Spring into Parkdale Festival – Birthday, Sliders, Drums, Chalk & Alumni!

There’s so much to do at our 2nd Annual Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale & Festival on Saturday April 26th 10am-6pm!

To continue our weekly countdown we’re announcing even more attractions!  We 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.

Happy Birthday: Help North Standard Trading Post celebrate their 1 year Anniversary & get 15% off select gear, enjoy prizes, giveaways & more! Visit 1662 Queen St West @ Triller.

Cheese: Did you know Parkdale is home to the worlds most loveable mascots! Join the Loonie Times Mouse mascot at Triller & Sorauren for hugs and high fives!

Sliders: Enjoy delicious porchetta sliders at Maialino’s Restaurant or stock up on some olive oil, biscotti & dry pasta at 1688 Queen St W @ Triller.

Drums: Bang your heart away on the Zoosemobile Interactive Drum Sculpture entirely made of recycled material, catch it along Queen St W.

Chalk: Enjoy the artistry of the Chalkchick as she illustrates the streets of Parkdale.

Alumni: You don’t have to be Parkdale Collegiate Institute Alumni to meet the Parkdale Panther Mascot & learn about PCI’s 125th Anniversary, visit them at Cowan.Spring into Parkdale Attractions 4 - 2014

 

Click below for more info on activities & entertainment:

Cheese, Exploration, Sistema, Horses & Rock!

Pride, Treasure, Superman & Eagles!

Art Market, Spa Deals, Portraits & Tours!

Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Sale & Festival - 2014

Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival – It’s BACK!

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The Parkdale Village BIA is delighted to be supporting the 2014 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival for yet another year! This years programming saw an exciting addition as local photographers Hitoshi & Vincent from Hello Foto joined as curators and spent the winter season working with Parkdale Collegiate Institute students on the principles of photography and how to interpret the theme “Identity”.

Join us for the Festivals opening night Friday May 2nd 5-8pm and explore over 30 student artists in 9 venues within Parkdale Village.

See below for more details about participating venues: Queen West Antique Centre, Food & Liquor, This Little Piggy, Common Sort, Leesa Berry Haircutting, The Well of Alternative Medicine, The Parkdale Drink, The Public Butter & Rustic Cosmo Cafe.

The exhibit runs May 1-31, 2014. We thank the participating businesses, Hello Foto, CONTACT organizers and the teachers and students of Parkdale Collegiate Institute.

PCI Fielf Trip to Hello Foto 1 - CONTACT 2014

PCI students visit Hello-Foto Studios in Parkdale and learn the basics of a photoshoot.

 

Join Parkdale Village for the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

The Parkdale Village BIA is delighted to be supporting the 2013 Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival! Join us in exploring a collaborative effort between the Parkdale Village BIA and Parkdale Collegiate Institute.

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Students were given the opportunity to interpret through photography the theme “Field of Vision”, and what it represents within their Parkdale Village community. Join us for the Festivals opening night reception, Saturday May 4th 6-9pm andexplore over 30 student artists in 9 venues within Parkdale Village.

For more details about participating venues & supporters, visit;

Go Lounge, My Roll Life, Chartreuse Style, West End Comics, PARC, Boutique Cafe, Ground Level Cafe, Common Sort, West End Food Coop, Gallery 1313, Mark Christopher Gallery, The Baitshop and curator Jonathan Groeneweg

The exhibit runs May 1-31, 2013