BIG on Bloor Festival is one of Toronto’s best. BIG on Bloor is a two-day, car-free summer street celebration of arts, culture and small business. Now in its 8th year with up to 80,000 people attending on Saturday, August 22 from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. and on Sunday, August 23 from noon until 6 p.m. in Bloordale, Bloor Street from Dufferin to Lansdowne.
Over 50 original hands-on cultural projects have been commissioned especially for festivalgoers to participate in. Make something, learn something, engage and enjoy hundreds of distinct musical and theatre acts, art projects, games, poetry, architecture inventions, one-of-a-kind exhibitions and shops. Let the kids run safe in Susan Tribaili Parkette with PlayByNature. Savor Bloordale’s abundant and diverse food offerings and be introduced to the Bloordale community with improved streetscape, parkettes and community art.
Public transit makes attending easy: direct Festival access from Bloor Subway, exit at either Dufferin or Lansdowne.
BIG on Bloor Festival Feature Events
The BIG Market Place: More than 200 arts, crafts, and information tables!
Card-Yard: Recycled materials animated by architecture, art and poetry!
Celebrate Here: Main Stage performance!
Savour Bloor: In the stores, restaurants, patios, and the Bloordale Food Court!
BIG Awards: Community Appreciation!
JOY / JOUEZ: Programs of play and pleasure!
PlayFair: Games for children and adults!
Bloor Gardens: New sidewalks, in-ground trees, gardens and community art!
After Hours: Local Bloordale restaurants and bars!
More information and to sign-up to as a vendor, performer, volunteer or sponsor: BIGonBloorFestival.com