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Peace Fest

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Produced by: ALPHA Education

Dates: August 12, 2016

Event Time(s):
12:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Phone: 416-299-0111


Email: [email protected]

PEACE FEST encapsulates our passion for social justice and hopes for a brighter future as we shed light on the dark chapters of the history of WWII in Asia. At this unique festival, community members are invited to celebrate the pursuit for reconciliation and sustain their hopeful spirit for peace through the various outdoor activities and events such as: chalk art, origami-making, interactive performances, art exhibition, arts and craft vendors, diverse food vendors, and a peace boat ceremony in the evening.

Mel Lastman Square
5100 Yonge Street
Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue West

4th Pan American Food Festival

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Starts: August 13, 2016
Ends: August 14, 2016
Event Time(s):
Saturday, August 13 – 11AM to 11PM. Sunday, August 14 – 11AM to 8PM


Cost Information: $10 tickets available for the daily food competitions which allow samplings of chef’s creations.

Toronto’s only festival celebrating the cuisine and culture of the Americas features international chefs, food competitions, free Latin dance classes and performances. This free-to-attend festival at Yonge-Dundas Square includes a marketplace, competitive cook-offs, demos, coffee tastings, kids activities and more. Musical performances take place throughout the two days, with musical stars Fito Blanco and Chantel Collado, “the Princess of Bachata”, headlining. A highlight of the festival will take place on Saturday at 5:00 pm at Yonge-Dundas Square when the glittering Carnaval of Bolivia will bring all the colour, energy and excitement of the country’s carnival traditions to Toronto, with dancers, revelers and mythical creatures on parade.

Yonge-Dundas Square
1 Dundas Street E
Yonge Street and Dundas Street East

Brookside Chocolate

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

From BROOKSIDE to the six side. Come out and try the new Dark Chocolate Fruit & Nut Bars from 11:30am – 5:30pm on a street corner near you!
– King Street E & Jarvis on July 26
– Union Station (Side Street) on July 27 & Aug. 6
– King St W & Blue Jays Way on July 28 & Aug. 7
– Yonge & Eglinton on July 29
– Blue Jays Way & Wellington on Aug. 2
– Front St W & Simcoe on Aug. 3
– Yonge & Dundas on Aug. 4
– King & Portland on Aug. 5 & 10
– Yonge & College on Aug. 8 & 11
– Queen & Strachan (Trinity Bellwoods Park) on Aug. 9