It’s time to start planning the perfect day out to celebrate the father figure in your life! We invite you to spend Father’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville for a day filled with a mix of patio time, a trip to the cinema, a walk down the red carpet, and more! Our guide on how to spend Father’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville is filled with fun ways to create extra-special memories to help celebrate those you love the most.
Give Dad the Gift of a Day Together
Lunch or Brunch on The Pilot rooftop
Kick off the day by heading to the rooftop at The Pilot! This long-standing Bloor-Yorkville staple has a relaxed atmosphere, making it perfect for a casual start to your day. Reserve space on the large rooftop (groups of up to 10 can reserve online or over the phone) to enjoy the summer weather while celebrating Dad.
If you prefer brunch, you can enjoy their weekend brunch menu until 2:30pm. Their brunch features a mix of classics, lighter options, and sweet treats, great for sharing with a group.
22 Cumberland Street
Walk the Red Carpet at the Yorkville Exotic Car Show
After lunch, walk over to Avenue Road at Bloor Street to give Dad a red carpet-moment at the Yorkville Exotic Car Show! This annual Father’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville event turns Bloor Street from Avenue Road to Bay Street into a pedestrian-only event, featuring 90 of the world’s rarest and most coveted cars! With a total of 9 car corrals, you’ll be able to admire models from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, and more. This event takes place from 12 pm – 5 pm, is free to attend, and open to all ages.
Enjoy live music as you walk the red carpet and look out for the Bloor-Yorkville tent to enter our prize package giveaway! The Yorkville Exotic Car show is in support of Melanoma Canada and to date, has helped raise over $500,000 toward cancer charities. Bloor-Yorkville continues to be a proud sponsor of this important initiative.
Treat Dad like a VIP at Cineplex Varsity Cinema
After all the car show excitement, you’ll be ready for a VIP-worthy time out! The red carpet ends at Bay Street, which is where you’ll find Varsity Cinema, located at the Manulife Centre. The much-anticipated premiere of the DC Comic movie, The Flash, takes place on Father’s Day weekend, so be sure to secure tickets online! Book VIP seats for added comfort and the option of ordering food and drink to your seats.
55 Bloor Street West
Purchase tickets online
Take a Trip to Eataly Toronto for Dessert
Bloor-Yorkville is home to Toronto’s only Eataly, also located at the Manulife Centre. After the movie, treat Dad to the gelato bar, fresh cannoli station, or the dessert counter, which features countless exquisite treats.
There will be no shortage of options, whether your group is in the mood for a classic tiramisu, panna cotta, or decadent chocolate tart. You can also grab a glass of wine and a cozy window seat to people-watch over Bloor Street.
55 Bloor Street West
Unique Gifts For The Dad Who Has Everything:
We have a number of retailers that can help you pick out the perfect gift. From grooming products at Aesop, Le Labo, or Caudalie, to top-of-the-line home electronics at Bay Bloor Radio, and unique hobbyist items at Game and Hobby Zone, we encourage you to browse our online shopping directory for more ideas.