You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 3 - 5

You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 3 - 5

There are special events with road closures in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Businesses in the affected areas are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to motorists.

You are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to your destinations.

If you need to drive in the event areas, allow extra time to get to and from your destination.

Please click here for a more complete list of events and road work.

Fiera

1st Annual
Tarantella Festival: FREE Admission

(Royal Theatre Doors Open at 3 pm – 608 College Street)

Palmerston Main Stage. Performances by:
RIONE JUNNO – Region of Puglia
MIMMO CAVALLARO – Region of Calabria
MUSICISTI BASSO LAZIO, M.B.L. – Region of Lazio
ERASMO PETRINGA – Region of Campania

Tarantella Dance Contest
Italian Idol
Selected at the Royal Theatre on College St.

Authentic Italian Music
on every street corner

Amusements for Children

Tastes / Assaggini

Shopping

3rd Annual Italian Walk of Fame
Monday, September 5th at 2:00pm
in front of the CHIN building, 622 College St.

www.littleitalyintoronto.ca

www.chinradio.com/fiera

CORNER BANDS SCHEDULE:

Saturday, September 3rd

  • 470 College & Markham NE Corner:  Filiberto Bianco & Company 1:00pm-5:30 pm
  • 556 College at Starbucks:  Pino and Michael 1:30pm-6:00pm and 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 568 College at Manning:  Vince & Figli Dell’Italia 1:00pm-5:30pm and 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 596/597 College at Clinton:  Mike & Mariella Duo 1:00pm-5:30pm; Tony Silvani 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 622 College at CHIN Radio:  Teresa & Tonino 1:30pm-6:00pm; Claudio 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 641 College at Grace St.:  Donato D’Onofrio 1:00pm-5:30pm; Pierina’s Band 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 661 College at Beatrice: Souled Out 1:30pm-6:00pm; Euro Blue 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 699 College at Jasper studio:  Tom & Ozzy 1:00pm-5:30pm; Coro Italia 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 712 College at Montrose:  Solo Noi 1:30pm-6:00pm; Pino Cea Band 6:30pm-11:00pm

Sunday, September 4th

  • 556 College at Starbucks:  Filiberto Bianco & Company 1:30pm-6:00pm; Ciak Csi Balla 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 568 College at Manning:  Vince & Figli Dell’Italia 1:00pm-5:30pm and 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 596 College at Clinton:  Tony Silvani 6:00pm-10:30pm; Linda Cara 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 597 College at Clinton:  Linda Cara 1:30pm-6:00pm
  • 622 College at CHIN Radio:  Teresa & Tonino 2:30pm-6:00pm; Claudio 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 641 College at Grace St:  Donato D’Onofrio 1:00pm-5:30pm; Pierina’s Band 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 661 College at Beatrice:  Souled Out 1:30pm-6:00pm; Euro Blue 6:30pm-11:00pm
  • 699 College Jasper studio:  Tom & Ozzy 1:00pm-5:30pm; Coro Italia 6:00pm-10:30pm
  • 712 College at Montrose:  Solo Noi 1:30pm-6:00pm; Pino Cea Band 6:30pm-11:00pm

TARANTELLA DANCE CONTEST!

“Everyone is invited to participate between 2pm to 3pm on both Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 on College Street in front of the CHIN Building.

Judges will select ten finalists to be part of our finale on Sunday, September 4 at 6pm at the Palmerston Stage.

There are fantastic prizes to be won, including a gourmet Italian gift basket, olive oil, pastas, prosciutto, Sobeys gift cards – and the grand prize – a full wheel of PARMIGIANO-REGGIANO, the “king of cheese” (aged 24 months, 35-37 kilos), courtesy of Sobeys.”

Italian Walk of Fame
Monday, September 5th

“The Fiera has come to a close on September 5th, but the excitement in Little Italy hasn’t!

Come down and watch the Italian Walk of Fame unveiling ceremony.

