blackout party 2003

Huge party in Toronto to commemorate 2003 blackout

Sunday August 14, roughly around 4 p.m. marks the 13th anniversary of the Toronto Blackout of 2003. Ahhh, what a glorious day that was. Ice cream melted and was eaten, humans spoke to each other, babies were made, it was a trip back to simpler times.

If you'd like to relive that day, don't worry, there's a pretty huge anniversary party planned.

Everything kicks off with a picnic at 6 p.m. in Jimmie Simpson Park featuring samba, musical and dance workshops! Folks are encouraged to bring their own blankets and snacks to share.

At 8 p.m. there's a group bike ride with promised surprises along the way, and a foot parade at 8:30 all in and around the park. There will be performances from Samba Elegua, Maracatu Mar Aberto, Blokoloko, Balfolk Toronto, Candy Apple Jazz Band, New Model Circus Army and so many more listed as well as special surprise guests. Check out the Martin Reis in the blogTO Flickr pool.


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