The Danforth Village BIA is excited to announce that this summer Danforth Rocks in Stephenson Park. This concert series will keep you grooving the whole month of August. A family friendly event will have live music, local breweries, food and fun… read more

Honouring Remembrance in the Danforth Village

Remembrance Day is a memorial day, which marks the anniversary of the official end of World War 1 at 11 am on November 11th (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) back in 1918. World War… read more

The Alleyway of Dreams Project

The Alleyway of Dreams is a project started by Mark Kerwin and Sarosh Anwar, two local Danforth Village residents. The project is about creating a cross-pollinating art and cultural corridor in east end Toronto, embracing nature, human potential, freedom of imagination and… read more

Summer in the Danforth Village

With our summer finally in full swing, we’re beginning to search for ways to enjoy this season, while we beat the heat. At Danforth Village there are plenty of cool shops and fascinating stores to do just that. This is… read more

A Healthy Village

In our society we are becoming more health conscience and aware of the world we're living in. The Danforth Village makes a healthy lifestyle easy for all types of people whether it is a general or specific need. There are… read more

Your Valentine

The only holiday with more cards exchanged annually than Valentine’s Day is Christmas!  St. Valentines Day has roots in Christian and ancient Roman tradition.  One largely supported story suggests that Valentine, an imprisoned Saint in Roman times, fell in love… read more

New Year – New You

2015 is now well underway and you are now most likely back into your old daily routines! According to statistics posted in the Toronto Star and the Globe and Mail, approximately half of Canadians make resolutions each year. Typically the… read more

Exciting times ahead for Danforth Village

As the dawn of 2015 casts it light across Danforth Village, the New Year will bring forth into our area an array of great new initiatives by your Business Improvement Area (DVBIA) building upon a strong foundation that was set… read more

Take the Box out of Boxing Day

Tis the season for eating, drinking and shopping. A big part of the holidays is reuniting with friends and family and reflecting on what is truly important.  While many enjoy the fruits of a day off, delicious food many are… read more


We begin by thanking the members of the Academy”… well, not that kind of award but certainly one that reflects recognition by our peers and the City of Toronto.  The STREETSCAPE AWARD was presented to the Danforth Village BIA (DVBIA)… read more

Halloween Contest in Danforth Village

Witches, goblins, ghouls and ghosts, which ones of these scare you the most? Halloween is near and it is the spookiest time of the year! What is even more exciting is this year the Danforth Village Business Improvement Area (BIA)… read more

Thanksgiving in the Danforth Village

The fall season is officially upon us as we enter into the month of October. The weather is turning cooler, the air feels crisp and damp and the days are becoming shorter. Despite these changes this is a majestic time… read more

Back to School in Danforth Village

Back to School is fast approaching and that means it’s time for two things; shopping and squeezing in the last bit of summer fun. If you want to get everything on your to-do-list done in a timely manner while having… read more

DV Main Event

2014 is proving to be a dynamic year of activity in Danforth Village! DVBIA and our proud community partners now bring forward the next great thing – our first ever public event. It has been discussed through social media and… read more

Get Ready for Summer

This is it, the time of year that we’ve all been waiting for – it’s summer! You may have plans to enjoy this gorgeous season in our amazing city or you may have plans to head up to the cottage,… read more

Father’s Day in the Village

It really doesn’t matter what kind of man that special guy is in your life, he can be a rugged man’s man or a modern day urban man, you can entertain him at Danforth Village for Father’s Day! Is he… read more

May Two-Four Weekend in the Village

How are you spending your Victoria long weekend this upcoming week? If you are like any proud Canadian your plans include family, good friends, good food (barbecue anyone?) and some good old-fashioned fireworks.  It’s time to add one more crucial… read more

Mother’s Day in the Village

Danforth Village embraces such diverse culture, deep history and a multitude of current shops and restaurants that there is absolutely no better place to bring your mother for Mother’s Day! Regardless of what your mother loves to do, what her… read more

Spring into Danforth Village

After the long, cold winter you deserve to take advantage of what the city has to offer and welcome in Spring! There is no greater place to do this than in the Danforth Village, where restaurants and stores are plenty… read more

Employment Services in the Danforth Village

Justin Keswick came to Neighbourhood Link Employment Services worried about his future and was filled with uncertainty after he was laid off from a financial institution where he worked as a specialized IT person for over 10 years. Justin worked… read more

Girl’s Day Out in the Village

Need a break from the family to relax, unwind and have blast?  Grab a few of your best girlfriends and come have a girl’s day out in the Danforth Village.  With so many exciting and fun stores, shops and restaurants… read more

St. Patrick’s Day in the Danforth Village

Traditionally when we as Canadians start planning for St.Patrick's Day festivities we associate it with good old Canadian beer and Irish food, but in Danforth Village this doesn't have to be the case. With such diverse ethnic restaurants and stores… read more

Helping children in our community

Every child should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of a sport. This belief is so important to the members of the Danforth Village Business Improvement Area (DVBIA) that for the past three years we have assisted… read more

Valentine’s in the DV

Are you still trying to decide what to do for that special person for Valentine's Day? Why not come to Danforth Village where the list of things to do are endless? Since Valentine's falls on a Friday this year you… read more

Discovering a new and exciting Danforth Village

This is what I love about walking through Danforth Village. You see fashion at affordable prices, an array of mouth-watering food, new retailers, and a very eclectic group of people including couples walking their dogs and mothers pushing baby strollers.… read more

Mission Statement Community Sponsorships

The Danforth Village Business Improvement Area Community Sponsorship Program is dedicated to building a strong community. In an effort to fulfill our mission, we have developed the Community Sponsorship Program that will provide financial assistance to youth sports teams in… read more