There's a giant arts and culture festival on Bloor Street July 20

Jun 25 2019, 5:54 pm

Toronto’s BIG on Bloor Festival is back this July for its twelfth year.

On July 20, the outdoor street festival will takeover of Bloor Street West and Dufferin to Lansdowne, from noon until midnight.

Celebrating community magic, creativity, and diversity through arts and culture, the concept is “All Colours as Equal,” designed by multidisciplinary artist Jacquie Comrie in “homage to our diverse human spectrum.”

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Not only can visitors enjoy the one-day street closure, which will highlight colourful murals, large-scale installations, live paintings, and in-house happenings, they can also check out the week-long activations format, highlighting multidisciplinary art projects, presented by over 100 local artists from various backgrounds, identities, and groups.

Plus, there will be an arcade, The Word On The Street 30th Anniversary preview, an interactive karaoke booth, and a skate camp in addition to over 100 vendors sharing the street with Bloordale shops, bars, and restaurants.

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BIG on Bloor Festival is free and open to everyone. Last year, the event brought in over 90,000 visitors and this year’s festival is expected to be bigger than ever.

BIG on Bloor Festival of Arts and Culture

When: July 20
Time: 12 pm to 12 am
Where: Bloor Street West from Dufferin to Lansdowne Avenue
Price: Free to attend