CTV Northern Ontario: Timmins Road Fest revival brings hearth, music and household enjoyable to downtown

A whole lot of individuals flocked to downtown Timmins for the primary block-party-style avenue competition in just a few years.

The Downtown Timmins Enterprise Enchancment Space wished to revive the occasion, as a celebration for surviving a harsh two years and to thank the neighborhood for preserving the downtown afloat.

“We thought there isn’t any higher technique to thank the residents of the neighborhood, northeastern Ontario however to have a giant avenue get together, (with) free, family-friendly occasions for everyone,” mentioned government director Cindy Campbell.

“Our manner of claiming, thanks for the final two years, supporting our downtown and believing in us.”

The three-day occasion options performances from Toronto hearth performer Bex in Movement, household actions like rock-climbing and a haunted maze, plus musical performances every night.

Dancers from the native Northern Diamonds Academy of Dance confirmed off their expertise for a neighborhood viewers for the primary time since earlier than the pandemic, with a day pop-up efficiency Wednesday.

The occasion runs till Friday, occupying Cedar Road between Algonquin Boulevard and Second Avenue, and Third Avenue between Pine and Balsam streets.

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