Kick off the Season With This Year’s Summer Solstice Party and Rosé Picnic

the rose picnic

There’s no better way to cool down this summer than with everyone’s favourite pink drink! The Rosé Picnic is Canada’s largest premium picnic dedicated to rosé and they’re back with an all-new Friday party. Mark your calendars for this June 21st (Summer Solstice Party) and June 22nd (Rosé Picnic) at the lush grounds of Hotel X.

For the first time ever, beginning at 5 pm on Friday, June 21st, there will be a Summer Solstice celebration, presented by Barbados to kick things off before the iconic rosé event on Saturday! This will feature vibrant Caribbean entertainment, dancers, stilt walkers and tunes by international DJs.

for a good cause

The Rose Picnic is dedicated to breaking the stigma around women’s issues and promoting equality, equity, and diversity. They have partnered with the Women’s College Hospital Foundation to donate $5 from every ticket purchased to the Catalyst Fund, which ensures the hospital has the critical resources needed to continue to advance its greatest priorities.

So sit back, and sip into the summer fun with a glass of rosé for a great cause! 

summer solstice party

Friday June 21, 2024: 5 pm – 12 am

The Rosé Picnic team kicks off the summer celebration weekend with a first-ever Carnival-inspired soirée with DJ Jus Jay King and DJ Jester, promising Caribbean music, tropical vibes, and delightful offerings until midnight. Dress in vibrant, colorful Caribbean attire and immerse yourself in the pulsating rhythms, tropical beats, and festive atmosphere featuring international DJs and Carnival dancers.

One lucky ticket holder from either day will win an epic trip getaway valued at $10,000 USD, sponsored by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

The DJ line-up includes

– 5 to 7 PM: DJ Jester
– 7 to 9 PM: DJ Jus Jay King
– 9 to Midnight: Dr Jay

There will also be some of the bets eats from local chefs! Indulge in gourmet delights prepared by Toronto’s crème de la crème, including the likes of Trevor Lui and Chris Stracker. They’re also bringing you international sensations straight from Barbados including Damian Leach and Creig Greenidge.

From bites at McEwans to mouthwatering treats from Bashy Patties, and the delectable offerings from The Food Dudes and Cleese Catering, your palate will be in for a treat.

the rosé picnic

Saturday June 22, 2024: 12 pm – 9 pm

Get ready for the event of the summer as thousands of rosé lovers will transform Hotel X Toronto’s lush grounds into a sea of pink and white, ready to celebrate summer with rosé all day. Slip into your prettiest ensemble for a day of glamour.

You can look forward to soaking up the sun, enjoying rosé wines, refreshing spirits, crafted local beers, bubbling pink champagne, custom cocktails and mocktails from your very own complimentary break-free Rosé Picnic wine glass.

Indulge in gourmet bites, curated rosés, and shop the hottest brands from 40+ vendors in the Beauty & Lifestyle Garden, and dance to beats from the special DJ line-up that includes:

– 12 to 1 PM: Dr. Jay
– 1 to 3 PM: DJ Puffy
– 3 to 6 PM: DJ Fizza
– 6 to 9 PM: DJ Aleksandra

Want to expand your Toronto date ideas? See where else you can take your date this summer!

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