Kensington Market has long been an important tourist, hangout, and shopping destination. Cherished by Torontonians and visitors alike, this thriving mixed commercial-residential neighbourhood is well known for its independent spirit, colourful shopfronts, vibrant murals, charismatic locals, family-friendly Pedestrian Sunday events, and over 240 unique and eclectic businesses. This richly multicultural, open-air marketplace meets all needs: fresh produce, cheese, meats, bread & deserts, bulk spices/nuts/sweets, flowers, restaurants, cafes, bars, live music, local fashion designers & acclaimed vintage clothing, art, music, bike & skate shops, electronics, pet supplies, home-wares, and many specialty items from around the globe.
Easily accessed from all directions by public transit, and with ample local parking, the Kensington Market BIA includes most of Augusta Ave. North from Dundas St. W. to College St., part of the S side of College St. at Augusta, Baldwin St. to Spadina, Kensington Ave. from Baldwin to just N of Dundas, part of St. Andrew St. all of Leonard Ave., and Bellevue Ave from just south of Wales Ave to just north of Nassau Street, and the E side of Bathurst from Dundas to Nassau St.
Swareena Rajkhowa, Coordinator