The FREE annual family Festival applauds young aspiring Artists, focusing from little kids right through to 29 year olds, showcasing their MUSIC, DANCE, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION and FILM at the non-stop event which features over 500 YD participants during the fun day. Youth Day (YD) will again host around 40,000 visitors, while also closing down Yonge Street from Dundas south to Queen to accommodate its vibrant YD Street Market with sumptuous Foods, interesting Artisans, valuable Community Organizations.
During this Federal Election year, ALL Candidates including the Prime Minister are invited to attend. YD will also host a Diplomatic Delegation from Jamaica.
This Summer YOUTH DAY is also challenging Canada to set a new World Record in keeping with this year’s theme: “Looking back 100 years”, and inviting ALL to dance to “The Charlston” on the Square and Yonge Street closure! And why not Dress in Costume and enjoy the FUN…
ABOUT YOUTH DAY:
YOUTH DAY was created by Canadian Founder and Executive Producer Tylaine Duggan in 2006 to engage young people, and encourage them to find a passion in MUSIC, DANCE, ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, FASHION and FILM. The initiative focuses them during the year towards a goal, and at the festival allows them to showcase their positive achievements across 3 outdoor stages in downtown Toronto, which also features a Youth Gallery for more than 40,000 visitors – applauding their efforts and helping build self-esteem for our next generation of young people.
YOUTH DAY is a non-profit entity operated solely by dedicated Volunteers and caring Partner Organizations, enabled by Corporate brands sponsoring the operational costs of the festival’s production in a commendable gesture of giving back to their customers, and showing their valued participation in the Community. No Artists or Volunteers receive remuneration.
Event Type: Festival
Organiser: YOUTH DAY Global
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Yonge Dundas Square