Saturday, 14 June 2014

FESTIVALS & EVENTS IN MISSISSAUGA & GTA THIS WEEKEND FROM JUNE 14th, 2014

FESTIVALS & EVENTS IN TORONTO & GTA THIS WEEKEND FROM JUNE 14th, 2014

1) MISSISSAUGA WATERFRONT FESTIVAL


Location: Port Credit Memorial Park
Time: Saturday June 14th, 2014

Park hours: 11 AM- 11 PM

Schedule today:
·      Family fun area BIG SANDBOX & WMF Treasure Hunt Carnival
·      Make and Take, a variety of free crafts Imagination Station
·      Construct Creat, Plan & Play
·      Building a city one box at a time Mini Train
·      Petting zoo
·      Face painting
·      Lollipop Dress
·      Community Performance
·      Bleacher Squat
·      Unique skate experience


11:00am, 2:45pm, 4:30pm Ecuadorian Flute Player
11:00am 5:00pm Culinary Stage: 6 Pack Lapadat joins Chef Amy on the stage Samples & Demos Kids Can Cook Too 2nd Annual Burger Contest Local Celebrity Challenge & much more
12:00pm -10:30pm Beer Garden
12:00pm, 2:00pm & 3:45pm Bubbleology
1:00pm & 3:00pm Music & Movement Around the World


2) 2014 FIFA World Cup™ - June 14

Feeling Football Fever? We've got the cure. The biggest screens in the city will be filled with the beautiful game throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup&# 8482;. Grab your jersey and join us at the Square to cheer on your team with hundreds of your closest friends. Every game features tasty on-site food.

Event Date: June 14, 2014
12:00 PM- 11:00 PM

Location: Mississauga Celebration Square




3) TASTE OF LITTLE ITALY


Presented by:
Barilla Canada
Starts: June 13, 2014
Ends: June 15, 2014
Event Time(s):
12:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Friday June 13th: 6PM - 2AM

Saturday June 14th: 12PM - 2AM

Sunday June 15th: 12PM - 10PM

Taste of Little Italy returns to College Street. Enjoy delicious food on a sunny patio, listen to live music from multiple bands and DJs, or stroll along the street and enjoy lots of family activities and unique vendors! 


Location:
College Street between Bathurst and Shaw 


College Street and Bathurst

4)   YORKVILLE EXOTIC CAR SHOW


Presented by:
Bloor-Yorkville BIA
Date: June 15, 2014
Event Time(s):
12:00 PM to 5 :00 PM

Website: www.YorkvilleExotics.com
Email: info@YorkvilleExotics.com
Phone: 416-920-2228 

The Bloor-Yorkville area, Toronto’s destination neighbourhood for high-end boutiques, restaurants and hotels welcomes everyone to the 5th Annual Yorkville Exotic Car Show. 

Bloor Street will be closed to traffic between Bay Street and Avenue Road so visitors can walk the red carpet and enjoy some of the world’s greatest sports cars and classics. Our event will debut the Super Car Corral plus a Mustang Corral to celebrate the 50th anniversary of that iconic brand. 

Admission is free so bring the whole family and join us on Father’s Day in supporting Prostate Cancer Canada among 120 examples of classic and exotic cars including Aston Martin, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche.


TWITTER: @YorkvilleCars
FACEBOOK: Yorkville Exotic Car Show 


Location:
Bloor Street West, the “Mink Mile 


Bloor Street West and Bay Street
Public Transit:
Bay Subway Station 





5) TASTE OF LAWRENCE

Presented by:
Wexford Heights BIA
Starts: July 4, 2014
Ends: July 6, 2014
Event Time(s):
July 4: 6pm-11pm

July 5: 11am-11pm

July 6: 11am-6pm
Phone: 416-461-1844 


Cost Information: Free Admission 


The Taste of Lawrence is a 3-day food and cultural festival. As Scarborough’s largest street festival it boasts the most enticing flavours from every community in the GTA. Locals and tourists alike come to the festival to experience the Taste firsthand as they celebrate their cultures and learn about the rich heritage of others.

The event has two full size stages that feature professional performances. One stage is dedicated to entertainment for youth and encouraging them to participate in song and dance. Complete with midway rides and amusements, free sampling, martial arts displays, play areas, live music, dancing in the street, and more smiles than you can imagine, the Taste of Lawrence has many attractions for the whole family. 

Location:
Lawrence Avenue between Warden and Birchmount 


Warden and Lawrence

6) NXNE

Presented by:
North by Northeast
Starts: June 13, 2014
Ends: June 22, 2014
Event Time(s):
12:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Various times and locations
Website: http://www.nxne.com
Email: info@nxne.com
Phone: 416-863-6963 

NXNE is a ten day festival of Music, Film, Interactive, Comedy, and Art. Now celebrating our 20th year, we take over Toronto with showcases, screenings, panels, parties, installations, and a whole lot more. From free shows at Yonge Dundas Square to extended last calls at your favourite sweaty club/bar, NXNE is the premier destination for bands, filmmakers, innovators, funny people, artists, and most importantly: fans of all of the above. 

Location:
Event takes place in multiple locations, please contact event organizers for more details.


7) BEACH BBQ AND BREWS

Starts: June 13, 2014
Ends: June 15, 2014
Event Time(s):
:
Friday June 13th 2014:

3–11pm

Saturday June 14th 2014: 

12-11pm

Sunday June 15th: 

12-8pm
Cost Information: See website for VIP tickets (pricing and info TBD) 

On Father's Day Weekend, kicking off Ontario Craft Beer Week, over 18,000 patrons will enjoy the 2014 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival. This is an event focused on bringing together all barbecue enthusiasts; those who are passionate about their craft as well as experts in their field. This event is a one stop destination for all things beer and barbecue. Consumers enjoy plenty of tasty barbecued treats from ribbers from across North America, a variety of barbecue competitions, barbecue product vendors paired with some of Ontario’s finest craft beer, a children's village, cold beverages, live entertainment on the main stage and more. 



Location:
Woodbine Park 





8) VILLAGE DAY & SIDEWALK SALE

Presented by:
The Yonge Lawrence Village BIA
Date: June 14, 2014
Event Time(s):
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Website: www.yongelawrencevillage-bia.com
Email: info@yongelawrencevillage-bia.com
Phone: 416-657-4313 

Come Early, spend the day . . . "we've got something for everyone".

Join us for a fun family outing and see for yourself why we keep getting busier every year. Our event takes place right on Yonge Street, from Lawrence Avenue, north to Yonge Blvd.

Highlights:
a village-long sidewalk sale (one of Toronto’s biggest) with bargains galore!

•three Kids Zone play areas 
•quality entertainment and activities for all ages over 
•balloons, face painting, magicians 
•snow cones, cotton candy and popcorn 
•jumping castles
•mini golf
•free caricatures

All activities (excluding sidewalk sale) are FREE, courtesy of the Yonge Lawrence Village BIA and its member merchants 




Location:
Yonge Lawrence Village BIA 


Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue