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Weekend events affect transit services,
July 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13



Update — Saturday, July 8, 6:25 p.m.: Transit Toronto readers have advised us about more complex detours along St. Clair Avenue West, as buses detour around both Salsa on St. Clair and TTC construction on the west end of St. Clair West Station.


Special events in Brampton, the Georgetown area of Halton Hills, Kitchener, the Scarborough area of Toronto and central and downtown Toronto affect transit services this weekend.


The events affect these routes:

Brampton TransitCarabram Shuttles, 2 Main.

GO Transit01 Lakeshore West, 09 Lakeshore East, 25 U of Waterloo - Square One, 31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union.

Grand River TransitiXpress, 1 Stanley Park, 4 Glasgow, 6 Bridgeport, 7 Mainline, 8 University / Fairview, 11 Country Hills, 15 Frederick South, 18 Guelph Street, 20 Victoria Hills, 23 Idlewood, 24 Highland, 25 Queen South.

Toronto Transit Commission6 Bay, 29 Dufferin, 54 Lawrence East, 90 Vaughan, 94 Wellesley, 126 Christie, 145 Downtown / Humber Bay express, 310 Bathurst overnight, 312 St. Clair overnight, 316 Ossington overnight, 329 Dufferin overnight, 354 Lawrence East overnight, 501 Queen, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 509 Harbourfront, 511 Bathurst, 512 St. Clair streetcar, 512 St. Clair bus.


The event affecting transit on Thursday, July 7 is: the Honda Indy.

The events affecting transit on Friday, July 8 are: Afrofest; Carabram; Cruising on King Street; the Honda Indy; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The events affecting transit on Saturday, July 9 are: Afrofest; Carabram; the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market; the Georgetown Farmers Market; the Honda Indy; Salsa on St. Clair; The Taste of Lawrence; and the Toronto Orange Parade.

The events affecting transit on Sunday, July 10 are: Afrofest; Carabram; the Honda Indy; Salsa on St. Clair; and The Taste of Lawrence.

The event affecting transit on Monday, July 11 is: the Honda Indy.

The event affecting transit on Tuesday, July 12 is: the Honda Indy.

The event affecting transit on Wednesday, July 13 is: the Honda Indy.


Brampton


Brampton events affecting transit services are: Carabram (July 8, 9, 10); and the Downtown Brampton Farmers Market (July 9).


Carabram

Carabram is Brampton’s annual multicultural festival.

Brampton Transit operates shuttle bus service on two circular routes. You can ride the buses for free if you hold a valid Carabram Passport. Bus service operates every hour from about 6 p.m. until midnight Friday, July 8, 1 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, July 9 and 1 until 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 10.

Carabram counterclockwise shuttle

Buses start their trips at Bramalea City Centre Transit Terminal, then proceed to

  • the Africa pavilion at Judith Nyman Secondary School, 1395 Williams Parkway East,
  • the Poland pavilion at Louise Arbour Secondary School, 356 Father Tobin Road,
  • the Bangladesh pavilion at Brampton Soccer Centre, 1395 Sandalwood Parkway East,
  • Trinity Common Terminal,
  • the Myanamar / Philippines pavilion at Century Gardens Recreation Complex, 340 Vodden Street East,
  • the Heart Lake Terminal,
  • the Latin America pavilion at Loafers Lake Recreation Centre, 30 Loafers Lake Lane,
  • the Canada pavilion at the Canadian Auto Workers Local 1283 Hall, 23 Regan Road,
  • the Caribbean pavilion at Chris Gibson Recreation Centre, 125 McLaughlin Road North,
  • the Downtown Brampton Terminal,
  • the India pavilion at Brampton Centennial Secondary School, 251 McMurchy Avenue South,
  • Shoppers World terminal,
  • the Macedonia pavilion in St. Iljia Macedonia Park, 290 Derry Road West (Mississauga),
  • the Hawaii pavilion at Victoria Park Arena, 20 Victoria Crescent,
  • the Ireland pavilion at the Bramalea Lions Hall, 45 Avondale Boulevard,

returning to the Bramalea Terminal.

Carabram clockwise shuttle

Buses reverse the counterclockwise routing.

You can see the Friday, July 8 schedule for the shuttle routes here. (.pdf)

You can see the Saturday, July 9 schedule for the shuttle routes here. (.pdf)

You can see the Sunday, July 10 schedule for the shuttle routes here. (.pdf)


Downtown Brampton Farmers Market

The City of Brampton is closing

  • Main Streets North and South between Nelson and Wellington Streets

on Saturday morning and early afternoon and every Saturday until October 8 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. on Saturday, July 9, 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 at Queen Street.

