Road Closure Toronto

Street festivals to close down Toronto roads this weekend

It's going to be another weekend full of festivals in Toronto. As a result, a number of Toronto's major roads streets will be closed off. If that's not enough, you can also expect a TTC subway closure.

If you plan on driving, here's what you need to know to navigate around the city.

Taste of the Danforth 

The annual Taste of the Danforth will take place August 10 to 12. The event will include the following road closures.

  • Danforth Ave. from Broadview Ave. to Jones Ave. will be closed in both directions starting August 10 at 10 a.m. until August 13 at 4 a.m. 
  • Pape Ave. from Lipton Ave. to Hazelwood Ave. will be closed in both directions from August 10 at 6 p.m. to August 13 at 4 a.m. 
  • Logan Ave. from Danforth Ave. to the south side of the laneway north of Danforth Ave. will be closed in both directions from August 9 at 3 p.m. to August 13 at 4 a.m. 

Feast of St. Lawrence 

This event at St. Lawrence Market will be taking place August 10 and 11 resulting in the following closures.

  • Front St. East from Scott St. to Church St. will be fully closed from August 10 at 9 a.m. to August 11 at 2 a.m.
  • Market St. from Front St. East to Wilton St. will be closed on August 11 from 4 a.m. to midnight. 

Lake Shore Blvd, King St. or Adelaide St. can be used as alternative routes.

TTC Subway Closure

In addition to road closures there will be no subway service on Line 1 between Lawrence and St Clair stations on August 11 and 12 due to Metrolinx's Eglinton Crosstown LRT work at Yonge and Eglinton.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns


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