Nine major events around Toronto this weekend will involve several major road closures.
The City of Toronto is encouraging everyone to head out and check out these events, but be sure to plan in advance or take transit.
Here’s the list of road closures in Toronto this weekend:
Taste of Little Italy
College Street between Bathurst and Shaw Streets will be closed from Friday, June 16 at 6 pm to Monday, June 19 at 3 am for the Taste of Little Italy event. The TTC’s 506 and 306 night transit service will divert in both directions via College Street, Ossington Avenue, Dundas Street, Bathurst Street and College Street.
Flavours of Fairbanks
Eglinton Avenue between Dufferin Street and Ronald Avenue will be closed from Friday, June 16 at 2 am to Monday, June 19 at 4 am to accommodate this event.
Highland Creek Heritage Festival and Parade
Old Kingston Road between Watson Road and Kingston Road, and Morrish Road between Kingston Road and the south side of 226 Morrish Rd., will be closed on Saturday, June 17 from 9 am to 4 pm.
Waterfront 10k Race
Two main roads will be closed during the Waterfront 10k Race on Saturday, June 17:
• University Avenue will be closed between Queen and Dundas Streets from 4:30 to 9 a.m.
• Lake Shore Boulevard will be closed between Bathurst Street and Colborne Lodge Drive from 4:30 to 11:30 a.m.
It’s going to be a very busy weekend in Toronto. If you’re travelling downtown, plan your trip ahead of time & consider using public transit pic.twitter.com/kAROUi6d9B
— City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) June 15, 2017
Thrill of the Grill
Danforth Avenue between Broadview and Playter Avenues will be closed on Saturday, June 17 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the Thrill of the Grill event.
The Village Festival
Church Street between Wood and Gloucester Streets will be closed from Saturday, June 17 at 9 am to Monday, June 19 at 2 am for the Village Festival.
Journey to Conquer Cancer Run/Walk 5K
University Avenue between Bloor and Wellington Streets will be closed on Sunday, June 18 from 8 am until noon to accommodate this event.
Bloor Yorkville Exotic Car Show
Bloor Street between Avenue Road and Bay Street will be closed on Sunday, June 18 from 6 to 8 pm for the car show.
MuchMusic Video Awards
There will be a series of road closures for the MuchMusic Video Awards in the area bounded by Richmond Street in the south, Queen Street in the north, Simcoe Street in the east and Peter Street in the west from Sunday, June 18 at 4 pm to Monday, June 19 at 3 am. The following TTC bus diversions will be in effect from 8 am on June 18 to 3 am on June 19.
• 501/301 Queen eastbound replacement buses will divert east on Queen Street, south on Peter Street, east on Adelaide Street, north on University Avenue and east on Queen Street.
• 501/301 Queen westbound shuttle buses will divert west on Queen Street, south on University Avenue, west on Richmond Street, north on Peter Street and west on Queen Street.