Celebrate this year’s festive season with some exciting music and gorgeous lights!on On November 23rd, the Bloor-Yorkville BIA (BY BIA) and Canadian pop-star Ruth B kick off the festive season with Holiday Magic. The free public concert and lighting ceremony is set to take place in the Village of Yorkville Park. Holiday Magic is a community celebration that will feature a live performance from Ruth B and the annual “Flick the Switch” Lighting Ceremony. The event will be done in support of the Canadian Foundation for Aids Research (CANFAR).
Ruth B will take the stage to deliver a lineup of her top hits, including the widely recognized international hit single “Lost Boy”. She will also perform her hits “Superficial Love” and “Mixed Signals”. This will be Ruth B’s first Toronto appearance in support of her latest EP “Maybe I Will Find You Again” and her single “Slow Fade”.
Guests can look forward to see Bloor-Yorkville transformed with a display of lights and illuminations. The neighbourhood will be lit for the Holiday Magic season (November 23rd – December 31st) and made into a unique destination for shopping, dining and taking in the cultural scene.
Along with the holiday tree lighting, LED crowns will light up 138 trees as part of the Holiday Magic lighting ceremony. Patrons can also look forward to #HolidayMagic19 programming and events in Bloor-Yorkville throughout the season. The lighting ceremony marks the start of holiday window displays and festive lighting along tree-lined streets until the New Year.