Live Green Toronto Festival 2010

Live Green Toronto Festival 2010

What happens when you mix hundreds of green products and services with live music and local foods – and invite everyone in Toronto?

The Live Green Toronto Festival!
Toronto’s annual celebration of all things green turns Yonge Street into ‘green street’ with more than 100 exhibitors of green products and services, local food, live music, and more.

August 28 & 29, 2010 at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Event Hours:
Saturday August 28th 11 am – 9 pm
Sunday August 29th 11 am – 5 pm
Location:  Yonge & Dundas Square
Click here to download the flyer

You’ll find everything from bees, worms and bikes, to green fashions, renewable energy, local foods and more.

And good green fun for the whole family!

Events!


Win with our prize pass
Speak with the representatives from Live Green Toronto, Canadian Tire, Zipcar, and The Body Shop to collect stamps! Fill your prize pass with stamps to be entered into a draw to win fabulous prizes! We’ll be giving away bikes from Canadian Tire, a Delta Chelsea getaway package, Zipcar memberships, gift baskets from the Body Shop, and more!


Bicycle powered stage
Pedal to the beats from our community stage at Yonge and Queen. Hop on our Live Green Toronto bikes and get a great workout while you provide power to the sound system on stage. Catch some great local talent perform while you pedal!


Concert Lineup announced!
Check out the amazing Canadian talent we’ve got lined up on the Canadian Tire Main Stage. Performances by Colin James, Divine Brown, Steven Page, Scratch, Skratch, Scratch, Digging Roots, Glass Tiger’s Alan Frew and more. See the full concert lineup


Farmer’s Market – shop fresh and local
Pick up some of your favourite fruits and vegetables from local farmers. First 500 customers get a free Live Green Toronto shopping bag!


Drop by the Kid’s Zone for some green fun!
We’re transforming a section of Yonge-Dundas Square into a natural playground! Kids can explore the playground and have fun with our green activities – mural painting, lunch bag decorating, seed planting, and more. Stop by for some renewable energy education from the Toronto Renewable Energy Co-operative(TREC) – they’ll being making pinwheels, food batteries and playing energy twister!


Movie screening of Burning Ice
Join us at 9 pm on Saturday evening for the outdoor screening ofBurning Ice. This feature film from Cape Farewell follows artists, musicians and scientists as they tackle a collective response to climate change in the High Arctic and their subsequent performances at Latitude Festival and recording new material.


Sign up for BIXI Toronto
An exciting new bicycle program is coming to Toronto – BIXI Toronto! Come out and see what the new BIXI stations will look like. Learn more about how it works, or how you can sign up to use the bikes. Toronto requires 1,000 users to sign up online before November 30th, 2010 to ensure the bikes come to our City.


Interested in being a festival sponsor?
The Live Green Toronto Festival welcomes inquiries from potential sponsors. For information please view our Sponsorship Opportunities package or contact the Festival Coordinator


Inorganic Market will be collecting E-Waste!
Bring your unwanted electronic items such as cellphones, laptops, mice, iPods and MP3 players, wires and cables, PDA’s, earphones. Inorganic Market will recycle them responsibly.


Hug a tree!
Our Live Green Toronto Tree mascot will be out looking for hugs and high fives from the crowd!


Get help to green your neighbourhood!
Community Animators are here to help residents and community groups take on projects to green their neighbourhoods. Need help getting organized, finding funds, navigating the approval process? Call your Community Animator today! Get the details


Live Green Toronto!
Live Green Toronto is a new, five-year program to promote and support neighbourhood-based actions to green Toronto. Live Green Toronto’s expertise, funding and one-stop website full of resources, rebates and tips, will help turn great green ideas into actions that reduce emissions, protect our climate and clean our air. Get the details.


Exhibitor Survey Calling all 2009 exhibitors!
We want to hear from you! Please help us improve the festival next year by giving us your feedback. Complete our online exhibitor survey


2009 Live Green Toronto Festival: bigger, better and greener than ever!
Thousands of Torontonians strolled along Yonge Street, checked out the latest green products and services, sampled delicious local foods, and found even more ways to live green.

Discussion

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  1. Bringing all of the different members of the community together to Green Toronto is a great idea. Thought you might appreciate appreciate this cool time lapse video shot in an urban community in Toronto where Kia is working to drive change.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSuxRDn5mZ8

    Posted by Gigi | September 12, 2010, 9:40 pm