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Plan Your Visit

Nathan Phillips Square, July 7 – 9, rain or shine

Friday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Beer Garden is open until 9:00 PM on Friday & Saturday.
Take a look at our Program Schedule.


Getting Here

The event is located at 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Nathan Phillips Square, in front of Toronto City Hall.

Three ways to get here

The best way to get to the Fair is by taking public transportation. You can help minimize local traffic in the busy downtown core by walking, cycling, or taking the TTC.  

Public Transport: You can get off the TTC at Queen or Osgoode Subway Station and proceed to Nathan Phillips Square in under 5 minutes.

Cycling: There are many Bike Share Toronto stations near Nathan Phillips Square. You can ride one way or get a daily cycle pass for under $10.

Driving: Parking Lot 36 (110 Queen Street West) is the closest parking lot to Nathan Phillips Square. Please be aware that it will be busier than usual and parking is not guaranteed.

Find Your Way at the Event

Need help finding an artist? Want to know the time or location of the next Art Tour? Need a Fair Guide? Our volunteers, wearing yellow, would be more than happy to help you.

You can find the Main Info Booth in Zone D, just West of the Reflection Pool.

You can find additional support stations at the corner of Bay Street and Queen Street and near the City Hall front doors.

*Please be aware that TOAF62 staff will not be frequently checking the emails or the office phone during the Fair. 

Fair Map

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Where to Stay

The Doubletree by Hilton is located just 3 minutes from Nathan Phillips Square.

Address: 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1R3

Phone: 416-977-5000

Fair Map


Food & Beverage

Beer Garden – all are welcome!

Visit the cascading Beer Garden for a fresh pint of Henderson Brewing Co. beer, discover the incredible music or late night DJ performances, or catch some shade and relax. Children and pets are welcome! Beer Garden is open until 9:00 PM on Friday & Saturday.

The Arepa Republic

At Arepa Republic in Toronto, you’ll discover a delectable selection of Venezuelan cuisine that celebrates the flavors and traditions of the country. The menu showcases the star of the show, the arepas – savory cornmeal pockets that are filled with a variety of mouthwatering ingredients. From the classic shredded beef and cheese filling to the vegetarian-friendly black beans and plantains, each arepa bursts with authentic flavors and textures.

MADO

MADO Turkish Restaurant in Toronto offers an authentic taste of Turkish cuisine with a wide range of traditional dishes prepared using high-quality ingredients. Exceptional customer service ensures that patrons feel welcomed and cared for. MADO Turkish Restaurant is a must-visit destination for those seeking an immersive culinary journey through the rich traditions of Turkey.

Nabulu Coffee

Nabulu Coffee was founded in 2021 out of a passion for fine coffees and a love for elephants. Nabulu Coffee Trailer offers exceptional specialty coffee that’s been roasted by Brothers’ Coffee Roasters in Oakville, and serves to provide the highest calibre of beverages and customer experience around the GTA.

Nomz

Nomz is an organic snack and superfood company based out of Toronto. We’re passionate about sourcing ingredients in their most whole form and crafting nourishing snacks that are free from refined sugar, and made with only pure, simple ingredients – and of course, delicious! 

Tacos 101

Tacos are a national staple in Mexico and a popular street food. They’re quick, fresh and cheap, but never lacking in taste. They’ve taken the same approach at Tacos 101 – real good tacos that won’t break your bank. “Our tacos are what other tacos dream about at night.”

Sunnyside Chicken and Waffles

Sunnyside Chicken and Waffles specializes in serving delicious and mouthwatering chicken and waffles dishes. Nestled in the vibrant neighborhood of Sunnyside, this eatery offers a unique twist on the classic comfort food combination. Their signature dish features perfectly fried, crispy chicken paired with fluffy, golden-brown waffles. The combination of savory and sweet flavors creates a delightful harmony that keeps customers coming back for more.

TC Tibetan MOMO

TC Tibetan Momo Restaurant in Toronto offers a delightful culinary experience with its authentic Tibetan cuisine. The menu features a wide variety of flavorful momos, and traditional Tibetan dumplings filled with an assortment of ingredients such as vegetables, meat, and aromatic spices. The use of fresh ingredients and traditional cooking techniques ensures an authentic taste that transports diners to the heart of Tibet.

Tropic Love

Specializes in serving fresh fruit smoothies from a tiki-hut style bar. Customers can choose between watermelon, pineapple, and coconut water.  The fruit is blended with ice and served in the fruit shell, hence the phrase “drink from a fruit.”


Site Services

Washrooms

Public washrooms are located North of Hero Burger and additional portable toilets can be found between Hero Burger and the skate rental booth. There are also washrooms available inside City Hall in the basement East side (with changing tables and nursing area). Please be aware that City Hall closes at 6:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

Accessible Washrooms

Accessible washrooms are located inside the building behind Hero Burger and inside City Hall on the main floor next to the East elevators.

Water Refill

Grab a free drink of water at our water trucks located throughout Nathan Phillips Square. Please bring a refillable water bottle as no bottled waters are sold at Nathan Phillips Square.

Shade/AC

Nathan Phillips Square has few shaded areas and it can get quite hot over the July weekend. Please dress according to the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and drink plenty of fluids. There is a shaded picnic area on the front lawn just North of Queen Street, and air conditioning inside City Hall.


Security & First Aid

First Aid

First Aid/Medical Services are present during the Fair in Zone D behind Hero Burger.

Security 

You can contact City Hall Security in-person at the security desk located just inside the main doors of City Hall on the right.

Lost & Found

Misplaced something? Check the Main Info Booth in Zone D and the Nathan Phillips Security Desk inside City Hall to see if someone has found it. If you realize you have misplaced something after the Fair has ended, email [email protected].

Report Incidents

You can make an anonymous report to TOAF staff if you witness an incident. We will not be able to follow up with you directly on an anonymous report, but we will investigate and take necessary actions to prevent a recurrence. If you choose not to remain anonymous, a member of our team may reach out to you directly to discuss the incident further.

Complete Incident Report

Health & Safety

Are you feeling unwell? Please stay at home if you’re feeling sick or are showing symptoms of COVID-19

You can always join the Online Fair.

Emergency Plan 

In case of a major emergency or evacuation, please follow directions of staff and volunteers onsite.

Help be the eyes and ears onsite. If there is a security incident, suspicious or unwelcome behaviour, or any other issues, report it to the Main Info Booth in Zone D or to TOAF staff so the appropriate emergency procedure can be followed.

If there is an emergency please call 9-1-1 and then contact TOAF staff.

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