Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022

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The Roncesvalles Village BIA is so appreciative of the opportunity to support this important community event taking place on Friday, September 30th, Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022. From the Roncesvalles United Church, the Dundas Roncesvalles Peace Garden and Reconciliation Roncesvalles: Tansi! Welcome all ages! September 30th on Roncesvalles Avenue Toronto’s recent apology comes to life 137 years after its roles … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival – September 17 & 18

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The day has arrived! The Roncesvalles Village BIA proudly presents the 2022 Roncesvalles Polish Festival taking place this coming weekend, September 17th & 18th, in Roncesvalles Village, located in Toronto’s West End. It’s been a long 2 years since we were able to be together to celebrate Roncesvalles Village, and the unique heritage and history of our neighbourhood.  Whether it’s … Read More

Patios & CafeTO on Roncy

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Patios & CafeTO on Roncesvalles Looking for a great backyard patio or CafeTo spot on Roncesvalles? We’ve got a map for that!  You can use the link or view the map below. AND we’ve also got a Google map for you that includes both patios and CafeTO spaces! To see the drop down list as text, tap on the icon … Read More

Roncesvalles Polish Festival

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Thursday July 21, 2022 The board of the Roncesvalles Village Business Improvement Area has unanimously voted on restoring the name of the fall event to the Roncesvalles Polish Festival. The Roncesvalles Village BIA Board appreciates both the constructive feedback and support received. We regret that the festival’s intentions were misrepresented, and that the BIA missed the broader impact that it … Read More

Roncesvalles Festival

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Hello, Cześć, Boozhoo, Tansi, and Bonjour! It’s been a long 2 years since we were able to be together to celebrate Roncesvalles Village, and the unique heritage of this neighbourhood, at our weekend festival. We are recognizing the changes in our community, with the newly rebranded “Roncesvalles Festival”. Coming this September 17 & 18, and building on the long history … Read More

Support for Ukraine

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Updated Wednesday, March 18 The Roncesvalles Village BIA stands with the people of Ukraine. If you are on this page, it is likely because you scanned the QR code on one of the blue and yellow heart shaped decals visible in the windows and doors of businesses along Roncesvalles.  Initially, we were intending the QR code would send people directly … Read More

Tree Lighting and Caroling at the Roncesvalles United Church

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The Roncesvalles United Church held their annual Tree Lighting last weekend and the neighbourhood came out to enjoy the festive spirit and the wonderful sounds of the West End Community Choir.  RVBIA Chair David Neinstein was invited to announce the countdown to the lighting of the tree. Hosted by: Anne Hines & the Roncesvalles United Church Performance by: the West … Read More

No Place Like Roncy

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Come and experience the magical street that is Roncesvalles Village!  Brimming with a vast array of gift, specialty foods and clothing shops, jewellers, personal services, restaurants, cafes and so much more, there really is #NoPlaceLikeRoncy. “Put on your ruby slippers and take a trip down this bright yellow trail for all your holiday shopping this season”. Narcity

John Wakulat – Founding Chair of the RVBIA

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It is with heavy hearts the Roncesvalles Village BIA Board shares the news of the recent passing of ​​John Wakulat, founding Chair of the Roncesvalles Village BIA.   Long time Roncesvalles Village residents and business owners will remember John as former owner of Pollocks Home Hardware, family man and enthusiastic champion of local small businesses.   John is also remembered fondly for … Read More