Tamil Fest 2019

August 24, 2019

August 25, 2019


Markham Road, Between McNicoll Avenue & Passmore Avenue, Scarborough



Events Description

Tamil Fest 2019 is the largest Tamil street festival of its kind outside of the Indian subcontinent. Last year crowds exceeded 200,000 people over two days including Toronto’s Mayor John Tory and Jaffna’s Mayor Emmanuel Arnold, marking Tamil Fest in its fourth year as Scarborough’s largest street festival.

This two-day festival is expected to draw thousands of people from across North America and is a unique platform to showcase and exhibit traditional and modern Tamil culture, cuisine, arts and entertainment.

Some of the highlights of this two-day festival:
• World class Canadian and Tamil entertainment
• A variety of traditional Tamil cuisine
• Tamil Exhibits
• Interactive educational youth and children’s exhibitions and midway rides
• Traditional Tamil street performances

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Date & Time:

August 24 to 25, 2019

Saturday 12 Noon to 11 PM; Sunday 11 AM to 9 PM

Venue: Markham Road (Between McNicoll Avenue & Passmore Avenue), ON, L3S 3R7

Road Closure:

Markham Road between McNicoll Avenue and Passmore Avenue will be closed in both directions from Friday at 10 p.m. to Monday at 5 a.m.

No parking at the festival. Street Parking nearby.The festival’s organizers remind attendees that cars parked illegally on private property are likely to be tagged and towed.

Public transport accessible — Use of public transit is encouraged for travel to and from the festival although the 102B, 102C and 102D Markham Road bus service will be diverting.

Public transport accessible

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