Weekend events affect transit services,
August 8, 9, 10, 11



Update — Thursday, August 7, 7:16 p.m.: The TTC has confirmed detour routing information.


Lots of Greek cuisine and other culinary treats, a blues festival, a jazz festival, a folk festival, three farmers’ markets and a road race: special events in the Ancaster of Hamilton, Brampton, the Downsview area of Toronto, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Kitchener, the Lindsay area of Kawartha Lakes, Oakville, the Scarborough area of Toronto, Stouffville and central Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton Transit2 Main, 24 Van Kirk, 502 Züm Main.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto.

Grand River Transit1 Stanley Park, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridgeport, 7 Mainline, 15 Frederick South, 18 Guelph Street, 19 Victoria South, 20 Victoria Hills.

Hamilton Street RailwayFestival of Friends express shuttle.

Lindsay TransitGreen.

Oakville Transit2 Lakeshore, 14 Lakeshore West.

Toronto Transit Commission1 Yonge - University - Spadina subway, 6 Bay, 20 Cliffside, 72 Pape, 113 Danforth, 300 Bloor - Danforth overnight, 303 Don Mills overnight, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas.

York Region TransitViva orange, 9 Ninth Line.


The Thursday, August 8 events affecting transit services are: the Rogers Cup; the Downtown Stouffville Farmers Market; and the TD Kitchener Blues Festival.

The Friday, August 9 events affecting transit services are: the Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival; Pilaros Taste of the Danforth; the Rogers Cup; the Stouffville Country Ribfest; the TD Festival of Friends; and the TD Kitchener Blues Festival.

The Saturday, August 10 events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Farmers Market; the Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market; the Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival; the India Day Celebrations and Grand Parade; Pilaros Taste of the Danforth; the Rogers Cup; the TD Festival of Friends; the TD Kitchener Blues Festival; and Wheels on the Danforth.

The Sunday, August 11 events affecting transit services are: Pilaros Taste of the Danforth; the Rogers Cup; the TD Festival of Friends; and the TD Kitchener Blues Festival.


Ancaster


TD Festival of Friends
Festival of Friends express shuttle

The Hamilton Street Railway is operating express shuttle buses between downtown Hamilton and the Ancaster Fairgrounds.

Friday, August 9, buses leave King Street West, across from the MacNab Terminal at 4:30 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 10 p.m. They leave MacNab at 11:30 a.m. and every 15 minutes until 10 p.m. Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11. The buses operate without stopping until reaching Gate #2 of the Ancaster Fairgrounds.

Friday, August 9, buses leave the fairgrounds across from the midway at 5:05 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 11:35 p.m. They leave the grounds at 12:05 p.m. and every 15 minutes until 11:35 p.m. Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11. The buses operate without stopping until reaching Main Street West across from the MacNab Terminal (beside City Hall).

Around midnight, at the end of the event on all three nights, the HSR operates extra buses from the fairgrounds to accommodate late event-goers.

This year, the shuttles are not free. You’ll have to pay regular HSR fare. But you can present transfer tickets to the driver if you’ve paid your fare on another HSR bus or you can receive transfers from the driver if you plan to continue your trip on another bus.

You can view a map and schedule for the shuttle service here. (.pdf)


Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. every Saturday until October 12 to accommodate the weekly farmers market.

Brampton Transit is detouring bus service during the market.


2 Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Main Street North at Queen Street West and
  • on Mains Street South at Wellington Street West.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Streets South and North at Wellington Street, John Street, north of Queen Street and at Theatre Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf)

24 Van Kirk

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street East, then detour:

eastward along Nelson East to a temporary stop just east of Main North,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South at Wellington Street West,
  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South and
  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

Northbound buses start their trips on Nelson Street East east of Main Street North, then proceed:

eastward along Nelson East;
southward along Union Street; and then
westward along Theatre Lane to Main North,
resuming their regular route northward along Main.

Northbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on George Street North north of Diplock Lane.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Nelson Street East east of Main Street North.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf)

502 Züm Main

From 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, August 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Nelson Street West, then detour:

westward along Nelson Street West, passing, but not stopping at, the Downtown Transit Terminal,
southward along George Streets North and South; and then
eastward along Wellington Street West to Main South,
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Southbound buses skip this Züm station:

  • Wellington.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip these Züm stations:

  • Wellington and Theatre Lane.

