Bloor West Village is a shopping district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located along Bloor Street, it encompasses all businesses along Bloor Street between Jane Street and Ellis Park Road, consisting of more than 400 shops, restaurants and service providers.
The mix of stores include specialty clothing stores, book stores, restaurants and cafes.
The businesses organized in 1970 into the first mandatory business improvement district, an idea that has spread to numerous other commercial streets in Toronto and to cities around the world.
Bloor West Village is located between two neighbourhoods. To the north is Runnymede, a former streetcar suburb and to the south is Swansea, a former village dating to the 19th century. Bloor West Village is also considered the name of the immediate vicinity of Bloor Street.
The Bloor West Village BIA hosts a number of annual events, including the inside | OUT Sidewalk Sale, Bloor West Street Fest, the world's largest Ukrainian Festival and Santa in the Village that features pictures with Santa, live music, kids crafts and local merchants.