Boiler Room Toronto electronic music festival set for Saturday, June 3, at Woodbine Park

A stage for the Boiler Room electronic music festival is shown while under assembly on Friday afternoon at Woodbine Park. The festival is scheduled to take place from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. Photo by Alan Shackleton.

The Boiler Room electronic music festival is set to take place at Woodbine Park on Saturday, June 3.

The festival will feature three stages set up over a large portion of Woodbine Park, northeast corner of Coxwell Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East.

Gates will open at 3 p.m. for those attending the festival, according to its website at

A poster on the website said the festival will end at 10 p.m.

City of Toronto permits for concerts/music festivals etc…are usually expected to be finished by 11 p.m.

Those slated to perform at the Boiler Room festival include Bonobo, Shygirl, AND COBRAH.

The festival is for those 19 years and older and is presented by Boiler Room USA.

A caller to Beach Metro Community News on Friday afternoon expressed concern about the amount of space in Woodbine Park being taken up by the festival and the proximity of one of the stages to a pond that has numerous birds and other wildlife in it.

In a statement to Beach Metro Community News sent on Friday afternoon, the City of Toronto said:

“This is an approved commercial special event. Large events, such as this one, are required to follow all safety, event and duration conditions of their permit. Multiple City divisions, including bylaw and parks staff, work with festivals like these to ensure they are run safely for attendees and the surrounding community. Music at this event is expected to conclude at 10 p.m., which is not a contravention of noise level requirements which come in effect daily at 11 p.m.”

For more information on the City of Toronto’s permit rules, please go to

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