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Weekend events affect transit services, June 19, 20, 21



Special events in Bowmanville, Brampton, Georgetown, Markham, Oakville and Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Burlington Transit2 Brant, 3 Guelph, 4 Pinedale, 5 Francis, 10 New - Maple, Festival Shuttle.

Brampton Transit1 Queen, 2 Main, 24 Van Kirk Industrial.

Durham Region TransitDRT East: 1 Simcoe; 2 King; 6 Dean; 10 Olive; 11 Grandview; 12 Adelaide.

GO Transit31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union, 34 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon, 35 Brampton - York Mills local via Highway 27, 90 Newcastle - Oshawa, 90A Bowmanville - Oshawa, 91 Newcastle - Oshawa express.

Oakville Transit11 Linbrook, 13 West Oak Trails, 14 Lakeshore West, 15 Bridge, 16 Speers, 17 Kerr — Eastlake, 19 River Oaks, 20 Iroquois Ridge, 21 Clearview, 22 Upper Middle — Glen Abbey West, 24 South Common Mall, 26 Falgarwood, 27 White Oaks, 28 Glen Abbey North, 29 Uptown Core, 30 Crosstown, Waterfront Festival Shuttle, Zone Express.

Stock TransportationWaterfront Festival Shuttles

Toronto Transit Commission38 Highland Creek, 86 Scarborough, 102 Markham Rd, 172 Cherry St, 301 Queen overnight, 306 Carlton overnight, 501 Queen, 506 Carlton.

York Region Transit1 Highway 7.


The Friday, June 19 events are: Fabulous Fifities Festival; Markham Village Music Festival; Mississauga Waterfront Festival; Oakville Waterfront Festival; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Taste of Little Italy.

The Saturday, June 20 events are: Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; Fabulous Fifities Festival; the Fiesta Week Parade; Flower City Parade; the Highland Creek Heritage Festival Parade; Markham Village Music Festival; the Mississauga Waterfront Festival; the MuchMusic Video Awards; Oakville Waterfront Festival; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Taste of Little Italy.

The Sunday, June 21 events are: the Father’s Day Run / Walk for Prostate Cancer; the Mississauga Waterfront Festival; the MuchMusic Video Awards; Oakville Waterfront Festival; the Sound of Music Festival; and the Taste of Little Italy.


Bowmanville


Fabulous Fifties Festival

The Region of Durham and the Municipality of Clarington are closing

  • King Street Bowmanville (Regional Highway 2) between Scugog and George Streets

on Friday evening and Saturday, morning, afternoon and early evening to accommodate the Historic Downtown Bowmanville Business Improvement Area’s annual street festival.

GO Transit is detouring buses during the event.

90 Newcastle - Oshawa

From Friday, June 19 from 4 until 10 p.m. and on Saturday, June 20 between 5 a.m. and 8:30 p.m., westbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Ontario Streets in Bowmanville, then detour:


southward along Ontario Street South;
westward along Queen Street; and then
northward along Scugog Street South to King,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.

90A Bowmanville - Oshawa
91 Newcastle - Oshawa express

After 4 p.m. on Friday, June 19, westbound buses operate along their regular route to King and Ontario Streets in Bowmanville, then detour:

southward along Ontario Street South;
westward along Queen Street; and then
northward along Scugog Street South to King,
resuming their regular route westward along King.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour routing.


Brampton


Flower City Parade
Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday and every Saturday until October 10 to accommodate the weekly farmers market.

The City is also closing

  • Main Street North between Church and Nelson Streets,
  • Main Street South between Wellington and Frederick Streets and
  • Theatre Lane between Main Street North and Queen Street East

from 1:30 until 4 p.m on Saturday and

  • Wellington Street West between Main and George Street

from 7 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday

to accommodate the annual parade.

Brampton Transit and GO Transit are detouring bus services during the events.

Brampton Transit
2 Main

From 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue, then detour:

westward along Rosedale;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Railroad Street;
southward along George Street North, stopping on the street, but not entering the Downtown Brampton Terminal; and then
westward along Nelson Street west;
southward along McMurchy Streets North and South and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

1 Queen

From 1:30 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Brampton Bus Terminal, then detour:

westward along Railroad Street;
northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Market Street;
southward along Main Street North;
eastward along Church Street West;
southward along Union Street to Market Square Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Market Square Boulevard.

24 Van Kirk Industrial

From 1:30 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue, then detour:

westward along Rosedale;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Railroad Street; and then
southward along George Street North,
ending their trips in the Downtown Brampton Terminal.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

GO Transit
31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

From 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Rosedale Avenue, then detour:

westward along Rosedale;
southward along Mill Street North;
westward along Railroad Street;
southward along George Street North;
entering the Downtown Brampton Terminal; and then
westward along Nelson Street west;
southward along McMurchy Streets North and South and then
eastward along Frederick Street to Main Street South
resuming their regular route southward along Main.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

GO will also detour this route around the Georgetown Farmers’ Market.

