TORONTO, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Union Summer-Presented by TD returns to the Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza from July 1-August 19th this year bringing an eclectic offering of food, musicians, film screenings and live performances to Union Station. The market will showcase 'Where Toronto is Going' with a curated mix of local food vendors.
Union Summer-Presented by TD will feature 50 consecutive days of programming on the TD Stage handpicked from local arts and cultural organizations. It's a showcase of Toronto's talent, culture and spirit right at the gateway to the city. Daily programming will include:
- Folk Music Ontario Mondays
- Highlights from Wavelengths Festival on Tuesdays
- Live from City Hall every Wednesday afternoon and Wednesday Outdoor Movie Nights
- Thursdays' TD Festival previews
- DJ 'Nooner' and TD Music Fridays
- Saturdays' Young Artists Showcase
- Weekend Children's Programming with the Design Exchange
"Union is truly becoming a destination in the heart of the city where people can find the best of Toronto," said Lawrence Zucker, President & CEO of Osmington, who is responsible for the retail development at Union Station. "Be it the latest food trends, breakout performances, a movie under the stars, or just a drink with friends – think of Union as your garden patio oasis this summer."
With an epic view of the CN Tower serving as the picturesque backdrop, hungry guests can refuel with a myriad of treats from Toronto's hottest eateries like Union Chicken, Amano Pasta, WVRST, Roywoods, The Plant YYZ, Mean Bao, Harry's Burgers, and The Carbon Bar. Union Summer-Presented by TD will also feature a licensed bar area by award-winning craft brewery Goose Island, and dessert options from Bananza and Fugo. Union Summer-Presented by TD will operate Monday through Sunday between the hours of 11:00am to 9:00pm from July 1st- August 19th.
"TD is committed to helping build strong, connected communities and we are thrilled to again support the lineup of incredible events at this year's Union Summer," said Theresa McLaughlin, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer, TD Bank Group. "We are honoured that our continued collaboration with Union helps to create one-of-a-kind events that bring the community together in unique and diverse ways."
In 2009, Osmington (Union Station) Inc., a subsidiary of Osmington Inc., entered into an agreement with the City of Toronto to become the retail developer of Union Station pursuant to a 75-year head lease. With 300,000 daily visitors, Union Station is Canada's busiest transit hub. Through its curation of retail and culinary tenants, cultural programming and partnership activations, Union strives to be one of the world's most engaging civic experiences. www.torontounion.ca | Follow us on social @torontounion | #unionsummer | #wheretorontoisgoing
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For further information: Elena Beveridge, Beveridge Marketing, [email protected], 647-381-2199