Enjoy 12 non-stop hours of live music and dance on two outdoor stages!
This annual free family festival features young people 14 to 29, showcasing their positive achievements in MUSIC, DANCE, ART & PHOTOGRAPHY; plus mentors, celebrities and motivational speakers, all lending their time to encourage youth into the arts and applaud their efforts and hard work.
500+ Volunteers and artists will put on the show Sunday, JULY 21 at YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE in downtown Toronto from 11:00am to 11pm. This 7th year, the unique production of over 100 acts is headed by Producer Juan Mendez, and includes 2 live Fashion Shows – the annual 6 o’clock “Moment of Silence” tribute to Youth lost to violence – the Yonge Street closure with almost 100 artisan & food vendors plus community information stations. Organizers expect some 30,000 visitors during the full 12-hour day.
This 7th year and with over 500 youth and volunteers involved, YD13 has again been declared an official “Event of Municipal Significance” for the City of Toronto. Organizers are expecting some 30,000 visitors from 11:00am to 11:00pm at the FREE family day.
Councillor and TTC Chair Karen Stintz, Toronto Police Board Chairman Alok Mukherjee, CUPE 79 President Tim Maguire, Executive Chair of TYcard and published author Michael Chettleburgh, Veteran Affairs Canada, RCMP, Social Media Officer Scott Mills of Toronto Police, Public Relations Officer Tony Vella of Toronto Police, and President Gene Jones of Toronto Community Housing Corporation with other Community Leaders. The signature remembrance during the event is annually led by its founder, Tylaine J.F. Duggan.
HOSTS & CELEBRITIES:
FLOW 93.5 on-air host Peter Kash and a special appearance of Warner Brothers actor from “We’re The Millers” Jason Sudeikis, plus Headliner Vita Chambers, Lil JaXe, GeekFreaks, Jerzee, Frank Anthony, Canadian Idol Judge Zack Werner with his outstanding talent from Idol School, and many more…Members of the