34 Brampton - York Mills local via Dixon
35 Brampton - York Mills local via Highway 27

From 1:30 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, eastbound buses start their trips at the Downtown Brampton Bus Terminal, then proceed:

westward along Railroad Street;
northward along Mill Street North;
eastward along Market Street;
southward along Main Street North;
eastward along Church Street West;
southward along Union Street to Market Square Boulevard,
resuming their regular route southward along Market Square Boulevard.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.


Burlington


Burlington events affecting transit this weekend are: the Sound of Music Festival (June 19, 20, 21); and Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade (June 20).


The Sound of Music Festival

The City of Burlington is closing

  • Brant Street between Caroline Street and Lakeshore Road

on Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon to accommodate the annual music festival.

Burlington Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

2 Brant

From 6 p.m. on Friday, June 19 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Brant and Caroline Streets, then detour:

eastward along Caroline; and then
southward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Terminal.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Burlington Transit is also extending the hours of service Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20, so that the last bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight on both evenings.

Burlington Transit is also further detouring buses operating along this route during the Grande Festival Parade on Saturday, June 20.

Festival Shuttle

From 6 p.m. until midnight on Friday, June 19, noon until midnight on Saturday, June 20 and noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, Burlington Transit operates non-stop shuttle service along the 1 Brant route between the Burlington GO Station and the Downtown Burlington Bus Terminal. By parking at the station for free and riding on the shuttle to the festival you can help reduce to environmental effects of driving to the events, and, by contributing $2, you can offset the cost of the service.

5 Francis

After 6 p.m. on Friday, June 19 and all day Saturday, June 21, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Ontario and Locust Streets, then detour:

northward along Locust;
eastward along Caroline Street;
southward along John Street;
eastward along James Street;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
westward along Pine Street; and then
northward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Bus Terminal.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

Burlington Transit is also further detouring this route during the Grande Festival Parade on Saturday, June 20.

3 Guelph

Burlington Transit is extending the hours of service Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 so that the last bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight on both evenings.

10 New - Maple

Burlington Transit is also extending the hours of service Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 so that the last bus leaves the Downtown Terminal at midnight on both evenings.

Burlington Transit is also detouring this route during the Grande Festival Parade on Saturday, June 20.


Sound of Music Grande Festival Parade

The City of Burlington is further closing

  • New Street between Drury Lane and Martha Street,
  • James Street between Martha and Brant Streets and
  • Brant Street between Baldwin and Caroline Streets

on Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the festival parade.

Burlington Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

2 Brant

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, southbound buses operate on their regular routes to the Burlington GO Station and then proceed:

westward along Fairview Street;
southward along Maple Avenue;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
and then northward along Elizabeth Street to the bus parking turnaround.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

Burlington Transit is also detouring buses operating along this route throughout the weekend during the entire Sound of Music Festival.

5 Francis

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Northshore Boulevard and Maple Avenue, then detour:

westward along Lakeshore Road; and then
northward along John Street to the Downtown Burlington Terminal.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

10 New - Maple

From 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to the Downtown Burlington Terminal then detour:

eastward through the bus parking turnaround;
southward along Elizabeth Street;
eastward along Lakeshore Road;
northward along Guelph Line to New Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along New.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.

4 Pinedale

Eastbound buses leave the Downtown Burlington Terminal through the bus parking lot to Elizabeth Street, then proceed:

southward along Elizabeth;
eastward along Lakeshore; and then
northward along Guelph Line to Prospect Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Prospect.

Westbound buses reverse this routing.


Clarington

See Bowmanville


Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

From 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 20, the Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

on Saturday morning and every Saturday until October 10 to accommodate the Central Georgetown Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the event.

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

From 6:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, June 20, **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 stop on Main Street South and Wesleyan Street.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop on Main Street South opposite Wesleyan Street.

Buses that start or end their trips at Georgetown operate to and from the Georgetown GO Station, instead of Main Street South and Wesleyan Street and do not travel to downtown Georgetown.

GO is also diverting this route during the Flower City Parade in Brampton on Saturday, June 20.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Markham


Markham Village Music Festival

The Town of Markham is closing

  • Main Street Markham between Highway 7 and Parkway Avenue,

Friday evening and Saturday morning and afternoon to accommodate the Main Street Business Association’s annual festival .

The TTC and YRT are detouring buses during the event.

TTC

102 Markham Road

From 4 until 11 p.m. on Friday, June 19 and from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Saturday, June 21, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Main Street North and Parkway Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Parkway;
southward along Wooten Way; and then
westward along Highway 7 to Main,
resuming their regular route southward along Main Street South.

