Folks living in Etobicoke (and those visiting) love festivals, be it spring, summer, fall or winter. Throughout
the year, a dozen different festivals and annual events are put on by various local groups.
There's no better way to enjoy yourself than to take in a festival. To view festivals in other areas of the GTA, use the >>JUMP tab above.
Festival Organizers should register on FoundLocally's Free Listings,
to post detailed events information to our Interactive Events Calendar and
to our Events RSS Feed. You can also post news, jobs, volunteer opportunities, and coupons.
See "Web marketing tips for Festivals and Community Events on FoundLocally".
Use the Feedback Form for additions, deletions, and updates to this page
|Easter in The Kingsway 2009 !||April/March||Come and meet the Easter Rabbit in The Kingsway. and have your picture taken, WITH YOUR OWN CAMERA. Chocolate and Easter surprise giveaways ! Royal York & Bloor Street.Kingsway BIA 416-239-8243|
|Baisakhi (Harvest) Festival||late April||Albion Islington Square will be celebrating Baisakhi (Harvest) Festival on , with a Sidewalk Sale - All day (Shop till you Drop!) as well as Dhol and Bhangra. Albion Road & Islington AvenueAlbion Islington BIA 416-743-3267|
|Doors Open Toronto||late May||Doors Open Toronto is an annual event held in the City of Toronto, Canada, that showcases many of the city's unique and historically significant buildings to the public. Among the buildings included are offices, places of worship, and historical landmarks. Some are only open on Saturday, or only on Sunday. Admission is free of charge. various locations around city|
|Markland Wood Annual Community Garage Sale is||late May||held on the Saturday following Victoria Day, which is usually the last Saturday in May every year with hundreds of homes participating. Markland Homes Association|
|Annual "Tulip Tuesday" Tulip Festival||End May||Mimico Village BIA|
|Toronto Ribfest||End June||Toronto Ribfest is the largest Canada Day celebration. This popular event attracts over 100,000 visitors who come to enjoy the succulent ribs from international ribbers, live entertainment, crafts and beers tents. Children are delighted with candy floss, carnival rides, the climbing wall and pony rides. On Canada Day, a lively fireworks display celebrates Canada's birthday at dusk. Centennial Park 416-255-5581|
|Father's Day - Summer Sidewalk Festival||mid June||The Kingsway Summer Sidewalk Festival/Father's Day Promotion promises to be an exciting event. Bloor Street Merchants between Prince Edward Drive and Montgomery Road will be out in force for three fun-filled days to sell their wares at discounted prices, so everyone is invited to come and shop 'til you drop! Royal York & Bloor Street.Kingsway BIA 416-239-8243|
|Annual Albion Islington Fusion of Taste Festival||late July||“The Taste” will once again reach out to new shoppers with an impact greater than last year's successful festival. With over 20 restaurants to pick from Tandoor Oven to Wok to Skillet, the taste will offer sumptuous delicacies from round the globe. Since 2006. Albion Islington BIA 416-743-3267|
|Taste of the Kingsway Festival||mid Sept||This Annual Fall Festival, held along Bloor Street West (from Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road), is a food and entertainment extravaganza with plenty of fun activities for everyone. Along with over 30 Kingsway Restaurants serving delicious samples of International Cuisines, we're having: Kingsway BIA 416-239-8243|
|Eid||late Sept||Albion Road & Islington AvenueAlbion Islington BIA 416-743-3267|
|PumpkinFest||End Oct||Annual PumpkinFest will be happening on Willingdon Avenue, just off Bloor Street West in the Kingsway area of Etobicoke. The street will be decorated with hay, corn stalks and pumpkins...... lots of pumpkins!! TThere were clowns, face painters, street performers and costumed volunteers on hand to entertain the "little goblins". There were many Merchants that handed out wrapped candies and treats to children dressed in Halloween costume. Since 2001. Royal York & Bloor Street.Kingsway BIA 416-239-8243|
|Diwali||mid Oct||Albion Road & Islington AvenueAlbion Islington BIA 416-743-3267|
|Annual Cavalcade of Lights||Late Nov||The Kingsway, known for it's Christmas decorations, has been invited to join the Cavalcade of Lights celebration. Hundreds of lights will decorate a magnificent four metre high tree, which will serve as a welcome sign to visitors along the Kingsway. Our entire neighbourhood will be decorated with a wonderful display of snowflake motifs. Everyone is invited to join in on the fun and excitement, so don't miss being part of the festive Event. Entertainment, light refreshments and a very special guest from the North Pole will be there to help celebrate the season. The best part...it's all free! Prince Edward Drive to Montgomery Road.Kingsway BIA 416-239-8243|
|Annual Cavalcade of Lights||mid Nov||Celebrate the first lighting of the year with an official ceremony. Come by and see our display and enjoy the free entertainment, food and hot beverages. Albion Road & Islington AvenueAlbion Islington BIA 416-743-3267|