TORONTO, April 6 /CNW/ - Harbourfront Centre and the Toronto Port Authority (TPA) today announced a new partnership, that will see TPA become the lead summer partner for Harbourfront Centre's Hot Spot Summer, that runs from the Victoria Day weekend through Thanksgiving at the
Harbourfront Centre 10-acre central waterfront site.
Harbourfront Centre President Sonja Smits said, "We are extremely grateful for the support from the TPA, which is
one of our important waterfront partners. This partnership will enable
us to present one of the most dynamic summer seasons ever at
"We are pleased to be able to support our neighbours in the waterfront
community," TPA Chairman Mark McQueen said. "There was an immediate need for funding, and we stepped in to
help meet it. We hope that other businesses and individuals will follow
the Toronto Port Authority's lead and support Harbourfront Centre and
its very popular activities which draw millions to Toronto's waterfront
Hot Spot Summer at Harbourfront Centre features hundreds of events, most
of which are free to the public. These range from festivals like Canada
Day and the Hot & Spicy Food Festival to celebrations of cultural
communities like Colombian Colours and Tirgan Iranian Festival. There
will be something for everyone this summer - from outdoor film
screenings, art exhibitions and dancing by the pier to
canoeing/kayaking, international food and music concerts. Harbourfront
Centre on Toronto's waterfront is the place to be this summer.
Harbourfront Centre is an innovative cultural organization, a registered
charity which provides internationally renowned programming in the
arts, culture, education and recreation, all within a collection of
distinctive venues on a 10-acre site in the heart of Toronto's downtown
waterfront. For more information visit harbourfrontcentre.com.
The Toronto Port Authority owns and operates the Port of Toronto, the
Billy Bishop Airport, and the Outer Harbour Marina. It is committed to
building a waterfront community that is vibrant and enjoyable for
Torontonians and visitors, by working with partners to create a clean,
green, prosperous water's edge. For more information visit torontoport.com.
SOURCE Toronto Port Authority
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