Northbound buses reverse this routing.

York Region Transit

1 Highway 7

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Highway 7 and Main Street, then detour:

eastward along Highway 7; and then
northward along Wooten Way North to Church Street,
resuming their regular route eastward along Church.


Mississauga

See Port Credit


Oakville


Oakville Waterfront Festival

The 17th annual festival takes place in Coronation Park Friday evening, all day Saturday and Sunday morning and afternoon.

Oakville Transit is revising services during the event.

from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Friday, June 20, 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 21 and 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 22.

15 Bridge
21 Clearview
30 Crosstown
26 Falgarwood

Buses operate every hour Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday from 9 a.m. until about 5 p.m., replacing the regular evening and Sunday Zone Express service.

28 Glen Abbey North

Regular service.

20 Iroquois Ridge
17 Kerr - Eastlake

Buses operate every hour Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday from 9 a.m. until about 5 p.m., replacing the regular evening and Sunday Zone Express service.

14 Lakeshore West

Regular service.

11 Linbrook

Buses operate every hour Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday from 9 a.m. until about 5 p.m., replacing the regular evening and Sunday Zone Express service.

19 River Oaks
24 South Common Mall

Regular service.

16 Speers
22 Upper Middle — Glen Abbey West
29 Uptown Core
13 West Oak Trails
27 White Oaks

Buses operate every hour Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday from 9 a.m. until about 5 p.m., replacing the regular evening and Sunday Zone Express service.

Waterfront Festival shuttle

Since the Coronation Park area has limited parking, you can park for free at Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus or Bronte or Oakville GO Stations and ride the free shuttle to and from the festival site.

From 6 p.m. on Friday, June 20 until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, shuttle buses operate from Sheridan College and proceed:

southward along Trafalgar Road;
westward along Cross Street;
through the Oakville GO Station bus loop;
eastward along Cross;
southward along Trafalgar;
westward along Robinson Street;
northward along Navy Street;
westward along Lakeshore Road West;
to Coronation Park; and then continuing
westward along Lakeshore;
northward along Bronte Road; and then
eastward along Wyecroft Road to Bronte GO Station.

The buses stop only at Sheridan College, Oakville GO Station, Downtown Oakville along Robinson Street; Coronation Park, Bronte Village Mall and Bronte GO Station.

Buses from Bronte GO Station reverse the routing to Sheridan College.

You can see a map of the shuttle route here.

Zone Express

No service Friday, June 19, Saturday, June 20 and before 5 p.m. Sunday, June 21. Regular service resumes at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 21.


Oshawa


Fiesta Week Parade

The City of Oshawa is closing several streets in downtown Oshawa to accommodate the 37th annual parade, kicking off a week-long celebration of the various cultures of Durham Region.

Durham Region Transit and GO Transit are detouring buses during the event.

Durham Region Transit
12 Adelaide

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Park Road North and Bond Street West, then detour:

westward along Bond;
southward along Stevenson Roads North and South; and then
eastward along Gibb Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses operate start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street; and then
westward along Adelaide Avenue West to Park Road North,
resuming their regular route westward along Adelaide.

6 Dean

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street and Richmond Street West, then detour:

eastward along Richmond;
southward along Mary Street North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Olive Avenue to Simcoe Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Simcoe.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

11 Grandview

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Bond Street West and Park Road North, then detour:

westward along Bond;
southward along Stevenson Roads North and South; and then
eastward along Gibb Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street;
eastward along Adelaide Avenue West;
southward along Centre Street North;
eastward along Richmond Streets West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route southward along Mary Street South.

2 King

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

northward along Gibbons Street;
eastward along Adelaide Avenue West;
southward along Centre Street North;
eastward along Richmond Streets West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

10 Olive

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Albert Street and John Street East, then detour:

northward along Albert;
eastward along Athol Street East;
northward along Mary Street South and North;
westward along Bond Street East and West; and then
southward along Gibbons Street to the Oshawa Centre.

Eastbound buses start their trips at the Oshawa Centre, as usual, then proceed:

eastward along Gibb Street;
southward along Park Road South;
eastward along Tresane Street;
southward along Cubert Street;
eastward along Mill Street; and then
northward along Simcoe Street South to John Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along John.

1 Simcoe

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Centre Street and Richmond Street West, then detour:

eastward along Richmond Streets West and East;
southward along Mary Street North and South;
westward along Athol Street East;
southward along Celina Street; and then
westward along Olive Avenue to Simcoe Street South,
resuming their regular route southward along Simcoe.

Northbound buses operate along their regular route.

GO Transit
90 Newcastle - Oshawa

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Stevenson Road South and King Street West, then detour:

northward along Stevenson Road North;
eastward along Adelaide Avenues West and East; and then
southward along Mary Street North to King Street East
resuming their regular route eastward along King.

