1206, 2019

Leslieville Tree Festival

Leslieville Tree Festival

Saturday, June 15, 2019 12:00 – 4:00 PM

Leslie Grove Park

Leslieville Tree Festival June 15, 2019

The Leslieville Tree Festival is a public celebration of our urban forest. Focused on providing activities and fun for the whole family. It includes displays from environmental groups and local green vendors, exciting performances from local musicians and performers, exhibits from environmental groups and local green vendors, a ceremonial tree planting, face-painting and a wide array of other children’s activities!

Organize in partnership with Councillor Paula Fletcher and the City of Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation, the whole family is sure to enjoy the Leslieville Tree Festival .

It is held in Leslie Grove Park, located at the corner of Queen St. East and Jones Ave. Councillor Fletcher promotes the event widely throughout her Ward and acts as master of ceremonies for the day. Approximately 500 attendees are expected!

Expect to have a full afternoon of performers, including the amazing Toronto All-Star Big Band and other special pop-up performances! There will also be free face-painting by Masquerading Faces!

And, back by popular demand, a 24-foot high climbing wall from Toronto Climbing Academy. Kids will love the chance to Climb’n Dangle!

You can also take home a free native shrub (while supplies last) when you sign up for the free electronic newsletter at the Festival!  If you are already signed up, you qualify!

Follow Leslieville Tree Festival news and updates and share your own stories of the day: #LeslievilleTreeFestival



506, 2019

Leslieville Food & Drink Festival

4th Annual Leslieville Food & Drink Festival

Thursday, June 6 & Friday, June 7, 2019

Leslieville Food & Drink Festival June 6 & 7, 2019 Toronto

  • Sample Cuisine – From the very best restaurants in the East End
  • Explore Wines – Including wine & food pairing seminars
  • Try Local Brews – Discover craft beer brewed right in your neighbourhood
  • Shop ’til You Drop – You won’t be able to resist the Artisanal Market
  • Enjoy Live Music – Curated an eclectic selection of DJs and live bands
  • Fundraising – Supporting Duke of Connaught P.S. Breakfast Program


At the Leslieville Food & Drink Festival enjoy art, music, food and drink, while supporting our vibrant community!

This all East Side event – an initiative of Vandenberg House – supports and promotes local businesses and the community at large.


  • Indulge in the tastiest cuisine east of the Don
  • Taste & Vote: Leslieville’s Best Cocktail Competition – Sponsored By Reid’s Distillery
  • Socialize on the Private Outdoor Patio
  • Chef Demonstrations, Oyster Shucking Class with The Burren, Knife Sharpening Class
  • Sip Wines Served in the Finest East Side Restaurants and Bars
  • Sample Craft Beer from all the East Side Breweries
  • Explore the Lounges
  • Dance the Night Away with our Live Music and DJ
  • Much more to come


Leslieville is coming together to create 2 great nights for locals and Torontonians to enjoy and explore.  With the support of our sponsors, Loblaws Leslie, Field Gate: The Poet Condos, Reid’s Distillery and The Vandenberg House, who are invested in the Leslieville Community, this is sure to be a great social, tasty event.  Don’t miss out another year!

Buy Tickets Here!


Streetcar Crowsnest
345 Carlaw Ave, Toronto ON

Parking: On-site Underground



506, 2019

JUST LISTED FOR LEASE! 1145 Gerrard Street East – Leslieville

Welcome to 1145 Gerrard Street East, a spacious and beautiful home in trendy Leslieville!

This home offers 3 bedrooms, 1 washroom, hardwood flooring throughout, plus a private backyard oasis with parking. The main floor is open concept with a living and dining area that leads to a bright kitchen with backyard access.

Located steps to delicious restaurants, great shops, pubs, and Greenwood Park with dog park and skating rink. Easy TTC access for a quick commute to downtown.

List price: $2,800 / month

MLS #: E4474423

1705, 2019

Victoria Day fireworks 2019

Victoria Day Fireworks are happening this weekend at Ashbridges Bay Park!


Here’s everything you need to know:

🕤 Victoria Day, Mon. May 20, 9:45 pm (approximately)
Ashbridges Bay Park

🎇 Toronto’s only Victoria Day fireworks show will be a spectacular 14 minute display at Ashbridges Bay Park, rain or shine.

🚲 Those attending are asked to leave the car at home and walk, cycle or take public transit.

🚇 TTC service will be increased between Queen Street East and the Bloor-Danforth subway on the Coxwell (22A), Main (64) and Woodbine South (92A). It is recommended that members of the public use the TTC and leave their cars at home.

👀 A special viewing area with limited space is set aside to accommodate people with disabilities and their families. City bylaws prohibit the public from setting off personal fireworks in the park.

🐈🐕 A reminder if your animals are sensitive to loud noises to keep them inside and have somewhere comforting for them to escape to.

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