The 225 Year History of Toronto’s Waterfront

The Port of Toronto is an inland port in Toronto, located on the northwest shore of Lake Ontario on the city’s waterfront. For 225 years, the Port has served as a unique and crucial piece of infrastructure for the city of Toronto. PortsToronto, a long-standing partner of the Redpath Waterfront Festival, maintains this 50 acres (20 hectares) consisting of Marine Terminal 51, Warehouse 52, and the International Marine Passenger Terminal.


Canadian Coast Guard to be a smash at 2019 festival with giant icebreaking ship

Note: Duty calls for the CCGS Griffon. The icebreaker will not be attending our 2019 festival but she will be sending another hero in her place.  Read all about CCGS Constable Carrier here.

We have a rather LARGE announcement. We’re excited to share that the Canadian Coast Guard will be bringing one of their icebreaking vessels to our festival this summer. The CCGS Griffon can carry over 740 tons and is 234 feet long, making her the largest vessel in our fleet.



Attention crew! The tall ships are BACK!

Ahoy there, friends! A dock party is taking place on Toronto’s waterfront Canada Day weekend 2019, and you’re invited! Aye, that’s right, 2019 is a tall ships year. From June 29-July 1st, 2019, the Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by Billy Bishop Airport, will welcome 10 majestic tall ships to Toronto’s waterfront.



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