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Getting Here directions and recommendations below are for the Live Performances of the 2021 edition only.

High Park Amphitheatre
1873 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M6R 2Z3

Please Note: With exception to service animals, pets are not allowed in the High Park Amphitheatre.

Directional Information

Please note that vehicular access to the park is very limited. Please be prepared to walk to the Amphitheatre from one of the numerous points of entry to High Park. High Park is currently closed to vehicular traffic on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking availability may change without notice. In the event that parking and/or driving through the park is unavailable, Green P parking outside of the park can be found at:

Please plan to arrive 30 minutes in advance of the start of the festival to have ample time to find parking. 

From West of Toronto

  • Take the QEW / Gardiner Expressway exit at South Kingsway
  • Follow the Lakeshore Road west to Parkside Drive and exit north
  • Turn left at High Park Boulevard to enter High Park
  • Slight left toward Harbour Street (signs for Yonge Street / Queens Quay)
  • At the first stop sign turn right, and when you reach the second stop sign, you’ll be at the Grenadier Cafe where you can find parking
  • Take the path just north of Centre Road to the High Park Amphitheatre.

From East of Toronto

  • Exit the westbound Gardiner Expressway at Dunn Avenue / Jameson Avenue and get onto Lakeshore Road
  • At the lights at Parkside Drive, turn right to exit north
  • Turn left at High Park Boulevard to enter High Park
  • At the first stop sign turn right, and when you reach the second stop sign, you’ll be at the Grenadier Cafe where you can find parking
  • Take the path just north of Centre Road to the High Park Amphitheatre.

From North of Toronto

  • Take Black Creek Dr south towards Weston Rd
  • Continue south onto Keele St
  • Continue south onto Parkside Drive
  • Turn right at High Park Boulevard to enter High Park
  • At the first stop sign turn right, and when you reach the second stop sign, you’ll be at the Grenadier Cafe where you can find parking
  • Take the path just north of Centre Road to the High Park Amphitheatre.

From Local Streets of Toronto 

  • One way to enter High Park is from Bloor Street at the lights at High Park Avenue, which is west of the lights at Keele Street / Parkside Drive
  • Follow the one-way southbound West Road to the stop sign in front of the Grenadier Cafe
  • Pass the stop sign and on the left is the entrance to the Grenadier parking lot.
  • Take the path just north of Centre Road to the High Park Amphitheatre.

From High Park Station (Line 2, Bloor-Danforth)

  • From the main entrance, walk east to get to High Park Avenue and walk south to the lights at Bloor Street and High Park Avenue
  • Continue through the lights, into the park, staying on the sidewalk to the left on Colborne Lodge Drive. It is about a 20-minute walk from High Park Subway Station to the amphitheatre. The pathway to the amphitheatre is across from the parking lot of the Grenadier Café, on the northeast corner of the intersection of Colborne Lodge Drive and Centre Road.

From Keele Station (Line 2, Bloor-Danforth)

  • From the main entrance, walk west to get to High Park Avenue and walk south to the lights at Bloor Street and High Park Avenue
  • Continue through the lights, into the park, staying on the sidewalk to the left on Colborne Lodge Drive. It is about a 25-minute walk from High Park Subway Station to the amphitheatre. The pathway to the amphitheatre is across from the parking lot of the Grenadier Café, on the northeast corner of the intersection of Colborne Lodge Drive and Centre Road.

By Streetcar

  • The 501 Queen streetcar stops along the south side of High Park on The Queensway at Colborne Lodge Drive. You can follow Colborne Lodge Drive north to the intersection of Centre Road where you will find the path to the amphitheatre.

For questions about using public transit, please visit the Toronto Transit Commission website.

Walking in (from Keele Station – Bloor and Parkside, NE Corner)

Where to eat: 

Local recommendations on restaurants for take-out or patio dining. Please check the restaurant website directly to confirm its hours of operation.

Photo of Susie Burpee in Road Trip: Drive-In (2019)
Created and Performed by Susie Burpee and Linnea Swan
A d:mic/fac Arts Encounters Commission

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