Sunday September 22, 2013 at Queen's Park Circle, 11am - 6pm
Frequently Asked Questions
What does it cost to attend?
The Word On The Street and all of its activities are free.
What is the festival rain date?
The festival does not plan a rain date. We celebrate reading come rain or shine.
Where is Queen's Park Circle?
Queen's Park Circle is situated just south of the Royal Ontario Museum (at Bloor Street West and Avenue Road/Queen's Park) and continue around the Ontario Legislative Building down to College Street.
When will the full programming schedule be announced?
I want to attend a reading. Where are the reading venues?
All venues are located outdoors in tents, most of which are located within the park. Please refer to the site map for more details.
What do you offer for children?
The festival has an area called KidStreet that is dedicated to celebrating Canada's vibrant children's publishing industry. All exhibitors are displaying merchandise for children or parents, and there are several venues that feature programming specifically geared to children under 12.
Children are welcome at all venues, however we advise that you review the programming descriptions to ensure that content is appropriate for children.
|Is the festival wheelchair accessable?|
The Word On The Street is wheelchair accessible, but visitors should know that some events are located in the park, on grass. The festival features wheelchair accessible port-a-potties as part of each port-a-pottie bank (of which there are three in the park).
How do I volunteer?
Please register online. Our Volunteer Coordinator will contact you shortly.
I have an idea to make the event better. Who should I speak to?
Comments are welcome. E-mail us today!
I lost an item at the festival. Do you have it?
Items collected at the Festival's Lost and Found are available to pick-up at the Festival Office through the month of October.
Contact us to see if we have your item.
Are dogs permitted at the festival?
The Word On The Street takes place in a public space where dogs are permitted. Please keep your dog on a leash and enjoy the day!