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Nathan Phillips Square

Nathan Phillips Square
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Type of Attraction
Streets & Squares
Neighborhood
Downtown
Interests That Apply
Outdoors, Politics, Architecture, Sports & Recreation, Art, Music, Local Culture, Photography
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Price: Free
Skating and event prices vary.
Is there parking?: Limited
Wheelchair Accessible: Partial
Mobility Obstacles: Stairs Busy/High traffic
Notes: Most of the area is fully accessible, but individual venues and businesses will vary.
Water/Drinks: Available at attraction or nearby.
This is a good place to get: Snacks Lunch
Restrooms: Availability Unknown
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Nathan Phillips Square

Outdoor Entertainment


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Address: Phone:
100 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N1
+1 416 392 1111 (City of Toronto Parks and Recreation Department)

Description

Named after the late Nathan Phillips, Toronto's "Mayor to all the people," this architectural delight is located at the foot of City Hall. It is the focal point for many events throughout the year, including the First Night Toronto festival every New Year's Eve. During the summer it is home to many outdoor entertainers and live bands. From November 15-March 15 (weather permitting) the reflecting pool becomes an outdoor skating rink. Skate rentals and refreshments are available. For event information call the City of Toronto Parks and Recreation Department.


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Times & Dates

Open Hours: 24 hrs
Visit Time: 30min-Half day(4hr)
Average Wait Time: None
Price: Free
Price Notes: Skating and event prices vary.

Exposure

Outdoor with little or no covering.

Age Recommendations/Requirements

Ages Admitted: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Ages that would most enjoy this attraction: Infants/Toddlers (0-3yrs), Children (4-8yrs), Pre-teen (9-12yrs), Teen, Adult, Senior
Groups that would most enjoy this attraction: Couples, Families, Friends, Groups, Solo Travelers

Transportation

Nearest Train or Bus: Osgoode
Notes: Queen Streetcar passes right in front of City Hall.
Parking Availability: Limited
Notes: Metered parking is available, and there are several public lots nearby.


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