Although we don’t see flowers blooming quite yet, it IS officially spring! With spring comes beautiful weather, cherry blossoms, vibrant Toronto outdoor life and of course, the Beaches Easter Parade! If you’re a Toronto native, you’ve probably been to the parade at least once in your life so you know how fun it can be! If you live in the east end you also know how frustrating road closures in the beaches can be. We’re here with all the details to get you prepared for the day!
The Beaches Easter Parade
If you’ve been waiting for the Beaches Easter Parade, you’re in luck because this family favourite is returning on April 17th. The streets will once again be filled with people, music, floats, and a lot of traffic….be prepared! If you’re planning to catch the parade, it will begin at 2pm on Queen Street at Munro Park and proceed west along Queen Street ending at Woodbine Ave.
photo: beaches easter parade
The full list of road closures can be found here:
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (partial road)
Queen Street East from Munroe Park Avenue to Fallingbrook Road
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (full road)
Queen Street East from Munroe Park Avenue to Fallingbrook RoadNursewood Road from Queen Street East to #24 Nursewood Road
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (full road)
Queen Street East from Woodbine Avenue to Fallingbrook Road
2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (full road)
Woodbine Avenue from Queen Street East to Lake Shore Boulevard EastLake Shore Boulevard East from Coxwell Avenue to Woodbine Avenue
If you plan to take the TTC to the beaches for the parade, please note that transit will be rerouting in the area and there will be delays so head there early and plan ahead!
The parade is scheduled to go ahead rain or shine so get your Easter spirit on!
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