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 route here. (.pdf)


Georgetown


Georgetown Farmers Market

The Town of Halton Hills is closing

  • Main Street South Georgetown between James and Church Streets

on Saturday morning and every Saturday until October 8 to accommodate the Georgetown Central Business Improvement Area’s weekly market.

GO Transit is detouring bus service during the weekly market.

31 Guelph / Georgetown - Union

From 6:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 9, 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 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.


Halton Hills

See Georgetown


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Kitchener


Cruising on King Street

The City of Kitchener is closing

  • Charles Street East between Queen Street South and Cedar Street South,
  • Charles Street West between Water Street North and Queen Street South,
  • Frederick Street between King and Duke Streets East,
  • King Street East between Queen Street and Sterling Avenue,
  • King Street West between Water and Queen Streets,

and other streets in downtown Kitchener on Friday evening to accommodate the annual vintage-car event and parade.

The event affects GO Transit and Grand River Transit service.

GO Transit
25 Waterloo - Square One

From about 6:30 until midnight on Friday, July 8, passengers should expect detours and delays as buses travel in downtown Kitchener to and from the Charles Street Terminal.

Grand River Transit
6 Bridgeport
11 Country Hills
15 Frederick South
4 Glasgow
18 Guelph Street
24 Highland
23 Idlewood
iXpress
7 Mainline
25 Queen South
1 Stanley Park
8 University / Fairview
20 Victoria Hills

From about 6:30 until midnight on Friday, July 8, passengers should expect detours and delays as buses travel in downtown Kitchener to and from the Charles Street Terminal.


Kawartha Lakes

See Lindsay.


Lindsay

Lindsay Farmers Market

Saturday mornings from May 1 until October 29, 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 route

From 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 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.


Scarborough


The Taste of Lawrence

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lawrence Avenue East between Crockford Boulevard and Warden Avenue

on Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the Wexford Heights Business Improvement Area’s annual international food and cultural festival.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

54 Lawrence East
354 Lawrence East overnight

From 11 a.m. on Friday, July 8 until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, westbound buses operate along their regular route to Lawrence Avenue East and Birchmount Road, then detour:

southward along Birchmount;
westward along Bertrand Avenue; and then
northward along Warden Avenue to Lawrence East,
resuming their regular route westward along Lawrence.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East west of Birchmount Road and at Howden Road, Ellington Drive and Warden Avenue.

Eastbound buses reverse the detour.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Lawrence Avenue East at Crockford Boulevard and Underwriters and Birchmount Roads.

Toronto

See also Scarborough


Toronto events affecting transit services include Afrofest (July 8, 9, 10), the Honda Indy; Salsa on St. Clair; and the Toronto Orange Parade.


Afrofest

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Wellesley Street West between Queen’s Park Crescents West and East

on Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual African music and cultural festival.

The TTC is detouring buses during the event.

94 Wellesley

From 8 p.m. Friday, July 8 until about 10 p.m. Sunday, July 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Hoskin Avenue and Queen’s Park Crescent West, then detour:

southward along Queen’s Park West; and then
northward along Queen’s Park Crescent East to Wellesley Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Wellesley West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wellesley Street West at the Ontario Legislature building.

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

  • on Queen’s Park Crescent West beside Hart House and the University of Toronto Library and
  • on Queen’s Park Crescent East north of College Street and at Wellesley Street East.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route.


Honda Indy

The City of Toronto is closing

  • Lake Shore Boulevard West between Strachan Avenue and British Columbia Drive and
  • Strachan Avenue between Fleet Street / Manitoba Drive and Lake Shore Boulevard West

this weekend while event organizers set up, stage and take down the various components of the motorsport event.

Exhibition Place is also closing various streets from Thursday until early next Wednesday.

The event affects GO Transit and TTC service.

GO Transit
09 Lakeshore East

On Sunday, July 10, GO is operating an extra westbound train from Oshawa to Exhibition. The train leaves Oshawa GO Station at 11:11 a.m., serving all stations until Exhibition GO Station. The train arrives at Exhbition at 12:16 p.m. and ends its trip. A westbound bus operating on the 90 Newcastle - Oshawa route does not connect with this train at Oshawa GO Station.

