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Yonge-Dundas Square 15th Anniversary Block Party
June 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pmFree
Be there and be anything but square for the 15th Anniversary Block Party at Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS)! Come to the ‘Heart of the City’ on Friday, June 8, 2018 for an all-day celebration. Everyone is invited!
The Block Party begins at noon on Friday, June 8 with Toronto’s House of Virtual Reality. Taking street art to the next level with live demonstrations of virtual painting, using the square’s new digital signs as a canvas. YDS partner OUTFRONT Media will present surprise performances throughout the day. Treats, sweets and drinks will be available from the onsite food trucks.
The night will be bright with the presence of Much and E! host Tyrone Edwards, beginning at 6pm. The party continues all evening with live performances. We’ll cap the night with a performance by iconic Canadian rockers The New Pornographers. Opening acts include Toronto’s indie-rock gentlemen Secret Broadcast and dreamy synth pop duo Featurette.
About Yonge-Dundas Square
The 15th anniversary of YDS comes with some exciting programming announcements for the summer. Fan favourites like free movies and indie concerts will make a comeback, with some fresh new activities being added to the slate. And as always, wifi at YDS is free.
Since opening in 2003, Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) has been a community hub where Torontonians and visitors to the city from all walks of life gather. Whether it’s enjoying the serenity of the fountains, a rocking night out, or an exciting range of free public events, the people light up the Square.