The carvers came, they saw, they sculpted (and we celebrated!) Our 14th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest was an energy-filled weekend, as we embraced the winter season, by bringing Hollywood North. Over the course of the two-day event, guests explored the glittering sculptures, relaxed in the DJ lounge and Muskoka-style warming area, participated in the scavenger hunt, and enjoyed […]
We are excited to announce the final details of Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2019: Hollywood North. This marks our 14th year executing this event in support of the Heart & Stroke Foundation. Icefest invites members of the community to celebrate winter as we come together to witness the transformation of the Village of Yorkville Park and surrounding areas into a magical display […]
Celebrate the winter season on Feb. 9th & 10th as we bring Hollywood North to Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2019! The Village of Yorkville Park will be transformed into a glittering display of magnificent sculptures inspired by the success of the film industry in Toronto and Yorkville, known as the home of the stars! In support of […]
Since its inception, Bloor-Yorkville Icefest has enticed approximately 500,000 visitors to the neighbourhood! An impressive number for an event that began in 2000, as a small ice sculpting contest at Bloor-Yorkville’s popular restaurant, Sassafraz. Collaborating with the Bloor-Yorkville BIA, Sassafraz handed over the reins of the event, and in 2005 we had our first Bloor-Yorkville […]
written by Ozman Omar On February 24 and 25 Yorkville will be transformed into a lustrous winter fairyland. Bloor-Yorkville’s 13th Annual Icefest is a free event providing entertainment and exciting activities for all ages. The Sassafraz Ice Carving Competition will take place in the Village of Yorkville Park; where you’ll see blocks of ice undergo […]
12th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest A Huge Success!
FEBRUARY 25th & 26th – Celebrate winter in the heart of the city at Bloor-Yorkville’s 12th Annual Icefest! On Saturday, February 25th, Bloor-Yorkville invites Toronto to watch professional ice carvers face off in the 17th Annual Sassafraz Ice Carving Competition in the Village of Yorkville Park and to stroll through the neighbourhood, where they will […]