Good news! Your favourite neighbourhood event is back. Taste of Wellington West will be taking place Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 11 am to 5 pm.
We want to share all of the day’s details with you, but we’re still working out some of the kinks with our brand spankin’ new website. So we’re giving you the run down here, on our blog. You can also download a PDF version of our program by clicking here: Taste of Wellington West 2012 Program
During Taste of Wellington West, all our great restaurants, shops, and services will be showing off all day, offering demos and tasty treats, and taking part in a massive, street-long sidewalk sales.
We’ve also got some great entertainment lined up, starting off with popular kids’ band Hey Buster! at 11 am in the Elmdale/Hintonburger parking lot. Throughout the day, bands including Reverb Syndicate, Crown Vic, Still Dangerous, Tall Trees, and The Fenton Brothers Band (featuring Uncle Bob from FabGear 64!) will be playing, alongside a great group of street performers. There will also be two Pop-Up Playgrounds (in the lots at Rosemount and Wellington St W, and Mayfair and Wellington St W), offering a great place to bring your little ones to play.
Over 80 area businesses are participating in the day’s event. You can see a full list of them in the event’s program. As a special note, there are two businesses that have just confirmed their participation. Welcome to Petit Bill’s Bistro and ListenUP Canada!
Schedule du Jour
11 am Pop-Up Playgrounds and Sidewalk Sales open
11 am Hey Buster! The Hintonburger (1096 Wellington St W)
11 am Hintonburg Cycling Champions’ Bike Parade, meet at Parkdale Park (next to Parkdale Market)
11 am – 3pm 10th Anniversary BBQ and Corn Roast, Grace Manor (1156 Wellington St W)
12 – 5 pm “Rock & Rowlands” photography exhibition by John Robert Rowlands at Elmdale House Tavern (1096 Wellington St W). Artist in attendance.
1 pm Heels on Wheels bike fashion show, BMO parking lot (Wellington W & Holland). Models will be riding RightBikes.
1:30 pm pm Tall Trees performance at Cube Gallery (1285 Wellington St W) Click here for more details.
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Food Sampling (while supplies last) at participating fine food shops and restaurants.
3 pm Fashion Show at viens avec moi (1338 Wellington St W)
5 pm – 7 pm After Party featuring jazz legend Bill Jupp and his Sextet at Elmdale House Tavern (free admission)
Activity and Events Areas
Art & Soul Sidewalk Stage (1207 Wellington St W) Acoustic musical acts throughout the day!
BMO/Huron Stage (1247 Wellington St W) Salsa Force!
Irving Stage (1000 Wellington St W)
- 12pm Crown Vic
- 2pm Reverb Syndicate
- 4pm Jon Reilly Roe
Hintonburger/Elmdale Stage (1096 Wellington St W)
- 11pm Hey Buster!
- 1pm Still Dangerous
- 3pm The Fenton Brothers Band
Rosemount Pop-Up Playground (1134 Wellington St W)
Mayfair Pop-Up Playground (1380 Wellington St W)
Bike Parade | 11am
Hey Buster! (Hintonburger/Elmdale Stage) | 11am
Toy Tent (Peak-a-boo Natural Toys)
Painting and Drawing (4 Cats Arts Studio)
Kids Activities (Fab Baby Gear)
Crafts (Flock Boutique)
Brad the Balloon Guy (Red Chair Kids) | 12:30 – 1:30pm
Cookie Decorating (Thyme and Again)
See you on Sat Sept 15!