Visitor Services

What to expect when you visit Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Information Center

Hours of operation:

10 am - 7 pm - Friday & Saturday

10 am - 5 pm - Sunday

You can find the TOAE Information Booth in the centre of the Hub, located in a 10 x 20' tent just south of the Beer Garden. The Information Booth is staffed by our amazing team and volunteers. Any questions you have about the Exhibition, the site, artist locations or the weekend's events can be answered here!

PI Fine Art

Located in a 10 x 20' tent in the Hub, adjacent to the TOAE Info Booth, just south of the Beer Garden.

PI Fine Art has been the framing partner of the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition since 2005. Some of the many fantastic services they offer include:

  • Expert advice on how to frame a piece of art
  • Professional wrapping services
  • Professional art hanging services
  • Shipping services in and outside the city of Toronto and more

Stop by with all of your practical art inquires.

Food Vendors

Some of Toronto's best food vendors will be onsite throughout the weekend to keep you fed & fuelled while you enjoy the Exhibition! Located in various locations around Nathan Phillips Square.

Tropic Love Concessions

Have your fruit and drink it too. Tropic Love Concessions is returning to TOAE with the concept of “fruit in a fruit”, because what is more fun than drinking watermelon from a watermelon? Check out their other fresh, fruity treats.

Buster’s Sea Cove

Bustling seafood joint featuring sandwiches, grilled fare, soups, salads & fish ’n’ chips. A staple of the St. Lawrence Market, BSC will be onsite in their food truck at TOAE! You can see their amazing seafood menu on their website

Vital Link Ice Cream

Vital Link Ice Cream is a Canadian company that has dealt with special market events and ice cream retail for over 40 years. You can catch a refreshing treat at the VitalLink Mobile Carts at various spots of the Exhibition.

Get Skewered

Get Skewered is a Toronto based food truck specializing in healthy eats. You won’t find french fries and burgers here. Menu items here include Polynesian pork, crab cakes, Moroccan tahini chicken and sweet potato salmon cakes. Get Skewered will be keeping the Beer Garden fed & full during the Exhibition! See their spicy new look.

The Food Dudes

As leaders of the Toronto food truck industry, The Food Dudes will be onsite to deliver the ideal combination of taste and value. Ahead of the curve in creating a craze around food trucks in the city, the Food Dudes are always on the lookout for new and inspired methods of bringing the finest meals and the friendliest encounters to the people of Toronto. Find the calendar for the truck & the Dudes.

The Mighty Cob

The Mighty Cob will be onsite serving their gourmet roasted sweet corn in all of its wonderful variations, along with fresh squeezed lemonade to quench your thirst! Sound yummy and familiar? Maybe you saw them on Dragons’ Den, pitching to the Dragons! See their summer line-up

Community Partners

TOAE is excited to host Akin Collective, Toronto School of Art and CARFAC at the 2017 Exhibition. These 3 organizations will be onsite in the South Mews (SM 03 & SM 04) to answer questions about artists' rights, representation, studio access, education and professional development services.  

First Aid

Located in the Information Hub, adjacent to the TOAE Information Booth, St. John's Ambulance Medical First responders are onsite for all Exhibition hours.

TOAE would like to acknowledge the ongoing generosity of St. John's Ambulance in providing this service.

H20ToGo Drinking Water

Located immediately adjacent to the Beer Garden, just south of the stage in the Information Hub.

The City of Toronto is proud of its quality drinking water, and wants to share it with you. To stay hydrated (and green at the same time) leave your disposable water bottles at home and refill your reusable bottles at the H2OToGo mobile drinking water fountains. They even have a doggy bowl for our fine furred friends! Open during all Exhibition Hours.

Public Washrooms

Located on the north side of the Skate Pavillion Building, adjacent to the Info Hub. 
A bank of public washrooms will be made available to you onsite in another location so you never have to go too far!