Here are seven events with road closures in Toronto, Ontario, Canada:

This video presents “2012 Jesus in the City Parade – Promo 1”:

Jesus in the City Parade Street Festival: FREE

  • Saturday, September 8, 2012
  • Thousands enthusiastically celebrate and worship on the streets once a year at the Annual Jesus in the City Parade, sponsored by Festival of Praise International
  • The Jesus in the City Parade is a live musical street pageant of floats, worshippers and paraders costumed as Bible characters:
    • Creatively opening the Word of God through the arts and music
    • Floats depicting Bible Stories from Genesis to Revelation, live bands and choirs move along downtown streets as participants sing and dance expressing their love for God and love for people, spreading the message of righteousness, peace and joy
    • There have been numerous testimonies over the years from bystanders and participants whose lives have been changed and transformed as a result of their experience at the Jesus in the City Parade
  • The parade takes place during the week of the Toronto International Film Festival:
    • What an opportunity to give praise and honor to the greatest celebrity, the King of kings and Lord of lords!
    • Bring the entire family for a day of fun, fellowship and worship as we lift up the name of Jesus in the City
  • Parade Kick-off Rally starts at 12 noon at Queen’s Park South in front of Legislative Buildings:

Jesus in the City Parade Street Festival – Road Closures

This video presents “Go Urban Warrior”:

  • “Inspiring athletic spirit and nurturing physical condition is the name of this game”

The Urban Warrior Run

  • Urban Warrior  is a sporting event that is focused on challenging individuals of all fitness levels:
    • The Urban Warrior race will take place in Toronto on Saturday, September 8th, 2012
      • and will start approximately at 12pm and finish around 6pm
    • This obstacle race will involve Climbing, Jumping, Sprinting and Crawling

The Urban Warrior Run – Road  Closures:

  • on Saturday, September 8 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by:
    • Unwin Avenue to the north
    • Cherry Street to the west
    • Tommy Thompson Park to the south
    • and Leslie Street to the east

This silent video presents ” Taste of the Kingsway 2011: A Celebration of Great Taste!”

Taste of the Kingsway 2012: FREE

Friday, September 7, 2012 – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, September 8, 2012 – 11:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday, September 9, 2012  –  11:00am – 6:00pm

  • The Taste of the Kingsway is conveniently located on public transit at the Royal York Subway Station, so eliminate your parking woes by leaving your car at home and taking the TTC
  • This Annual Fall Festival, presented by Mantella Corporation and the Kingsway BIA, runs along Bloor Street West, between Prince Edward Drive and Montgomery Rd., is a food and entertainment extravaganza with plenty of fun activities for everyone
  • Two main stages, at either ends of Bloor Street, feature continuous live entertainment from well known artists, performers and musicians
  • Over 200 exhibitors will be participating in this year’s event along with:
    • the ever popular Scotiabank Dog Show
      • Scotiabank Dog Show inside the Scotiabank Activity Tent – Saturday Sept. 8th, 2012 – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Rock Climbing Walls
    • Street Performers
    • this year, they’ll also be adding a third stage … a Mobile Culinary Theatre located in an outdoor market
  • Along with over 30 Kingsway Restaurants serving delicious samples of International Cuisines, you’ll also find:
    • Carlson Wagonlit Pancake Breakfast in support of the Out of the Cold Program – Sunday Sept. 9th – 8 am – 11 am (at the Main AM740/Classical 96.3 fm Stage)
    • Scotiabank Activity TentSunday 12:00pm – 2:00pm Toronto NHLers Mike Brown and Clarke MacArthur autograph session
    • Beer and Wine Gardens along Bloor Street featuring Great Lakes Brewery
    • Midway Rides and Games
    • Large Exotic Auto Displays
    • Markets, Artisans and Crafters Pavilions
    • Clowns, Face Painters, Buskers & Living Statues
    • Boxing, Taekwondo and Fitness demonstrations
    • Community Exhibits
    • Product Demonstrations & Give-a-ways
    • … and so much more

Taste of the Kingsway – Road Closures:

  • From Friday, September 7 at 12 noon to Sunday, September 9 at 11 p.m.
  • A series of full and partial road closures will also take place in the surrounding area to accommodate this event

This video presents “Lion dance at toronto chinatown festival 2011 pt.1”:

Chinatown BIA

presents

Toronto Chinatown Festival: FREE

Saturday, September 8

12 Noon to 11pm

Sunday, September 9

11am to 8pm

Join us for the Opening Ceremony

with

Dragon Dance

&

Lion Dance

And celebrate Asian culture

Including

Finals competition

for the 1st

Toronto Chinatown Street Food Eating Contest

  • The Toronto Chinatown Festival will be presenting its 12th annual Mid-Autumn Celebration
  • Also, this year the Chinatown Festival will host Toronto’s first Street Food Eating Contest finals on Sunday afternoon
  • Full of cultural activities old and new featuring
    • The History of Toronto Chinatown
    • The History of Mid-Autumn Festival
    • The Mooncake Story
    • Once Upon A Time Photo Booth
    • Traditional Chinese Food & Artifacts
    • Lantern Trivia
    • Chinese Recreational Games
    • Live Street Performance
    • Display of Chinese Attire
  • The Chinatown BIA, as a not-for-profit organization, looks to raise funds for underprivileged youth in the downtown Toronto area

Chinatown Festival – Road Closure:

  • From Saturday, September 8 at 12:01 a.m. to Sunday, September 9 at 11 p.m

Chinatown Business Improvement Area (CBIA) Contact Info:
287 Spadina Avenue,
Unit D, 2nd Floor,
Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2E6

