibition highlights the multi-cultural roots of modern science and technology. Learn how these scholars developed the decimal point, flew the first successful glider and navigated the seas without a magnetic compass. Ten exhibition areas cover disciplines including astronomy, mathematics, optics and medicine. Organized by MTE Studios.
May – October, 2014
2014 will see the unveiling of a thrilling new interactive 4-D dark ride inside the depths of Wonder Mountain, with the introduction of Wonder Mountain’s Guardian. Riders will experience stunning 3D effects overlaid with 4-D elements, encountering mythical creatures on a quest that will culminate in an ultimate battle with a heart stopping finale that will shock thrill seekers of all ages!
Beach BBQ & Brews Festival
June 13th-15th, 2014
The Beach BBQ & Brews Festival is an annual festival taking place on Father’s Day weekend at Woodbine Park. Come out to this FREE RIBFEST to enjoy great BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Area (complete with rides!), BBQ competitions, Grilling Demonstrations, Craft Vendors and of course the Beer and Beverage vendors. It’s a community favourite and has something for everyone!
Toronto's Festival of Beer
July 25 - 27, 2014
Toronto’s Festival of Beer is a celebration of Canada’s rich brewing history, hosted by experts of the brewing craft from around the world. Featuring 300+ brands onsite, this is Canada’s premier celebration of the golden beverage! 19+ event, no kids, no pets, no exceptions!
The Eaton Chelsea (formerly Delta Chelsea) - renovations
Canada’s largest hotel was officially rebranded the Eaton Chelsea, Toronto on July 1, 2013. The Langham Hospitality Group, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Great Holdings Limited, assumed management of the property they have owned for almost two decades. First of its kind in Canada, the Eaton Chelsea has a contemporary and vibrant environment delivering Balanced Living at exceptional value that is full of comfort, convenience and connection. The hotel recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation, upgrading the lobby, Market Garden restaurant and all banquet and meeting spaces.
The King Edward Hotel - Upcoming Renovations
Historic Downtown Toronto Hotel Experience the elegance of Toronto history at The Omni King Edward Hotel. A model of graceful Canadian elegance, The Omni King Edward Hotel has hosted visitors to Toronto for over 100 years. Guests to our downtown Toronto hotel have included Ernest Hemingway, The Beatles, Elizabeth Taylor, among others. Nestled in the financial district at the heart of the city, the hotel upholds its regal legacy through a commitment to traditional hospitality with sleek modern sensibility. The 301 spacious guest rooms and suites boast old-world, turn of the century charm combined with sophisticated comforts and elegant décor that pays homage to a proud history as Toronto's first luxury hotel.
The Omni King Edward has launched their multimillion dollar renovation plan to be completed by 2014.
Savour Toronto presents several new and exciting food tours in the city. The list includes tours like “Kensington Krawl”, which is an exciting excursion through Toronto’s most unique and eclectic neighbourhood and features a variety of delicious and flavourful foods that will tantalize your taste buds. There’s also the “Best of the West!” tour which takes you to the best restaurants and bars for dining and drinking along Dundas West and Ossington for an unforgettable experience. And there’s “Vegecursion”, Toronto’s first food tour dedicated exclusively to vegetarian and vegan cuisine.
Toronto Bicycle Tours
Fall is a great time for a bike ride! Get outdoors and get familiar with Toronto’s places, people, parks and culture in a fun and exciting way. Our tours are led by experienced local guides. You don’t have to be a regular cyclist to love our rides, as our pace is leisurely and safe, with plenty of stops and conversation. Come and join us on our Fall Colours tour where we ride beyond the skyscrapers to take in the beautiful seasonal colours in the parks, ravines and residential neighbourhoods. Private and group tours available.
Tasty Tours is Toronto's only sweets tour, and starting this fall, we are also the only tour operator in Ontario to offer a FREE birthday tour! Come on either our Kensington Market Sweets Tour or our Trinity Bellwoods Chocolate Tour for free during your birthday month. Tasty Tours is all about celebrating the sweeter things in life, from chocolates to pastries. We love all kind of celebrations, so contact us to plan a birthday bash, bachelorette, children’s party, anniversary date, or even just a fun day out with friends or coworkers. We’ll make sure you’re in for a treat!
Ryerson Image Centre - Docent-led Tours
Also new to the Ryerson Image Centre is that we are now offering docent-led tours. Docent-led exhibition tours of the summer exhibitions will offered daily at 2:30pm. Docents begin in the Great Hall, offer a guided walk-through of current exhibitions, including a Q & A period. Each tour is approximately 30-45mins.
