Buskertainment, presented by Panera Bread, brings street performers to Downtown Yonge
Annual holiday busking event entertains weekend holiday shoppers
TORONTO, Nov. 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Holiday shoppers flocking to the busy Downtown Yonge retail district will be entertained this month and next by energetic illusionists, jugglers, mimes and more. From noon to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays, until December 23, 2012, Buskertainment performers will be found at 7 locations throughout the area, entertaining children and adults alike.
Presented by Panera Bread, Buskertainment is part of Winter Magic, an annual festival in the lead-up to the holidays hosted by the Downtown Yonge BIA. All gathered donations will go to Raising the Roof, Canada's only national charity dedicated to funding long-term solutions for the homeless.
About Winter Magic
Throughout November and December, Winter Magic brings the best of the holiday season to Downtown Yonge. Hosted by the Downtown Yonge BIA, this annual community-driven festival transforms the heart of the city into a winter playground with five unique seasonal events. These events include, Ice, Wine and Dine, Illuminite, Buskertainment, Kidzfest and the Window Wonderland holiday window display competition. For more information, visit www.wintermagic.ca.
About Downtown Yonge BIA
The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area is an association of 2,000 businesses and property owners in downtown Toronto. Founded in 2001, its mandate is to revitalize and position Downtown Yonge as Canada's premier business, shopping and entertainment destination. For further information: www.downtownyonge.com.
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