A Filipino Christmas night market aka “Simbang Gabi” is coming to Toronto this weekend. And you can expect to eat and drink authentic treats, shop for Christmas gifts, and join in all the festivities they have to offer.
On December 2nd and 3rd, the Simbang Gabi Night Market will transform Artscape Wychwood Barns into the traditional event, “Simbang Gabi”.
According to organizers, “Simbang Gabi is a time of prayer, devotion, and preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ.”
This year’s festivities will include live music, cultural performances, and traditional Simbang Gabi Filipino food. This is your chance to try all the delicious eats the Philipines is known for.
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Don’t forget, there will also be local artisans, activities for all ages, and a meet and greet with the big man himself, Santa.
“It will be a celebration of Christmas and an opportunity to support Filipino small business entrepreneurs and showcase their talents and products,” share organizers.
The night market will kick off at 4 pm to 1 pm, and on December 3, 2023, from 12 PM to 9 PM.
It’s a free event so bring your friends! There is a ticketed brunch, however, priced at $30 and you can get your tickets here.
Simbang Gabi Night Market
When: December 2nd and 3rd, 2023
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns – 601 Christie St