Riverside Toronto is the place to be

Riverside Toronto is the place to be on June 6th, with the dynamic duo of Riverside Eats & Beats and The Riverdale Art Walk
On June 6, from 1pm-6pm, Riverside District (on Queen Street East between the DVP and Empire Ave) is hosting the annual Eats & Beats StreetFEST and Riverdale Art Walk – this year as part of Pan Am TO2015 IGNITE celebrations. Join us for a festival showcasing Riverside’s family-friendly food outlets and unique small town in the big city atmosphere – with a Caribbean and Latin twist!  Riverside is renowned for its home design shops, artist’s spaces, heritage architecture, coffee shops, food providers and popular contemporary restaurants.  There will be a diversity of event destination points with live music, and entertainment including: cooking demos, kids activities, bicycle tune ups, henna tattoos, art and culinary tours and of course mouth-watering Riverside tasters. More at www.riverside-to.com
Be part of history June 5th: join Toronto’s Riverside to Illuminate the Iconic Riverside Bridge Public Pan Am Games-themed festivities and formal ceremony culminating in bridge illumination, steps from Pan Am Athletes’ Village The public is invited to join in Pan Am Games-themed festivities celebrating and launching the Bridge illumination. These festivities will kick off at McCleary Playground on June 5th at 6:30pm, including races, games and refreshments to entertain the whole family. At 7:45pm, Samba Toronto will parade everyone west along Queen Street East, while community torch-bearers pass a symbolic torch along the route in the spirit of the Games. Formal ceremonies and speeches will commence after the parade reaches the foot of the Riverside Bridge. The celebration will culminate, shortly after sunset (8:45pm), with the very first illumination of the Riverside Gateway Bridge.

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