- Free performances, meet & greets, rides and more at Yonge-Dundas
TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2011 /CNW/ - This Saturday, families will take over
Yonge-Dundas Square for KIDZFEST, the free, childrenʼs holiday event
presented by the Downtown Yonge BIA and sponsored by Tim Hortons. This
Winter Magic celebration will offer youngsters and their families hours
of outdoor fun with their favourite characters, exciting stage
performances, free rides, games and much more. Stage entertainment
includes the martial arts themed Kung-Fu Panda Experience featuring Po
the Panda, an interactive magic and illusion show, the Speaking of
Wildlife nature show and a special performance by Pinkalicious. Dora
the Explorer and Diego, along with penguins Mumble and Erik from Happy
Feet Two and other loveable characters will also be on site greeting
their fans. Kids are sure to keep busy with holiday games led by
Candyland entertainers, as well as face painting, holiday crafts and
visits to the bouncy castles, carousel and whirling Willy the Penguin
KIDZFEST is a free event taking place on Saturday November 26th as part
of the Downtown Yonge BIAʼs Winter Magic festivities. Further
information is available at www.wintermagic.ca or through the Winter Magic iPhone App available for download through
the Apple Store.
Saturday November 26th 11 am - 5 pm
Thousands of kids visit Yonge-Dundas Square to enjoy live entertainment, rides,
holiday crafts, games and meet-and-greets with popular children's characters.
About Winter Magic
Now celebrating its fifth year, Winter Magic transforms Downtown Yonge
into a winter playground with dazzling holiday lighting installations,
seasonal Winter Magic banners and a series of unique signature events.
This community-driven festival of lights and specialty events
celebrates the best of the holiday season in a high energy, urban
destination area that has mass appeal. Winter Magic signature events
vary in theme, target audience and location and include; Illuminite,
Window Wonderland, Kidzfest, Buskertainment and Ice, Wine & Dine.
Special thanks to Winter Magic media sponsors: Newstalk1010, CityTV,
Todayʼs Parent, toronto.com and parentcentral.ca.
About Downtown Yonge BIA
Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (BIA) is the association
partnering with member businesses and property owners to revitalize the
district. Founded in 2001, the mandate of the BIA is to position
Downtown Yonge as Canadaʼs premier business, shopping and entertainment
destination. For further information: www.downtownyonge.com.
SOURCE Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area
For further information:
416-504-3977 x 23