The outdoor street festival liberates Bloor Street between Dufferin and Lansdowne for a celebratory car-free weekend, while animating West of Lansdowne along Bloor, and parts of the West Toronto Railpath with offsite projects. Drawing over 100,000+ visitors, the Festival continues its tradition of original arts and culture programming while celebrating Bloordale with over 100 artists and 100 vendors.
Live music curated by the Sonic Future Bloor team featuring Keynes Woods, Harrison, and Baque de Bamba, a mural by Jacquie Comrie, installation by Christina Mazzulla & Shanna Van Maurik, live painting by Mony Zakhour, Billy Franklin, Jordan McKie, Andre Kan, and KIZMET, JOUEZ participatory/performance art projects curated by Carla Garnet, Card-Yard presented by PULP: Paper Art Party, BIG games, collaborations, over 100 vendors, and great eats.
The BIG on Bloor Festival features:
Card-Yard: Reclaimed materials animated by architecture, art and poetry!
Celebrate Here Main Stage: Live music!
How We Live In Cities: Art and Ecology Hub!
JOUEZ: Participatory/Performance Art Projects curated performance installations!
Play Fair Arts focused family forward activities!
Bloordale Market: Offers more than 200 arts, crafts, and information tables!
Savour Bloor: At stores, restaurants, patios, and Bloordale food court!
Night Market: Curated vendors afterhours!
BIG Awards: Community Appreciation!
Who is it for?
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time: Saturday, July 20 from 12pm to Midnight.
Bloordale Village, 1287 Bloor St. W., Toronto
Bloor Street between Dufferin & Lansdowne
Street Parking, Paid Parking
Car-free Bloordale Noon to Midnight
Bloor Street from Dufferin Street to Lansdowne Avenue will be closed in both directions from Saturday at 8 a.m. to Sunday at 7 a.m. for the Big on Bloor Festival. To accommodate this event, a series of smaller road closures will be in place in this area.
Public transport accessible
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