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May 5, 2013

Category: Nature and Outdoor Activities

Mariposa Cruises Presents: Cinco De Mayo Toronto Harbourfront Cruise

Dates: Friday, May 3 and Sunday, May 5.

Times: Boarding – 6:30 pm; cruising 7:30-10:00 pm; and disembark – 10:00-10:30 pm.

Price: $72.95 per person + hsc & taxes. *Group rates for 15 or more also available.

Join us for our Cinco De Mayo Cruise, a Mexican Celebration of culture, achievements and experiences on May 3 aboard our Showboat and May 5 aboard our Klancy II. This spectacular evening includes a DJ, dancing and incredible views of the city’s skyline. The menu includes a buffet-style dinner with a build-your-own fajita station, fresh fish tacos and dessert buffet.

For more information and to make a reservation call 416.203.0168 or visit www.mariposacruises.com.

 
Start: May 3, 2013
End: May 5, 2013
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Location: Mariposa Cruises

Adopt-A-Pond 14th Annual Spring Toad Festival

10:00am to 4:00pm.
Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our annual wetland festival is scheduled around the explosive breeding ritual of American toads at our very own Americas Wetlands Outdoor Exhibit. Although the emergence and courtship of toads is the main event, there are heaps of other fun activities for children and adults alike! It’s “toad-ally” fun for the whole family! Visit www.torontozoo.com/adoptapond or call Julia at 416-392-5999 to find out more!

Location: Toronto Zoo — 361A Old Finch Avenue

 
Start: May 4, 2013
End: May 5, 2013
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Location: Toronto Zoo

EdgeWalk

Season 3 starts April 15, 2013

Toronto’s newest and tallest attraction has adventure lovers taking a walk OUTSIDE – around the circumference of the roof! So, do you dare to test your limits and experience the thrill of a lifetime?

EdgeWalk is CN Tower’s most thrilling attraction in its 35 year history, and the first of its kind in North America. It is the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge encircling the top of the Tower’s main pod, 356m/1168ft (116 storeys) above the ground. Visitors walk in groups of six, while attached to an overhead safety rail via a trolley and harness system. Trained EdgeWalk guides will encourage participants to push their personal limits, allowing them to lean back over Toronto with nothing but air and breathtaking views of Lake Ontario beneath them.

Visit the EdgeWalk site for more information and to book your adventure today!

EdgeWalk
Start: April 15, 2013
End: October 26, 2013
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Location: CN Tower

Canada’s Wonderland

It’s really no wonder that Canada’s Wonderland is Canada’s premiere amusement park. It’s where families come to spend quality time with each other and their good friends, g-forces. There’s Leviathan, a new roller coaster in 2012 that boasts speeds of 125 mph with an 80-degree drop as well as such thrilling rides as Vortex, Shockwave, Behemoth and the 301-foot WindSeeker.

And for the kids, there’s Planet Snoopy and the new Dinosaurs Alive! Seven acres of Jurassic fun with over 40 life-sized dinos. And if you like water park thrills, there’s Splash Works, a 20-acre water park featuring The Plunge, Super Soaker, the Lazy River and enough thrill rides to leave you and your family closer and prunier than ever.

Canada’s Wonderland opens on May 5th.
Open daily May 17th – September 2nd.
Weekends from September 7 to October 27th.

Location: Canada’s Wonderland — 9580 Jane Street, Vaughan, Ontario

For more information, please visit the Canada’s Wonderland website.

Leviathan
Start: May 5, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
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Location: Canada’s Wonderland

ROM Walks

One of the greatest ways to explore the city is walking at street level through Toronto’s neighbourhoods. Guided walking tours are offered for free by ROMwalks every Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon from May through October. Tour leaders from the Royal Ontario Museum’s (ROM) Department of Museum Volunteers present thoroughly researched guided tours through some of the city’s most distinctive neighbourhoods, visit historic landmarks and illuminate the architectural and historical significance of Toronto’s building.

All ROMwalks are free and no reservations are needed, with the exception for ROMwalk Plus walks.
See www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/bus-walks-travel for more details.

 
Start: May 1, 2013
End: October 27, 2013
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Location: Royal Ontario Museum