Bloor West Village is a shopping district in Toronto located along Bloor Street. It encompasses all businesses along Bloor between Jane Street and Ellis Park Road, consisting of more than 400 shops, restaurants and services. The mix of stores include specialty clothing stores, book stores, restaurants and cafes.
The area is considered to have one of the best shopping districts in the city. Here, you can avoid big box stores and chain outlets. Bloor West is known for its colourful mix of smaller, more interesting stores and specialty markets. Along Bloor Street you can find a number of groceries, pharmacists, produce merchants, colourful restaurants and pubs .
The Bloor West Village shopping district is a major attraction for visitors from all over the city and beyond. You’ll find a colourful and vibrant medley of visitors strolling down the street. There's a lot to take in - from upscale designer boutiques with the latest fashion and accessories on display, street sales, restaurants and cafes offering world wide cuisine to charming bakeries and delis, florists, fresh fruits and vegetable vendors, shops offering hardware solutions, kitchen accessories, electronics, book stores and many more. There's dedicated outlets for men as well. You can shop, dine and unwind in a luxurious spa and then start shopping again.
The Toronto Ukrainian festival is an annual event. Held every September, it's undoubtedly North America’s largest Ukrainian festival. Thousands of people join in to celebrate the Ukrainian spirit and sing, dance and rejoice in one of the world’s most unique culture style. There are stage shows, street dances, sidewalk sales, kiosks, pavilions, children’s midway, refreshment gardens and food and art exhibits with the list growing every year.
In December, you can celebrate the holiday and festivities in great pomp and style and on Mother’s Day there couldn’t possibly be a better place to celebrate what the day stands for, than in this green paradise with a picture perfect European milieu.
So whether you are chic in-vogue shopper or the sharpest bargain hunter, a stroll down Bloor Street West will unleash and satisfy the shopaholic in you.