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April Blog: Keeping Up with Bloor West Village!

April 10, 2024
*Cracks fingers and starts typing* Right…what’s on the Bloor West Village news today…Weeeddnessss-dayy, Apr- APRIL 10TH?!?! Oh B

The Ultimate Bloor West Giveaway – Enter Now until April 15th, 2024!

March 22, 2024
WHAT IS IT? Experience the charm of Bloor West Village with this unforgettable package: a luxurious stay at the historic Old Mill Hotel, a delightful Ukrainian food themed meal at Mar

Spring Fashion in Bloor West Village: 2024 Edition

March 14, 2024
Sunsets after 7PM, tree buds are out, warmer days surround us – Spring is here! Well…officially in a week…but you get it! ๐ŸŒธ Spring symbolizes a time of change – fr

Bloor West Village: Springter

February 28, 2024
A bit late for a February blog, innit? I mean…a blog post…for the month of February…less than two days before February ends…a bit of a “bombastic side eyeR

Two New Businesses Open in the Village!

February 26, 2024

FREE colouring book & crayons when you dine!

February 14, 2024
Calling all families! You’re in for a treat! Dine at the following Bloor West Village restaurants and cafes and enjoy a FREE colouring book and crayons compliments of Bloor West Vi

New Year, New Me: 2024 Resolutions

January 31, 2024
And just like that, it’s the last day of January! Hello and Welcome Back, Bloor West Village! ๐Ÿ™Œ A little late for that, you say? I meaaan…technically we’r

BIA 2023 Wrapped: Thank You For An Amazing Year!

December 26, 2023
  And just like that, it’s the last few days of 2023! The last days of the year are, for the most part, a combination of slow and reflective, and chaotic and full of excite

Bloor West Village Holiday Gift Guide

November 21, 2023
Discover Local Treasures From 20+ Bloor West Village Businesses! Tis’ the Seasonย to be jolly and organized! Need to find gifts for family and friends but don’t

Getting Ready For The Holidays in Bloor West Village!

November 14, 2023

10 Things To Do This Fall in Bloor West Village

October 12, 2023

Fall Fashion in Bloor West Village

October 2, 2023

Free Movie in the Park ~ Dennis The Menace

September 5, 2023
Bloor West Village BIAย andย BCU Financialย invite you to join us for a movie!ย  Date:ย Friday, September 8th

Toronto Ukrainian Festival 2023 – Road Closure Information

August 30, 2023

“Shop Local” Prize Pack Promotion!

August 11, 2023
The Bloor West Village BIA and Gillian Ritchie, Red Square Team RLP, are pleased to introduce a “Shop Local

Parkette Landscape Projects Beginning Soon!

August 4, 2023
Bloor West Village parkettes are getting an exciting makeover!ย  Four parkettes will soon feature new perennial gardens and incorporate design elements that reflect the nat

Welcome Lash Luv Pro | Lash & Beauty Studio

July 27, 2023
We had the opportunity to sit down with Vivien, the owner of ‘Lash Luv Pro Beauty Salon‘, located at 2323 Bloor St West, Suite #208.

Save the Dates: Outdoor Movie Nights in Neil McLellan Park

July 19, 2023
Celebrate Summer With These Upcoming Community Events! Join us in Neil McLellan Park with your blankets and lawn chairs for FREE outdoor movies and fresh popped popcorn on Friday evenings!

Bloor West StreetFest Live Music Schedule- this Saturday, July 15th!

July 13, 2023
Enjoy these amazing live performances at Bloor West StreetFest this Saturday. 10:30am -11:30pm Barre Collective Band & Dance 12:00pm -1:00pm Bard from the Club 1:30pm โ€“

Welcome West Coast Women’s Health | Medical & Health

June 8, 2023
Join us in welcoming the team at West Coast Women’s Health Clinic located at 2477 Bloor St W. A lovely, full-service women’s clinic, focused on Integrative Medicine including IV Therapy

Welcome Physio DNA | Rehabilitation Services

April 28, 2023
Meet PhysioDNA, located at 2360 Bloor St W.ย  Their services include physiotherapy, athletic therapy, fascial stretch, and chiropractic services. Theirย โ€œprevention-firstโ€ philosophy i

Welcome Sweet & Elegant | Unique Gifts. Vintage Finds.

