Mayfair is coming to Rosedale Park on May 14th, and it will be bigger and better than ever!
This year’s theme is “Mayfair in Space.” The carnival rides will be out of this world, and kids will be over the moon at our fabulous midway of games… A-OK, we’ll try to restrain the space talk!
Rides, games and more fun
We’ll have a great collection of rides for the entire family from World’s Finest Shows. The history of this firm is the history of carnivals in much of Canada and the Midwest… have a look at this fascinating history of Patty Conklin, Jimmy Sullivan and the Jamieson family. This year, Worlds Finest Shows is bringing back one of their newest attractions, the towering Cannonball ride.
Ride-all-day bracelets will be on sale at Summerhill Market, 446 Summerhill Avenue, and Mooredale House, 146 Crescent Road. Advance sale dates are April 25th to May 11th. During these dates you’ll be able to purchase vouchers which get redeemed at the fair for the ride bracelets. These bracelets will provide all-day admission to the carnival rides at Mayfair.
The food court will serve its famous Mayfair burgers and hot dogs. You’ll play Bingo in the rink, across from the Mayfair Marketplace. The Beer Garden will offer Steam Whistle Brewing products until 6:00 p.m.
Prizes for best costumes
Your kids can wear their best space outfits in the twin Mayfair parades, which start out early on Saturday morning from Moorevale Park (8:15 a.m.) and Whitney Park (8:30 a.m.), converging on Rosedale Park at 9:00 a.m. Costume judging takes place as the parade enters the park! You’ll find the parade route map here.
Mayfair is always a wonderful event, and if you have never made it before, try to get there this year. James and I would love to catch up with old friends, so if you don’t see us, just ask around the Baking Booth and someone will know where we are!
Parking is very tight near Rosedale Park, so unless you have a friend who will let you use their driveway, you might want to take the local bus out of the Rosedale subway station. Hope to see you there!