The Waterfront Artisan Market Returns to HTO Park this Summer!
|May 15, 2017||Filled under Events||
Where: 339 Queens Quay West (between Rees Street and Lower Spadina Avenue)
When: May 20 – October 7, 2017 every Saturday @ 11am to 8pm, Rain or Shine
Cost: Free Admission
Details: The Waterfront Artisan Market (WAM) presented by The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (BIA) and operated by Scadding Court Community Centre, returns to HTO Park this summer! Toronto’s own Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers.
Visitors to WAM will have the opportunity to shop and dine against the stunning backdrop of Lake Ontario while enjoying live entertainment, including the multi-award winning Waterfront Singing Ambassadors. The Singing Ambassadors will return for their sixth year on Toronto’s Waterfront, performing impromptu a cappella renditions of classic and modern summer hits, and offering assistance, directions and recommendations to visitors on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, from 11am to 6pm, June 22 to September 4.
Browse and shop for finely-crafted jewellery, unique works of art, delicious foods and artisanal gifts at the Waterfront Artisan Market. Stand out this summer with custom wood watches and sunglasses by G Fox & Co.; shop for upcycled, hand-made, hypoallergenic sterling silver jewellery by Spirit of Vera; create a FREE 3D photo which can be used to design custom bespoke glasses from Specsy; experience professional and high quality henna art services from Nasrin’s Henna Design; pick up drinking glasses, platters, planters, candles, lamps, jewellery, vases and art handcrafted from 100% post-consumer materials at Reciclar Factory; and indulge in Spanish extra virgin olive oil, Japanese stone-ground matcha green tea, Peruvian dark chocolate, and raw honey with ginger or turmeric from Menos.
Food lovers will rejoice with the wide selection of cook on-site food vendors. Enjoy shade-grown artisan coffee from ethical sources by Firebat Coffee; savour mouth-watering Mexican street food from Chorizos La Abuela; devour authentic home-style Ecuadorian beef empanadas, paella or pulled pork and chicken skewers accompanied by rice, beans, and salad from La Fiesta Catering; and bite into sweet roasted corn on the cob from the Mighty Cob, among dozens of other delectable choices.