Events Updates

Renovation Expansion into MLSQ

An application was received from Tyler Goodridge, at (647)968-6332/ email: tylergoodridge@mlse.com, requesting permission to temporarily close the road in connection with the Venue Renovation Expansion into MLSQ for Summer Events at Scotiabank Arena.

Date: May 4 – October 1, 2024 (only days with concerts and/or events at the Scotiabank Arena)

Location:

  • Bremner Blvd, Lake Shore Blvd W to the east side of the parking garages (15 & 25 York St)

Times:

  • Road Closures: 2:00 PM  – 12:00 PM (Daily closure only on concert/event dates)
  • Event times would vary depending on concert/event start time

Attachments: Application, Scotiabank Arena Summer Schedule, Security Plan, & WMP.

Contact: Samantha Martins | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-335-1085 | streetevents@toronto.ca


World Partnership Walk

An application has been received from Tegan Macfarlane of the AGA Khan Foundation Canada at (416) 420-3046 / email: tegan.macfarlane@akfc.ca , requesting permission to temporarily close the roads for the annual World Partnership Walk.

Date: May 26, 2024

Walking Route:

  • Start at David Pecaut Square (215 King St W) – Exit on the south side of the Square
  • East on Wellington
  • South on University
  • West on Front
  • North on Spadina
  • East on Adelaide
  • South on University
  • West on Wellington St, re-entering the Square

Closure Location:

  • Wellington St, from John St University Ave
  • University Ave, from Adelaide St to Front St – full closure of southbound lanes
  • Front St, from University Ave to Spadina Ave – Full closure of westbound lanes
  • Spadina Ave, from Front St to Adelaide St – closure of northbound lanes
  • Adelaide St, from Spadina St University Ave – closure of eastbound lanes

Times:

  • Road Closure: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Attachments: Application, Noise Application, Notice, Route, Site Map, & WMPs.

Contact: Rosie Ferri | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-303-3742 | streetevents@toronto.ca


Bike for Brain Health

An application has been received from Peter Hart on behalf of PLH & Associates Ltd at (647) 224-0634 / email: plhart@plhassociates.ca to close the highway for the Bike for Brain Health.

Date: June 2, 2024

Location:

  • Gardiner Expressway Full Closure: including all ramps closed from the Humber River East to the Don Valley Parkway.
  • Don Valley Parkway Full Closure: including all ramps closed from Lakeshore Blvd to Highway 401.

Route Maps – Toronto Like You’ve Never Seen it (bikeforbrainhealth.ca)

Closure Times: 2:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Event Times: 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Attachments: Application, TMP, & WMP.

Contact: Rosie Cirillo | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-338-1511 | streetevents@toronto.ca


Luminato Festival

An application has been received from Pete Lawlor on behalf of Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts, Culture & Creativity, at (416) 993-7383/ email: pete@levelproductions.com requesting permission to temporarily occupy the curb lane for the placement of trailers/containers used as an office and dressing room for the Luminato Festival at David Pecaut Square.

Date of Event: June 7 to June 16, 2024

Location:

  • Wellington St W (north curb lane), from John St to Simcoe St

Times:

  • June 3 to June 18: 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM

Event:

  • June 7, 13, & 14: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • June 8, 9, 15, & 16: 1:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Attachments: Application, Notice, Event Details, TMP, EAP, Site Plan, & Noise Exemption Permit.

Contact: Samantha Martins | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-335-1085 | streetevents@toronto.ca


Ride to Conquer Cancer

An application has been received from Julia Medves of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation at (416) 909-5537 / email: eventproduction@mosaic.com requesting to temporarily close various roads in connection with the Ride to Conquer Cancer cycling event.

Date of Event: Saturday, June 8, 2024

Road Closure Times: 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Road Closure Locations:

  • Lake Shore Blvd W (All westbound lanes), from Strachan Ave to Windermere Ave
  • Windermere Ave (Both northbound lanes including one through lane and left-turn lane in the southbound lane), from Lakeshore Blvd W to The Queensway
  • The Queensway (westbound curb lane), from Ellis Ave to The West Mall
  • The West Mall (northbound curb lane), from The Queensway to Burnhamthorpe Rd
  • Burnhamthorpe Rd (westbound curb lane), from The West Mall to Mill Rd

Cycling Route: Cycling starts at 8:30 am – Pease see 2024 Ride to conquer Cancer link HERE: v3.0 – Ride to Conquer Cancer 2024 – Google My Maps

Formation Area: Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place, Lot 2. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 8 AM.

Attachments: Application, Cover Letter, EAP, WMP, TMP, Noise Exemption, Site Map, & Route Times.

Contact: Samantha Martins | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-335-1085 | streetevents@toronto.ca


Under Armour Toronto Waterfront 10K Race

An application has been received from Chris Fagel of the Canada Running Series at (416) 944-2765 ext. 502 / email: chris@canadarunningseries.com for the Toronto Waterfront 10k race.

Date: June 15, 2024

Closures Times: 4:00 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Lake Shore Blvd W (full road) all lanes from the west side of Strachan to the east side of British Columbia Rd
  • Lake Shore Blvd (full road), all lanes from Windemere Ave to the west side of Bathurst
    • Maintain curb lane on Lake Shore Blvd West for traffic between British Columbia Dr, west to Gardiner Expressway west access ramp
    • Maintain eastbound curb lane access from Windemere Ave to Oarsman Dr Eastbound
    • Maintain access to Ontario Place from Stadium Rd to Ontario Place Parking Lot 1

10k Race Route: (Starts at 7:30 am, Ende by 9:45 am)

  • Start on Lake Shore Blvd W, west of Ontario Dr westbound lanes
  • Runners proceed west on Lake Shore Blvd W to Ellis Ave in the westbound lanes
  • Runners will make a U-turn at Ellis Ave and head back east in the eastbound lanes to Fort York Blvd
  • Runners will then make a U-turn at Fort York Blvd and head west in the westbound lanes to the east of New Brunswick Way (finish line)

800m Kids Race: (Starts at 9:45 am, Ends by to 10:15 am)

  • Start & Finish on Lake Shore Blvd W, west of Ontario Dr westbound lanes
  • Route: Head east in the westbound lanes to New Brunswick Way and turnaround and go back to the start/finish

Ramp Closures

  • Eastbound
    • Lake Shore Blvd. off ramp (west end) – OPEN (Eastbound Lake Shore closed at Windermere until 11:30am)
    • Jameson Ave off ramp – CLOSED (4:00am to 11:30am)
    • Jameson Ave on ramp – NO ACCESS until 11:30am
  • Westbound
    • Lake Shore Blvd off ramp (west end) – OPEN
    • Lake Shore Blvd on ramp (west end) – OPEN
    • South Kingsway off ramp – OPEN
    • Jameson Ave on ramp – OPEN (access from Southbound Jameson only until 11:30am)
    • Dunn Ave off ramp – OPEN

Attachments: Application & TMP.

Contact: Rosie Cirillo | Street Events, Permits & Enforcement | City of Toronto | 416-338-1511 | streetevents@toronto.ca