Tours are free and no registration is required
TIFF Bell Lightbox Tours
Explore the architecture, history and functionality of our state-of-the-art building with a free guided tour. These 45-minute tours are offered every Saturday and Sunday 1pm. Please meet next to the elevators on the main floor of TIFF Bell Lightbox. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cibo Wine Bar
Opened in June 2013, Cibo Wine Bar brings authentic rustic Italian flare blended with a vibrant nightlife is sure to become the new hot spot in the stylish King West neighbourhood of Toronto.
This Italian eatery and wine bar, created by the Liberty Entertainment Group, offers traditional Italian fare in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. The attention to detail is flawless and the food delicious.
The menu offers guests a true taste of Italian cuisine, featuring both traditional classics and modern staples. Like the food, the space itself is warm and inviting with stone + glass walls, rustic wood finishes, exposed brick and butcher block table tops. This rustic elegance makes Cibo ideal for a casual relaxed meal yet sophisticated enough for a special night out.
Drake One Fifty - Now Open!
The Drake Hotel’s first stand alone restaurant in the heart of Toronto’s financial district. It’s a beautifully designed space full of quirky Canadian details and art, plus a mini- Drake General Store.
Bike Train Initiative
Toronto is great city to explore by bike, and there are now more options than ever to do so. The new Downtown Explorer loop and suggested 18km cycling route, published on the 2013 Toronto Cycling Map, provides visitors with a self guided option to connect with numerous attractions and neighbourhoods, all by bike. Visitors can easily hop on a rental bike, try a BIXI bike or sign up for a guided tour. Bicycle friendly accommodations are also available for visitors bringing their own bike or renting a bike for multiple days.
Treetop Eco-Adventure Park
Open year round, the Fall and Winter season is the perfect time to get out and climb at Treetop Eco-Adventure Park, a zipline aerial treetop park in the GTA. Take your outdoor experience to a whole new level of extreme with our 734' Big Zip and the Canyon Suspension Bridge at close to 40' in the air. Treetop Eco-Adventure Park has over 60 different elements and games in the trees on 130 acre's of pristine forest. As a Licensed TREEGO Park, Canada's original aerial and zipline park designer you will experience the quality and safety standards that surpass all others. At Treetop Eco-Adventure Park you can now earn 1 AIR MILES® reward mile for every $20 spent! We are excited to have been able add a special zipline for the little ones on our children's course and opening in the spring of 2014 a handicap accessible Jr. Big Zip for those with special needs.
GetOut! Canada is a leisure and recreation club with activities and events for Toronto’s active and socially-minded LGBQT community. Explore the city and try unique interactive experiences with an LBGT twist! This gay, lesbian, and trans-friendly event club hosts fun sightseeing tours, sports and games tournaments, and how- to’s/introduction classes specifically for the LGBT community in Toronto.
Some tours being offered are:
- Craft Brewery Tours: GetOutCanada.com/events/wine-and-beer-tastings Leave the driving to us as we visit three award winning craft breweries, including a tour of one and plenty of samples at each. We'll visit Black Oak Brewery, Great Lakes Brewery and finish our tour at the Mill Street Brewery in Toronto's historic Distillery District in this incredible three hour super fun and informative experience. During an informative and entertaining afternoon, visit three award winning craft breweries for a tour of one and plentiful samples at each.
- Niagara Winery Tours: GetOutCanada.com/events/wine-and-beer-tastings Visit four of the finest boutique, estate wineries for a tour of one and tastings at each. Relax over lunch with spectacular vineyard views. Our shuttle meets guests in the heart of the Church-Wellesley village and in just one hour you'll be in another world of rolling vineyards and magnificent wineries in Niagara-on-the- Lake! Take the stress out of driving to Niagara-On-The-Lake Wine Country and leave the driving to us! GrayLine.ca
Rainbow High Vacations
Rainbow High Vacations, based in Toronto, is recognized throughout North America as the premiere LGBT travel operator who creates unique, customized programs and packages that promote exploration, shared discovery and safe travel. Recently, Pride Toronto named Rainbow High as the Official Travel + Tour Partner for Toronto Pride and most importantly, WorldPride 2014. In early July 2013, WorldPride 2014 packages will be available for gay and lesbian travellers; Bear and Leathermen; Same Sex Couples and Dream Gay Weddings + Honeymoons. **Are you a travel agent that wants to increase revenue from the one of the fastest growing markets in the world? And, do you have LGBT clients that want safe but innovative travel packages? If you do, then become a Rainbow High LGBT Travel Agent Affiliate... AND MAKE COMMISSION WITH EVERY BOOKING! We are your one-stop solution to the lucrative LGBT travel market.
