June 22-24, 2018

Three days of free entertainment and events happened along the waterfront from Spadina to Lower Sherbourne.

Festival Hours:

  • Friday June 22, 5pm – 9pm
  • Saturday June 23, 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday June 24, 11am – 5pm


Download your 2018 Festival Guide which includes maps, programs, schedules and other important information.

Click on the image below or here to download.

Image of HTO Park and all RWF activations

Dogs – We are a dog friendly event and welcome all your furry friends to enjoy the festival. Please keep your buddy on their leash and pick up after them.
Accessibility – The Redpath Waterfront Festival fully complies with City of Toronto accessibility rules. We are wheelchair friendly and have accessible washrooms across all our sites.

Click on each header below to find out more about 2018 programming


HTO Pendulum Wave was a giant beach ball installation made up of six 6.5ft beach balls suspended by a truss and swaying like a pendulum.

The HMCS Oriole made it’s first stop in Lake Ontario after 25 years. The ship was open for deck tours and meet and greets with the Navy.

Surfing hula hoop artists, nautical contortionists and H2O themed aerialists told a magical tale about water. Workshops took place after each show to teach circus tricks to visitors young and old.

This market runs all summer from May to October and provides visitors with artisanal food, hand-made crafts and one of a kind gifts.

The 10th edition of the Wine & Spirit Fest brought live music, workshops and carefully curated drinks to Sugar Beach over the weekend.



  • For HTO Park, take the 509 or 510 westbound or eastbound streetcar along Queens Quay to Rees St stop. You are then at the Park.
  • For Sherbourne Common , take the 6 Bay bus, get off at Dockside Dr at Queens Quay East. Or ride the 75 Sherbourne bus, get off at Sherbourne St at Lakeshore Blvd.

For other routes and accessibility routes, please visit the TTC Trip Planner.

Walking from GO and TTC Union Station

From Union GO and Subway Station walk south through Union Railway Station into the ACC Galleria and turn left for Bay Street. Walk south to Queens Quay.
To plan your trip with GO visit GO Trip Planner


To avoid congestion from construction and traffic delays, we suggest taking public transit to the Festival and walking south from Union station. If you are driving, please note the below directions.

  • From West – Head east on Highway 401 or QEW towards Toronto. Exit Lakeshore Blvd. or Spadina Ave. and travel South to Queens Quay Blvd.
  • From East – Head west on Highway 401 take the DVP to the Lakeshore exit. Go right at the lights along Lakeshore Blvd. Take a left on Parliament Street intersection which turns into Queens Quay Blvd.


Use the Green P Parking website to help you find a place to park.