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Other weekend events affect transit services, July 28, 29, 30, 31, August 1



The Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade isn’t the only event to affect transit services this weekend.

Other special events take place in Brampton, the Downsview area of Toronto and Hamilton.


The events affect these routes:


The Thursday, July 28 event affecting transit services is: a Canadian Football League game.

The Friday, July 29 events affecting transit services are: the Festival of Friends; and the Veld Music Festival.

The Saturday, July 30 events affecting transit services are: the Brampton Farmers Market; the Festival of Friends; and the Veld Music Festival.

The Sunday, July 31 events affecting transit services are: the Festival of Friends; and the Veld Music Festival.

The Monday, August 1 event affecting transit services is: the Festival of Friends.


Brampton


Brampton Farmers Market

Saturday mornings and early afternoons until October 8, the City of Brampton is closing

  • Wellington Street West between George and Main Streets South

to accommodate the city’s weekly farmers market.

GO Transit is likely detouring service while the street is closed, but has not announced detour routings.

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

From 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, eastbound buses operate along their regular route to Downtown Brampton Terminal, then detour:

eastward along Nelson Street West; and then
southward along Main Streets North and South to Wellington Street,
resuming their regular route southward along Main South.

Eastbound buses drop off or pick up passengers at all stops.

Westbound buses reverse the eastbound detour routing.

Westbound buses skip their regular stop

  • on Wellington Street West at George Street South.

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

  • on Main Street South south of Wellington Street East.

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Downsview


Veld Music Festival

The annual music festival again takes place in Downsview Park Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The TTC is revising service during the event.

101 Downsview Park

From 9 a.m. Friday, July 29 until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, July 31, the TTC is cancelling service along the route.

108A / 108B Driftwood
41 Keele
106 Sentinel
84A Sheppard West
107A / 107B York University Heights

Friday, July 29, Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, expect delays near Downsview Park.


Hamilton


Hamilton events affecting transit services this weekend are: a Canadian Football League game (July 28); and the Festival of Friends (July 29, 30, 31, August 1).


Canadian Football League game
All Hamilton Street Railway routes

You can ride any HSR bus free of fare to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats game against the Montreal Alouettes, Thursday, July 28 at 7:30 p.m. — if you hold a valid ticket to the game.

With the HSR’s Ticket to Ride program, you can ride free of fare to Tim Horton’s Field for as much as two hours before game time and free of fare from the stadium until the end of service.

2 Barton

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Barton Street East at Lenister Avenue North — just one block north of Tim Hortons Field.

3 Cannon

Buses serve all local stops between the Hamilton GO Centre, downtown Hamilton and Cannon Street East at Balsam Avenue North — just south of Tim Hortons Field.

Tiger-Cats Express shuttles

From about 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28, free HSR shuttle buses also speedily transport ticket-holders from three terminals across the city to the stadium. After the game is over, they’ll shuttle you back again. You can view the schedule for the shuttle service here.

Read Transit Toronto’s May 25 post for more details.

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Festival of Friends

The annual outdoor music, art, and crafts festival returns to Gage Park this year. The Hamilton Street Railway is operating extra buses for the event.

1 King

Extra service from 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 29 until 12:30 a.m. Saturday, July 30 and continuing evenings until 12:30 a.m. Monday, August 1.


Toronto

See Downsview.