Residents and visitors are encouraged to come out and enjoy the events listed below. Businesses in the local areas will be open to pedestrian traffic but some roads will be closed to vehicles. Festivals and other special events are important to the city, injecting hundreds of millions of dollars annually into Toronto’s economy. They are enjoyed each year by local residents and visitors.

Taste of Little Italy

College Street from Shaw Street to Bathurst Street will be closed on Friday, June 14 at 6 p.m. until Monday, June 17 at 3 a.m.

NXNE Festival Village

Yonge Street between Dundas Street to Queen Street, and Dundas Square between Yonge Street and O’Keefe Lane will be closed starting overnight on Friday, June 14 until early morning on Monday, June 17. Specific timing is TBC.

Lululemon Toronto 10K

There will be a series of full and rolling road closures and restrictions in place on Saturday, June 15 at various times between 4:30 a.m. and noon to accommodate this event  The starting line, route and finish line will impact parts of University Avenue, Queen Street West, Bremner Boulevard, Rees Street, Lake Shore Boulevard West and Parkside Drive.

Journey to Conquer Cancer 5K Walk or Run – Princess Margaret Foundation

This event will include full and rolling closures on Sunday, June 16 from 8 a.m. until noon. The starting line, route and finish line will impact parts of University Avenue, Queen’s Park Crescent and Orde Street.

Yorkville Exotic Car Show

Bloor Street West will be closed between Avenue Road and Bay Street, Bellair Street will be closed between Bloor Street West and Critchley Lane, and St. Thomas Street will be closed between Bloor Street West and Sultan Street on Sunday, June 16 from 5:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m.

In addition to road closures related to special events, a significant amount of road work is taking place in the city. People are encouraged to take public transit as a greener, faster and more affordable way of getting to their destinations. TTC customers can subscribe to eAlerts at or follow @TTCnotices to receive information about service diversions.

Those who need to drive in the general vicinity of special events should allow extra time to get to and from their destinations and plan ahead using this complete list of events and road work.

There is also information available about road closures related to parades and special events that are overseen by the Toronto Police Service.