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In 2016, The Word On The Street took place at Harbourfront Centre, on Sunday, September 25th. Plan ahead for next year and discover the most convenient ways to travel to the festival!
In 2016, The Word On The Street took place at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, on Sunday, September 25th, 2016.
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
The 509 and 510 Harbourfront streetcars run East-West from Union to Exhibition making a stop at the ferry docks.
Travel south on the Yonge-University line (Line 1) to Union Station. Take either the 509 or 510 Harbourfront streetcars Harbourfront Centre.
By GO Train
GO Train commuter service (External Site) from outside of Toronto operates conveniently to Union Station. The train station is connected to subway service.
Ride the Martin Goodman Trail or take any street between Bathurst and Parliament traveling south to Queens Quay West and bike along the water for the most scenic route. Bike parking is available at the Cycle Toronto Bike Valet station, located at the North West corner of the Harbourfront Centre site.
Head south down York Street from Union Station. Take a right on Queens Quay West for about two minutes and Harbourfront Centre will be on your left at 235 Queens Quay West. Or The PATH provides a direct route south to Queens Quay West.
If you are heading EAST on Lake Shore Boulevard, turn right onto Lower Simcoe Street and head south.
If you are heading WEST, take Queens Quay West. and turn left at Lower Simcoe Street. Please note the new left turn signal light.
*Note that Eastbound traffic on Queens Quay West is not permitted to turn right into the Harbourfront site.
For more detailed driving directions see the following online map services:
Simply compare parking options, reserve, and use your confirmation to access the facility. We strongly recommend that you purchase your parking in advance, if driving.
Non-Reserved Parking at Harbourfront
Lot P2 – York Quay Parking Facility
Rate: $4.50 per ½ hour
Day Maximum 7am – 6pm: $15 (Mon-Fri); $17 (weekends)
Night Maximum 6pm – 7am: $11 (Mon-Fri); $12 (weekends)
Special Events: TBA
Lot P3 – Rees Street Parking
Rate: $4 per ½ hour
Day Maximum 7am – 11pm: $14
Night Maximum 11pm – 7am: $9 coin box
Special Events: $15 to $25
Lot P6 – Spadina Pier Parking Facility
Rate: $12 flat (weekdays); $15 flat (weekends)
Day Maximum 7am – 11pm: $12
Night Maximum: $9 coin box
Special Events: $20
Disabled Parking – All Lots
Day Maximum: $7
Night Maximum: $7
All of the parking lots have designated accessible parking with availability on a first-arrival basis. A discounted parking rate of $7 per day is offered upon presentation of a valid accessible parking permit. P6 accessible parking is located on the surface and not underground.
For more information on Parking at Harbourfront Centre contact (416) 954-5596 or (416) 973-4264.