GTA Summer Staycation Ideas

To help you plan a memorable Summer Staycation, we’ve gathered a list of ideas for socially-distanced activities and sun-filled activities for you to enjoy.


Socially-Distanced Activities

Jun 26-30. Toronto Foodie Festival in a Box. Order your favourite food festival eats for delivery. facebook.com

Jun 27. Garth Brooks Drive-In Concert. Drive-in concert on the big-screen. Multiple locations in the GTA. garthbrooks.com

Jul 3 – 31. Gogh by Car. Immersive drive-in Van Gogh art show. $94.99. 1 Yonge St. vangoghexhibit.ca

Aug 7-9. Taste of the Danforth. Details coming soon on the 2020 event, but it is taking place. tasteofthedanforth.com

Aug 12-13. July Talk Live at a Drive-In. Toronto location and time to be released. julytalk.com/drive-in

Port Hope Drive-In Movie Theatre. Now open, with certain restrictions including 50% capacity and reduced amenities. porthopedrivein.com

Starlite Drive-In Movie Theatre (Stoney Creek). Now open, with certain restrictions and no concession stand. premiertheatres.ca/starlite

The 5 Drive-In Movie Theatre (Oakville). Now open, with certain restrictions and no concession stand. premiertheatres.ca/5drivein

Sunset Barrie Drive-In Movie Theatre. Now open, with certain restrictions and no concession stand. premiertheatres.ca/sunsetbarrie

Toronto Zoo Scenic Safari. Tour through the Toronto Zoo in your car with Zoo Keeper commentary audio. $32+. torontozoo.com

Dinosaur Park Drive Thru (Indian River). See over 100 live reptiles and life size animatronic dinosaurs. reptileanddinosaurpark.org

Book a Custom Wine Tour in Niagara. Half day and full day wine tours available. niagaravintagewinetours.com

Evergreen Brick Works Farmers’ Market. Order online for pick-up or shop outdoors. Saturdays from 8am to 1pm. evergreen.ca

MCLC Lion’s Farmers’ Market (Mississauga). Wednesdays starting at 9am. Celebration Square. culture.mississauga.ca


Sun-Filled Activities

Explore our Parks. Check out a list of all parks in Toronto and Mississauga.

Bike Along the Multi-Use Trails. Take advantage of the nature trails. Take a look at the map and featured trails.

Spend the Day at the Beach. Take a look at the best beaches in Toronto and around the GTA. toronto.com

Visit Muskoka. Spend the day on the lake in the beautiful Muskoka landscape. The Patterson Kaye Resort patio is now open.

Go Camping. On June 21st, campsites re-opened in certain locations in Ontario.

Enjoy the Water. Rent a paddleboard, kayak or canoe.

Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre. 283 Queens Quay W.

Toronto Beach Kayak. 77 Kew Beach Ave.

Toronto Adventures. Humber River and Sunnyside Beach locations.

 

Take the Family Mini Putting.

Winsport Mini Golf. 88 Canada Olympic Rd. SW.
Century Sports Mini Golf. 1010 – 42nd Ave. SE.
Oasis Greens Golf Centre. 242 Ave. W.

Tune Up Your Golf Swing.

Don Valley Golf Course (North York). 4200 Yonge St.
Bushwood Golf Club (Markham). 10905 Reesor Rd.
TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley (Caledon). 18821 Main St.
St. Andrew’s Valley (Aurora). 4 Pinnacle Trail.
Cooper Creek (Kleinburg). 11191 Highway 27.
Angus Glen (Markham). 10080 Kennedy Rd.
Glen Abbey (Oakville). 1333 Dorval Dr.
Cardinal Golf Club (King). 2740 David Dr. W.

 

For a complete look at our Summer Staycation Guide, download PDF below. 

GTA Summer Staycation Guide

We’ve collected our best recommendations for ways to make summer 2020, our pandemic year, memorable and meaningful.

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