OLD TOWN
TORONTO

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TIME TO PLAY

Enjoy our free concerts, film screenings, theatre in the park and more.

TIME TO EAT

Choose from Moroccan to Pub and everything in between!

TIME TO SHOP

Buy the freshest food, the trendiest clothes, plus unique furniture and gifts.

TIME TO RELAX

We've got hotels, spas and quiet spots galore.

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Welcome to Old Town Toronto

Old Town is a neighbourhood and retail district in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It was the first of Toronto’s named neighbourhoods, having acquired the moniker no later than 1815, at which time the original town of York was expanding.

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Summer is winding down but there is still time to enjoy amazing events presented by the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA.  This year we created a new event in the newly renovated Berczy Park called Berczy Beats.  This is a lunchtime concert series that runs every Wednesday throughout the summer from 11:30-1:30pm.  Also on Wednesday…

The Feast of St. Lawrence was held this year August 11-13.  Feast is an annual event presented by the St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood BIA that celebrates all the delicious food in our neighbourhood. The Feast kicked off with a dinner under the stars on Friday night.  Though it did rain a bit in the evening,…

Dauntless City Theatre is back with Bard in Berczy.  This year’s play is The Two Gentlewomen of Verona. Since 2009, Dauntless City Theatre has produced site-specific immersive classical theatre in spaces around downtown Toronto.  Through an inclusive and intersectional paradigm they try to create accessible work that reflects our beautifully diverse city. Performances are every…

Our historic artisans and re-enactors are back in Old Town Toronto this summer from June-August.  You could win a $25 gift certificate to the St. Lawrence Market by posting a photo of you with our re-enactors or artisan or outside one of our landmark historic buildings and adding #OldTownToronto. 

There is a hidden tunnel under Wellington Street between the Flatiron Building and the former Bank of Toronto across the street. The tunnel is still there, however bricked up at either end. It was a way for George Gooderham the bank president to get from his bank to his office in the Flatiron Building without…

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