Weekend events with road closures in Toronto |
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Three special events this weekend will involve road closures. Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy these events. Businesses in the areas affected are open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles.
Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy, and they are enjoyed each year by local residents.
In addition to road closures related to special events, there is a significant amount of road work taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations.
Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events should allow extra time to get to and from their destination. A more complete list of events and road work is available at
In addition, the City recently introduced T.O. INview, a map that shows information about planned capital construction work taking place across the city. T.O. INview can be accessed at http://www.toronto.ca/inview.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche - Saturday and Sunday closures
A series of road closures will take place on Saturday, September 29 through to sunrise on Sunday, September 30. More information about getting around during the event is available at
Harvest Festival - Sunday closure
Two eastbound lanes of Dundas Street West from Runnymede Road to Fisken Avenue will be closed from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 30.
Kensington Pedestrian Sundays - Sunday closures
The following streets will be closed on Sunday, September 30 from noon to 7:30 p.m.:
• Augusta Avenue from Dundas Street W. to College Street
• Kensington Avenue from Dundas Street West to Baldwin Street
• Baldwin Street from the parking garage to Augusta Avenue
• St. Andrew Street from the parking garage to Kensington Avenue
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