- Elm Street serves up a night of food, drinks and live performances for
Winter Magic -
TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2011 /CNW/ - On Saturday, November 12th, lively crowds
of urban foodies and wine lovers will flock to charming Elm Street,
located in the heart of the downtown core, to savour the best flavours
of the season. ICE, WINE & DINE is part of the Downtown Yonge Business
Improvement Areaʼs (BIA) annual Winter Magic celebration. This festive
street soiree will enchant guests with delectable menu offerings,
mouth-watering cocktails and captivating live entertainment.
With a record number of the neighbourhoodʼs finest restaurants,
retailers and organizations participating—including upscale neo-Italian
restaurant Oro and renowned Elmwood Spa—guests will discover a wide
variety of eats and treats. Fifteen participating restaurants and
businesses will offer sit-down service inside as well as street-level
service to crowds, with tasty edibles $5 and under, such as barbequed
pulled pork sandwiches, Argentinean grilled vegetable and goat cheese
empanadas and apple beignets. Enjoy seasonal wine tastings with an
internationally acclaimed sommelier, or sip on the Commensalʼs
signature Red Apple Martini and other fabulous cocktails in the Ice
Martini Lounge. Mastercard and Jergens will also have promotional
offerings at the event.
ICE, WINE & DINE
Fire performers, live ice carvings, stilt walkers, a dance group, DJ, fortune teller, caricature artist, and magician as well as Elm Street restaurants and retailers
Saturday, November 12th from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Crowds gather along Elm Street, enjoying food, drinks, live performances and festive decorations.
Entertainment highlights include: fire performers, live ice carvings,
stilt walkers, dance performances by the Larchaud Dance project,
strolling carollers, magic shows, fortunetelling and the upbeat sounds
of DJ Dr. J and beatboxer, Scratch Cat. Further information about ICE,
WINE & DINE and other Winter Magic events is available at www.wintermagic.ca or through the Winter Magic iPhone App available for download through
the Apple Store.
About Winter Magic
Now celebrating its 5th 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; Newstalk 1010, CityTV,
Today's 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