These are all the road closures happening in Toronto this weekend

Nov 15 2019, 11:44 am

The Toronto Christmas Market and the 115th annual Santa Claus Parade.

Those are the ingredients that go into a good weekend, but unfortunately, it also means more than a few road closures in the city.

So here’s where you should avoid if you’re planning on driving through the fun.

All weekend:

Toronto Christmas Market – Distillery District

The following full closures will be in effect from November 14 to December 22, including this weekend.

  • Mill Street from Cherry Street to Parliament Street
  • Trinity Street from Front Street East to Mill Street

Sunday only:

Santa Claus Parade

This event will involve full and rolling road closures on Sunday, November 17 starting as early as 7 am until as late as 6 pm to accommodate this event.

Major roads impacted include:

  • Bloor Street East and West from Queen’s Park to Broadview Avenue
  • Queen’s Park/Queen’s Park Crescent/University Avenue (all northbound lanes) to Wellington Street West
  • Wellington Street West from University Avenue to Yonge Street
  • Yonge Street from Wellington Street to Front Street
  • Front Street from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street
  • Lower Jarvis Street from Front Street East to Lake Shore Boulevard East

In addition, parade-related curb lane closures will occur on Sunday at the following locations and times:

  • Front Street East from Jarvis Street to Sherbourne Street between 11 am to 6 pm
  • Queens Quay East from Lower Jarvis Street to Parliament Street between 2 pm to 6 pm
  • Lower Jarvis Street northbound curb lane and laybys between Esplanade to Lake Shore Boulevard East from 1 pm to 6 pm

The Holly Jolly Fun Run

This event will precede the Santa Claus parade and follow the same route, with the following additional closures on Sunday, November 17 from 8 am to 2:30 pm.

  • Bremner Boulevard will be closed from York Street to Lake Shore Boulevard West
  • York Street southbound from University Avenue to Bremner Boulevard

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