94 Oshawa - Yorkdale local via Highway 2

From 12:30 until 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, westbound buses operate along their regular route. Buses serve the Oshawa Bus Terminal from an on-street stop at Bond Street West and Prince Street, instead of entering the terminal.

Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to King Street West and Stevenson Road North, then detour:

southward along Stevenson to Bloor Street West,
resuming their regular route westward along Bloor West.


Port Credit


Mississauga Waterfront Festival

The festival takes place Friday evening, Saturday afternoon and evening and Sunday afternoon and early evening in Port Credit Memorial Park.

Waterfront Festival Shuttles

Festival organizers will provide free shuttle bus services to and from the events. Stock Transportation will operate the shuttle buses Friday, June 19 from 5:15 p.m. until midnight, tomorrow, Saturday, June 20 from 1:15 p.m. until midnight and Sunday, June 21 from 11:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. The service operates every 20 minutes from and to the South Common Mall (Erin Mills Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road) and every 30 minutes from and to the Erin Mills Town Centre and the Mississauga City Hall area on Duke of York Boulevard, north of City Centre Drive.


Scarborough

Highland Creek Heritage Festival Parade

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawson Road west of Centennial Road,
  • the Highland Creek Overpass and
  • Old Kingston Road

on Saturday to accommodate the 23rd annual festival and parade.

38 Highland Creek
86 Scarborough

The TTC has not announced detours during the event, but passengers should but, from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, passengers should expect detours or delays.


Toronto

See also Scarborough


Toronto events include: the Safeway Father’s Day Walk / Run for Prostate Cancer (June 21); the Much Music Video Awards (June 20 and 21); and the Taste of Little Italy (June 19, 20, 21).


Safeway Father’s Day Run / Walk for Prostate Cancer Research

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Mill Street between Trinity and Cherry Streets,
  • Cherry Street, southbound lanes, between Mill Street and Lake Shore Boulevard East and all lanes, between Lake Shore and Commissioners Street,
  • Lake Shore Boulevard East, eastbound lanes between the north and south branches of Cherry Street, and
  • Commissioners Street between Cherry and Carlaw Avenue until 11 a.m.

on Sunday to accommodate participants in the run.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

172 Cherry St

From 6:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 21, westbound buses start their trips at Cherry Street and Front Street East, then proceed:

westward along Front East;
northward along Trinity Street; and then
eastward along Eastern Avenue and Front East to Parliament Street,
resuming their regular route westward along Front.

**Eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Front Street East and Parliament Street, then detour:

eastward along Front East and Eastern Avenue; and then
southward along Cherry Street to Front,
ending their trips.

Buses operate only between Union Station and Cherry Street during the event. Passengers heading south along Cherry Street to Cherry Beach will have no transit service until the event ends.


Much Music Video Awards

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Queen Street West between Simcoe Street and Spadina Avenue

on Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon and evening and early Monday morning to ccommodate the annual awards event.

The TTC is detouring streetcar service during the event.

501 Queen
301 Queen overnight

From 5:30 until 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 and from 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 21 until 3 a.m. on Monday, June 22, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue, then detour:

southward along Spadina;
eastward along King Streets West and East; and then
northward along Church Street to Queen Street East,
resuming their regular route eastward along Queen.

Westbound streetcars reverse the detour routing.

Shuttle buses replace streetcars between Bathurst and Jarvis Streets.

501 Queen shuttle bus
301 Queen overnight shuttle bus

From 5:30 until 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20 and from 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 21 until 3 a.m. on Monday, June 22, eastbound buses start their trips in Wolseley Loop on Bathurst Street, north of Queen Street West, then proceed:

southward along Bathurst;
eastward along Queen;
southward along Spadina Avenue;
eastward along Adelaide Street West;
northward along Duncan Street;
eastward along Queen Streets West and East;
northward along Mutual; and then
eastward along Shuter Street to Jarvis Street,
ending their trips.

Westbound buses start their trips on Shuter Street at Jarvis Street, then proceed:

southward along Jarvis;
westward along Queen Streets East and West;
southward along Simcoe Street;
westward along Richmond Street West:
northward along Peter Street;
westward along Queen to Bathurst Street;
northward along Bathurst to Wolseley Loop; and then
eastward into the loop, ending their trips.


The Taste of Little Italy

The City of Toronto is closing

  • College Street between Bathurst and Shaw Streets

Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual street festival.

The TTC is detouring streetcars during the event.

506 Carlton
306 Carlton overnight

From 7 p.m. on Friday, June 19 until 3 a.m. on Monday, **June 22, eastbound streetcars operate along their regular route to College Street and Ossington Avenue, then detour:

southward along Ossington;
eastward along Dundas Street West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to College,
resuming their regular route eastward along College.

Westbound cars reverse the detour routing.