April 25, 2023
Meet Sweet & Elegant, a unique boutique located at 365 Windermere Ave. Mother and daughter Maria and Sophia carefully curate lovely items for your enjoyment and gifting. Friendly and welcoming,

Welcome Genteel Nail Salon

April 25, 2023
Meet Genteel Nail Salon at 363 Windermere Ave.ย  Their experienced team specializes in creating intricate and complex nail designs. They are passionate about the art of nail care and will work clos

Welcome Meaty Eats | Specialty Market

April 21, 2023
Introducing Meaty Eats, a 5th Generation Family Business. Butchers, Artisans, Gastronomes, Certified Organic Meats, Prepared Food and Charcuterie. Daily Lunch Specials too! Opened

Welcome Milani Moda | Women’s European Fashion Boutique

April 20, 2023
Meet Milani Moda Collection a European-style fashion boutique located at 2284 Bloor Street W.ย  Dorit and Eden, a dynamic mother-daughter entrepreneurial

Easter Scavenger Hunt

April 11, 2023
Thank you to everyone who came out to our Easter event on Saturday! We hope you all had a blast as much as we did! We are constantly looking for ways to improve the event experience and would love

Winterfest Celebrations!

December 2, 2022
See Bloor West Village’s festive Holiday Windows! There’s something awe-inspiring about all the whimsey, creativity and beautiful lights. Vote for your favourite window by Dec 18th at 6

Festive Vibes at Baka Gallery Cafe!

November 23, 2022
Tonight’s the night to get your festive vibes going on! Join us from 6pm – 9pm, outside Baka Gallery Cafe. Take in the sights and live holiday music, sip a cup of hot cider, st

Holiday Event – Friday Night @ 6pm!

November 21, 2022
Getting excited for our holiday event this Friday Night at 6pm! Join us as we light up the village with lively entertainment and illuminated fun! The businesses are busy with Black Friday promotion

Save the Date!

November 12, 2022
Save the Date! Our holiday elves are planning something really special this year to celebrate the joys of the season. Light Up The Night in Bloor West Village on Friday, November 25, 2022 6pm ̵

Happy Halloween Photos Ready!

October 30, 2022
Happy Halloween Photos are Ready! Thanks to everyone who came out to the Halloween Event on Saturday. It was great to see so many creative costumes and sweet trick-or-treaters. The Photo Gall

Thank you for coming to the Halloween event!

October 29, 2022
It’s official ~Bloor West Village has the cutest trick-or-treaters! Thanks for bringing your little people to the village. Be sure to check back with us for instructions on how to access your

Photo Contest!

September 14, 2022
Hey! We are celebrating the Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival this weekend. Come on down, enjoy the Ukrainian cultural festivities, shop our local merchant’s sidewalk sale, snap a

Want to hear more about our neighbourhood?

August 22, 2022
Bloor West Village! Want to hear more about our neighbourhood? Join our mailing list. Visit our website at!

Welcome Toronto Ukrainian Festival!

August 20, 2022
Bloor West Village is excited to welcome the Toronto Ukrainian Festival back for the 26th Annual festival on Sept 16-18, 2022. This year’s event is sure to move us all with the sharing of Ukr

Movies in the Park- Featuring Encanto!

August 19, 2022
Save the Date! Feature Film: ENCANTO Friday, September 30th, 2022 8:00 pm Where? Neil McLellan Park This event brought to you by the BIA and Meridian Credit Union.

Movies in the Park is back!

July 22, 2022
SAVE THE DATES! Bloor West Village Monday Night Movies in the Park is back! Brought to you by Meridian & Bloor West Village BIA Join us for a FREE Outdoor Movie and Popcorn!

Countdown to Bloor West Street Fest!

July 7, 2022
Countdown to ๐—•๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ช๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—˜๐—ง ๐—™๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง on ๐—๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฒ๐˜๐—ต, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ ๐ŸŽ‰ Join the summer celebration packed with grea

WIN 1 of 8 Local Dining Experiences!

