September 22, 2013: 11am to 6pm. The Word On The Street is a free festival that celebrates the written word and champions literacy through an annual outdoor book and magazine fair. Showcasing Canada’s hottest new books & authors of the year, as well as the best Canadian magazines! Last year, there were over 215,000 visitors to the festival, who came to enjoy the 210 authors and presenters appearing at the festival, and to shop at the Exhibitor Marketplace featuring 275 book & magazine exhibitors — it’s the world’s biggest outdoor bookstore! 2013 marks their 24th festival, and it takes place at Queen’s Park Circle in Toronto. You can’t miss this literary event!