2018 Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival – Thank You!!!

Forsythia-FestivalForsythia Photo & article contributed by Shawna Pereira
With open arms and yellow frocks residents from Cabbagetown, Regent Park and St. Jamestown came together to welcome spring in style. The 47th Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival is an annual tradition put on by the Cabbagetown Residents Association (CRA). Free to attend, the festival is run 100% by neighbourhood volunteers and financially supported by sponsorship and donations by our local businesses.  This year, we welcomed new station sponsors to the Festival: Buds and Blossoms ran the glitter tattoo station, Blooming Planters, who made real flower crowns with participants and MWM Fish Co set up an oyster bar. We also (for a change) welcomed the “Un-official Mascot of Toronto”, a new attraction…. The Mechanical Raccoon. With an unconfirmed turn out of almost 1000 people, we say the Festival was a hit and are so thankful to all of our volunteers and sponsors who helped it all come together. If you didn’t make it out this year, be sure to make your calendars for Sunday, May 5th for the 48th Annual Cabbagetown Forsythia Festival

Gold Sponsors:
Blooming Planters
Buds & Blossoms
Carlton Cleaners
CCDT
Chartwell
Cycle Solutions
David Harland and Francs McNamara
Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd.
F’Amelia
Hepburn Landscaping
Jen Tripp/Homelife Reality
House on Parliament
Kendall & Co Interior Design and Decor
Liberal Party of Canada – Bill Morneau
M-Squared
Meridian Credit Union
Michael O’Brien/Bosely Real Estate
Momentum Montessori
M.W.M Fish Co.
Menagerie Pet Shop
Parliament Street News
PC Party – Toronto Centre Riding
Pizza Pizza
Richard Silver/Sothebys
Shawna King Photography
Steak and Chops
Stout Irish Pub
TD Bank
Weenen General Contracting
York Search Group

Silver Sponsors:
Cabbagetown Preservation Association (CPA)
The Cycle Gym
Daniel et Daniel
Douglas Design Studio
Evelyn K. Sommers
The Epicure Shop
Fair Trade Jewellery Co
James M. Davie Design
Jennifer Snowdon
HappyKids Karate
Tina Card with Jencor
Labour of Love
Peartree
Monica E. Kuhn Architect Inc.
MiCasa
Northern Karate School
Raymond James/Sam Richardson
Salt & Tobacco

Bronze Sponsors:
Cabbagetown BIA
Claudia Salzmann & Associates
CloverCroft  Farm
Fancy Franks
Hair Spa by Nano
Royal Home Hardware
Juicytings
Shiatsu and This Massage by Laurie Ward
Shoppers Drug Mart
Steve Yates Graphic Design and Illustration
NDP – Toronto Centre

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