The Parkdale Village BIA invites residents, visitors, shop owners and Parkdale lovers to celebrate the 140th Year Anniversary of Parkdale Village. Although January 1st marks the date that Parkdale became a village, the Parkdale Village BIA (PVBIA) will be celebrating the rich history of Parkdale Village from January 25-27th, 2019 by inviting residents and visitors to take a stroll down memory lane, explore the many businesses who will be celebrating in their own ways, and enter to Win in our 4 Days of Giveaways Contest!
Parkdale’s 140th Anniversary Contest! We’ve got 4 days of giveaways!! We’re drawing winner (s) daily from January 24th to 27th. Win 1 of a few HUGE prize packs, to enter simply Like, Share or Comment on our Contest post on Instagram or Facebook. Enjoy prizes from Plentea, Sho Izakaya, Isla Filipino BBQ & Bar, Food & Liquor, Rustic Cosmo Cafe, Sylvie and Shimmy, Mythology, Skyline Restaurant, Cicis’ Pizza, The Grand Trunk, Frances Watson, Worker Bee Supply Co, The Imperative, The Public Butter, Rice & Noodle, Made You Look, North Standard Trading Post, Vegendale Brewery, Glory Hole Doughnuts, Easy Restaurant, The Workroom, Three Fates, Shopgirls Gallery Boutique, Studio Brillantine and more! Stay tuned for more details about prizing! One prize pack per person. Ontario residents. Winners drawn by 4pm daily. Contest runs January 24-27, 2019.
140th Anniversary Party at The Grand Trunk on Sat January 26th 9pm. Cake, cheap drinks, fun prizes – let’s celebrate!
Parkdale Anniversary Chef’s Specials @ Islas Filipino BBQ & Bar all weekend long!
“Bowie Lives” at The Cadillac Lounge on Sat January 26th 9pm; Bowie Lives returns to Toronto and The Cadillac Lounge Saturday January 26, 2019. Sam Grosso, owner of the Cadillac Lounge says “By far the coolest and best Bowie Tribute I’ve seen!” Bowie Lives is excited to return to the club after 2 sold out appearances! Reserve Your Seats!
Free skewers at Sho Izakaya from Jan 25-27! When you spend more then $7 on a lunch or dinner meal, you get one beef skewer or pork neck skewer for free, until supplies last.
Parkdale Doughnut & Special Deals at Glory Hole Doughnuts;
- 10% off website pre-orders for the whole month of January (no code, automatic discount)
- Jan 19-20: Fried Chicken Doughnut Sandwich (partnered with PG Clucks) $10 tax incl, pre-order only!
- Jan 26-27: Special Parkdale Anniversary flavour doughnut
Gift with Purchase & Ballot Box Contest at Common People Shop all weekend! More info to come!
Balloon POP with prizes @ Shopgirls Gallery Boutique – with discounts + Yummy treats in store! Come visit them Sat Jan 26th and Sun 27th.
Special Promotions @ Sylvie and Shimmy from Jan 26-27!
HUGE Sale @ North Standard Trading Post – Enjoy 20% off EVERYTHING in the shop including sale items this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Outerwear remains at 30% off! Can’t make it in? Shop online with discount code PARKDALE and you’ll receive 20% off your entire order!
Parkdale Jewellery @ Made You Look Jewellery! – Jan 25 – Feb 14, 14k gold necklaces with your favorite Parkdale Street Name; Brock, Jameson, Wilson Park, Milky Way and more!
10% off flash Parkdale Tattoos throughout January at Makara Tattoo Shop.
Art Sale at Elaine Fleck Gallery, from 10% to 50% off. on selected artworks. Start the new year off right with great buys on curated contemporary art!
Winterlicious at Local Kitchen and Wine Bar, Fri January 25-Feb 7. Enjoy a prix fixed dinner for $43 at this Parkdale gem. Small, dark & cozy, serving locally grown, Italian inspired fare, served with love. An extensive wine line focuses on wines from Ontario and Italy.
Feel Reggae Seminars at The Boxing Loft Social Club, Sat January 26th 4pm. The Feel Reggae Seminars introduce some of Canada’s most talented reggae artists and give you an opportunity to hear their stories, ask questions and reason about the Canadian reggae scene.
Solo Exhibition at The Margin of Eras on now till Sat January 26th 12pm-7pm. Loading Falasteen — a solo exhibition by Shatha Al-Husseini. Shatha Al-Husseini is a Palestinian artist by way of Jerusalem (her baba) and Gaza (her mama). Now based in Tkaronto, she was born in Saudi Arabia and raised both there and Nova Scotia. Shatha’s interdisciplinary practice is rooted in making art and community spaces that are connective, restorative, and ultimately (hopefully) transformative through collaboration.
Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph at The Assembly Theatre Fri January 25th & Sat January 26th 8pm. Staged by core members of The Assembly Theatre’s resident company, this new production of the timely and tender dark comedy is sure to be one of the most exciting events in the indie theatre scene this winter.
Gruesome Playground Injuries follows Kayleen and Doug over three decades, from their first meeting in a school nurse’s office into an adulthood filled with scars, heartbreaks, and other wounds that never quite heal.
Intro to Brush Lettering Workshop at Paper Plus Cloth on Sunday January 27th 12-2pm. Learn the basics of modern calligraphy in the Intro to Brush Lettering Workshop – taught by Toronto-based calligrapher & designer Alicia Spence, in this 2-hour workshop.
Parkdale Project Read’s Community Craft-a-palooza on Saturday January 26th 1pm-4pm. Happy Crafters and literacy lovers unite for a wintery afternoon of crafty creations. Come join us for a knitting social, or a jewellery-making workshop! We will have different crafting stations as well as craft instructors, so participants can share tips on the craft they love, or learn a brand new one! Register to raise funds for Parkdale Project Read and support the event by emailing [email protected]
More Events added daily!
Residents and visitors will also be encouraged to learn more about the community by visiting the Parkdale Village BIA and Facebook page, where historical photos and stories will be shared throughout the month. #proudlyparkdale