Greenbelt Summer Festivals 2008

The sun is shining, the weather's warm and the days are taking their sweet time becoming nights. It's time to get outside. Check out the variety of summer festivals and fairs in the Greenbelt just waiting for you to explore.

July

Royal Botanical Gardens Rose Celebration 
Burlington July 5 - 6
www.rbg.ca 
Take in the classic beauty of The Gardens’ two acres of roses in full bloom. Events at RBG run throughout the entire summer.

Orangeville Founders Festival 
Downtown Orangeville July 12 
www.thehillsofheadwaters.com 
Orangeville’s yearly street festival with buskers, arts and crafts kiosks and food.

Pedestrian Sundays at Mirvish Village 
Toronto July 13 
www.pskensington.ca
 
Stop by the second ever pedestrian Sunday in Mirvish village. Play giant scrabble, learn about the history of Mirvish village and take home some delicious organic foods from the farmer’s market!

Beaches International Jazz Festival 
Toronto July 26 - 27 
www.beachesjazz.com
 
Canada’s premier free music festival, hosting over 100 different bands.

August

Mountain Equipment Co-op 
Downtown Toronto, 400 King Street West August 2
www.mec.ca 
Visit our booth at MEC’s King Street store.

Westfield Heritage Village Ice Cream Festival 
Hamilton August 3 - 4 
www.westfieldheritage.ca
 
Experience the fun and nostalgia of ice cream from Pioneer and Victorian times to the Rock and Roll era. Also, enjoy live music, horse and wagon rides, magic shows, face painting, period crafts and more.

Taste of the Danforth 
Toronto August 9 - 10 
www.tasteofthedanforth.com 
A weekend long street party that turns Danforth Avenue into a culinary playground offering food of every kind, entertainment and special activities.

Bradford Carrot Festival 
Bradford August 16 
www.townofbradford.com/carrot 
Carrot Fest showcases a variety of thrilling events, including a bustling vendor's market, live music, childrens' entertainment, the annual 5k Carrotfast Charity Run and so much more in Bradford West Gwillimbury.

Winona Peach Festival 
Winona, Niagara August 23 - 24
www.winonapeach.com 
Celebrating its 41st anniversary, the Peach Festival is famous for an array of foods and beverages, a great line-up of entertainment for the entire family, a giant midway, including a ferris wheel, bumper cars and much more, and over 130 artisans selling beautiful crafts.

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