You can view a map of the detour routing here. (.pdf)


Downsview


Rogers Cup

York University is closing

  • Shoreham Drive between Murray Ross Parkway and Ian Macdonald Boulevard / The Pond Road

in front of Tennis Canada’s Rexall Centre to accommodate the international women’s tennis championship.

York Region Transit is detouring buses during the event.

Viva orange

Until Sunday, August 11, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Jane Street and Steeles Avenue West, then detour:

eastward along Steeles West;
southward along Founders Road;
east- and southward along Ian Macdonald Boulevard;
eastward along The Chimneystack Road;
southward along Keele Street;
westward along York Boulevard;
north- and westward along the construction bypass road; and then
northward along Ian Macdonald to the York University vivastation,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses serve all vivastations.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Ian Macdonald Boulevard and Founders Gate, then detour:

northward along Founders; and then
westward along Steeles Avenue West to Jane Street,
resuming their regular route northward along Jane.

Westbound buses serve all vivastations.


Georgetown


Downtown Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the market every Saturday until October 19.

31A / 31E / 31F Guelph / Georgetown / Toronto

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, August 10, eastbound buses from Guelph operate along their regular route to Main and Guelph Streets (Provincial Highway 7) and then proceed:

southeastward along Guelph to Mill Street,
resuming their regular route southwestward along Guelph.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Main Street South opposite Cross Street and at Wesleyan Street and
  • on Mill Street at Guelph Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Mill Street south of Guelph Street and
  • on Main Street South opposite Wesleyan Street and at Cross Street.

Buses that usually start or end their trips in Georgetown operate to and from the Georgetown GO Station, instead of Main Street South and Wesleyan Street, and do not travel through downtown Georgetown. The buses leave the GO station at the same time as usual, according to their regular schedule.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown.


Hamilton

See Ancaster


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


TD Kitchener Blues Festival

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • King Streets West and East between Water Street and Frederick / Benton Streets,
  • Gaukel Street between Charles and King Streets West,
  • Ontario Street South between Charles and King Streets West,

and other streets in downtown Kitchener, Thursday evening and all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the annual event.

Grand River Transit is detouring buses while the roads are closed.

6 Bridgeport

After 10 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West east of Water Street South and at Gaukel Street.

Outboundbuses start their trips at the Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:.

northward along Ontario Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.
15 Frederick

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Ontario Street; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Outboundbuses operate along their regular route.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.
4 Glasgow

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West east of Water Street South and at Gaukel Street.

Outboundbuses start their trips at the Charles Street Terminal, as usual, then proceed:.

southward along Ontario Street;
westward along Joseph Street;
northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.
18 Guelph Street

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Ontario Street; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outboundbuses operate along their regular route.

7 Mainline

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Victoria Street, then detour:

southward along Victoria Street South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into Charles Street Terminal; and then continue
northward along Ontario Street South;
eastward along Charles Streets West and East; and then
northward along Sterling Avenue South to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King East.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West at Water Street South, Gaukel Street and Ontario and Queen Streets South and
  • on King Street East at Benton Street, across from Scott Street, at Cedar Street South, west of Cameron Street South and at Pandora and Sterling Avenues South.

Instead, southbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Charles Street East at Benton Street and Eby Street South and across from Pandora Avenue South.

Northbound buses along their regular route to King Street East and Frederick / Benton Street, then detour:

southward along Benton;
eastward along Charles Streets East and West;
southward along Ontario Street;
westward into the Charles Street Terminal; then continuing
northward along Gaukel Street;
westward along Charles Street West; and then
northward along Francis Street South to King Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along King West.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North and College Street and at Francis Street North.

Instead, northbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.
1 Stanley Park

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Frederick Street and King Street East, then detour:

southward along Benton Street;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Ontario Street; and then
westward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street East at Queen Street North and
  • on King Street West west of Ontario Street North.

Instead, inbound buses drop off passengers at a temporary stop

  • on Benton Street at Charles Street East.

Outboundbuses operate along their regular route.

20 Victoria Hills

After 9 p.m. Thursday, August 8 and all day Friday, August 9, Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West east of Water Street South and at Gaukel Street.

