MAP, TRANSIT ROUTE, PARKING & ROAD CLOSURES

Road Closures

During Beaches Jazz Festival StreetFest, on the nights of Thursday July 24th, Friday July 25th, and Saturday July 26th, 2014, Queen Street E. will be closed from Woodbine Ave. to Beech Ave. from 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm nightly. The north / south streets of Waverley Ave., Wineva Ave., and Lee Ave. will remain open throughout the evening.

DIRECTIONS

Routes from the EAST
Don Valley Parkway to Gardiner Expressway and exit Lakeshore Blvd. E.
Travel along Lakeshore Blvd. E. until you reach Coxwell Ave.
Turn Left (North) on Coxwell Ave.
Turn Right on Queen St. E.
Routes from the WEST
QEW to Gardiner Expressway and exit Lakeshore Blvd. E.
Travel along Lakeshore Blvd. E. until you reach Coxwell Ave.
Turn Left (North) on Coxwell Ave.
Turn Right on Queen St. E.
Routes from the NORTH
401, Don Valley Pkwy South, exit Lakeshore Blvd. E.
Travel along Lakeshore Blvd. E. until you reach Coxwell Ave.
Turn Left (North) on Coxwell Ave.
Turn Right on Queen St. E.
TORONTO TRANSIT (TTC):
Take 92 Woodbine South Bus from Woodbine Subway Station
Take 22 Coxwell Bus from Coxwell Station.
Take the 501 Queen St. streetcar east from Queen Subway Station

TTC Routes:

For TTC schedules and trip route details to “Woodbine Beach Park” or “Queen Street East @Woodbine Avenue” click here.

Personalized Driving Directions click here
 
Festival Shuttle

The Beach Village BIA has a Festival shuffle bus operating for FREE between Woodbine Park and Queen Street East from noon until 8 pm on July 26 and 27, 2014.

PARKING

Cars

Take the “better way” – use Toronto Transit if you can. Or, cab it (12 minute ride from downtown Toronto). If this doesn’t work for you, metered parking is available throughout the Beach area along its main arterials. Several Toronto Parking Authority lots are also scattered throughout the area. For details regarding parking lot locations click here and type in “Woodbine Beach Park” or “Queen Street East and Lee Avenue”.

Bikes

Bike Racks set up in the vicinity of The Main Stage and at Woodbine Park.

Road Closure Details:

Area residents who live south of Queen Street East from Balsam Avenue to Lee Avenue will be able to drive through the area by going to the following locations:

  • Lee Avenue to travel both north and south;
  • Wineva Avenue for south bound drivers

The City of Toronto will temporarily open several one-way streets to two-way traffic. These include:

  • Hambly Avenue;
  • Hubbard Boulevard;
  • Balsam Avenue;
  • Fir Avenue; and
  • Spruce Hill Road

Area residents who live south of Queen Street East from Waverly Road to Kippendavie Avenue will be able to drive through the area by going to the following locations:

  • Waverley Road to travel south only from Norway Avenue or Kingston Road;
  • Kew Beach Avenue at Woodbine Avenue

The city will also open the following streets to two-way traffic

  • Kenilworth Avenue; and
  • Kippendavie Avenue

Residents of Harford and Herbert Avenues will be allowed to enter their neighbourhood via Hartford, which will also handle two-way traffic during the closures. Access will also be allowed through a laneway just north of Queen Street East or the laneway between Elmer and Herbert Avenues.

At all intersections allowing access to the neighbourhood, police officers will be on-hand to direct the traffic.