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The top 6 outdoor art fairs in Toronto for spring 2016

Posted by Samantha Tapp / March 29, 2016

outdoor art fairs torontoHow better to celebrate the beginning of nice weather than to get outdoors and take in some locally-made art. Add in some food trucks and live music and these outdoor art fairs are a great way to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring.

Here's a round-up of outdoor art fairs in Toronto this spring.

Artfest Toronto at the Distillery (55 Mill Street)
Artfest will be returning for its 10th year in the Distillery from May 21 to 23. You can have your pick of painting, photography, sculpture from some of Canada's top artists and even take in some live music.

Christie Pits 4th Annual Arts Crawl (750 Bloor Street West)
Venture over to Christie Pits on May 29 for local art, food, drinks and live music. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. over 60 artists will have their work on display.

Kensington Market Art Fair (77 Nassau Street)
This curated fair will run as part of PS Kensington on May 29 and feature a range of professional and student produced artwork. It will continue on the last Sunday of every month until the fall.

Riverdale Art Walk (870 Queen Street East)
The Riverdale Art Walk will be back for its 18th year showcasing art on June 4 and 5. Expect to find both established and emerging artists' work ranging from photography to mixed media.

4th Annual Liberty Village Art Crawl (71 East Liberty Street)
For the fourth year in a row, Liberty Village will showcase local artists and designers. Stop by on June 11 to find original home decor, fashion, jewelry, photography and furniture. There will be food trucks and DJs as well.

Beaches Arts & Crafts Show (2075 Queen Street East)
The annual Beaches craft show is back for its 32nd year. On June 11 and 12, over 150 Canadian artists, artisans and designers will showcase their handmade goods ranging from fashion pieces to natural body care products.

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