– where green hits the streets!
Join us Saturday, July 21, 2012
Toronto’s largest celebration of all things green will bring hundreds of green products and services, live music, local foods, buskers and more to the streets at Yonge-Dundas Square.
Shop the Green Street Market: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- Check out more than 100 vendors and thousands of green products and services right on
Yonge – Dundas Square and all along Yonge Street, from Dundas to Queen.
- Yonge Street is car-free from Dundas to Queen.
- More than 1,001 products and services to green your life - eco-fashions & jewelry, home & garden, hybrid vehicles, solar panels, health and wellness products, fashion & gifts for babies, kids and more!
- Sample some delicious local foods
Rock out to live music on the 104.5 CHUM FM Main Stage
12 noon – 9:45 p.m. with performances by:
- Liz Coyles – 12:00 noon
- Kira Isabella – 1:00 pm
- Suzie McNeil – 2:00 pm
- Raghav – 3:00 pm
- JRDN – 4:00 pm
- Kristina Maria – 5:00 pm
- Karl Wolf – 6:00 pm
- Platinum Blonde – 7:00 pm
- Fefe Dobson – 8:00 pm
- Faber Drive – 9:00 pm
TD Kids’ Zone
Perfect for kids of all ages, the coolest and greenest playground in town is back with tons of ways for kids to have some good, green fun:
- kids can get soaked… play a water-powered piano
- get their hands dirty… plant seeds and trees
- paint a mural
- get their faces painted
- decorate a litterless lunch bag
- meet live reptiles
- enjoy live shows with “Professor Pricklethorn” and get up close and personal with “Cathy’s Crawly Worms”
The Live Green Toronto Festival goes carbon neutral with help of partner Just Energy
Thanks to Just Energy and their JustGreen™ program, the Festival will be a carbon neutral event!
JustGreen™ is Just Energy Group’s green energy program and as such their mission is to develop leading energy solutions for customers through continuous innovation and superior customer experiences.
The JustGreen program provides renewable and sustainable energy solutions that support green projects across North America. In addition to providing people the opportunity to offset their natural gas and electricity use with green energy options such as carbon offsets and RECs, they also educate and empower consumers to take action to reduce their personal carbon footprint.
Save money and more with your Live Green Toronto Membership Card
More than 30 Live Green Toronto Membership Card businesses will be offering cardholders great deals at the Festival. Bring your Live Green Toronto Membership Card to the festival on July 21st for extra savings. And if you don’t have a card, you can pick up your FREE card at the event – drop by the Jam Van or the Live Green Toronto tent on Yonge-Dundas Square.
The greatest SWAP in town! Movies, Music, Books
Back by popular demand, Swapsity’s Swap Zone! Come down to the Live Green Toronto Festival on July 21st with your pre-loved DVDs, CDs, Blu-rays, vinyl, and books and swap them for some great new gems. The Swap Zone will open with more than 750 items including movies, music and books for kids and families. Our goal is to keep at least 5,000 items out of landfill. So before you head on down to the festival remember to bring your swappables! Live Green Toronto Membership Cardholders will enjoy an EXTRA SWAP when they show their card!
Check the Swap Zone on YouTube and discover the hidden treasures you could find at the Live Green Toronto Festival on July 21!
Bike Tune-up Clinics at 1 and 3 p.m.
Get tips on basic maintenance from a professional bike mechanic, learn how to diagnose bike problems, and get a little something for your bike at a bike clinic at the Smart Commute tent, just north of Queen Street. Bring your bike for a hands-on experience. Space is limited – RSVP to email@example.com with your preferred time. The clinics are offered courtesy of the Toronto Environment Office’s Smart Commute program and Bicycle Commons. There is no cost to attend.
Live Green Toronto
Live Green Toronto is a program that promotes and supports neighbourhood-based actions to green Toronto. Live Green Toronto’s expertise, funding and one-stop website full of resources, rebates and tips, will help turn great green ideas into actions that reduce emissions, protect our climate and clean our air. Get the details.
Thank you to our 2012 Festival Sponsors