Italian Walk of Fame starts at 2pm, September 5th in front of the CHIN Building, and is open to the public.

The Italian Walk of Fame honourees this year are Bobby Curtola, Connie Stevens, Franco Nero, Alfredo DeGasperis, Luigi Aquilini, and Roberto Luongo, and they will all be there in person to unveil their stars on the sidewalks of College Street Little Italy.”

Please click here for complete info about the Fiera Tarantella Festival (September 3 – 4, 2011) and the Italian Walk of Fame (Monday, September 5, 2011, 2 pm).

Fiera on College Street – Saturday to Monday Road Closure:

College Street from Shaw Street to Bathurst Street will be closed from Saturday, September 3 at 9 a.m. to Monday, September 5 at 3 a.m. for the Fiera on College Street festival.

Italian Walk of Fame – Monday Road Closure:

College Street from Clinton Street to Grace Street will be closed on Monday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Italian Walk of Fame induction ceremony.

Contact Info:

CHIN Radio
622 College St Toronto, Ontario M6G 1B6
Tel: 416 531 9991
info@chinradio.com

3rd Annual Brazilian Day Canada Festival
Samba in the Square

Saturday September 3, 2011

9:00pm to 1:00am
Warm Up Party @ Ukrainian Hall Cultural Centre
83 Christie Street

Monday September 5, 2011

Yonge-Dundas Square
1:30pm to 8:00pm

1:30pm to 2:00pm
Opening Ceremony

2:00pm to 8:00pm
Brazilian Day Canada FREE Concert
Featuring: Exaltasamba
Hosted by Serginho Groisman

8:00pm to 1:00am
Brazilian Day Canada Official After Party
Hard Rock Café
Featuring: Brazil’s top DJs

“Join us for the 3rd annual Brazilian Day Canada a Free Concert at Yonge-Dundas Square on September 5th, 2011, Labour Day.

Celebrate Brazil’s Independence Day two days early.

This festival celebrates Canada’s multiculturalism through one of the most vibrant cultures in the world.

Through traditional music, dance and food, Brazilian Day Canada gives everyone, no matter what their cultural background a chance to be Brazilian for a day.

Last year more than 70 000 people gathered at Yonge-Dundas Square transforming the heart of Toronto into an ocean of green and yellow.

Globo Television, the fourth largest network in the world and the powerhouse behind this international celebration will bring Brazilian superstars Exaltasamba television host Serginho Groisman.

Brazilian Day Canada is a FREE event.

In the tradition of Brazilian Carnival, there are limited number of tickets available for those who wish to be closer to the action. Known as the Camarote, these tickets include a special Brazilian Day Canada T-shirt, access to the licensed area and washrooms during the event.”

Please click here for info and photos of the performers for the Brazilian Day Canada Festival.

Brazilian Day – Monday Road Closure:

Yonge Street from Dundas Street to Queen Street will be closed on Monday, September 5 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for the Brazilian Day Canada Festival based at Yonge-Dundas Square.

 Enjoy!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

August 31, 2011

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Three special events this coming weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy the events. Businesses in the areas affected will be open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to motorists.

Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.

In addition to road closures related to special events, a significant amount of road work is taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations. If you need to drive in event areas, allow extra time to get to and from your destination. More details about events and road work are available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets.

Fiera on College Street – Saturday to Monday closure:
College Street from Shaw Street to Bathurst Street will be closed from Saturday, September 3 at 9 a.m. to Monday, September 5 at 3 a.m. for the Fiera on College Street festival.

Italian Walk of Fame – Monday closure:
College Street from Clinton Street to Grace Street will be closed on Monday, September 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Italian Walk of Fame induction ceremony.

Brazilian Day – Monday closure:
Yonge Street from Dundas Street to Queen Street will be closed on Monday, September 5 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. for the Brazilian Day Canada Festival based at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. Toronto’s government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence, creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size and cost of government and building a transportation city. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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