Victoria Day fun in London, Ontario

Victoria Day is Monday, May 22 and the City of London has fun activities for you and your loved ones to take part in throughout the long weekend.

“I encourage Londoners to browse all available activities. I’m sure they’ll find a program – or two or three or more – that will help make this a memorable long weekend for everyone in the family,” says Mayor Josh Morgan. “I’m proud of the wide range of free recreation programs the City is offering this weekend and applaud staff who work so hard to provide these opportunities for all Londoners to enjoy our recreation facilities. I wish everybody a safe, happy and memorable Victoria Day with family and friends.”

Try a free recreation program

The City is offering a wide variety of free recreation and aquatic programs at indoor facilities across London on Monday, May 22. Program offerings include recreation swims, indoor roller skating, family open gym, aquafit sessions, family tennis, yoga sessions, shuffleboard, slime workshops and lane swims, just to name a few. Learn more.

Sing and dance on Dundas Place

Get ready to dance to some funky beats on Dundas Place with the TD Sunfest Block Party kicking off the summer festival season on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20. This free event features local, national and international musical acts that the entire family will enjoy. Learn about upcoming events on Dundas Place.

Immerse into the digital arts

LOVE TEXT, a video art project that explores LGBTQ2S+ love in the digital world, will be on display at 345 Ridout Street on Friday, May 19 and Friday, May 20 from 9 to 11 p.m. The story of LOVE TEXT is primarily presented through vignettes of a central character who navigates common tropes and experiences of the digital dating world. This project was developed by Curveball Creative with help from the London Arts Council and funding provided through the City of London’s Community Arts Investment Program. Learn more.

Experience the magic of Storybook Gardens

Storybook Gardens is open throughout the Victoria Day long weekend for general admission, providing access to classic attractions like the Miniature Play Village, Hands in the Sand Play Area, On the Riverbank Splash Pad and Adventure Island. Learn more.

Try a new local eatery

Visit Find it in London for local businesses and restaurants to support and consider trying something new this long weekend. Whether you live in Argyle, Lambeth, Old East Village or anywhere in between, Find it in London has a full directory of businesses to support, just down the street from you.

Tee off at a City golf course

Thames Valley Golf Course and Fanshawe Golf Course are open throughout the Victoria Day long weekend, offering a great opportunity for Londoners of all ages and skill levels to get outdoors and stay active. For more information on golf passes, green fee rates, power cart rates, our courses and to book a tee time, please visit:

Facility closures

All City administrative offices are closed on Monday, May 22, including City Hall, Citi Plaza, all Ontario Works offices and the Provincial Offences Administrative Office.

Last modified:Wednesday, April 03, 2024