Month: February 2024

Glisten Festival 2024

We’re excited to introduce Glisten Festival — Toronto’s newest annual event highlighting the culture, creativity and community right here within the Yonge + St. Clair BIA.

Glisten Festival will run from February 15 to March 18, encompassing Family Day, March Break and International Women’s Day!

The festival is an opportunity to explore limited-time art installations, discover the local community, and experience the Tunnel of Glam — our pedestrian walkway filled with 14 million reversible sequins, as it returns for the last time — and discover the many, vibrant local businesses of Yonge + St. Clair.

Don’t miss our Glam Giveaway for the chance to win a $500 Glisten Prize Pack from local businesses. 🎁

From great food and self-care experiences to visual displays and fresh fashion finds, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at Glisten.

Save the date: Join us for the kick-off on Thursday, February 15th at 6 pm at The Tunnel of Glam, location: 📍 1501 Yonge St. Toronto ON | Follow this link to RSVP to the Launch Event.

Glam Giveaway✨

Don’t miss our Glam Giveaway for the chance to win a $500 Glisten Prize Pack from local businesses! 🎁

How to enter:

+ Snap and share a photo at the Tunnel of Glam, or outside a storefront located at Yonge + St. Clair on your feed or stories.

+ Tag Yonge + St. Clair (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok)

+ Register below to sign up for the Yonge + St. Clair Newsletter

Enter the Glam Giveaway below!

* indicates required


Glisten Festival at Yonge + St. Clair






Glisten Festival
Feb 15, 2024 – March 18, 2024

For the duration of the Glisten Festival, discover art installations and local hidden gems in the Yonge + St. Clair neighbourhood.




Tunnel of Glam
Feb 15, 2024 – March 18, 2024
Address: 1501 Yonge Street, Toronto

The Tunnel of Glam is an 80-foot covered pedestrian walkway lined with over 14 million reversible sequins. Interactive and colourful, the tunnel represents the largest ever single use of the material. #tunnelofglam



Glisten Launch Day @ The Tunnel of Glam
Feb 15, 2024, 6PM – 8PM
Address: 1501 Yonge Street, Toronto

RSVP for the launch of Tunnel of Glam. Enjoy festivities, refreshments and snap a photo! RSVP Here.




Nature’s Child
Feb 15, 2024 – Feb 20,2024
Address: 2 St. Clair Ave W, Toronto

The 12-foot-tall inflatable by Mike Geiger draws inspiration from the heartwarming idea that, while Mother Nature diligently tends to the grandeur of the natural world, her sprightly young child is ever-eager to explore in Earth’s most enchanting and lively nooks and crevices.



Feb 15 – Feb 20, 2020
Address: 40 St. Clair Ave W, Toronto

‘BoomBoom’ serves as a representation of the vibrant heart of Yonge + St. Clair, blending various aspects of life, work and play. Created by Gensler the installation comprises three heart-shaped hanging structures crafted from vibrant, recycled mesh and adorned with programmed lighting



Journey Though Geometry
Feb 15 – March 18, 2024
Address: 55 St. Clair Ave W, Toronto
Following 365 days of travel across historic Islamic regions to study geometric patterns in architecture and handcrafts, Safoura Zahedi presents ‘Journey Through Geometry’ — an immersive installation that explores geometry as a spiritual design tool and invites people to contemplate, connect, and partake in a spatial meditation.



MONDAY GIRL x Yonge + St. Clair

Monday Girl is Canada’s largest career platform for professional women to find mentors, job opportunities, inspiration, and more and will be co-hosting events throughout the Glisten Festival season at Yonge + St. Clair








Discover what’s at Yonge + St. Clair

The Glisten Festival season is the perfect time to discover Yonge + St. Clair, and discover new places to eat, play and visit. See what’s here.