Media Advisory - Media Preview of Redpath Waterfront Festival

TORONTO, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ -


Friday, June 30, 2017


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


HTO Park – 339 Queen's Quay West

Broadcast Trucks – please enter HTO Park area at Fire Station 334. Approximate location of entrance for Fire Station is Rees Street. You can only access the fire station going west on Queen's Quay.  Turn left at traffic light to turn into HTO Park

Non-broadcast media – parking at Harbourfront Underground or across Queen's Quay West, north of HTO Park, in the public parking lot.


The World's largest Rubber Duck will make it's Canadian debut on Toronto's waterfront:  61 feet tall, [six stories] 78 feet wide, 89 feet long, weighing 30,000 pounds. Interviews available with Craig Samborksi and Ryan Whaley, owner of the duck, and with Lea Parrell, co-producer of the Redpath Waterfront Festival and the ONTARIO 150 Tour.

Demonstrations of log cross cutting by the West Coast Lumberjack Show featured on Canada's Got Talent. Interviews available with Darren Dean.

Performance by Rhythm of the Nation, an interactive, multi-cultural Canada 150 Fund initiative that takes a modern look at Canada through music and dance. Interviews with show creators Matthew Wood, aka DJ Creeasian and Rick Kunst.

Interviews available with Royal Canadian Navy Lieutenant Commander Mark O'Donohue, from the 440 ft. frigate, HMCS Toronto docked at Sherbourne Common.

Please pickup media lanyards for June 30th at Media Table – southwest corner of HTO Park.



Saturday, July 1, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 2, 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Monday, July 3, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


HTO Park – 339 Queen's Quay West,
Sherbourne Common – 61 Dockside Dr.


  World's Largest Rubber Duck

  Royal Canadian Navy: HMCS Toronto Ship Tours

  West Coast Lumberjack Show

  Rhythm of the Nation: Dance and Music, Canada 150 Fund Initiative

  Waterfront Artisan Market

  Family Fun Zone

For performance and programming information, visit

During the Festival please pick-up media passes, media materials and sign in at the Info Booth at HTO Park and Sherbourne Common.


SOURCE Water's Edge Festivals & Events

For further information: To RSVP for Media Day, or to cover any part of the Festival, please contact: Peggy Sheffield, APR, Peggy Sheffield & Associates Inc., EMAIL:, Cell and text: 416 822-8511, Office: 416 246-0474


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