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Ahoy! Join us for the Redpath Waterfront Festival Canada Day weekend!

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Calling all mates! Celebrate summer in full sail with the Redpath Waterfront Festival, presented by PortsToronto as they launch the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes Series.

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Tall ships return to RWF and will be docked in HTO Park for public deck tours. The star ships include: Draken Harald Hårfagre, the most authentic Viking ship built in modern days; the Spanish ship El Galeón, with 5 decks to explore; and from the USA, Pride of Baltimore II. Other ships include St. Lawrence II, Playfair, Pathfinder and Canadian Ocean Racing’s O Canada.

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The Royal Canadian Navy will be joining the festival for the first time with two 55-metre, coastal defence naval ships, the Ship Shape Obstacle Course, the Urban Fresh Navy Cook Off, and a host of interactive on-land activities!

redpath festivalReturning this year, the Waterfront Artisan Market will offer unique products and delicious treats from 50 top artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers! Enjoy our beautiful waterfront while you eat, shop and browse at Toronto’s newest open-air market. Also returning is the Ultimutts Stunt Dog Show, featuring non-stop, jaw dropping tricks from adorable rescue pups! See them play piano, do handstands, skateboard, tightrope walk and so much more.

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Celebrate Canada Day with us and take in the spectacular firework show at Harbourfront Centre on July 1st. A crowd favourite, the grand finale Parade of Sail on Sunday, July 3rd, will feature all festival ships and unique local vessels as they sail through the Toronto harbour to bid farewell. Bring the whole crew!

The Rostie Group is a proud Festival Partner with The Redpath Waterfront festival! We have had a behind the scenes look at a lot of the planning and hard work that goes into making the festival the best event on Toronto’s Waterfront every year!

Visit www.TOwaterfrontfest.com for more information.

 

 

Spring is in the Air!

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Hello Spring!!!

After a rainy and dark Winter, Toronto (especially Waterfront Toronto) is happy to welcome Spring 2016!

March 20th marks the official start of Spring, which means Summer on the Waterfront is just around the corner too!

With Spring, comes patio season! The Rostie Group had a great time on St Patrick’s Day at our Waterfront work community pub the WaterMark Irish Pub and we are looking forward to hitting  The Miller Tavern, our go-to spot for after work fun.

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On March 19th, 2016 the Beaver Tails Pastry Restaurant opened up right on the water! This is going to be a hot and delicious spot to stop while cruising down Queens Quay this Spring. If you’ve never tried a Beaver Tail before, put this at the top of your list!

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The Waterfront Artisan Market will be starting back up again soon too. This is one Market you do not want to miss! There is something for everyone, from the delicious home-made doughnuts and cookies to the vibrant hand-crafted jewellery and clothing. A weekend on the Waterfront is not complete without the Artisan Market!

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One of The Rostie Group’s favourite summer events is the Redpath Waterfront Festival. The Rostie Group is proud to be a Partner and Sponsor of the Festival and we are looking forward to engaging in all the fun activities, especially the Tall Ships Challenge and taking Ship Deck Tours of the four historic ships that will be docked at the harbour! Below is the El Galeon Spanish Vessel! The Festival runs Canada Day weekend, July 1st-3rd, 2016!

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Last summer The Rostie Group and friends went on the Kajama cruise around the Toronto Harbour and Toronto Islands. Below is our amazing group shot! This year we are looking forward to heading out on the water again to enjoy one of the many day and night cruises that depart from the Waterfront Harbour.

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Don’t forget to look out for Singing Ambassadors coming soon! They will singing their away across Toronto’s Waterfront all Spring and Summer long!

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There are so many fun events, festivals and activities happening on the Waterfront which is only a stone’s throw away from The Rostie Group at WaterPark Place! Come on down and experience why the Waterfront work community is the best community to be a part of this Spring!