Insider Shopping Toronto Ltd.
Specializing in customized up-scale shopping excursions for visitors or locals who don’t have the time or interest to shop alone. Guests are picked up in a licensed Limousine and treated to a full or half-day of shopping, lunching tea-ing, and sightseeing with their own personal guide and stylist. The whole day is about you and showing you some of the city’s insider shops and areas you may not easily discover on your own. Groups up to 7 are welcome (women and men) and are customized to fit your wishes.
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T.O.TIX - Toronto’s Official One Stop Ticket Shop, located on Yonge-Dundas Square, now sells the Toronto CityPASS! Discover Toronto’s must-see attractions with this deep-discount pass. Visitors skip lines and save nearly half off regular admission prices to the CN Tower, Casa Loma, Ontario Science Centre, Royal Ontario Museum and the Toronto Zoo. You receive 40% savings and is valid for up to 9 days!
Urban Nirvana - New Thai Massage Package
Urban Nirvana helps you cozy up to fall with our new features:
In October, receive Free Heat Therapy with every 90 minute Thai massage.
Pamper yourself with Organic Skin Essence beauty products, now 20% off.
Or plan a treat for the coming cooler months with an 8-pass of 90 minute Thai Massage, on special for $849 ($960 value).
Complimentary tea and soothing foot soak with each visit. Warm up this fall at Urban Nirvana.
Sweetgrass spa is Toronto’s premier women’s only luxury spa. With an extensive list of day spa services and amenities, enjoy a relaxing urban escape located in the heart of the city. The following NEW treatments are available:
Water Therapies and Maintenance Oxygen Facial
Yorkdale Shopping Centre
Yorkdale becomes first Canadian shopping centre to accept China’s UnionPay Card Yorkdale is pleased to announce that UnionPay is now an accepted method of payment at Guest Services for the purchase of Yorkdale Gift Cards.
UnionPay has become the leading card brand that visitors from China and other Asia- Pacific countries use while travelling abroad and this program now makes it easier for visitors to make purchases at Yorkdale’s 250 stores.
Currently, UnionPay is accepted in-store at ten Yorkdale retailers, or shoppers can simply visit Guest Services to purchase a Yorkdale gift card in a desired amount, using their UnionPay card and return to the store to make their purchase.
Shizen Spa (Pantages Hotel)
Shizen Spa is pleased to launch our new body care line, Phytomer. Discovered in 1972, This marine based line which prides itself in the protection of the marine eco-sytem, practices sustainable harvesting and are PABA and allergen free will offer the outmost in wellbeing, balance and rejuvenation. Phytomer encompasses two major components, Oligomer and Algae. OLIGOMER® is a partially sodium-reduced seawater concentrate that contains all of the remineralizing properties of seawater. It notably unites 104 trace elements essential to the balance and vitality of the body.. Laminaria, Armeria Maritime, and Palmariapalmata are some of the Algaes which have many wonderful properties such as anti-inflammatory to reduce swelling, anti- cellulite , detoxifying by and optimizes absorption of the active ingredients.
We recommend experiencing our:
Sea Holistic which encompasses all the benefits of Oligomer and Algae in the full body exfoliation and wrap then melt away with a full body massge 75 minutes $125
Toronto Premium OutletsTM Brand New Shuttle Service
Shoppers now have a brand new option to get to Toronto Premium Outlets TM with King Tours’ brand new regularly scheduled shuttle service from Downtown. Shuttles will depart from Union Station five times daily beginning at 9 am with the last bus leaving Toronto Premium OutletsTM at 9 pm King Tours will offer four round trips on Sundays.
Round trip tickets cost just $30 and includes a $5 VIP Coupon Book worth hundreds of dollars redeemable at participating stores. Fares are commissionable. Since opening in August, Toronto Premium OutletsTM has attracted thousands of visitors from throughout Canada.
Leave baby gear at home with Travelbug Baby, Toronto’s exclusive baby gear rental company. Renting top brands such as Clek, Bloom and having an extensive inventory including strollers, car seats, cribs even bottle sterilizers make this a truly unique business.
