Popups and market events are temporary affairs that hinge on finding a unique venue and good marketing strategies to be successful. Toronto is a hub for these types of happenings and week by week, we see something new coming up.
If you are planning one, check out these unique spaces for your next event!
Bellamy Loft is the new kid on the block that refuses to be part of the crowd.
It’s a bright blank space that lets you transform the space to fit your popup event perfectly. Style it any way you want to or avail of their in-house packages to help you give the place an entirely new look.
This space is multi-functional and can be used for popups or any event that you have in mind. Perfectly versatile and all-purpose, the venue also has flexible and completely customizable packages, too.
- website: www.bellamyloft.com
- address: 1230 Sheppard Ave West, Unit #4, North York, ON M3K1Z9
This beauty salon doubles as a pretty event or popup space. The venue is already beautifully decorated but it offers flexible options for their rentals.
You can rent it as is or bare. Additionally, it also has a roomy patio for extra space.
- website: inlifestyle.life
- address: 434 College St Unit 2A, Toronto, ON M5T 1T3
Love Child Social
Love Child Social is a dynamic venue that mirrors the carefree island life. It’s a fun and charming space for events and popups.
The atmosphere is beach chic and the whole space has different lighting setups to play with to fit your event. It’s a beautiful space that is fully transformable to your liking.
- website: lovechildsocial.com
- address: 69 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M5V 2P6
Markham Civic Centre
The city hall of Markham has different areas available for rent. You can choose from outdoor sports fields to indoor soccer fields to halls, rooms, or gymnasiums.
Be sure to check out their website or pay them a visit to see the venue for yourself. Over the years, it has been a favorite for market events and different popups from different brands.
- website: www.markham.ca
Morning Parade Coffee Bar
A café that serves phenomenal locally-roasted coffee and fresh baked goods, Morning Parade can also be rented out for popups and small events.
It’s a coffee shop that aims to serve local businesses by sourcing their products. It’s a bright and cozy area that is inviting to crowds.
When rented as space, they can still provide their café services to your customers too. It’s a quaint coffee shop experience with a popup twist.
- website: www.morningparade.ca
- address: 1952 Gerrard St. E. Toronto, ON
Northern Contemporary Gallery
Located at the Parkdale Theater building, Northern Contemporary Gallery is a haven for the artistic expression of any kind. While it aims to showcase different artists and creative freedom, it is also a unique multi-use space that is suitable for any event.
Of course, popups and other events are given an added flair with the gallery’s innate distinguishing mark of creative composition and style.
- website: www.northerncontemporarygallery.com
- address: 1605 Queen St. W, Toronto, ON
The Riverdale Hub is an all-around events place and coworking space that is easily customizable to your needs. You can rent one space or combine them for a larger area.
Chiefly, the wood beams, brick, and natural light gives a natural esthetic but can still be decorated to fit your popup theme. Without a doubt, it is a transformative space that has hosted numerous projects that highlight culture and art.
- website: www.riverdalehub.ca
- address: 1326 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 1Z1
Stackt Market is a remarkable venue of curated local vendors that range from food and drinks, goods, lifestyle, beauty, and more. It’s an awesome venue for Popups and events because it is a cultural marketplace overflowing with inspiration and new experiences. There is plentiful foot traffic too.
They have a variety of spaces to choose from. In detail, their indoor areas include the Studio, North Hall, Solarium, and the Horseshoe. They have outdoor spaces and combo areas, too. Given these points, it is a phenomenal choice for your future events.
- website: stacktmarket.com
- address: 28Bathurst St. Toronto, ON M5V 0R4
The Event Studio of Startwell is accessible from King Street West. It is a well thought of space and a great area for popups.
It has three open sections for the lounge, bar, and presentation space. Additionally, they provide AV equipment too.
Rent it as is or design according to your needs. Not to mention, they also have a bigger area called the Innovation Centre.
- website: startwell.co
- address: 786King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1N6
Slowly becoming one of Toronto’s go-to spots for events, weddings, and social gatherings, The Richmond is really making waves.
Indeed, its stunning architecture and interior design allow it to be converted to your vision. Also, it is strategically located beside Graffiti Alley which lends its artistic vibe to the venue.
- website: www.therichmond.ca
- address: 477 Richmond Street West, Suite 104 Toronto, ON M5V 3E7