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Listings culture & recreation www.unionvilleinfo.com Join the merchants for an old fashioned Christmas experience along beautifully decorated Main Street. Highlights include Friday evening candlelight parade, horse drawn carriages and the Santa Train. Dec 5-7. One of a Kind Show and Sale 416-960-3680 www.oneofakindshow.com A semi-annual event held each Spring and Christmas featuring hundreds of Canadian artists, designers and artisans selling their works. Jewellery, pottery, woodwork, glass, iron-work, clothing, visual art and more. Planet in Focus: International Environmental Film and Video Festival 416-531-1769 www.planetinfocus.org Promoting and showcasing outstanding and compelling films and videos in all forms focusing on environmental themes and subjects by Canadian and international filmmakers. Pride Toronto 416-927-7433 www.pridetoronto.com The largest Pride Festival in Canada and the third largest in the world. Jun 20-29. Roncesvalles Village Polish Festival 416-239-0218 www.polishfestival.ca Enjoy tastes for $1-$5, live Polish music and dancing. Authentic Polish foods, Tyskie Beer and Luksusowa Vodka Gardens. Polka under the stars on Saturday night. Sep 13-14. Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Exhibition Place; 416-263-3400 www.royalfair.org The largest of its kind in the world. Includes family entertainment, specialty gifts, dog shows, equestrian demonstrations, interactive learning centres, livestock and agricultural product competitions plus the world renowned Royal Horse Show. Nov 2-11. Santé the Bloor-Yorkville Wine Festival 416-928-3553 www.santewinefestival.com Experience one of the world’s truly outstanding wine festivals featuring amazing vintages, world-famous winemakers, celebrity chefs and spectacular cuisine. May 5-10. Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon 416-944-2765 www.torontowaterfront marathon.com Marathon, half-marathon and 5k. Canada’s fastest and one of North America’s best marathons. Come join 15,000 runners from across the world. Perfect for first timers and Boston qualifiers alike. Sep 28. Fashion Design Festival Toronto 514-876-1499 www.sensationmode.com The Fashion and Design Festival. This August Yonge-Dundas Square becomes a catwalk, featuring local and international designers, personalities and DJs. Free event, open to all. St. Paul’s Foundation for the Arts 416-241-1298 www.stpaulsarts.com Since 1995, St. Paul’s has presented internationally renowned groups such as the Cambridge Choir, King’s College, St. John’s Choir as well as local Toronto artists Erica Goodman and percussion ensemble NEXUS. Taste of Little Italy 416-698-9053 www.tasteoflittleitaly.ca Sample foods from over 45 restaurants in Little Italy for $1-5. Listen to music from around the world on street corners. Enjoy authentic Italian beer and wine. Free admission. College St. from Bathurst to Shaw. Jun 15-17. TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival 416-870-8000 www.torontojazz.com An annual 10-day, world-class jazz festival showcasing more than 1,500 international artists attracting over 500,000 people. One of North America’s premier musical events. Jun 20-29. Tennis Canada 877-2-TENNIS, 416-665-9777 www.tenniscanada.com Feel the passion, feel the intensity, feel the power of men’s tennis. The Rogers Cup will be at Rexall Centre Jul 19-27. Log on for tickets and information. TOnightmarket 416-267-8666 www.TOnightmarket.ca Saturday nights in July and August at Woodbine Park. Over 100 stalls featuring spice, flowers and floating markets alongside a children’s mini-market and the best international street food. Toronto International Art Fair Metro Toronto Convention Centre 800-663-4173, 604-925-0330 www.tiafair.com Canada’s premier four-day exhibition and sale of modern and contemporary art. Over 100 leading art galleries from around the world. Oct 2-6. Toronto International Film Festival Group 416-967-7371 www.tiffg.ca Diverse programming including Sprockets International Film Festival for Children; Cinematheque Ontario, our year-round screening program, the Toronto International Film Festival and the largest collection of Englishlanguage Canadian film ephemera in the Film Reference Library. Toronto Italian Film Festival 416-657-0100 www.italianfilmfest.com Educating and exposing Italians and the community at large to Italian film culture. The festival screens and exhibits Italian films made in Italy and elsewhere in the world, along with a strong contingent of Italian/Canadian filmmakers. Toronto Marathon 416-972-1062 www.torontomarathon.com Professional and amateur competitors from around the world pit themselves against 26 miles, 385 yards in a test, and validation, of the human spririt. Oct 19. Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition Nathan Phillips Square; 416-408-2754 www.torontooutdoorart.org Canada’s largest outdoor art exhibition. Five-hundred artists and craftspeople show and sell their work. More than 100,000 attendees. Jul 11-13. Toronto Summer Music Festival 416-585-4464 www.torontosummermusic.ca Presenting world-class chamber music concerts and opera featuring international artists. Jul 22-Aug 17. Ukrainian Culture Festival 416-410-9965 www.ukrainianfestival.com North America’s largest Ukrainian street festival presented at the Harbourfront Centre. Great food, music, children’s activities, exhibits, films, late night entertainment and more. Unionville Canada Day Festival Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Celebrate Canada’s 141st birthday in Unionville, the site of many buildings older than Canada itself. Shops are open and there will be entertainment, including First Nations Dancers. Jul 1. Unionville Celtic Festival Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Celtic music and entertainment all weekend long. Saturday night Ceilidh and an Irish Feis on Sunday, the traditional Irish dance competitors. Failte. Jul 12-13. Unionville Heritage & Big Band Festival Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Celebrate the fall season and enjoy a day filled with the sounds of Big Bands. Entertainment and historical displays fill the street. Sep 1. Unionville Little Oktoberfest Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Music and entertainment all weekend long. Enjoy the holiday filled with great food, a fun atmosphere and festivities with old Bavarian flare. Oct 13. Unionville Simcoe Day Festival Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Festive music all weekend long. Enjoy the holiday with a pedestrian street filled with entertainment and a sidewalk sale. Aug. 6 Unionville Summer Concert Series Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com Lots of jazz, swing, opera, Celtic, big band and much more. Join us all summer long. Unionville is heritage and culture. Jul 1-Sep 1. Unionville Village Festival Unionville; 905-477-0117 www.unionvilleinfo.com The 39th annual spring festival is two days of family fun. Highlights include a parade and fireworks on Saturday and a Main Street Market all weekend. Jun 7-8. Word on the Street 416-504-7241 www.thewordonthestreet.ca A booklover’s paradise with a marketplace of more than 250 book and magazine exhibits, readings by hundreds of Canadian authors, poets, storytellers, and performers. Workshops for aspiring writers. Sep 28. World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. 416-497-8338 www.wwe.com World Wrestling Entertainment’s premier pay-per-view events broadcasting in over 100 countries in more than 13 languages. adventure tourism Best Value Cruises 416-999-1138 www.bestvaluecruises.net Best deal on cruises in Toronto. Cruise and BBQ from $29.99. Fully certified and licensed, delivering great food, fun and entertainment. Corporate and family cruises with or without food available 7 days a week. Canadian Canoe & Kayak Trips Wilderness Adventures 866-383-9453, 416-746-7427 www.wildernessadventures.ca Three to seven day, all-inclusive canoe, kayak or dogsled adventures in Algonquin Park or Georgian Bay. Round-trip transportation from Toronto available. Custom group trips and rates available. Helicopter Company Inc. Toronto City Centre Airport 888-445-8542, 416-203-3280 www.helitours.ca Incredible sightseeing over Toronto. Specialty excursions, unique touring programs, photographic extravaganzas, heli-tours, heli-sport and heli-exec packages. Operating year-round. A must-do tour in Toronto. Moose Travel Network 888-816-6673, 416-504-7514 www.moosenetwork.com toronto | 2008

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Contents
Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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