The Stop’s Night Market

Outdoor Food Festival

Event overview

One of The Stop’s signature fundraising events of the year is The Stop’s Night Market. An outdoor food festival that brings together over seventy chefs from around Toronto for two nights. This annual event, which was listed as one of the top 10 events in Toronto by BlogTO, draws 3000 people over the two days in the fight against poverty and hunger in Toronto.

(Photos courtesy of Taku Kumabe and The Stop Community Food Centre)

“No chaos, just charm…The food festivals of Toronto should be taking notes from The Stop’s Night Market.”



  • Event strategy
  • Project & budget management
  • Ticketing/registration
  • Décor & design management
  • City permits
  • Toronto Police, EMS and fire inspections
  • Sponsorship activations
  • Site planning / floor plans
  • Complex logistics
  • Volunteer duty development
  • Volunteer schedule
  • Run sheets & production schedule
  • Marketing support & collateral
  • Tech team management
  • Onsite set up & tear down
  • Vendor/supplier management
  • Entertainment
  • Contract negotiations
  • Post event analysis