The beloved St. Lawrence Market in Toronto is expanding its hours for a one-year pilot project starting this long weekend.
According to the City of Toronto, the pilot project, which starts on Sunday, July 31, was a result of a review of the famous Market’s hours of operations and how to improve the Market to better serve residents and visitors.
As of July 31, the new hours will be: Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 am to 7 pm, Saturdays from 7 am to 5 pm, and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm. The Market will be closed on Mondays.
For those who visit frequently, you’ll note the changes include having the Market open on Sundays, and later morning opening times and later evening closing times on weekdays.
Starting Sunday, July 31 the St. Lawrence Market South (main building) will operate expanded hours of operation. The Market will be open Tuesday-Friday 9am-7pm, Saturday 7am-5pm and Sunday 10am-5pm #hoursofoperation #stlawrencemarket pic.twitter.com/Pn9AraGXSN
— St. Lawrence Market (@StLawrenceMkt) May 6, 2022
Also note, holiday hours of operation may vary during the pilot project and will be posted on the St. Lawrence Market website in advance.
St. Lawrence Market is a renowned international food market featuring 120 merchants, vendors and farmers, offering fresh produce, meats and specialty items, according to the City. It has also served Toronto residents and international visitors since 1803.
The market is also “regularly recognized as one of Toronto’s most popular destinations and was ranked the number one food market in the world by National Geographic.”