YD | T.O is a FREE annual festival celebrating the positive achievements of young people showcasing their MUSIC, DANCE, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION & FILM in front of some 30,000 visitors!
Held in the downtown core of Toronto at Yonge-Dundas Square, with a Yonge Street closure from Dundas to Shuter streets, the event features 12 hours of non-stop performances on 2 outdoor stages plus the tented YD Art Gallery. THIS SUMMER - BE PART OF IT!
> The festival has attracted over 100,000 people since 2007, and its success continues to grow rapidly with a loyal following of attendees, performers, and social media fans
> Year after year proclaimed by the City of Toronto as an official “Event of Municipal Significance”
> Includes an unprecedented Yonge Street closure from Dundas to Shuter streets, with artisan & food vendors plus informative community tables & Corporate booths
> Media deems YD | T.O “The Largest Youth Festival of its Kind”
> The unmatched 12 hour roster which runs from 11:00am to 11:00pm features over 100 live acts and involves more than 350 young people
> YD | T.O has broken 3 World Records to date
> Key features of the non-stop day include the Opening Flag Parade, Fashion Shows, the 6 o’clock moment of silence for youth lost to violence, and mentor headliners plus supporting celebrities
> Operated as a non-profit event enabled by Corporate Champions, the festival is managed by dedicated volunteers and those choosing to make a difference for our next generation
JOIN US this 9th year on Sunday JULY 19th and BE PART OF IT!
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