Enjoy Dog-Friendly Activities by DAG & THS at Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest!

Enjoy the dog- and people- friendly activities hosted by the Downtown Automotive Group in their lot at 645 Queen E as part of Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest! Plus, check out the fun activities planned at the Toronto Humane Society, just across the bridge.  

Riverside’s Annual Eats & Beats Streetfest is back – this year on Saturday June 2nd alongside the 20th annual Riverdale Artwalk. Taste the Eats and feel the Beats in Toronto’s Riverside neighbourhood! Riverside’s Annual Streetfest spans 10 vibrant blocks along Queen Street East between the Don Valley Parkway to just past De Grassi Street.



At Riverside Eats & Beats, from 1-5pm, in Downtown Automotive Group’s (DAG) parking lot at 645 Queen St E (Queen St E and Carroll St) bring your four-legged friend for tasty treats and donate to the Toronto Humane Society doggie stations! For you: enjoy BBQ from Il Ponte. Plus, see how DAG’s new 7-dealership/residential complex build is progressing while checking out the latest new vehicles.

More about DAG:

Downtown Automotive Group (DAG) has been around since 1992 and takes “community to heart”. Their select group of dealerships offers a number of new and used vehicles. DAG have been involved with many different community causes, from supporting local young people’s sports teams to the YWCA Women’s Shelter.

DAG is currently undertaking an ambitious new development that will lead to the establishment of Riverside Square—a 7-dealership property with nearly 800 condo units for residential purposes. To find out more about this exciting plan visit their website.


PLUS, follow the pawprints just across the bridge, to corner of Queen and River and pop into The Toronto Humane Society to celebrate 130 years of helping animals. Join in their annual open house and from 11am-5pm make toys for the dogs, read to the rabbits, tour the Cat Sky House and more like go on a guided tour or lead your own scavenger hunt or shop a giant Yard Sale and Bake Sale.

More about the Toronto Humane Society:

From its beginnings in 1887 The Toronto Humane Society has had a long journey and continues to demonstrate its commitment to the humane treatment of animals. Learn more about its history and have fun with the animals on Saturday June 2nd as part of the Eats and Beats Street Festival!

To check out all the fun details of Riverside Eats & Beats Streetfest, register for activities, and let us know you’re coming!

So come join us – and share your memories on social media using #eatsnbeats and #RiversideTO for chance to win a free Riverside t-shirt!

BIG THANK YOU to Riverside Eats & Beats 2018 sponsors for helping make this fantastic event possible: the Riverside BIA, BMO Queen & Saulter Branch, and Metroland Media.