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CITE Opening Weekend 2018

The Bentway and Build for Bokma are thrilled to announce CITE, a summer-long celebration of skateboard arts and culture launching on June 30 and officially opening the Skate Trail for the season!

Opening weekend (June 30–July 1) kicks off with the reveal of a new art installation /skatepark featuring Semblance, skateable sculptures conceived and constructed by Build for Bokma which create a 3D terrain for boarders to ride on, as well as a site-specific art installation by artist and skateboarder Pascal Paquette.

Saturday June 30 features DJ sets by The Remix Project alumni, a marketplace of local skateboard merchandise, pop-up film screenings from TUFF (Toronto Urban Film Festival) and an open skate. Take a break at The Bentway Beer Garden with tasty treats from SPiN, Toronto’s Ping Pong social club.

On Canada Day, July 1, celebrate with more local DJ sets; live beats by Toronto-based DJ and producer Beat Sampras (7pm) and LA-based DJ and producer Peanut Butter Wolf (8:30pm); the marketplace and beer garden, where there will be Ping Pong and other outdoor games; skate demos and best trick showcase; open skate; and meet and greet with the pros, including Vans athletes Leon Chapdelaine, Una Farrar, Etienne Gagne, Annie Guglia, and Dustin Henry.