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Ward’s Island Fire Parade
Friday, August 2Free – $10
Puppets, lanterns, spectacle arts and live music form a swirling, processional performance with a water’s edge finale on Toronto’s loveliest island. Shadowland Theatre leads a community celebration of transformation and hope. Light and fire illuminate the spirit of the wild and our connection to the earth. This outdoor spectacle begins at the Wards Island clubhouse as everyone gathers, with music and handmade lanterns. Bring a lantern or make one at one of the workshops starting on 21 July.
This outdoor spectacle begins as everyone gathers with music and handmade lanterns. Stilt-walkers, puppets, flags, and a parade band lead the procession through the Island community to an enormous bonfire at the water’s edge.
The event is by donation ($10 suggested) and begins at dusk – around 8:45pm.