You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 16 - 18

You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 16 - 18

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.

By the way, Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway Closed From September 17 to 19.

Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival

FREE Admission

You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 16 - 18

You're Invited: Toronto Events With Road Closures September 16 - 18

Festival Location:

Bloor West Village, Toronto, between Jane St. and Glendowynne Rd. Ride The Rocket, Take The TTC, arrive at Jane station or Runnymede station on the Bloor-Danforth subway line.

“Discover Ukrainian culture in Canada and share the Ukrainian spirit at North America’s Largest Ukrainian Street Festival.”

There will be:

  • non-stop entertainment with Ukrainian performers from the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, the USA and Ukraine which will include dancers, vocalists and musicians;
  • YOUTH segment on the grand stage at Jane Street;
  • and if you wish – join the dancing at the evening ZABAVA/Street Dance on both Friday and Saturday.
  • vendor kiosks: delicious authentic Ukrainian food and beverages, beautiful souvenirs, interactive pavilions, and more;
  •  SIDEWALK SALE shopping at the local Bloor West Village businesses;
  • a midway for kids and youth;
  •  the colourful parade on Saturday morning at 11am and
  • a new attraction this year is the Film Festival being held at the Runnymede Library (Sat) and The Village Playhouse (Sun).

Please click here for more info and the complete schedule of events and performances of the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival.

Friday to Sunday Road Closures:

  • A series of other closures involving local roads will take place in the area to accommodate this event.

Contact Info:

Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival
205-2336A Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M6S 1P3
416-410 -9965

The 2011 Roncesvalles Polish Festival

FREE Admission


North America’s Largest Celebration of Polish Culture in Toronto’s Best Neighbourhood

Friday September 16th : 8:oop.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Saturday September 17th : 10:00a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday September 18th : 10:00a.m. – 7:00p.m.

Opening Parade: Saturday at noon

Opening Ceremonies (at Polish Credit Union Stage): Saturday at 1:30

“The Festival is even bigger than before, with six stages from the top of Roncesvalles to the bottom!

On these stages you will see:

  • family-friendly entertainment at our Family Fun Stage,
  • some of North America’s finest polka bands,
  • great local musicians,
  • colorful and vibrant Polish dance troupes and
  • cultural groups, and
  • new this year, military bands performing at the Military Garden.”

“Listen to the music while enjoying a plate of delicious pierogis, a savory Polish sausage…..OR sample the offerings from Roncesvalles Village’s many excellent restaurants.”

Also, there will be a “kids midway, face painters, fire jugglers and, of course, lots and lots of treats for the kids!”

Please click here for a complete schedule of events and performances of the Roncesvalles Polish Festival.

Saturday and Sunday Road Closures:

Roncesvalles Avenue from Grafton Avenue to Boustead Avenue will be closed in both directions from Saturday, September 17 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, September 18 at 11 p.m. for the Polish Festival.

Contact Info:

Roncesvalles Polish Festival
(416) 537-2701 | ac.lavitsefhsilop@ofni | Facebook: t.co/k6bLQkf

Enjoy!

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

News Release

September 14, 2011

Weekend events with road closures in Toronto

Two special events this week will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy the events. Businesses in the affected areas are 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. A more complete list of events and road work is available at http://www.toronto.ca/torontostreets.

Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival
Friday to Sunday closures
• Bloor Street from Jane Street to Glendonwynne Road will be closed from Friday, September 16 at 9:30 a.m. to Sunday, September 18 at 11:59 p.m. for the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival. Note: Runnymede Road will be open to traffic during the event.
• A series of other closures involving local roads will take place in the area to accommodate this event.

Polish Festival
Saturday and Sunday closures
Roncesvalles Avenue from Grafton Avenue to Boustead Avenue will be closed in both directions from Saturday, September 17 at 6 a.m. to Sunday, September 18 at 11 p.m. for the Polish Festival.

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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Toronto’s Don Valley Parkway Closed From September 17 to 19

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