The Live Green Toronto Festival provides a great opportunity for residents to learn even more ways to green their lives and support local businesses, while enjoying a full day of music, food and fun for the whole family," said Councillor Paul Ainslie (Ward 43 Scarborough East), Chair of the City's Parks and Environment Committee.
Yonge Street will be closed to traffic from Dundas Street to Queen Street to accommodate the marketplace. People are encouraged to walk, bike or take public transit to the event.
Performers on the Main Stage (Yonge-Dundas Square)
Noon: Thought Beneath Film
12:30 p.m.: Andria Simone
1 p.m.: The Abrams Brothers
2 p.m.: Alex Cuba
3 p.m.: Anjulie
4 p.m.: Victoria Duffield
5 p.m.: The Parachute Club
6 p.m.: Treble Charger
7 p.m.: Kardinal Offishall
8 p.m.: Shawn Desman
Festival visitors can also pedal a bike to help power the Community Stage, sponsored by Chipotle Mexican Grill, which will showcase local indie artists including Mama D, James from the Songs, Jaydahmann featuring Krystle Chance, Christian Bridges & Philip Nozuka, Womyn of Indigo and the Bloor Street Finishing School.
The Live Green Toronto Festival will be green-powered courtesy of Bullfrog Power. Festival sponsors include Chipotle Mexican Grill, TD, CP24, Toronto Star, Metro, Metroland Media, The Grid, Goodlife Fitness, Me to We Style, House of Marley, car2go, Steam Whistle, Eaton Chelsea Toronto and EcoParent Magazine.
A list of the marketplace vendors and more information about the festival is available at http://www.livegreentoronto.ca.