All day, regular westbound 09 Lakeshore East trains leave Oshawa every hour at 41 minutes past the hour from 6:41 a.m. until 11:41 p.m. They serve all stops, arriving at Union Station every hour at 40 minutes past the hour from 7:40 a.m. until 1:40 a.m. Monday, July 19. The trains leave Union every hour at 43 minutes past the hour from 6:43 a.m until 1:43 a.m. on the 01 Lakeshore West route. They arrive at Exhibition GO Station every hour at 49 minutes past the hour from 6:49 a.m. until 1:49 a.m. Monday (and then continue to all stops until Aldershot GO Station.)

Westbound GO buses operating on the 90 Newcastle - Oshawa route connect with these trains. The buses leave the King and Mill Streets in Newcastle every hour at 35 minutes past the hour from 6:35 a.m. until 10:35 p.m. They arrive at Oshawa GO Station every hour at 30 minutes past the hour from 7:30 a.m. until 11:30 p.m.

In the evening, GO is operating an extra eastbound train that starts its trip at Exhibition to handle the crowds returning homeward from the Indy. The extra train leaves the Exhibition at 5:30 p.m., serving all stops. It arrives in Oshawa at 6:32 p.m. but does not connect with eastbound buses operating on the 90 Newcastle - Oshawa route. Passengers traveling toward Newcastle have to wait for the regular eastbound buses.

GO is also operating its regular eastbound trains all day. Eastbound trains leave Exhibition GO Station every hour on the hour from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. (A final train leaves Exhibition at 12:01 a.m. Monday, July 19.) They arrive at Oshawa GO Station every hour at 8 minutes past the hour from 8:08 a.m. until 1:08 a.m. Monday.

At Oshawa, passengers traveling further eastward can transfer to eastbound buses operating on the 90 Newcastle - Oshawa route. The buses leave Oshawa GO Station every hour at 13 minutes past the hour from 8:13 a.m. until 1:13 a.m. Monday, July 11. The buses arrive at King and Mill Streets in Newcastle about every hour from 8:57 a.m. until 1:57 a.m. Monday.

You can see a schedule of extra service to the Honda Indy here. (.pdf)

01 Lakeshore West

On Sunday, July 10, GO is operating an extra eastbound train from Aldershot to Exhibition. The train leaves Aldershot GO Station at 11:34 a.m., serving all stations until Exhibition GO Station. The train arrives at Exhibition at 12:30 p.m. The train continues eastward and ends its trip at Union Station, arriving at 12:40 p.m. An eastbound bus operating on the 18 Hamilton - Aldershot route does not connect with this train.

All day, regular eastbound 01 Lakeshore West trains leave Aldershot every hour at four minutes past the hour from 7:04 a.m. until 11:04 p.m. They serve all stops, arriving at Exhibition every hour on the hour from 8 a.m. until midnight, and then continue to Union Station. They arrive at Union every hour at ten minutes past the hour from 8:10 a.m. until 12:10 a.m. Monday, July 11. The last train of the day arrives at Exhibition at 12:01 a.m. and at Union at 12:10 a.m. Monday.

Eastbound GO buses operating on the 18 Hamilton - Aldershot route connect with these trains. The buses leave the Hamilton GO Centre every hour at 35 minutes past the hour from 6:35 a.m. until 11:35 p.m. They arrive at Aldershot GO Station every hour at 50 minutes past the hour from 6:50 a.m. until 11:50 p.m.

In the evening, GO is operating an extra westbound train that starts its trip at Exhibition to handle the crowds returning homeward from the Indy. The extra train does not connect with westbound buses operating on the 18 Hamilton - Aldershot route. Passengers traveling toward Hamilton will have to wait for the regular westbound buses.

GO also operates its regular westbound trains all day. Westbound trains leave Union Station every hour at 43 minutes past the hour from 6:43 a.m. until 12:43 a.m. Monday, July 19. The trains leave Exhibition GO Station every hour at 49 minutes past the hour from 6:49 a.m. until 12:49 a.m. Monday, serving all stops until Aldershot. They arrive at Aldershot GO Station every hour at 48 minutes past the hour from 7:48 a.m. until 1:48 a.m. Monday.

At Aldershot, passengers traveling further westward can transfer to westbound buses operating on the 18 Hamilton - Aldershot route. The buses leave Aldershot GO Station about every hour from 7:55 a.m. until 1:55 a.m. Monday, July 11. The buses arrive at the Hamilton GO Station about every hour from 8:10 a.m. until 2:10 a.m. Monday.

You can see a schedule of extra service to the Honda Indy here. (.pdf)

Toronto Transit Commission
511 Bathurst

On Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 11, the TTC is adding extra service to handle the heavy volume of passengers traveling to and from the event.

It is assigning more staff to the Exhibition (East) Loop to handle the crowds and collect fares. Passengers must pay fares before they enter the loop, but they can board streetcars through both doors.

