Thursday, July 09, 2015

Official opening of St. Lawrence North Market temporary location

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following:

Media Advisory:  July 9, 2015

Official opening of St. Lawrence North Market temporary location

Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell (Ward 28 Toronto Centre-Rosedale) will cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the temporary location of the North Market in the St. Lawrence Market complex on Saturday.

Date: Saturday, July 11
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ribbon-cutting ceremony from 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Location: 125 The Esplanade, at south end of the market complex

The temporary location for all former North Market building activities at the St. Lawrence Market Complex will officially open during the day-long celebration, featuring food supplied by St. Lawrence Market merchants. Pan Am-themed musical entertainment will include reggae, tango, salsa and blues.

Market Street will be closed from Front Street to Wilton Street from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for Saturday's event, and The Esplanade from Jarvis Street to Church Street will also be closed to traffic  during that period.

The St. Lawrence Market South will have extended hours during the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Extended hours: Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays 5 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The extended hours apply to participating vendors.

The relocation of the North Market activities will allow business to continue while design and construction of the North Market building are underway. Completion of the new building is currently scheduled for 2017. More information about the redevelopment is available at

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Media contact: Amanda Diep, St. Lawrence Market, 416-392-7986,

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