The Downtown Yonge BIA brings this summer's biggest event to Trinity
TORONTO, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - World Pride will take over Toronto from
June 20-29! To celebrate the diversity of Toronto's Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual, Transsexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer/Questioning, 2
Spirited, Allies (LGBTTIQQ2SA), the Downtown Yonge BIA, in partnership
with Toronto Eaton Centre, presents Play the Parks with Pride.
Play the Parks with Pride will celebrate World Pride 2014 with a series
of lunch time performances at Trinity Square Park. Grab your lunch from
the Urban Eatery or one of the many other dining options at Toronto
Eaton Centre and relax in the park for an hour of fun and music.
"Pride Toronto is one of the most anticipated events of the summer and
truly represents the diverse nature of the city of Toronto," said
Meredith Vlitas, Senior Marketing Director, Toronto Eaton Centre. "We
are delighted to participate and can't wait to celebrate!"
This is the second year that The Downtown Yonge BIA has presented the
Play the Parks event.
"We are pleased to offer the Play the Parks event for the second year
and be part of World Pride celebrations," said Mark Garner, Executive
Director, Downtown Yonge BIA. "The BIA is proud to support Pride and
local music growth as well as promote the activation of our spaces."
Performances at Trinity Square Park will run from noon until 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014: RadioPlay Band plays all-time favourites from the past and present - mix of hits,
disco, the 80's and more! This is a celebration of music with a hint of
humour, RadioPlay Band will have you on your feet and dancing!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014: Steven Taetz plays his original roots-pop compositions, as well as classic cover
songs by leading LGBT artists. Steven has released chart-topping dance
singles around the world as a featured vocalist and songwriter.
Recently returning to his roots, he co-wrote songs with an
award-winning folk-pop artist from each province across Canada,
recording the material on his latest solo album.
Thursday, June 26, 2014: Work's a Drag - Pride Edition! Spend your lunch break with Toronto's Finest QUEENS! Hosted by Alisha
Van Horne (Miss Gay Toronto 2014/2015) and performances by Special
Guests; Brooke Lynn Hytes (Miss Canada Ultimate 2013/2014), Heaven Lee
Hytes (Miss Gay Universe 2013/2014) and Farra N. Hyte (Miss Gay Toronto
Friday, June 27, 2014: Sara London serenades with a Soulful House music repertoire. She has an energy you
can't ignore; she will captivate any audience. With hundreds of
performances over the past decade; writing and recording sessions in
New York City, Sara has molded herself into the artist she is today.
Social media users can follow TEC's online conversation via Twitter
(@toeatoncentre), Facebook (Facebook.com/Toronto Eaton Centre),
Instagram (@toeatoncentre) and by using the hashtag, #PrideTO.
Play the Parks with Pride
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 to Friday, June 27, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Trinity Square Park
SOURCE: Toronto Eaton Centre
For further information:
Mark Garner, Executive Director
Downtown Yonge BIA
416-597-0255 Ext 225
MAVERICK on behalf of Toronto Eaton Centre