310 Bathurst overnight

Buses operate along their regular route and with their usual frequency of service throughout the weekend.

145 Downtown / Humber Bay express

(The TTC hasn’t confirmed this detour. This post describes how it detoured buses in 2010 during this event.)

On Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Lake Shore Boulevard West and Colborne Lodge Drive, then detour:

northward along Colborne Lodge;
eastward along the Queensway and King Street West; and then
northward along Bathurst Street to Adelaide Street West,
resuming their regular route eastward along Adelaide West.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Fleet Street at Bathurst Street.

Westbound buses operate along their regular route to Richmond Street West and Bathurst Street, then detour:

southward along Bathurst;
westward along King Street West and the Queensway; and then
southward along Colborne Lodge Drive to Lake Shore Boulevard West,
resuming their regular route westward along Lake Shore West.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Bathurst Street at Fleet Street.
29 Dufferin

From 12:01 until about 2 a.m. and from about 5 a.m. until midnight Thursday, July 7, all day Friday, July 8, Saturday, July 9, Sunday, July 10, Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12 and from 12:01 until about 2 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13, while Exhibition Place is closed to traffic, the TTC is detouring buses operating along the route.

All buses start and end their trips at Dufferin (Gate) Loop. Buses do not operate to either Ontario Place along the 29B branch or to the Princes’ Gates along the 29D branch.

Buses skip all stops in Exhibition Place.

On Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10, the TTC is also adding extra service to handle the heavy volume of passengers traveling to and from the event. It is assigning more staff to the Dufferin Gate Loop to handle the crowds and collect fares. Passengers must pay fares before they enter the loop, but they can board buses through both doors.

329 Dufferin overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8, Saturday, July 9, Sunday, July 10, Monday, July 11, Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13, while Exhibition Place is closed to traffic, the TTC is detouring buses operating along the route.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to Dufferin (Gate) Loop, then proceed:

northward along Dufferin Street;
eastward along King Street West;
southward along Strachan Avenue; and then
westward along Manitoba Drive and the loop access road into Exhibition (East) Loop,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Saskatchewan Road east of Dufferin Street,
  • on Manitoba Drive east of Saskatchewan Road, at Nova Scotia Avenue and across from Exhibition (East) Loop.

(The buses end their trips inside the loop, instead of on Manitoba Drive beside the loop.)

Northbound buses start their trips at the Exhibition (East) Loop, then proceed:

eastward along the loop access road and Manitoba Drive;
northward along Strachan Avenue;
westward along King Street West;
southward along Dufferin Street;
westward along Springhurst Avenue;
southward along Fort Rouille Street; and then
eastward into Dufferin Loop; and then
resuming their regular route northward along Dufferin.

Northbound buses skip their regular stops:

  • on Manitoba Drive at Exhibition (East) Loop and west of Nova Scotia Avenue,
  • on Saskatchewan Road west of Manitoba Drive and at Dufferin Street.
509 Harbourfront

On Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10, the TTC is adding extra service to handle the heavy volume of passengers traveling to and from the event. It’s also assigning more staff to the Exhibition (East) Loop to handle the crowds and collect fares. Passengers must pay fares before they enter the loop, but they can board streetcars through both doors.

316 Ossington overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, Friday, July 8, Saturday, July 9, Sunday, July 10, Monday, July 11, Tuesday, July 12 and Wednesday, July 13, while Exhibition Place is closed to traffic, the TTC is detouring buses operating along the route.

Southbound buses operate along their regular route to Strachan Avenue and Manitoba Drive / Fleet Street, then detour:

westward along Manitoba and the loop access road into Exhibition (East) Loop,
ending their trips.

(The buses end their trips inside the loop, instead of on Manitoba Drive beside the loop.)

Northbound buses reverse the detour routing.


Salsa on St. Clair

The City of Toronto is closing

  • St. Clair Avenue West between Winona Drive and Christie Street

on Saturday and Sunday to accommodate the annual festival.

The TTC is detouring transit services during the event.

Since the TTC is also starting a project to repair concrete at St. Clair West Station this weekend, it’s also closing the western ramp into the station, affecting bus service into and out of the station.

Transit Toronto readers have advised us of some of the detours affecting service through this station. The information is unofficial as the TTC has not notified us or passengers on how it planned to detour service.

126 Christie

(The TTC has not confirmed the northbound detour. This post describes how it’s detoured buses during previous construction on the west ramp of St. Clair West Station.)

Southbound buses operate along their regular route.

