Get ready to rejoice in Asian culture at this three-day market right in the heart of Toronto’s Queen Street West. The Welcome Market returns this May, kicking off Asian Heritage Month with over 35 vendors. Here’s what to know.

Starting May 3rd and through the weekend, the two-story building at 938 Queen Street West will host The Welcome Market.

The brand will be partnering up with RepresentASIAN Project to bring together over 35 Asian entrepreneurs and businesses in the Toronto community – all under one roof.

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The market event kicks off on Friday night with drag performances by Asian Drag Queens Phoenix BlackDestiny Doll and Gei Ping Hohl from 8 PM to 9 PM.

Enjoy the show and also check out food stalls, handmade products, and curated goods featuring fashion, art, jewelry, and more.

“For the past two years, our Asian owned markets always draw huge crowds and it’s a testament to the city’s excitement of not only going to markets but a market that celebrates diversity,” said Cindy Chau, Founder of The Welcome Market.

You can stop by 938 Queen St West and check out the market for yourself next weekend!

The Welcome Market – Asian-Owned Market

When: May 3rd from 5 PM to 10 PM & May 4th and 5th from 11 AM to 6 PM
Where: 938 Queen West, Toronto ON