Toronto Music Garden

Price guide: Free

475 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario

Price guide: Free

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Expert overall rating:4.0 out of 5
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Expert review of Toronto Music Garden

Music-themed waterfront park strikes the right notes

At first it might just look like a nicely laid out waterfront park, but it's got more depth once you realise that every flower bed, stalk and plat is laid out to correspond with a movement of music - from an allemande to a gigue. The Summer Music in the Garden series (run by the nearby Harbourfront Centre who also do a fun Tuesday evening outdoor movie series in summer) is rather charming - with (mostly classical) hour-long concerts given on Thursdays at 7pm and on Sundays at 4pm. It's a really nice lazy summer evening/afternoon option when you're tired of trotting about.

Expert tips: 
Bring sunscreen during summer concerst - there's limited shade.

More information on Toronto Music Garden:

Price guide:
Park / garden, Theatre / opera house / concert hall
475 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario
Months open:
Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

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