Union Summer

May 31, 2019

August 3, 2019

Free entry

Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza, outside Union Station), 65 Front St. W., Toronto



Events Description

Union Summer is the annual summer market that brings together Toronto’s top chefs, musicians, film screenings and live performances to Union Station.

The market, a lush green space designed to feel like an oasis at the city’s front door, will showcase the best of Toronto’s eclectic culture, talent and spirit with a curated mix of local food vendors and entertainment. Union Summer features free daily programming on the TD Stage, handpicked from local artists and cultural organizations.

Programming will include lunchtime and evening performances, Universal Music Concerts and Wednesday night movie nights featuring current and classic flicks.

Union Summer-Presented by TD returns to the Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza from May 31st – August 3rd this year bringing 65 consecutive days of Toronto’s top chefs, musicians, film screenings and live performances to Union Station. Join us to celebrate opening day with TD Music Presents: The Reklaws, Canadian country act to kick off the festivities at 7:30pm.

Highlights include:

• Lula Nights in collaboration with Lula lounge
• Global music featuring Small World Music artists
• Performances from emerging artists curated by Canada’s Music Incubator (CMI)
• Motown nights, folk music performances and Toronto’s hottest up and coming DJs performing live
• Weekly movie screenings featuring a roster of beloved classics and blockbuster hits
• Saturdays rediscover and celebrate the greatest artists that defined generations with MusicVaultz classic concert screenings

Some of the vendors at this year’s Union Summer include Union Stations’ own Bangkok Buri, Union Chicken, and Wvrst, as well as local favourites Cabano’s, Carbon Bar and El Catrin.

Union Summer features a licensed bar offering a selection from Moosehead Breweries, exclusive gelato flavours from Fiasco Gelato, and a rotating booth offering treats from The Kathi Roll Express in June and Panchos Bakery in July.


Who is it for?
Note: All programming is free however, food and beverages cost extra.


Date & Time: May 31 to August 3, 2019

Every Monday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Every Wednesday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Every Thursday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Every Friday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Every Saturday, 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Every Sunday, 3:00 am – 6:00 pm

The market runs daily from May 31 to August 3, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Friday and Weekend hours may vary).

Movie Line-up:

~ 7:30 PM

Saturday, June 1: Rolling Stones – Ole Ole Ole

Wednesday, June 5: Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday, June 8: U2 – 360 At The Rosebowl

Wednesday, June 12 – Grease

Saturday, June 15: Imagine Dragons – Smoke+Mirrors Live

Saturday, June 22: Elton John – Million Dollar Piano

Saturday, June 29: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration

Saturday, July 6: Bryan Adams – Live At Sidney Opera House

Saturday, July 13: The Beatles – Yellow Submarine

Saturday, July 20: Amy Winehouse – I Told You I Was In Trouble – Live In London

Saturday, July 27: Queen – Queen Rock Montreal

Saturday, August 3: Bob Marley – Uprising

Venue: Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza (outside Union Station), 65 Front St. W., Toronto, ON M5J 1E6

No parking
Public transport accessible

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