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What’s On Calendar
August 16–18, 2019

Love Boats

Friday, August 16, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Summer Camps

Friday, August 16, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Magical, Material Thinking

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Friday, August 16, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Friday, August 16, 2019
3:00pm – 9:00pm

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

DJ Niterider

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Friday, August 16, 2019
6:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Punch Up: Barbados Edition presented by Rum Royale

Friday, August 16, 2019
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Celebrate National Rum Day with a battle for the best rum punch. Sample & vote!

Laff-It-Off

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm –10:00pm

Celebrate the 34th Season of Laff-it-Off with the 2019 production Catspraddled.

DJ Puffy

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm – 8:45pm

Don’t miss DJ Puffy, the Barbadian DJ who shook the world with an energy as vibrant and infectious as the Caribbean hits that spin from his Technics 1200s.

Friday Night Concert by the Water

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:00pm –11:00pm

A night of Caribbean music kicks off the Barbabos on the Water Festival concert stage with DJ Puffy and more!

Oistins Fish Fry

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:30pm –11:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Susan Grogan

Friday, August 16, 2019
8:50pm – 9:00pm

Lead vocalist and band leader of Neu Jenerashun, Susan Grogan leads one of the top Caribbean dance music bands in Canada.

Lil’ Rick

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:05pm –10:25pm

It's been over ten years since Lil' Rick blasted onto the Barbadian soca scene with mega hits Hard Wine and Bumper Inspector, and in that time he has become one of the most popular soca entertainers from the Caribbean.

Red Plastic Bag

Friday, August 16, 2019
10:30pm –11:00pm

Winner of the Barbadian Calypso Monarch Competition a record 10 times, don’t miss Stedson Wiltshire, one of the most popular performers throughout the Caribbean.

Love Boats

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Magical, Material Thinking

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Saturday, August 17, 2019
11:00am – 9:00pm

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

Oistins Fish Fry

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Museum of Broken Relationships

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:00pm –11:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Earring and Pendant Fabrication (Half Day)

Saturday, August 17, 2019
1:00pm – 6:00pm

In this five-hour workshop, participants will learn the basic techniques required to fabricate a set of earrings and a pendant out of sterling silver and semi-precious stones.

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:00pm – 7:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

Harmony Choir

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:15pm – 2:25pm

Don’t miss The Harmony Children’s Choir, an important part of the Niagara Community and a popular program that trains children to feel the power of being part of a group of singers.

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
2:50pm – 3:50pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
3:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

The Gibbs Brothers

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:00pm – 4:25pm

Join Robin Gibbs as he hits the stage with his unique guitar style on Saturday afternoon.

Chef Chantel Selman

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Chantel Selman, Iridologist and Herbalist as she re-introduces the power of the plant-based cuisine movement.

ZigE Walcott

Saturday, August 17, 2019
4:30pm – 4:50pm

Enjoy a night of Calypso, traditional jazz and classic R&B with tenor pannist ZigE Walcott.

The John Roett Project featuring Leigh Phillips

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:00pm – 5:25pm

Leigh Phillips pairs up with the legendary John Roett as she blends neo-soul and Caribbean rhythm that is sure to make you stop and listen.

Riddim Tribe

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:30pm – 5:40pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

DJ Niterider

Saturday, August 17, 2019
5:45pm – 7:00pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Barbados Fashion Weekend

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Come and view local fashion at its best as the Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water.

Culinary Demos: Javon Cummins

Saturday, August 17, 2019
6:30pm – 7:30pm

Experience the culinary art of award-winning chef Javon Cummins, Executive Chef at Treasure Beach Hotel in Barbados.

Laff-It-Off

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Celebrate the 34th Season of Laff-it-Off with the 2019 production Catspraddled.

Riddim Tribe

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:05pm – 7:25pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

DJ Puffy

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:30pm – 8:15pm

Don’t miss DJ Puffy, the Barbadian DJ who shook the world with an energy as vibrant and infectious as the Caribbean hits that spin from his Technics 1200s.