Outboundbuses reverse the detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.
19 Victoria South

All day Friday, August 9, inbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Francis Street, then detour:

southward along Francis South;
eastward along Charles Street West;
southward along Gaukel Street; and then
eastward into the Charles Street Terminal,
ending their trips.

Inbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West east of Water Street South and at Gaukel Street.

Outboundbuses reverse the detour routing.

Outbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on King Street West west of College Street and at Francis Street North.

Lindsay


Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings until October 26, the City of Kawartha Lakes is closing

  • Victoria Avenue North between Peel Street and Kent Street West

during the weekly market.

Lindsay Transit is detouring buses to accommodate the event.

Green

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, August 10, inbound buses operate along their regular route to Victoria Avenue North and Peel Street, then detour:

eastward along Peel Street;
southward along Cambridge Street North; and then
westward along Kent Street West to Victoria Avenue North,
resuming their regular route westward along Kent West.

Outbound buses operate along their regular route.


Oakville


Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival

The Town of Oakville is closing

  • Lakeshore Road East between Navy and Allen Streets

to accommodate the Downtown Oakville Business Improvement Area’s annual music event.

Oakville Transit is detouring its regular bus service and operating frequent express shuttle service.

2 Lakeshore

After 5 p.m. Friday, August 9 and all day Saturday, August 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lakeshore Road and Navy Street, then detour:

southward along Navy;
eastward along Robinson Street; and then
northward along Allan Street to Lakeshore Road East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Lakeshore East.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East east of George and Dunn Streets and at Trafalgar Road

Westbound buses reverse this detour route.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lakeshore Road East west of Dunn and George Streets and at Navy Street.
14 Lakeshore West

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route.

After 5 p.m. Friday, August 9 and all day Saturday, August 10, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Reynolds and Randall Street, then detour:

westward along Randall;
southward along George Street;
westward along Church Street;
northward along Trafalgar Road; and then
westward along Randall to Dunn Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Randall.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Reynolds Street at Lakeshore Road East, .> - on Lakeshore Road East at Trafalgar Road and
  • on Dunn Street at Church Street.

Scarborough


Wheels on the Danforth

The City of Toronto is closing

  • the intersection of Danforth Avenue with Danforth Road

all day Saturday to accommodate a classic car show and the nearby festival in the park.

The TTC is likely detouring buses during the event.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

(The TTC has not confirmed this detour routing information. This post describes how it detouring buses in 2012 during this event.)

After 6 a.m. Saturday, August 10, westbound buses start their trips on Parkette Place at Birchmount Road, then proceed:

northward along Birchmount;
westward along Danforth Avenue;
southward along Warden Avenue;
westward along Clonmore Drive and Gerrard Street East; and then
northward along Victoria Park Avenue to Danforth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Danforth Avenue.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue west of Warden and Leyton Avenues, at August and Pharmacy Avenues, west of St. Dunstans Drive and at Victoria Park Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Parkette Place at Birchmount Road,
  • on Danforth Avenue at Eastwood and Medford Avenues,
  • on Clonmore Drive west of Warden Avenue and across from Cornell Avenue,
  • on Gerrard Street East west of Clonmore Drive, across from Rathmore Avenue and Blantyre Road and
  • on Victoria Park Avenue at Musgrave Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues, then detour:

southward along Victoria Park;
eastward along Gerrard Street East and Clonmore Drive;
northward along Warden Avenue; and then
eastward along Danforth Avenue and Parkette Place to Birchmount Road,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue at Emmott Avenue, Elward Boulevard and Byng Avenue,
  • on Danforth Road across from Landry Avenue,
  • on Warden Avenue south of Danforth Road and at Danforth Avenue and
  • on Danforth Avenue west of Warden Avenue.

Instead eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Victoria Park Avenue across from Wakehood Street and across from Musgrave Street,
  • on Gerrard Street East east of Blantyre Road, at Rathmore Avenue and Clonmore Drive,
  • on Clonmore Drive at Queensbury and Cornell Avenues,
  • on Warden Avenue north of Hollis Avenue and at Danforth Avenue,
  • on Danforth Avenue across from Eastwood Avenue and
  • on Parkette Place at Birchmount Road.

