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Hussein Ayoub & Tony Kiriakou Co-Chairs of Wexford BIA

Dear Patrons:

On behalf of the Wexford Heights BIA and its member businesses, we would like to extend a personal invitation to you, your family and friends to join us on the weekend of July 5th, 6th, & 7th for the 2013 Taste of Lawrence Festival.

Come join us and be part of the fun as we get set to celebrate a special milestone this year that being our 10th Anniversary. There will lots of new and exciting attractions this year to mark this special occasion. The festival has something for everyone to enjoy from the mouth-watering array of food offered up by the many participating food vendors, to live entertainment both music and dance along with an amazing interactive kids zone with many free activities for them to enjoy along with an amusement ride area. The kids will love it!

While you're here don`t forget to check out all the unique merchants and services that make up our Wexford Heights BIA and who make the Taste of Lawrence a reality.

Official opening ceremonies kick-off at the main stage on Friday, July 5th at 6:30pm (main stage located at Birchmount & Lawrence)

We look forward to seeing you.


Hussein Ayoub
Co-Chair Wexford Height BIA
Tony Kiriakou
Co-Chair Wexford Heights BIA

Toronto City Councillor - Michael Thompson

Dear Friends:

Welcome to the Taste of Lawrence Festival 2013 website. Once again, we are transforming Lawrence Avenue East into an international bazaar, entertainment centre and culinary experience. Since the Festival's founding 10 years ago, more than a million people have come to Toronto's most multi-cultural neighbourhood to enjoy family-friendly, taste food from around the world, and soak in the true meaning of our city's diversity.

You will find all the information you need to plan your visit to the Festival this summer on our website, including a schedule of the great entertainment we have lined up for this summer. If you need additional information, follow the links on the contacts page.

This year, the Taste is bigger and better than ever, as people from across the GTA and around the world recognize us as one of our city's great cultural and culinary events. We look forward to seeing you at the Festival. It's an experience you do not want to miss!

See you at the Taste,

Michael Thompson

Chair, Economic Development and Culture Committee
Vice-Chair, Toronto Police Services Board
Councillor, Scarborough Centre
Ward 37