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The Danforth BIA

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Extending east of the Don Valley along “The Danforth” and north and south on Broadview Avenue, The Danforth BIA, established in 1986, features a variety of attractions for visitors including a diversity of shopping, eating and entertainment facilities. The Music Hall attracts audiences from all over, while local residents flock to the Carrot Common, a trendy neighbourhood mews filled with a unique mix of boutiques.
This area is easily accessible with its own exits from the Don Valley Parkway plus the two subway stops (Broadview and Chester) and public parking everywhere. The more than 350 inviting shops, restaurants, cafés and other services and businesses will make you feel welcome. Just one visit will convince you to come back again and again.

The Danforth BIA is known for it's annual July event Thrill of The Grill.  Danforth BIA Chefs fire up the grills and serve up some of the city's best bbq ribs.  Attendees are drawn in by the finger-licking good food and stay to enjoy all of the other unique experiences that the Danforth BIA has to offer. Full event details are listed at


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