Summer is in full swing in Toronto and luckily there’s no shortage of things to do in the city this summer, including amazing pop-ups that will keep you more than busy. So grab your friends and soak up the sun while enjoying these events Toronto pop-ups, complete with delicious eats, one-of-a-kind shopping, and more!
Here are pop-ups in Toronto that are worth checking out this summer.
Easily the most beautiful flower market in the city, the Toronto Flower Market features fresh blooms and plants from Ontario vendors, along with local growers, florists, craftspeople, and gardeners.
When: August 13 from 10 am to 3 pm
Where: 1001 Queen Street West
Looking for your next vintage piece? This August, you can head to the beautiful grounds of the Ashbridge Estate and hunt for vintage goods at the Leslieville Flea Night Market Pop-up, in collaboration with the Leslieville Farmers Market. Taking place one night only, visitors can enjoy food, drinks, activities, and music along with incredible vintage and handcrafted flea vendors selling their goods.
When: August 13 from 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen Street East
If you’re in the mood for delicious food and cold drinks on an outdoor patio, Union Summer has you covered. Your summer fun is covered with free daily live programming featuring films, music, and great performances, right in the heart of the city.
When: On until August 28, Sunday – Tuesday, 11 am to 7 pm, Wednesday – Friday, 11 am to 9 pm, Saturday, 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Union Station, 65 Front Street West
Need an outfit for your next hot girl walk? Head to Stackt Market and check out the Azur Fit summer pop-up. Visitors can expect to see unreleased items, exclusive promo deals, and plenty of good vibes. Plus, if you show up wearing an Azur fit, you’ll receive 10% off at checkout.
When: On until August 31, Tuesday – Sunday from 12 pm to 8 pm
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst Street Unit 5-101
Summer is synonymous with backyard barbecues and luckily you don’t have to leave downtown Toronto to enjoy one. Bar Coneja – from the folks at Rabbit! Rabbit! Rabbit! – is a summer pop-up featuring patio-only seating and a woodfire grill to cook up delicious, Southwest American-inspired food, paired with original cocktails and cold beer.
When: Summer only, Friday & Saturday, 7 pm to 1 am
Where: 461 King Street West
Come and beat the summer heat at VELA’s pop-up Spritz Garden. Diners can look forward to a light seafood raw bar-focused food menu paired with ALL the spritzy cocktails. The best part? No reservations are required, just show up and enjoy!
When: On until September, Tuesday – Thursday, 5 pm to 11 pm, Friday & Saturday, 12 pm to 11 pm
Where: VELA, 90 Portland Street
Calling all foodies: Brooklyn-based food festival Smorgasburg makes its Toronto debut at the waterfront this summer. Here you’ll find 50 food and drink vendors that are a mix of pop-ups and small-scale caterers from across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, many of which will be serving downtown Toronto for the first time.
When: Every Saturday until September 10, from 11 am to 6 pm
Where: 7 Queens Quay East (at the foot of Yonge Street)
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