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Winter Magic 2013

Illuminite kicks off holiday season
By CityNews Toronto (Video)
Posted: November 16, 2013

The holiday season kicked off at Yonge-Dundas Square Saturday with Illuminite.

Winter Magic Illuminite
By Fairchild TV (Video)
Posted: November, 2013

Hosted by the Downtown Yonge BIA, this year's festival features stunning dance, music and aerial acrobatic performances.

Winter Magic at Dundas Square
By Our Life In Toronto
Posted: November 18, 2013

Now in its seventh year the Winter Magic festival is now in full swing.


Illuminite Toronto 2013 Festival
By Leo Yin (Age 10)
Posted: November 19, 2013

At the amazing Illuminite festival on November 16, 2013, there were tons and tons of breathtaking performances.

2013 Winter Magic Kidzfest opens in Toronto
By Xinhua/Zou Zheng
Posted: November 25, 2013

A boy poses for photos with Santa Claus during the 2013 Winter Magic Kidzfest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto.




Summer 2013

Fashion On Yonge
By SNAP Downtown Toronto
Posted: 2013

It was a celebration named "Fashion on Yonge" that took place in September at Trinity Square Park where community members could see the hottest looks from the Fall Collection.

BuskerFest Announces a Move to Yonge Street
By Chris Dart
Posted: April 16, 2013

In search of some room to grow, Epilepsy Toronto's annual fundraiser is moving away from the St. Lawrence Market neighbourhood.

Downtown Yonge BIA wins OBIAA 2013 Award for 'Celebrate Yonge'
By Abigail Gamble, Downtown Yonge BIA
Posted: April 17, 2013

The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is honoured to be a recipient of the Ontario BIA Association (OBIAA) 2013 Award.


Winter Magic 2012

Downtown Yonge Street area in Toronto- For the Holidays (Video)
By CityTV
Posted: November 22, 2012

As the heart of Toronto, Downtown Yonge is the place to find some of the best business, shopping and entertainment opportunities in the world.

Winter Magic 2012 - Ice, Wine & Dine (Video)
By CityTV
Posted: November, 2012

An evening of culinary delights, festive cocktails, ice carvings, live entertainment, strolling carollers, and more.

Winter Magic 2012 - Ice, Wine & Dine (Video)
By CityTV
Posted: November, 2012

Area restaurants will be offering $5 sampler menus throughout the night. There will be wine tasting and martinis at our licensed patios.


Tourism Toronto (Video)
By Tourism Toronto
Posted: November 26, 2012

CTV Morning Live's Sarah Freemark spent a few days with Tourism Toronto! Sarah showcases some of the highlights of Toronto during the holiday season.

Winter Magic 2012 - Buskertainment (Video)
By CityTV
Posted: November, 2012

Dynamic street performers entertain holiday shoppers in Downtown Yonge with exciting performances.

Winter Magic 2012 - Window Wonderland & Kidzfest (Video)
By CityTV
Posted: November, 2012

A day of family fun in the heart of Downtown Yonge with free entertainment, rides and activities, the chance to meet Strawberry Shortcake, Puss in Boots and more!


Celebrate Yonge 2012

Inside look at Toronto's Celebrate Yonge festival (Video)
By Graeme O'Neil, CityTV
Posted: August 26, 2012

CityTv Digital Correspondent Graeme O'Neil give you inside information about the four-week long Celebrate Yonge festival which runs until September 16 in downtown Toronto.

'Celebrate Yonge' Gives Pedestrians More Of Toronto's Main Street
Craig White, UrbanToronto.ca
Posted: August 21, 2012

Several blocks of Toronto's legendary main drag, Yonge Street, have been partially reclaimed from the car for a four week long installation of patio space and greenery.

Forever yonge: don’t stop celebrating Toronto’s main street
By Matt Elliott, Metro Toronto
Posted: August 26, 2012

Yonge Street is alive again. Let’s keep it that way. The historic centre of the city and Toronto’s main drag hasn’t always had a great reputation. It’s been called kitschy. Undesirable. Even dangerous.


Celebrate Yonge planter box contest winner to be announced
Showwei Chu, CityNews.ca
Posted: August 23, 2012

A panel of judges, including Breakfast Television weather specialist Frank Ferragine, will decide which of the Celebrate Yonge planter boxes is the best on Thursday evening.

Yonge St. pedestrians get more room in pilot project (Video)
CBC News
Posted: August 14, 2012

Shops and restaurants along a stretch of Yonge Street in downtown Toronto are gearing up for a pilot project that will open up two additional traffic lanes to pedestrians starting Friday.

Downtown Yonge St. down to 1 lane each way for month-long festival (Video)
Erin Criger & Shawne McKeown, CityNews.ca
Posted: August 13, 2012

Great news for downtown patio enthusiasts, bad news for downtown drivers: Yonge Street is reduced to one lane in each direction for a month-long festival.



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