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Date:
June 30
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Bentway Conservancy
Build for Bokma
Vans

Canada Day Weekend – CITE Opening Party

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

A Summer-Long Celebration of Skateboard Arts and Culture
June 30 – August 12, 2018
Open Skate: 10am-9pm
The Bentway Skate Trail
The Bentway Beer Garden: 12pm-9pm

Opening weekend, June 30 & July 1

CITE, a summer-long celebration of skateboard arts and culture launches on June 30 and officially opening The Bentway Skate Trail for the season.

Things kick off on Canada Day weekend, June 30-July 1, with the reveal of a new art installation /skatepark featuring Semblance, skateable sculptures conceived and constructed by Build for Bokma which create a 3D terrain for boarders to ride on, as well as a site specific art installation by artist and skateboarder Pascal Paquette.

OPENING WEEKEND SCHEDULE

June 30, 2018 (10 AM – 11 PM)

  • DJ sets by The Remix Project alumni
  • A marketplace of local skateboard merchandise and community resources
  • Pop-up film screenings from TUFF (Toronto Urban Film Festival), and featured films by James Morley, Nick Genova Nicky Young and Bile Tile Lounge
  • Open skate
  • The Bentway Beer Garden featuring tasty treats from SPiN, live graffiti, and more

July 1, 2018 (10 AM – 11 PM)

  • Local DJ sets
  • Live beats by Toronto-based DJ and producer Beat Sampras (7pm) and LA-based DJ and producer Peanut Butter Wolf (8:30pm)
  • A marketplace of local skateboard merchandise and community resources
  • The Bentway Beer Garden, Ping Pong, and other outdoor games
  • Skate demos and best trick showcase
  • Open skate
  • Meet and greet with the pros, including Vans athletes Leon ChapdelaineUna FarrarEtienne GagneAnnie Guglia, and Dustin Henry

Image: James Morley


CITE is an opportunity to advance Build for Bokma’s mission to create a permanent memorial DIY skatepark, along with multifunctional interactive public art structures, in the name of Justin Bokma; bring new audiences to The Bentway; and serves as a response to Toronto’s new skateboard strategy to better integrate skateparks in the future development of the city.

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DETAILS

Date:
June 30
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Event Categories:
,

Organizers

The Bentway Conservancy
Build for Bokma
Vans