Telephone:
(416) 260 – 9800
(647) 782 – 800

E-mail:
administrator@chinatownbia.com

This video presents “CCDT Cabbagetown Festival Flash Mob 2011”:

Cabbagetown Festival: FREE

Saturday Sept. 8 Main Stage

  • 10:00 am
    • Presentation of prizes for runners and fundraisers
    • Opening Ceremonies
    • Cutting of the Cabbage
    • Speech
  • 11:00 am
    • Samba Squad will lead the ‘dancing-parade’ up, then down, Parliament St. to start the day’s festivities
  • 11:45 am – 12:15 pm Cultural Dancing and singing
  • 12:25 pm – 1:15 pm
    • Amanda Pye & Rhanda Jones
    • Rock Bottom Movement
    • Irish Dancers
  • 1:25 pm – 2:25 pm
    • Spectra Talent Contest
    • DJ Dance Party
  • 3:05 pm – 3:50 pm CA Music Group
  • 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Afterthought
  • 4:40 pm – 5:10 pm Heineman Trio
  • 5:20 pm – 6:20 pm Kollage Trio
  • 6:30 pm Dr. Draw to finish the night

Sunday Sept. 9 Main Stage

  • 11 am – 12 pm
    • Toronto All-Star Big Band
    • Danny Marks to MC
    • Opening Ceremonies
    • Speech
  • 12 pm – 1:30 pm
    • Free the Children/Me to We will be hosting various speakers and musical acts including Spencer West and others
  • 1:40 pm – 2:10 pm Afterthought
  • 2:20 pm – 3:20 pm Danny Marks
  • 3:40 pm – 4:10 pm Cabbagetown Classical Youth Choir
  • 4:10 pm – 4:40 pm Snooky Tynes and his Family Band
  • 4:50 pm – 5:50 pm JazzBizcuit to perform
  • 6 pm – 7 pm The Maracatu Mar Aberto

Cabbagetown Festival – Road Closure:

This video presents “THIAGO LIVE IN CONCERT CHIN FIERA SEPTEMBER 2010“:

  • Thiago performs live in concert at the annual Johnny Lombardi Chin Fiera on College St in Toronto,Ontario Canada!

Fiera Tarantella Festival: FREE

September 8: 12:00 PM – 2:00 AM

September 9: 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM

  • Location: Little Italy – College Street
  • LIVE Taranta bands – direct from Italy
  • Street vendors
  • Musical performances on each street corner
  • Delicious food
  • The return of the Johnny Lombardi Canadian Italian Singing Festival and  Tarantella Dance Competition!
  • Tune into CHIN AM 1540 and FM 100.7
  • Watch Festival Italiano di Johnny Lombardi Sundays on Citytv for more info!

Fiera Tarantella Festival – Road Closure:

  • From Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. to Monday, September 10 at 3 a.m.

This video presents “The Race Before the Race 2012 – The Yorkville Run”:

  • Degrassi’s Melinda Shankar tore through Yorkville, racing professional runner, Predrag Mladenovic, to raise awareness for The Yorkville Run in support of YWCA Toronto.”
  • The Yorkville Run takes place September 9th, 2012

The Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk

  • September 9, 2012
  • Supports YWCA Women’s Shelters
  • Please note that online registration is now closed

The Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk – Road Closures:

  • On Sunday, September 9 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by:
    • Davenport Road to the north
    • Queen’s Park/Avenue Road to the west
    • College Street to the south
    • Bay Street to the east

A more complete list of events and road work is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/:

  • In addition, the City recently introduced T.O. INview, a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city.
  • The new site can be accessed at www.toronto.ca/inview

Enjoy!

You're Invited: Toronto Events with Road Closures Sept.7-10, 2012

You’re Invited: Toronto Events with Road Closures Sept.7-10, 2012

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE

September 6, 2012

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

A number of special events this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.

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, there is a significant amount of road work 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.

Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events should allow extra time to get to and from their destination. A more complete list of events and road work is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets/. In addition, the City recently introduced T.O. INview, a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city. The new site can be accessed at www.toronto.ca/inview

Saturday closures:

Jesus in the City Parade Street Festival: The southbound lanes of Queen’s Park Crescent, from Wellesley Street to College Street will be closed on Saturday, September 8 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The Urban Warrior Run: A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by Unwin Avenue to the north, Cherry Street to the west, Tommy Thompson Park to the south and Leslie Street to the east on Saturday, September 8 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Weekend closures:

Taste of the Kingsway: Bloor Street West from Prince Edward Drive North to Montgomery Road will be closed from Friday, September 7 at 12 noon to Sunday, September 9 at 11 p.m. A series of full and partial road closures will also take place in the surrounding area to accommodate this event.

Chinatown Festival: The northbound lanes of Spadina Avenue, from College Street to Dundas Street, will be closed from Saturday, September 8 at 12:01 a.m. to Sunday, September 9 at 11 p.m. to accommodate the event.

Cabbagetown Festival: Parliament Street, from Gerrard Street to Wellesley Street, will be closed in both directions on Saturday, September 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Parliament Street, from Gerrard Street to Wellesley Street, will be closed on Sunday, September 9 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Fiera Tarantella Festival: College Street, from Shaw Street to Bathurst Street, will be closed from Saturday, September 8 at 9 a.m. to Monday, September 10 at 3 a.m.

Sunday closure:

The Bang and Olufsen Yorkville 5K Charity Fun Run/Walk: A series of road closures will take place in the area bounded by Davenport Road to the north, Queen’s Park/Avenue Road to the west, College Street to the south and Bay Street to the east on Sunday, September 9 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.7 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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