There are infinite options of events in Toronto this summer, including some pretty fantastic pop-ups. From shopping to books and magazines to mouthwatering BBQ, there are pop-ups in Toronto for every occasion this summer.

Here are five of the best pop-up events worth checking out around the city this season.

SHEIN Pop-up Event


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 The affordable fashion brand that has taken the world by storm is hosting its first-ever pop-up in Canada this July and lucky for us, Toronto is the chosen destination.

The event will showcase SHEIN’s fashion, beauty, and lifestyle products for the summer season, plus collections for men, kids, pets, and home. There will also be on-site manicure stations, giveaways, and deals.

Where: stackt market, 28 Bathurst St
When: July 15-17, 2022, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The Word on The Street Community Pop-up

 This late-summer pop-up is part of the Toronto Book and Magazine Festival and will be held this season at Evergreen Brickworks.

The event will feature author-led forest walks, a marketplace for books, and featured as well as a reading and discussion with environmentalist Maude Barlowfor her latest book, Still Hopeful: Lessons from a Lifetime of Activism.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave
When: September 25, 2022

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Bar Coneja Patio Pop-up


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 Bar Coneja is officially open for business for the season and it’s “a backyard barbecue concept that will whisk you away to 1970’s Southwest America.”

The restaurant has an outdoor woodfire grill and patio-only seating, and it will only be open for the summer. Expect a retro summer escape with a full kitchen located outside on the patio.

Where: 461 King St West

The BIPOC Pop-up


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 If you’re hitting Kensington Market this summer, you can support local BIPOC small businesses at this new pop-up market. There’s a lot of products and services to check out at this event, including body and hair items, jewelry, crystals, divination readings, clothing, and more.

Where: 143 Augusta Ave
When: July 16, 17, 23, 24 & 31, 2022, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Leslieville Flea Night Market Pop-up


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 Hunt for vintage treasures on the gorgeous grounds of Ashbridge Estate at this one-night-only flea market, in collaboration with the Leslieville Farmers Market.

Enjoy food, drink, activities, and music under the lights and summer night sky, along with incredible vintage and handcrafted flea vendors selling their goods.

Where: Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen St East
When: August 13, 2022, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.