2013 Cabbagetown Festival
The annual Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts is back for its 37th edition!
Presented by the Cabbagetown BIA, Toronto’s longest running community festival will take place from Thursday, September 5, through Sunday, September 8, 2013 with a full schedule of activities throughout the Cabbagetown community that has something for everyone.
“What I have always loved about this festival,” said Frank Bernardo, Chairman for the Cabbagetown Business Improvement Area (BIA), “is that there is something for everyone and the sheer diversity of the festival speaks to the diversity of Cabbagetown. It exemplifies what makes Cabbagetown unique and why it is a great destination for families, tourists and business.”
Highlights of the 2013 Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts
Thursday, Sept. 5, 7pm until closing time.
One Night in Cabbagetown Dining Experience – Now in it’s third year this event has proven a crowd favourite. Experience Cabbagetown’s restaurants and pubs. A $10 ticket gets you four tasty and delicious samples at your choice of participating venues. For details, visit: One Night in Cabbagetown
Friday, Sept. 6, 7pm. Location: Toronto Dance Theatre
The 22nd Annual Cabbagetown Short Film & Video Festival – Films from around the world and around the corner. Purchase tickets early, it always sells out! For Advance Tickets, purchase at the Cabbagetown BIA office (237 Carlton Street) between 11am - 1pm, Monday through Friday.
For further details visit: www.cabbagetownshortfilmandvideofestival.com.
Saturday, September 7
Blair’s Run – The 34th annual mini-marathon kicks off the Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts activities with an early morning run to raise funds in support of the Cabbagetown Youth Centre. Registration starts at 8:30 am; race time is 9:30am.
Saturday Sep 7 (10am -7pm) & Sunday Sep 8 (11am -6pm)
Cabbagetown Festival of the Arts – Parliament St. from Wellesley St. south to Gerrard St. East will be closed both days with one-of-a-kind & artistic vendors, artists, performers, buskers, and delicious food. Carlton St. from Parliament to Berkeley will also be closed both days to host our live entertainment on the TD Main Stage. We will be offering a strong line-up of Toronto’s finest talent and invite everyone to dance in the streets with us. Our Community Stage on Parliament at the ESSO station (Amelia Street) will also host live entertainment throughout the weekend, featuring performances by different community groups and individuals.
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Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8 from 10am to 6pm
Kidz Korner –- A special place just for kids - to have fun and express their creativity, returns to Parliament and Gerrard after its successful inaugural year. With the help of our neighbourhood community groups, sponsored by Daniels Corp., we are once again excited to host this family-friendly play area where kidz can play all day for free. For more info, visit: www.cabbagetownfestival.blogspot.ca
Friday, Sept 6, 12-7:00pm, Saturday Sept. 7 & Sunday Sept. 8 10:00am - 6:00pm
Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts Sale - The juried Arts and Crafts Show returns for its 25th edition to Riverdale Park. For complete details visit: www.cabbagetownartandcrafts.org.
Saturday Sept. 7, and Sunday Sept. 8
Yard Sales Galore! - Visitors will enjoy an age-old Cabbagetown tradition held each year during the festival as Cabbagetown residents present their wares in over 200 yard sales on the historic tree-lined streets of Cabbagetown. A must for shoppers and browsers, this is one of the most extensive garage sale
opportunities of the year.
Saturday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013
The Riverdale Farm Fall Harvest Festival - From a day-long corn roast to a big city barn dance, enjoy the delights of the Riverdale Farm. For details visit: www.toronto.ca/parks/zoo/riverdale_farm.
Saturday, Sept. 7, and Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013
Cabbagetown Theatre Company: Live theatre for families of all ages staged in the beautiful chapel at the Necropolis, on Winchester Street across from Riverdale Park. For information on this year's show: www.cabbagetowntheatre.com.
Sunday, Sept. 15, noon - 4pm
Cabbagetown Tour of Homes: The 2013 Tour features several whimsical beautiful interiors. This year, this self-guided Tour also steps into the history of public housing in Toronto. Begin and finish at any home on the tour. While strolling the shaded sidewalks, enjoy the variety of exceptional front gardens (a glass medallion in the garden indicates a previous winner of the friendly garden competition called Streetscapes in Bloom). Take a break at the local restaurants many offering special deals to ticket holders. Other special offers from local retailers also appear on the ticket.: www.cabbagetownpa.ca.
Parliament Street: Vendors (artistic, not-for-profit and private) are invited to sell their wares on Saturday, September 7, 10am - 7pm, and Sunday, September 8, 11am - 6pm, on Parliament Street between Wellesley and Gerrard streets & Carlton Street (Parliament and Berkeley streets).
For more information: Contact Nauoda & Krissia