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Union Summer announces foodie line-up for 2016 outdoor market

Union Station will host 20 food vendors, mobile carts and daily entertainment on Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza from June 27 to September 5

TORONTO, June 6, 2016 Union Summer is kicking off 70 straight days of food, drink and entertainment with an extensive outdoor market on June 27. Presented by founding sponsor TD, the highly anticipated summer festival will once again animate over 7,500 square-feet on Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza on Front Street with a gourmet culinary line-up that is sure to draw crowds throughout the GTA and beyond.

Twenty anchor vendors will feature both internationally recognized and local street-style brands, some of which will turnover at the 5-week mark of the festival (end of July). In addition, rotating mobile carts will feature both edible and non-edible goodies such as popcorn, candy, ice pops and fresh flowers. The SJAM Plaza will also be home to plenty of seating and shade, as well as a stage for daily performances.

P&L Catering will operate a licensed area from Thursdays to Sundays, noon to 9pm every week. On offer will be summery classic cocktails, craft beers and local wines.

What:

Union Summer, presented by TD, is an outdoor summer market and foodie destination, featuring some of the culinary greats from Toronto’s most loved neighbourhoods, alongside topnotch musicians and talent, creating the perfect meeting spot for locals and visitors to experience the best of Toronto.

Who*:

Barsa Taberna

Burger’s Priest

Loaded Pierogi

The Carbon Bar

Death in Venice

Fancy Franks

Fresh Off The Boat

Grand Trunk Road

Gushi

Heirloom

Lahuna Poke

Mad Mexican

Mata Petisco Bar

Momofuku Noodle Bar

Oats & Ivy

Eva’s Original Chimneys

Pilot Coffee Roasters

Spacco

True True Pizza

Urban Herbivore

And more to come**!

 

When:

Open daily from June 27 to September 5, 2016

Monday-Friday:     7am to sunset

Saturdays:     11am to sunset

Sundays:     11am to sunset

 

Licensed bar area open from Thursdays to Sundays, 12 to 9pm.

Alcohol serving hours may be subject to change due to weather or attendance.
Where:

Union Station, 65 Front Street West – Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza

**Please note that food and mobile cart vendor line-up is subject to change.

***Special F+B curation credit to Beauleigh and Mary Luz Mejia / BaAM Productions.

 

Media Contacts:
Jane Phillips | Union | jphillips@osmington.ca | 416-804-7755
Charlene Lo | Union | charlene@torontounion.ca | 416-529-5223

 

About Union

In 2009, Osmington (Union Station) Inc., a subsidiary of Osmington Inc., entered into an agreement with the City of Toronto to become the retail developer of Union Station pursuant to a 75-year head lease. With 71 million annual visitors, Union Station is Canada’s busiest transit hub. Through our curation of retail and culinary tenants, cultural programming and partnership activations, Union strives to be one of the world’s most engaging civic experiences.

www.torontounion.ca | on Twitter & Instagram @torontounion | #unionsummer

 

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