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Ukrainian Festival & Parade,
Friday, September 15, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017,
Road closures

Broadcast time: 14:32
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Public Safety - Special Events

The Ukrainian Festival & Parade will be held on Bloor Street West, between Jane Street and Runnymede Road, from Friday, September 15, 2017 at 5 p.m. until Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 7 p.m. Event organizers anticipate approximately 700,000 people will attend this event during the three-day period.

Festival hours:
Friday, September 15, 2017: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday, September 16, 2017: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Sunday, September 18, 2017: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Ukrainian Parade will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017, starting at 11 a.m. within High Park and will proceed out onto westbound Bloor Street West, northbound on Jane Street., and eastbound on Weatherell Street to the dispersal area. The parade concludes at approximately noon. The Bloor Street West road closure will extend from Runnymede Road to High Park Avenue during the parade.

Road closures for this event will run from Friday, September 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. until midnight on Sunday, September 17, 2017:

- Bloor Street West, from Jane Street and Runnymede Road (full closure on Bloor Street West)

- Bloor Street West road closure will extend from Runnymede Road to High Park Avenue for the parade on Saturday, September 17, 2017 from approximately 11 a.m. until noon.

TTC service adjustments:

The TTC will maintain their Jane Street Station bus service, north of Bloor Street West, with the following route changes:

- Friday, until 6 p.m., the TTC will maintain regular bus service from Jane Street station until 6 p.m. Buses regularly travel south on Armadale Avenue, west on Bloor Street West, and north on Jane Street;

- From 6 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. TTC vehicles will exit from the station, proceed north on Armadale Avenue, travel west on Weatherell Street, and then north on Jane Street to continue with the regular route

After midnight, TTC will resume regular service, departing the station, travelling south on Armadale Avenue, west on Bloor Street West and north on Jane Street.

Buses for Runnymede Road operate north on Kennedy Avenue, west on Colbeck Avenue, and north on Runnymede Road to continue the regular route

There are buses that will operate through the Runnymede Road & Bloor Street West intersection throughout the weekend to service the Swansea area.

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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Constable Brenda Norrmalm, Public Safety - Special Events