By using this service, visitors to Toronto will make it through airports faster, save extra baggage fees and enjoy stress-free traveling. We guarantee:
Fast delivery and pick up service
Equipment is safety-inspected, sanitized and monitored for recalls
Welcoming and knowledgeable reservation staff
Travelbug Baby goes the distance so families can explore Toronto in comfort and style with our rental equipment.
Royal Taxi NEW and FREE Royal Taxi App
Get the app in iTunes
Say goodbye to your days of trying to flag a cab while getting bombarded by snow or jams or simply unearthly hours! At the touch of a finger tip, you can now order a Royal Taxi from anywhere and within seconds. This special App is available on all Apple Operating Systems and its enhanced GPS technology enables you to locate the closest ride, book it, and receive confirmation and the estimated time of arrival. The App allows you to get quotes, lock in frequent destinations, payment options and monitor the scheduled ride. And if that wasn’t good enough, the App is available on iTunes for Free! We’d love to receive feedback.
Coach Canada’s low-cost, intercity travel brand “Megabus” has grown exponentially over the past year, with increased trips between Toronto and Montreal, as well as the addition of Cornwall, Belleville, Buffalo and Buffalo Airport stops with routes starting from as low as $1.
Motor Home Travel Canada
Motor Home Travel Canada has been providing motorhome rentals in Southern Ontario for 13 years. We have made it a priority to move with the interests of our clients to ensure we can provide a motorhome for every purpose or need. Though family camping is our primary market there is significant demand in the commercial and movie production markets as well. We have launched our new MHLUX category to fill the need for a very high end gas or diesel motorhome for the consumer or commercial client looking for the ultimate in comfort in their home away from home.
Pacific Western Transportation / Toronto Airport Express
Airport Express “CONNECT” service is our new van service connecting passengers between Lester B. Pearson International Airport and downtown Hotels that are off the route of our regular Airport Express buses. Van passengers transfer from our luxury Coach service at the Downtown Connection Location. Airport to Downtown Service: 7:15 am to 10:25 pm. Downtown to Airport service 8:10 am to 10:30 pm.
Reservations for Airport Express Connect can made online at www.TorontoAirportExpress.com or by calling 1-855-595-5559. Online reservations for transportation between your hotel and the airport must be made at least 24 hours prior to your desired pick-up (phone reservations may be made 2 hours prior).
Pacific Western also provides charter coaches for groups! Options include 56 passenger highway coaches, 29 passenger mini’s or 44 passenger school buses.
Royal Limousine Services
Royal Limousine Services has purchased a brand new fleet of vehicles. These vehicles include: Lincoln Town cars, SUV’s, Stretch Limos, Mini Coach Buses and Executive Coach Buses. Royal Limousine takes pride in servicing our clients with comfort and safety. We are available for corporate events, meet and greet, and also affiliate work in cities across Canada, Europe and the United States. We welcome you to sit back, relax and enjoy your journey!
Stratford Direct Bus
Visitors from the GTA can take our new transportation service, the Stratford Direct Bus, on any performance day this season. Our luxury coach picks up passengers in downtown Toronto and provides non-stop service to the theatre of their choice in Stratford. Visitors can choose to return right after the show, or extend their stay in our beautiful city. A round-trip ticket is only $20!
VIA Rail currently offers more departures and more flexibility in and out of Toronto than ever before. Downtown to downtown service provides stress-free travel and new exclusive on-line Escape fares provide a very affordable option. Passengers can enjoy free Wi-Fi in both economy and business classes. VIA is increasing their connectivity with other transportation modes as well, making your travel experience seamless while providing greater accessibility to the VIA network. Look for the launch of a New Business Class this summer. More information is available at viarail.ca.
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Toronto will inspire creativity as your student groups explore the excitement that abounds in our energetic city! From record breaking thrill rides, wonders of the world and interactive science to rockin’ stage productions, medieval battles of courage and more, student’s imaginations will be unleashed as they discover Toronto, our living classroom.
Tourism Toronto's APP!
Make sure you download our APP which is now live and ready to download on itunes for FREE. It’s called “See Toronto” and is the official visitors guide for Toronto, Mississauga & Brampton. Android, Blackberry and Microsoft versions also available.
To download visit: www.SeeTorontoNow.com/MobileApp
Toronto Motorcoach Parking Information
Please visit our website to learn more about motorcoach parking in the city.
To download visit: www.SeeTorontoNow.com/Leisure-Trade/MotorCoachParking.aspx
LIST OF SPECIAL EVENTS AND FESTIVALS 2013