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York-Eglinton International Street Festival
The 8th Annual York-Eglinton International Street Festival is one of Toronto’s must-see events. Created to showcase Toronto’s diverse community, the International Street Festival features live musical performances from local talent, salsa dance demonstrations and instruction, a street-level carnival, countless food vendors, an exotic animal petting zoo, and amazing sales offered by community businesses.
This is a free festival and is open to everyone, including families with small children and pets. As an added bonus, Elmo, Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby characters will walk-around and available for photo opportunities during the festival.
The event features one-kilometer full-street-closure along Eglinton Ave. W. from Marlee Ave. to Dufferin St. with an expected attendance of over 25,000 and is now the largest summer event in the North York Community.
The festival will take place August 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and August 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.InternationalStreetFest.com or call 416.789.1835.