Believe it or not, March Break is only a week away! Whether or not that means we’re finished with winter weather remains to be seen, but nonetheless, it’s time to plan March Break activities in Toronto! Bloor-Yorkville has a number of family-friendly destinations to take you and the kids from day to night. Join us […]
Your Last Minute Guide to Valentine’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville
Valentine’s Day is almost here and there’s no better excuse to spoil a loved one, a friend, or even yourself! Our guide to Valentine’s Day in Bloor-Yorkville has a little something for everyone. If you’re looking to plan a fancy night out, a cozy night in, or to pamper a loved one, we have unique […]
Bloor-Yorkville Icefest: Dreams & Fantasies
Bloor-Yorkville Icefest is returning for its 17th year! Join us February 18th – 19th as we transform the neighbhourhood through ice and light! Taking you on a journey of Dreams & Fantasies, we invite you to celebrate winter, while enjoying a reimaged Icefest, featuring a stunning ice trail of over 40 ice sculptures, an ice lounge, an ice wall projection, and four light-enhanced sculptures. […]
Celebrate New Years Eve in Bloor-Yorkville
Dine and dance your way into 2023 with New Year’s Eve in Bloor-Yorkville! Several of our fantastic restaurants are offering curated tasting menu’s, prix fixe options, and champagne toasts at midnight, taking care of the planning so you just have to think about celebrating. Whether you’re looking for a more laid-back evening or you’re ready […]
Live Music in Bloor-Yorkville!
The origins of Bloor-Yorkville are firmly rooted in live music. In the 1960s, Bloor-Yorkville was a cultural epicenter for some of Canada’s greatest musical talents, including Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, and Gordon Lightfoot, as well as literary greats Margaret Atwood and Dennis Lee. At that time, our neighbourhood was Canada’s capital of the hippie movement, […]
Yorkville Murals: Top Street Artists Create in Toronto
No stranger to the arts or art galleries, Bloor-Yorkville is excited to announce that Yorkville Murals is back for 2022! Bloor-Yorkville is proud to return as the official Community Partner for the third annual Yorkville Murals event. Taking place from August 20th-28th, we invite you to explore the neighbourhood, while discovering one-of-a-kind murals and art installations. Bringing the community together, […]
Fleurs de Villes FEMMES to debut in Bloor-Yorkville
We’re thrilled to welcome you back to our third annual Fleurs de Villes: Bloor-Yorkville initiative. The theme this year is FEMMES, celebrating culturally, politically, and historically significant women. This is a one-of-a-kind, floral event bringing together some of Toronto’s top floral talent, local businesses, and the general public. Just in time for Mother’s Day, we invite you to walk […]
Hot Docs Festival Returns for 2022!
Bloor-Yorkville has been a longtime supporter of Hot Docs: North American’s largest documentary film festival. We’re pleased to announce that we are returning as the Community Partner for the 2022 season. Culture is a defining pillar of Bloor-Yorkville (you can explore all of our art galleries here) and we’re proud to support the documentary filmmakers and creative team at Hot […]
Hot Docs Festival Live from Home
The Bloor-Yorkville BIA has been a long time supporter of Toronto’s Hot Docs Festival. As North America’s largest documentary festival, Hot Docs is dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentaries. Since 1994, this national, charitable organization has streamed nearly 200 docs per year, becoming a globally-recognized initiative. Given the ongoing pandemic, the festival […]
Holiday Magic Set to Light Up Bloor-Yorkville!
With Toronto’s rather balmy November weather, it’s hard to believe the holiday season is approaching! As we head into mid-November we’re getting ready to light up Bloor-Yorkville. With respect to public safety, we won’t be hosting our annual concert this year, but we invite you to enjoy our one-of-a-kind Holiday Magic light display. Launching November […]