Toronto West Halloween Fest,
Sunday, October 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.,
Bloor Street West between Runnymede Road and Willard Avenue,
Broadcast time: 17:00
Saturday, October 27, 2018
On Sunday, October 28, 2018, the St. Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation is holding its 7th annual Toronto West Halloween Fest. This street festival is a fundraising community event, consisting of a Halloween festival, with a "Trick or Treat" Parade for all ages.
The festival is held on Bloor Street West between Runnymede Road and Willard Avenue, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The festival is a one-day event that involves the following road closures:
- Bloor Street West – full closure between Runnymede Road and Willard Avenue
- Beresford Avenue – soft closure north and south of Bloor Street West to the first laneway
- Durie Street – soft closure north and south of Bloor Street West to the first laneway
- Windermere Avenue – soft closure north and south of Bloor Street West to the first laneway
The full street closures are to accommodate the safety of the participants and attendees. The roads will be closed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There will also be a rolling road closure from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., for the costume parade which is expected to have approximately 250 kids.
The parade starts at Bloor Street West and Durie Street, east on Bloor Street West to Beresford Avenue, south to Deforest Road, west to Durie Street, north to Mayfield Avenue, west to Windermere Avenue, north to Bloor Street West, and then back east to Durie Street.
Motorists can expect delays in the area and should consider alternate methods of transportation. TTC buses have been re-routed in this area and may experience delays.
The festival will take place regardless of weather conditions.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Constable Basil Fernandes, 11 Division