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Top 20 in Toronto
It's confirmed - we always knew it to be true...The BIG on Bloor Festival has been declared to be one of the Top 20 Summer Festivals in Toronto! Come out and experience it on Bloor Street between Dufferin and Lansdowne, July 23 and 24, 2016.

BIG Planning Meetings
First Wednesday of the month
7:00pm, New Horizons Tower, 1140 Bloor Street
All Welcome!

Call Out To Volunteers: 
Sign up to volunteer and be a vital force at the BIG on Bloor Festival. Volunteering includes volunteer Tshirts, the volunteer After Party, and a feel good vibe - listen to what another BIG volunteer had to say on Global TV:  

Vendor Presentation Tables:
Table spaces are now available, book today!

BIG encourages you to book a table if you are:  artists, crafts people, activists, cultural groups, educator, social agencies and other service providers, politicians hosting a community meet and greets, local developers, local and small businesses wanting incubation space and more - we welcome you to contribute to this BIG on Bloor Festival.  

The Bloordale BIA members are especially invited to book tables. 

A BIG thank you to everyone who shares images on Flicker, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook!

Discover amazing things in Bloordale. Explore our local businesses.

Quotes of Support

Bloorcourt and Bloordale have become vibrant, healthy, prosperous and caring communities over the last decade. The commitment and support for the arts, environment and small businesses from big on bloor and its members has significantly contributed to this transformation. It is a true testament to the leaders and residents of BIG, Bloorcourt and Bloordale that we continue to grow and prosper. I look forward to lending my efforts and support to work with all to create an even better community.

Julie Dzerowicz, MP Member of Parliament for Davenport

Bloordale continues to grow as a fantastic arts, culture and culinary hub focused on community engagement and innovative businesses. BIG on Bloor is a fantastic community building festival that year upon year draws thousands of people to experience Bloordale first hand. I encourage you to support BIG! See you there!

Cristina Martins, MPP Member of Provincial Parliament for Davenport

I believe cultural engagement is a vital way to improve neighbourhoods. BIG: Bloor Improvement Group is leading in this effort and this festival is an excellent, innovate and exciting approach. I enthusiastically encourage your support and participation.

Ana Bailão Councillor for Ward 18

The Bloorcourt Business Improvement Association supports BIG: Bloor Improvement Group and the BIG On Bloor Festival. We encourage your support to make BIG events big successes.

Antonia Yee Bloorcourt Business Improvement Association, Chair

The Bloordale Business Improvement Association is excited and proud to again initiate and host the BIG On Bloor Festival in our neighbourhood. We appreciates that cultural events make important contributions to the atmosphere and economic viability of Bloor Street. The Bloordale BIA offers BIG and BIG events our full support and we encourage your support. Working together we can help create a vital community for everyone.

Liza Lukashevsky Bloordale Business Improvement Association, President

BIG: Bloor Improvement Group, is a coalition of community members working for the advancement of the economic, physical, cultural and social life of Bloor. The BIG On Bloor Festival is our community and city building event and a shared project – BIG encourages and thanks everyone for their participation and support.

Dyan Marie BIG / BIA Creative Director

Welcome to the BIG On Bloor Festival, we look foreword to sharing the talent, goodwill and energy of our vibrant Bloordale community with you.

Jason Campbell BIG: Bloor Improvement Group, Chair