Pilaros Taste of the Danforth also affects service along the route Sunday, August 11.

20 Cliffside

After 7 a.m. Saturday, August 10, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Warden Avenues, then detour:

southward along Warden Avenue;
westward along Clonmore Drive and Gerrard Street East; and then
northward along Victoria Park Avenue to Danforth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Danforth Avenue.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue west of Warden and Leyton Avenues, at August and Pharmacy Avenues, west of St. Dunstans Drive and at Victoria Park Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Clonmore Drive west of Warden Avenue and across from Cornell Avenue,
  • on Gerrard Street East west of Clonmore Drive, across from Rathmore Avenue and Blantyre Road and
  • on Victoria Park Avenue at Musgrave Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues, then detour:

southward along Victoria Park;
eastward along Gerrard Street East and Clonmore Drive; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Danforth Avenue,
resuming their regular route eastward along Danforth Avenue.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue at Emmott Avenue, Elward Boulevard and Byng, Leyton and Warden Avenues.

Instead eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Victoria Park Avenue across from Wakehood Street and across from Musgrave Street,
  • on Gerrard Street East east of Blantyre Road, at Rathmore Avenue and Clonmore Drive,
  • on Clonmore Drive at Queensbury and Cornell Avenues and
  • on Warden Avenue north of Hollis Avenue and at Danforth Avenue.
113 Danforth

After 7 a.m. Saturday, August 10, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth Road and Warden Avenue, then detour:

southward along Warden Avenue;
westward along Clonmore Drive and Gerrard Street East; and then
northward along Victoria Park Avenue to Danforth Avenue,
resuming their regular route westward along Danforth Avenue.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Road south of McDonald Avenue,
  • on Danforth Avenue west of Leyton Avenue, at August and Pharmacy Avenues, west of St. Dunstans Drive and at Victoria Park Avenue.

Instead, westbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Warden Avenue south of Danforth Road and at Danforth Avenue,
  • on Clonmore Drive west of Warden Avenue and across from Cornell Avenue,
  • on Gerrard Street East west of Clonmore Drive, across from Rathmore Avenue and Blantyre Road and
  • on Victoria Park Avenue at Musgrave Street.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues, then detour:

southward along Victoria Park;
eastward along Gerrard Street East and Clonmore Drive; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Danforth Road,
resuming their regular route northeastward along Danforth Road.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue at Emmott Avenue, Elward Boulevard and Byng Avenue and
  • on Danforth Road across from Landry Avenue.

Instead eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Victoria Park Avenue across from Wakehood Street and across from Musgrave Street,
  • on Gerrard Street East east of Blantyre Road, at Rathmore Avenue and Clonmore Drive,
  • on Clonmore Drive at Queensbury and Cornell Avenues and
  • on Warden Avenue north of Hollis Avenue and at Danforth Avenue and Danforth Road.

Stouffville


Stouffville events include Downtown Stouffville Farmers Market (August 8) and; the Stouffville Ribfest (August 8, 9, 10).

Downtown Stouffville Farmers Market

The Town of Whitchurch Stouffville is closing

  • Park Drive south of Main Street Stouffville

from 2 until 6 p.m. Thursday to accommodate the weekly market.

York Region Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

9 Ninth Line

From 2 until 6 p.m. Thursday, August 8, all buses operate along Main Street and do not divert to Lebovic Leisure Centre.

The buses skip their regular stops

  • on Burkholder Street at Franklin Street and
  • on Park Drive at Main Street.

YRT is also detouring buses operating along this route Friday, August 9 during the Stouffville Country Ribfest


Stouffville Country Ribfest

The Town of Whitchurch Stouffville is closing

  • Park Drive south of Main Street Stouffville

from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday to accommodate the annual event benefitting local charities.

York Region Transit is detouring buses, while the street is closed.

9 Ninth Line

After 11 a.m. Friday, August 9, all buses operate along Main Street and do not divert to Lebovic Leisure Centre.

The buses skip their regular stops

  • on Burkholder Street at Franklin Street and
  • on Park Drive at Main Street.

YRT is also detouring buses operating along this route Friday, August 9 during the Downtown Stouffville Farmers Market.


