Canada’s only Artisan Cheese Night Market is a unique sampling show where you try before you buy.
- Try and buy the best artisan cheeses in Canada
- Meet cheesemakers from coast to coast
- Try and buy artisan foods, charcuterie, chocolate and more
- Sample fine wine, craft beer and cider, and spirits
- Purchase and enjoy tasty eats in the bar area
- Live entertainment to keep the celebration going all night long.
Once you have purchased admission, sampling of award-winning Canadian cheese, charcuterie, chocolate, artisan foods, olive oil, plus Niagara wines, Ontario craft beer and cider, and Prince Edward County spirits is free. That’s correct, FREE and included in the price of admission.
Admission includes an insulated souvenir tote bag for your purchases. Order tickets in advance online, avoid having to line up to buy a ticket at the event and quickly access all the deliciousness via the Night Market’s Express Entrance.
Order your tickets soon as we are certain to sell out as we did last year. Regular admission is $40.00 per person. Until the end of March, earlybirds pay $30.00, during April, $35.00. Regular admission at $40.00 starts May 1.
For the Night Market, historic St. Lawrence Market’s Temporary North Hall at 125 The Esplanade will transform into a celebration of the best in Canadian cheese and other deliciousness.
To avoid overcrowding, the Night Market runs in three sessions, 12 noon to 3:00 p.m., 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Strictly 19+.
HOW TO GET THERE
Using public transit to get to St. Lawrence Market for Artisan Cheese Night Market is a snap. Union Station, with GO, Via Rail and TTC subway stops, is an 11-minute walk. The Yonge subway stop at King is a 12-minute walk. The Market is mere minutes from TTC streetcar stops at Jarvis on the King and Queen lines. There also is a Jarvis bus that stops steps from the Market.
Taxi and Uber will get you there even quicker.
If you’re coming by car, designate a driver for a safe trip home as there will sampling of alcoholic beverages at the Night Market, if you’re so inclined. There will also be a bar open.
If you’re driving, best place to park is the Green P parking garage with entrances at south end of Church Street and south end of Market Street:
Carpark 43 ~ St. Lawrence Garage ~ 2 Church Street
Also enter from Market Street just south of St. Lawrence Market
Rate: $2.50 / Half Hour
Capacity: 2,008 spaces (Yes, 2,008!)
Payment Options: Auto Express Pay Stations, Credit Card at Entry & Exit, Customer Assistance Booth
Accepted Forms of Payment: Bills, Coins, Charge (Visa / Mastercard / American Express Only)
Canada’s only Artisan Cheese Night Market is produced by Cheese Lover Productions Inc. which also produces Canadian Cheese Awards and The Great Canadian Cheese Festival.
- Cheese Awards website: http://cheeseawards.ca
- Cheese Lover blog: https://cheeselover.ca
- Cheese Festival website: http://cheesefestival.ca
- Social media feeds: https://cheesefestival.ca/social-media-feeds/