This year the Bloor West Village BIA will host its 2nd Annual Street Fest. The hustle and bustle will begin early in the morning to set up for what will be one of the highlights of the summer for neighbourhood residents! The street will be lined with tents as an outdoor marketplace takes over Bloor Street for shoppers to indulge. Children’s activities will overflow onto specialty themed side streets. As the sun sets, the street will be transformed into an Artisan Night Market and Buskers will bring an element of bold excitement.
Bloor West Village will be abuzz with excitement during the all-day street festival on Saturday, July 14th.
The Bloor West Street Fest will shut down Bloor between Runnymede Road and Armadale Avenue into the early night, with a whole day’s worth of family friendly fun planned in between.
Carnival rides, bumper boats plus plenty of outdoor shopping is on the agenda of this year’s festival, which will take place rain or shine. Some of the highlights include a massive street mural of Bloor West Village which the community can help artist David Crighton paint. There’s also an artisan night market kicking off at 5 p.m. and local businesses will have tents set up to showcase their offerings throughout the day. And of course, there is plenty of street food to enjoy.
Due to the planned road closures, it’s highly advised to leave the car at home and take the TTC or some other alternate transportation to the festival,.
Bloor West Village is a shopping district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located along Bloor Street, it encompasses all businesses along Bloor Street between Jane Street and Ellis Park Road, consisting of more than 400 shops, restaurants and service providers.
The businesses organized in 1970 into the first mandatory business improvement district, an idea that has spread to numerous other commercial streets in Toronto and to cities around the world.
The Bloor West Village BIA hosts a number of annual events, including the inside | OUT Sidewalk Sale, Bloor West Street Fest, and the world’s largest Ukrainian Festival.
Don’t miss the Bloor West Street Fest Saturday, July 14th 10am – 10pm