Toronto

See also Downsview and Scarborough.


Toronto events include: the India Day Celebrations and Grand Parade (August 10); and Pilaros Taste of the Danforth (August 9, 10, 11).


India Day Celebrations and Grand Parade

From 9:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday, August 10, Panorama India is hosting events in Yonge - Dundas Square.

A parade starts from the Square at 11:15 a.m., then proceeds:

southward along Yonge Street;
westward along Queen Street West;
northward along University Avenue; and then
eastward along Dundas Streets West and East to Yonge - Dundas Square.

The event affects TTC services.

6 Bay

From about 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Queen and Dundas Streets West at Bay Street.

505 Dundas

All day Saturday, August 10, expect more passengers than usual as event-goers travel to and from Yonge - Dundas Square.

From about 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., expect delays as the parade passes along Dundas Streets West and East between University Avenue and Yonge - Dundas Square.

504 King
501 Queen

From about 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 10, expect delays as the parade passes along Queen Street West between Yonge Street and University Avenue.

1 Yonge - University - Spadina subway

All day Saturday, August 10, expect more passengers than usual at Dundas Station as people travel to and from the events.


Pilaros Taste of the Danforth

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Danforth Avenue between Broadview and Jones Avenues

from Friday morning until Sunday evening to accommodate the annual festival.

The TTC is likely detouring bus service during the event.

300 Bloor - Danforth overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Saturday, August 10 and from about 2 until 9 a.m. Sunday, August 11, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Danforth and Donlands Avenues, then detour:

northward along Donlands;
westward along Mortimer Avenue; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue to Danforth,
resuming their regular route westward along Danforth Avenue.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue across from Jones Avenue, at Woodycrest, Pape, Carlaw, Logan and Chester Avenues, Playter Boulevard and Broadview Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue across from Playter Boulevard and Chester Avenue, at Logan, Carlaw, Pape and Jones Avenues and across from Donlands Avenue.

Wheels on the Danforth also affects service along the route Saturday, August 10.

303 Don Mills overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Pape and Mortimer Avenues, then detour:

westward along Mortimer; and then
southward along Broadview Avenue to Danforth Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Broadview.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Pape Avenue across from Aldwych Avenue, at Canning and Danforth Avenues and
  • on Danforth Avenue at Carlaw, Logan and Chester Avenues, Playter Boulevard and Broadview Avenue.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Danforth Avenue across from Playter Boulevard and Chester Avenue, at Logan and Carlaw Avenues and
  • on Pape Avenue north of Danforth Avenue, at Selkirk Street, across from Fulton Avenue and at Mortimer Avenue.
72 Pape

From 11 a.m. Friday, August 9 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 11, buses operate to and from Donlands Station — instead of Pape Station.

Southbound buses start their trips in Donlands Station, then proceed:

southward along Donland Avenue;
westward along Danforth Avenue;
southward along Jones Avenue; and then
westward along Gerrard Street East to Carlaw Avenue,
resuming their regular route southward along Carlaw.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • in Pape Station terminal,
  • on Pape Avenue south of Danforth Avenue, at Harcourt, Wroxeter and Bain Aveues,
  • on Riverdale Avenue west of Pape Avenue and at Carlaw Avenue and
  • on Carlaw Avenue at Victor Avenue and Gerrard Street East.

Instead, southbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • in Donlands Station terminal,
  • on Jones Avenue south of Danforth Avenue, at Strathcona Avenue, across from Shudell Avenue, at Boultbee Avenue, across from Myrtle Avenue and at Gerrard Street East and
  • on Gerrard Street East at Marjory and Pape Avenues.

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Carlaw Avenue north of Gerrard Street East, across from Victor Avenue and at Riverdale Avenue,
  • on Pape Avenue north of Riverdale Avenue and at Bain, Wroxeter and Danforth Avenues and
  • in Pape Station terminal.

Instead, northbound buses drop off and pick up passengers at temporary stops

  • on Gerrard Street East at Pape and Marjory Avenues,
  • on Jones Avenue north of Gerrard Street East and at Myrtle, Boultbee, Shudell, Baird and Danforth Avenues and
  • in Donlands Station terminal.

Inbound buses operate toward downtown.

Outbound buses operate away from downtown.