BLOOR WEST VILLAGE
Bloor West Village is a shopping district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located along Bloor Street, it encompasses all businesses along Bloor Street between Jane Street and Ellis Park Road, consisting of more than 400 shops, restaurants and service providers.
The mix of stores include specialty clothing stores, book stores, restaurants and cafes.
The businesses organized in 1970 into the first mandatory business improvement district, an idea that has spread to numerous other commercial streets in Toronto and to cities around the world.
The Bloor West Village BIA hosts a number of annual events, including the inside | OUT Sidewalk Sale, Bloor West Street Fest, the world's largest Ukrainian Festival and Santa in the Village that features pictures with Santa, live music, kids crafts and local merchants.