Saturday Night Concert by the Water

Saturday, August 17, 2019
7:30pm –11:00pm

Join us Saturday night for more music on our concert stage featuring DJ Puffy, Biggie Irie, King Bubba, Lil' Rick and more.

Barbados Rum Experience

Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00pm –10:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Hypasounds

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:10pm –10:25pm

Don’t miss hypasounds, one of the most popular disc-jockey, soca artist, songwriter, and producer in Barbados.

Lil’ Rick

Saturday, August 17, 2019
10:30pm –11:00pm

It's been over ten years since Lil' Rick blasted onto the Barbadian soca scene with mega hits Hard Wine and Bumper Inspector, and in that time he has become one of the most popular soca entertainers from the Caribbean.

Love Boats

Sunday, August 18, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Compositions

Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Magical, Material Thinking

Sunday, August 18, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Sunday, August 18, 2019
11:00am – 8:00pm

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

Barbados on the Water 2019

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The largest celebration of Barbadian culture in Canada returns to Harbourfront Centre with music, food and more.

Oistins Fish Fry

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Experience the second highest-rated attraction in Barbados, the traditional Oistins Fish Fry!

Museum of Broken Relationships

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Family Crafts: Kites and Arts & Crafts

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Come as a family and get crafty with Karen Bell Higgins and Troy Brathwaite!

DJ Niterider

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Festival Vendors

Sunday, August 18, 2019
12:00pm – 8:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s Barbados On The Water Festival. Check out the vendors we are expecting this weekend.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Paula Hinds

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:30pm – 2:00pm

As one of Barbados’ top vocalists, Paula Hinds energy and captivating smile will engage every vibe of your being.

Chef Chantel Selman

Sunday, August 18, 2019
1:30pm – 2:30pm

Join Chantel Selman, Iridologist and Herbalist as she re-introduces the power of the plant-based cuisine movement.

Children’s Face Painting with Tim Hortons

Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Bring your children to have their face painted during the day on Saturday and Sunday.

John Yarde

Sunday, August 18, 2019
2:15pm – 2:45pm

Singer, drummer, and Church pastor, John Yarde joins Harbourfront Centre with some inspiring gospel music.

The John Roett Project featuring Alix Cage

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:00pm – 3:30pm

Alix Cage takes the stage with one of the most respected musicians in the Caribbean, John Roett.

Culinary Demos: Chef Creig Greenidge

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Experience culinary flavours from Barbados by one of the most famous chefs of Caribbean cuisine.

Riddim Tribe – Flash Mob with Tuk Band and Costume dancers

Sunday, August 18, 2019
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Don’t miss the phenomenal dance collective of award-winning dancer and choreographer Aisha Comissiong, Riddim Tribe.

Laüsa: Spark of Gascony

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm

Laüsa adds their contemporary flair to the vibrant traditional music of Gascony, in southwest France. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

G-Syndicate

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:00pm – 4:30pm

The perfect blend of Caribbean Reggae, spouge, son montuno and soca with jazz, is the only way to describe G-Syndicate, Barbados’ premiere a Capella group.

Barbados Fashion Weekend

Sunday, August 18, 2019
4:35pm – 5:20pm

Come and view local fashion at its best as the Bridgetown Barbados Fashion Weekend returns to Barbados on the Water.

DJ Niterider

Sunday, August 18, 2019
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Come down and dance to the versatile tracks of DJ Niterider all weekend long.

Barbados Rum Experience

Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Join Philip “Casanova” Antoine, Barbados’ 2015 Bartender of the Year in the Boulevard Pavilion to sample a selection of Barbados Rum.

Arturo Tappin

Sunday, August 18, 2019
6:30pm – 7:10pm

The Caribbean’s smoothest saxophonist will take guests on a musical journey of the Caribbean islands, playing the smoothest in Jazz and reggae, and thrilling the crowds at Toronto’s waterfront.

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details, inquire at the Info Desk or call 416 973 4000.

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