Welcome to shoptheQueensway.com BIA, the new hub of the west end and brand new BIA. With over 300 unique and interesting businesses, the Queensway is an entertainment, dining, and shopping destination. One of Toronto's avenues it is transforming into a vibrant mixed-use street with a growing population. Changes to a more pedestrian friendly street, new outdoor patios, new and renewed parks, and a proposed arts hub will enliven the street scene in years to come.

shoptheQueensway.com BIA runs along the Queensway from Kipling Ave to Park Lawn Road

Thursday, 01 June 2017 18:45

ShoptheQueensway.com Summer Festival

ShoptheQueensway.com BIA summer festival - on The Queensway from Park lawn to Kipling.

Live Bands

• Shred Penner, who specializes in classic rock, and alternative numbers from the 70's to 2000's at 1233 The Queensway
• Enjoy classic hits from the 50s to 70s performed by true showman, Darren Evorglens, wearing his signature leather cowboy outfit on stage at 929 The Queensway
• Enjoy your favorite Top 40 hits from the 60s to today, performed by the fantastic Time Trip Band.  This popular Toronto band will be on stage at 735 The Queensway

Scavenger Hunt

Search for clues and complete challenges along the Queensway and your chance to win awesome prizes

Forms can be picked up from

Tartistry - 1252 The Queensway

Bodhi Tree Studio - 1066 The Queensway 

Queensway Car Wash - 875 The Queensway

Shades Hair Studio - 749 The Queensway 

All formed must be returned to Tartistry - 1252 The Queensway

Complete the ShoptheQueensway.com Scavenger Hunt for your chance to win prizes from businesses along the Queensway including:

Face Painting 630 The Queensway 

Become a lion, tiger, or bear... oh my!

Shuttle Bus - the bus will be stopping at all activity stops 

Enjoy our complimentary shuttle bus which will transport you back and forth along the Queensway as well as stop at our local breweries.

Arts and Crafts  929 The Queensway

Create your designer Q and sign off on it for the judges to give you credit for your artistic talent

Photo Booth  1233 The Queensway

Take a picture with your family, a friend, or solo and keep your fun memories from the Queensway close... in your inbox.

All photos will be emailed to photo booth participants

Caricaturists 515 The Queensway

Have your "good side" captured by our talented artist

Balloon Characters515 The Queensway

DairyQueen - Buy one get one free icecream - 831 The Queensway 

Brewery Crawl

The complimentary shuttle bus route will stop at all of our entertainment and activity stations and local Queensway breweries including Black Oak Brewery, Great Lakes Brewery, Cool Brewery, and Big Rock Brewery

Rabies Vaccination Clinic 741 The Queensway

Message from our ShoptheQueensway BIA Chair, Michele Roberts

Your businesses and services along this huge of stretch of the Queensway have gone to great lengths to ensure you have a fantastic Festival! Please take full advantage of all the special offers out there, as well as the complimentary activities and music offered.

Our goal is to delight the unique and diverse community with the exceptional offerings provided in our "Zone".

Come and enjoy the fun on June 24, 2017 from 12pm - 4pm.

Rain or Shine!


Last modified on Thursday, 22 June 2017 15:22