Things to Do Victoria Day Long Weekend 2012

Things to Do Victoria Day Long Weekend 2012

Last Updated on June 22, 2020 by Amanda Stancati

It’s almost May two-four long weekend – a longtime Canadian tradition to officially launch the start of summer! Are you psyched? Big plans to venture up north, dig in your tent poles and roast some marshmallows over the fire? Awesome!

Maybe you’re still searching for something to do this Victoria Day. Maybe something a little closer to home, something for the whole family. No worries, we’ve got you covered. Here are some great ideas to keep you entertained this Victoria Day / May two-four weekend.


Vancouver Aquarium African Penguin Exhibit

African Penguin Exhibit at the Vancouver Aquarium

When: Opens May 18th, 2012, 9:30am – 5pm
Where: 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park
How Much: $16 for youth 13-18 and students; $21 for adults


Toronto Fireworks Cruises

Toronto Fireworks Cruises

The Jubilee Queen cruise ship offers an up-close and personal Victoria Day view of brilliant Toronto fireworks, choreographed to music from around the world.


Victoria Day Festival in Ottawa.

Ottawa Victoria Day Festival 2012

Family events this Victoria Day include midway rides, petting zoo, food, drinks, and delicious dessert concessions, children’s activities, and live music. The festival goes out with a bang on Monday as it shows off its spectacular Fireworks display.

What are some of your favourite Victoria Day / May two-four celebrations? Tell us where you’re planning to go and what you’re planning to see this long weekend!

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