May 5, 2022
Patio Season is a sign that summer is almost here! We have a promotion to kick-off the season just right! It all begins on June 6th with a chance to โ WIN 1 of 8 Local Dining Experiences. โ 

Mother’s Day Giveaway! Prize valued at $450!โ 

April 30, 2022
Prize valued at $450!โ  To celebrate all the extraordinary mother figures out there, we have teamed up with local businesses to bring you another amazing Giveaway. You could be the winner o

Mother’s Day is just around the corner….

April 29, 2022
Just a reminder that Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Find everything you need to celebrate and honour your mom right here in Bloor West Village.

Meet the Easter Bunny.

April 1, 2022
Meet the Easter Bunny Saturday April 16th, 10am-2pm Bloor St. West and Willard Ave (North side of the street), near the Bloor West heart! Kids and fur-babies are all welcome! Bring your camer

Protect yourself from a Hydro Telephone Phone Scam!

March 28, 2022
Protect yourself from a Hydro Telephone FRAUD Scam! A hydro scam that targeted a bunch of local businesses last summer is back. The caller says that they will be turning off power unless the

TONIGHT! Candlelight vigil to #StandwithUkraine

March 20, 2022
TONIGHT, Sunday, March 20th, the community comes together for a candlelight vigil toย #StandWithUkraine.

LOVE NOT WAR! gigantic floral heart installation

March 12, 2022
Today Bloor West Village BIA in TORONTO joined numerous other cities worldwide with the installation of a gigantic floral heart, donated by Blachere Illuminations. The heart is located at Bloor St

March break staycation? Here’s whats happening in the community

March 9, 2022
March Break is just around the corner! Are you planning a “staycation”? Treat yourself, a friend or your family to dinner in one of Bloor West Village’s eateries!

Scavenger hunt prizes – Last weekend!

February 27, 2022
Last weekend for the Bloor West Village Scavenger Hunt prizes! Complete all the clues by Feb 28th to be entered to win the Grand Prize Draw of $500 Bloor West Village Shopping Spree.

Winter Cheer Scavenger Hunt

February 18, 2022
Get outside and play the Winter Cheer Scavenger Hunt in Bloor West Village! It’s FREE, it’s FUN, it’s healthy and you can win awesome prizes!

Love is in the air!

February 11, 2022
Lots to love in Bloor West Village this weekend: Bloor West Scavenger Hunt, Superbowl, and Valentines! Snap a photo at the LoveTO heart (Bloor St West & Willard Ave) and tag us @BWVbia.

Community Visual Open House – Tonight!

February 7, 2022
Bloor Street West Beautification Improvements Community Visual Open House – Tonight! The p

Scavenger hunt now on!

February 4, 2022
Looking for healthy, free, outdoor family fun this weekend? Bloor West Village Scavenger Hunt on now! 8 one-of-a-kind murals on storefront windows of Bloor West Village’s local business

Community Visual Open House – Feb 7th

February 2, 2022
Join us for a Community Visual Open House – Bloor Street West Beautification Improvements Monday, February 7, 2022, from 6:30โ€“8:00pm Register at:ย 

Interactive Scavenger Hunt!

January 23, 2022
Join our Interactive Scavenger Hunt today! From ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—™๐—ฒ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿด๐˜๐—ต in Bloor West Village. ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฆ Play for a c

Official launch of the Bloor West Village Scavenger Hunt

January 22, 2022
Just a few days until the official launch of the Bloor West Village Scavenger Hunt! Runs January 22nd through February 28th, 2022. How to play: Download the free GooseChase App put in the Ga

Scavenger hunt begins tomorrow!

January 21, 2022
Looking for a fun, outdoor, activity this weekend? Day or night you can join in on the Bloor West Scavenger Hunt beginning tomorrow! Discover beautiful window murals by Wenting Li on 8 storefront w

Show some love to our local businesses!

January 13, 2022
Let’s show some love to our local businesses! Please continue to support!