Welcome to Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2017

CELEBRATE CANADA 150

Saturday, February 25 • 12 noon – 8 pm & Sunday, February 26 • 12 noon – 5 pm Village of Yorkville Park

Cumberland Street & Bellair Street will be closed to traffic along the park perimeter

Celebrate Canada's 150th birthday with Bloor-Yorkville at the 12th annual Icefest!

Toronto’s premier cultural district will be transformed into a showcase of incredible ice sculptures and live ice carving demonstrations, for the entire family to enjoy.

This year’s theme will celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, transforming the neighbourhood into a magical showcase of 20,000 lbs. of crystal clear ice sculpted into majestic sculptures inspired by the celebration of Canada’s Confederation. Patrons can expect to be dazzled by these ice creations, which will include the Parliament Buildings with Centennial Flame, Canadian Mounties an 1867 – 2017 sculpture and the iconic Maple Leaf!

Be sure to stop by our Photo Opportunity Area featuring a spectacular ice creation of ‘Niagara Falls and a Barrel’, located centrally in the Village of Yorkville Park. Be sure to tag your social media photos with #Icefest17 @BloorYorkville.

For a donation of $2, visitors can sample taste Maple Syrup Taffy from 1pm - 4pm each day on Cumberland Street.

We will be distributing Ice Kiddie Cubes with a collectible toy inside, at 2pm each day, in the Village of Yorkville Park, for a $2 donation.

Donate to the Heart and Stroke Foundation

February is Heart Month and the Bloor-Yorkville BIA is proud to continue supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation during Icefest.

For a donation of $2, visitors can sample tasty “Maple Syrup Taffy” from 1 pm – 4 pm each day on Cumberland Street.

We will be distributing “Ice Kiddie Cubes” with a collectible toy inside, at 2 pm each day, in the Village of Yorkville Park, for a $2 donation.

EVENT VOLUNTEERS PROVIDED BY THE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION OF ONTARIO

Refreshments Available

There will be a selection of our neighbourhood’s fine restaurants and retailers, serving fresh brewed coffee & espressos, tea, cheesecake, peanut butter chocolate squares, soup, smoked meat sandwiches, pulled pork beef brisket, banana split ‘smores and more for all visitors (prices may vary). These include: Caplansky’s, Carol’s Cheesecake Company, Davids Tea, Nespresso and Whole Foods-Yorkville.

This is an all ages, family friendly and FREE event; all you have to do is wear warm clothes, and bring a hearty winter spirit, and don’t forget a camera to capture the moments in ice forever!