Join us at The Market – Rain or Shine:
Riverside Common Park * 657 Queen St East
Join us on Sunday, Dec 5th, 11-4: the Riverside Market is back outdoors at Riverside Common Park for our Holiday Edition – enjoy local music, festive decor and holiday shopping!
Stay for 5pm Countdown and Festive Lighting of the Park with Councillor Paula Fletcher
Our December 5th Riverside Holiday Outdoor Market & Festive Lighting at Riverside Common Park (657 Queen East, just west of Broadview Ave) will feature:
- 11am-4pm Holiday shopping opportunities with local vendors from Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub and Newcomer’s Entrepreneurship Hub & Crafts for kids
- 11am-1pm Music by steel pannist Trenyce Sweeney
- 1:30pm-3pm Music by the Toronto Beaches Children’s and Youth Chorus
- 5pm Countdown and Festive Lighting of the Park with Councillor Paula Fletcher
More About The Riverside Market & Riverside Common Park
The Riverside BIA, established in 1980, is one of Canada’s first BIAs, located along Queen Street East between the Queen Street Viaduct to just past De Grassi Street. Rich in history, green spaces and public art, the BIA includes over 100 unique eateries, retails shops, boutiques and a range of professional services. We are pleased to activate the neighbourhood with the Riverside Market, a collaboration of different organizations, vendors, musicians and artists on select Sundays.
Riverside Common Park is located at 657 Queen Street East. The Riverside BIA and community collaborators are working together to bring in regular activations to this new community space, starting this fall and winter! The first few markets are a collaboration with local Toronto organizations and artisans to bring festive markets to Riverside Common Park.
It’s all part of the Riverside Reconnects series to help welcome everyone to enjoy what our local business district and neighbourhood has to offer!
This is Market and programme is part of the Riverside Reconnects series to help welcome everyone to enjoy what our local business district and neighbourhood has to offer! Thanks to the Government of Ontario’s ‘Ontario Reconnects’ programme and the Riverside BIA for funding support to help make the Riverside Reconnects series possible.
Thanks for the December 5th Market also go to community collaborators: Scadding Court Community Centre and Ryerson University Diversity Institute, and funding from Immigration Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS).