The 9th Annual York-Eglinton International Street Festival is one of Toronto’s must-see events. Created to showcase Toronto’s diverse community, the International Street Festival features live musical performances from local talent, salsa dance demonstrations and instruction, a street-level carnival, countless food vendors, an exotic animal petting zoo, and amazing sales offered by community businesses.
This is a free festival and is open to everyone, including families with small children and pets. As an added bonus, Elmo, Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby characters will walk-around and available for photo opportunities during the festival.
The event features one-kilometer full-street-closure along Eglinton Ave. W. from Marlee Ave. to Dufferin St. with an expected attendance of over 25,000 and is now the largest summer event in the North York Community.
Free Family Fun Event.
WHEN & WHERE
Date & Time
Saturday, August 13, 2016 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Sunday, August 14, 2016 | 11:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Venue: Eglinton Ave. West between Marlee Ave. and Dufferin Street.
Road Closure : Eglinton Avenue from Dufferin Street to Marlee Avenue will be closed in both directions from Saturday, 2 a.m. to Monday, at 2 a.m. for this street festival.
TTC buses will divert as follows:
• 32/332 Eglinton West route will divert both ways via Marlee Avenue, Roselawn Avenue and Dufferin Street.
• 63/363 Ossington route will turn back northbound via Vaughan Road and Jesmond Avenue.
Lawrence Avenue is an optional route for motorists.
For directions, see the map below.
Contact: [email protected]