One of Toronto’s most popular street festivals is gearing up to showcase the best of the Ossington strip this weekend. OssFest is back this year, set to take over the busy street for an entire day.

The beloved festival will take over Ossington Street from Dundas Street West to Queen Street West on July 22nd, 2023.

The family-friendly and dog-friendly event will showcase the best of the Ossington strip. We’re talking delicious food offerings from its restaurants, opportunity to shop from local businesses, and enjoy a day of music and fun programming right into the evening.

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Attendees can expect a health and wellness feature in the morning, a wrestling ring starting at 2 PM, as well as a North and South music stage.

“We will have over 25 extended patios alongside music and entertainment programming all day and into the evening,” states organizers.

In addition to all the festivities, this year there will be an Afro-Caribbean Cultural Market from 11 AM to 7 PM in the GreenP Lot.

It’s important to note that there will be road closures, closed to vehicle traffic starting July 22nd at 5 AM until July 24th at 5 AM.

“Any vehicles that are left on Ossington Avenue between Queen St W and Dundas St W at 5 AM on Saturday, July 23rd, will be towed (at no expense) to a nearby street,” according to organizers.

OssFest 2023

When: July 22nd, 2023
Where: Ossington Street from Dundas Street West to Queen Street West