We can’t get over the fact that it’s May – spring has only just arrived. With warmer weather comes outdoor festivals, markets, and pop-up shops. Check out our list of the best ones coming this month:
1. Hot Docs International Festival
North America’s largest documentary festival, conference, and market with a selection of more than 150 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe.
Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018 to May 6, 2018
Location: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema & other venues
Check out almost 1,000 graphic tees from the 2018 UT collection at this UNIQLO pop-up.
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 – Saturday, May 5, 2018
Location: Queen Street West and McCaul
3. Veggielicious 2018
Date: Friday, May 4, 2018 – Monday, May 21, 2018
Location: Multiple Venues
4. The Bumble Hive: Toronto
Enjoy free drinks from Flow and Ace Hill Beer, treats from Girl Gang Goodies, piercings by Mejuri as well as three days of engaging programming from some notable women in Toronto.
Date: Friday, May 4, 2018 – Sunday, May 6, 2018
Location: 950 Queen Street West
5. Stray & Wander // Cobalt Swim Pop-Up Sale
Location: 38 Ossington Avenue
6. Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival & Night Market
There will be a 1.4 km sidewalk sale, 10,000 square ft Foodora Night Market, kid zone, four indoor/outdoor-up up markets, 150 vendors, 25 entertainers & so much more!
Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2018
Location: Queen Street West from Roncesvalles Avenue to Dufferin Street
7. Toronto Flower Market 2018
Now in its sixth year, the Toronto Flower Market celebrates and supports Ontario grown flowers & plants, connecting growers, and florists directly with the city.
Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 – Saturday, October 20th, 2018
Location: CAMH – 1001 Queen St W
8. Leslieville Flea Mothers Day Market
A curated flea market featuring vintage and handcrafted items from local designers. Find goodies for yourself or shop with your mama for Mother’s Day. Enjoy an afternoon with BBQ and drinks on the Lincoln Terrace.
Date: Sunday, May 13th, 2018
Location: The Broadview Hotel
Public Playground for Urban Culture & Creativity is a free outdoor lifestyle experience that brings Canadians together via the spirit of the street, with an explosive mashup of live music, art installations, fashion shows, and design workshops. There will also be food trucks and pop-up stores all in celebration for the May Long Weekend.
Date: Thursday, May 17th, 2018 – Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Location: Nathan Phillips Square
10. TasteMaker Toronto
The historic Kiln Building in the Evergreen Brick Works is transformed into a foodie wonderland for two days of dining, drinking, and entertainment.
Date: Friday, May 18th, 2018 – Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Location: Evergreen Brick Works
11. The Trinity Bellwoods Flea – Spring Market
Check out vendors, artisans, local eats and delicious spring sweet treats. As always admission is FREE, four-legged friends and kids welcome.
Date: Sunday, May 27, 2018
Location: The Great Hall
Featured Image: Instagram/@urbanjungledesign
Are you going to attend any of these markets or pop-ups? Let us know in the comments!
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