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THE 39th ANNUAL CABBAGETOWN FESTIVAL
The 39th Annual Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts is Cabbagetown’s largest, fun filled event of the year so make sure to reserve the dates of Saturday September 12th and Sunday September 13th! The festival takes over Parliament Street from South of Wellesley Street to Gerrard Street East to showcase the very best of what the community has to offer.
The festival launches on Saturday at 11 a.m. with a special Opening Ceremony to follow at 1:30 p.m. outside TD bank (on the northeast corner of Parliament Street and Carlton Street) and will remain open until 11 p.m. The fun continues Sunday at 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Pedestrians will enjoy delicious food prepared by local restaurants, music by Toronto’s finest talent, a special active Children’s Fun Zone, a FREE morning of pancakes, one-of-a-kind artisan vendors and buskers such as Silver Elvis and Mighty Mike. Returning this year is the 36th Annual Blair’s Run and new this year are the Classic Car Show and a Doggy Photo Booth!
This year’s line-up of musical performers will include the sounds of jazz, R&B, funk, Big Band and Latin music. With over 30 incredible bands performing at 13 participating venues along Parliament Street, the weekend promises to bring an eclectic mix of artists sure to satisfy everyone’s musical tastes. Some of our featured artists include: United Soul, Samba Squad, Imbaynakunas, Project Phoenix, Johannes Linstead, Toronto All Star Big Band, Snooky Tymes, Nightfly and more to follow!