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Taste of the Kingsway

Join us for the 18th Annual Taste of The Kingsway festival, September 11 - 13 in the Kingsway neighbourhood.

True to its roots, Taste of the Kingsway is going English! Robert Home Smith, founder and architect of the Kingsway, envisioned the area to be “a little bit of England far from England." Home Smith crafted a unique town with English features and a family feel that comes together each year to celebrate the Taste of the Kingsway.

Festival lineup

Three grand stages with non-stop entertainment including In Living Colour, Simply Queen, choreographed dances and many more!

Midway rides and games for the whole family to enjoy

Buskers, Clowns and Face Painters

RONA birdhouse building for kids - please register in advance at RONA Islington

Over 100 Community Exhibits

Humberview car test drive

Demonstrations and giveaways

Footloose Dancewear fashion show

Food samples from Kingsway restaurants

Friday, September 11, 6pm - 10pm

Live music, including In Living Cover and Elton Rohn

Opening Ceremonies and ribbon cutting - 7:30 pm

Saturday, September 12, 11am - 10pm

Caffe Demetres Ice Cream Eating contest - Visit Facebook.com/KingswayBIA to enter

Kingsway Fish and Chips eating contest with celebrity contestants

Fifteen band performances on both grand stages including renowned Beatles cover band The British Invasion and Simply Queen

Fashion show courtesy of Footloose Dancewear

Breakdancers, Iron Man, Banjo the Clown and stilt walkers will be entertaining the crowds

Sunday, September 13, 11 am - 6pm

Be on the lookout for roaming magician Spencer Scurr

Dance routines from local dance schools and clubs

Eleven band performances on both grand stages including Kerosene Creek, Rookie and Take Cover!

Jazz Trio playing soft sounds for festival go-ers


Taste of the Kingsway

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