Yonge-dundas Square, Toronto

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Yonge-dundas Square, Toronto - Address

Address: 1 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5B 2R8, Canada

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About Yonge-dundas Square, Toronto

This is Toronto’s version of Times Square, with over a hundred thousand visitors everyday, tonnes of shopping and leisure and entertainment options, lots of large and brightly lit billboards, a raised stage, and computer programmed water fountains. Endless free events are hosted here, especially in the summer months - films, concerts, exhibitions, festivals (Toronto International Film Festival, Luminato, Nuit blanche and Pride Week). Some highlights of the square include:

  • 20 water fountains by Dan Euser
  • The Eaton Centre
  • 10 Dundas East retail and cinema complex
  • Canada's tallest media tower
  • Hard Rock Cafe 

Yonge-dundas Square Information

  • Check the square website for upcoming events.

How To reach Yonge-dundas Square by Public Transport

  • Subway 1
  • Streetcar 505
  • Buses 97, 320 stop Dundas

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Yonge-dundas Square, Toronto Reviews

  • It is a very lively place. During the summer, there is something going on every weekend and many days during the week. There are free movies and concerts in the evenings once a week (summer months). There are winter-related festivals too. They are trying to build it like Times Square in NYC. There are giants screens surrounding the square featuring mostly advertising. Summer 2017, They installed the largest in Canada.

  • You need to visit this place. It is one of my favourite in the town. There is usually events happening and also there is a bunch of pubs, stores and etc. If you visiting the town you must go there lol there is a cinema as well. Try the milestone or jack astors restaurant...maybe both lol you will love it.

  • lots of high school kids with nothing better to do just come and hang out here.. Gets annoying real fast. Better when there are events going around.. Lively and diverse crowds usually show up

  • Basically a mini version of New York time square or it looks like an attempt at it. Over crowded with young kids during the day time and tons of shops and restuarants around. Worth a stroll around the area, better at night though, less crowded but nothing crazy to deserve more then 3 stars. Huge screens with nothing but advertisements. I

  • Great part of city for tourists to visit. Toronto's smaller version of Times Square. A lot of activity, chain restaurants and the Eaton Centre. There are also great events hosted in Dundas Square during the summer.

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