From 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 10, northbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Bathurst Street, then detour:

northward along Bathurst;
eastward along Tichester Road / Heath Street West;
southward along Spadina Road; and then
westward along St. Clair West to St. Clair West Station,
ending their trips.

Northbound buses serve all regular stops.

512 St. Clair

From 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 until about 2 a.m. on Sunday, July 10 and from about 5:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. Sunday, shuttle buses replace streetcars along the entire route.

512 St. Clair

(The TTC has not confirmed details of eastbound service. This post describes how it’s detoured buses during previous construction on the west ramp of St. Clair West Station. Transit Toronto readers have confirmed that the TTC is splitting service at St. Clair West Station. The TTC has confirmed that the buses are detouring between Oakwood Avenue and Christie Street during “Salsa on St. Clair”.)

From 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 10, the TTC replaces streetcars with buses along the entire route and also splits the service into two routes at St. Clair West Station.

In the west end of the route, eastbound buses operate along the regular 512 St. Clair streetcar route to St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road;
northward along Christie Street;
eastward along St. Clair West;
northward along Bathurst Street;
eastward along Tichester Road / Heath Street West;
southward along Spadina Road; and then
westward along St. Clair Avenue West to St. Clair West Station,
ending their trips.

You’ll have to transfer to a second bus to continue further eastward along the route.

In the east end of the route, eastbound buses start their trips at St. Clair West Station, then proceed:

eastward along St. Clair Avenues West and East to St. Clair Station,
ending their trips.

Eastbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Oakwood Avenue, Winona Drive and Arlington Avenue.

In the east end of the route, westbound buses start their trips at St. Clair Station, then proceed:

westward along St. Clair Avenues East and West to St. Clair Station,
ending their trips.

You’ll have to transfer to a second bus to continue your trips further westward along the route.

In the west end of the route, westbound buses start their trips at St. Clair West Station, then proceed:

westward along St. Clair Avenue West,
southward along Christie Street;
westward along Davenport Road; and then
northward along Oakwood Avenue to St. Clair West,
resuming the regular 512 St. Clair streetcar route westward along St. Clair.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street, west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive and at Oakwood Avenue.

312 St. Clair overnight

From about 2 until 5 a.m. Sunday, July 10, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to St. Clair Avenue West and Oakwood Avenue, then proceed:

southward along Oakwood Avenue;
eastward along Davenport Road; and then
northward along Christie Street to St. Clair West,
resuming their regular route eastward along St. Clair.

Westbound buses reverse the detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on St. Clair Avenue West across from Christie Street, west of Arlington Avenue and Winona Drive and at Oakwood Avenue.
90 Vaughan

(The TTC has not confirmed the southbound detour. This post describes how it’s detoured buses during previous construction on the west ramp of St. Clair West Station.)

From 8 a.m. on Saturday, July 9 until 11 p.m. Sunday, July 10, southbound buses operate along their regular route to Vaughan Road and Kenwood Avenue, then detour:

eastward along Kenwood;
southeastward along Claxton Boulevard;
southward along Bathurst Street;
eastward along Tichester Road / Heath Street West;
southward along Spadina Road; and then
westward along St. Clair Avenue West to St. Clair West Station,
ending their trips.

Southbound buses skip their regular stops

  • on Vaughan Road south of Maplewood Avenue and at Louise Avenue and
  • on St. Clair Avenue West east of Vaughan Road and at Bathurst Street.

Toronto Orange Parade

The County Orange Lodge of Toronto is again organizing this year’s annual march. Since Orange parades have taken place in Toronto since the 1830s, this is likely the oldest recurring annual parade in North America.

Starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, marchers proceed from the Moss Park Armouries at Queen Street East and Jarvis Street:

  • westward along the westbound lanes of Queen Streets East and West.

Marchers pause to lay wreaths at the cenotaph in front of Old City Hall at 60 Queen Street West.

They then continue:

  • northward along the northbound lanes of Bay Street,
  • eastward along the eastbound lanes of College Street,
  • southward along southbound lanes of Yonge Street, and then
  • eastward along eastbound lanes of Shuter Street to the Moss Park Armouries.

The event affects TTC services.

6 Bay

From about 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 9, northbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Bay Street between Queen Street West and College Street.

506 Carlton

From about 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 9, eastbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along College Street between Bay and Yonge Streets.

505 Dundas

From about 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 9, passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Bay and Yonge Streets at Dundas Street.

501 Queen

From about 11 a.m. until noon on Saturday, July 9, westbound passengers should expect delays as marchers proceed along Queen Streets East and West between Jarvis and Bay Streets.