Spring into Parkdale Festival – Art Market, Spa Deals, Portraits & Tours !

Although Spring is here, its clear she has yet to grace us with her presence. We certainly hope she’ll make an appearance for our 2nd Annual Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale & Festival on Saturday April 26th 10am-6pm!

With over 50 businesses and community partners participating, lots of giveaways and numerous free activities for kids, we’re sure they’ll be enough to warm your hearts and help you forget about this years gruelling winter.

To kick off our 5 week countdown we’re delighted to share a sneak peak at some attractions and hope you’ll be enticed to re-explore, re-discover and support all that Parkdale Village has to offer. As you stroll the strip, be sure to stop by Triller Avenue, Sorauren Avenue, Cowan Avenue & Dufferin Street for free attractions.

Art Market: Explore numerous local crafts, artisans and vendors at the Spring into Parkdale Art Market brought to you by Parkdale Flea and Goodfellas Gallery. This indoor market at 1266 Queen St W @ Dufferin/Noble is free & still accepting submissions for local artists.

Spa Package: Get pampered at Red Carpet Queen with a special 1 day only Spring Pamper Spa Package, including facials, body treatment, massage, product discounts and more! Contact them at 1291 Queen St W @ Brock for more details!

Food Tour: Start & end your Parkdale experience with Foodies on Foot and the 501 Streetcar Food Tour!

Portraits: Step right up and get your free caricature portrait from local artist Cat Reyto  

Picasso: Select your free bird feeder at our craft table and paint away!

Stay tuned for more details as we continue to announce over 50 wonderful partners, entertainers and businesses who can’t wait to see you Spring into Parkdale! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram #springintoparkdale Spring into Parkdale Attractions - 2014

Parkdale Spring Fling a Success – Despite Chilli Weather

This past April 20-21 the Parkdale Village BIA celebrated the first Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale and Outdoor Event. Visitors had an opportunity to meet business owners, shop locally and participate in free activities! We want to thank all the shop owners who participated, the organizations and community partners that collaborated on the event, the residents and visitors who came out to support our community and the wonderful volunteers – Thank You!

Please enjoy our full event photo album on Facebook!

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A First Class Rickshaw Ride through Parkdale Village!

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Our Volunteers!

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Tulip Giveaways!

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Enjoying the Sidewalk Sale!

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Free Fruit Punch & Tulips!

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Free Family Activities!

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Sampling at Maialinos

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Trading Parkdale Tales for Tulips with Tale of a Town

 

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A Historical Tour through Parkdale hosted by The Parkdale Village Historical Society & The Roncesvalles Village Historical Society!      

 

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Foodies on Foot Food Tour exploring all the delish food options in Parkdale!

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Exploring all Parkdale has to offer!

 

Photo Credits: David WaldmanFIXT POINT, Andrzej Bartula and Carolyn Grisold