Harvest Fair 2017

The Merchants of Mount Pleasant Village are thrilled to present the 8th annual Harvest Fair taking place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 23rd on Mount Pleasant Road between Eglinton and Davisville Avenues.

This family-friendly event will see the return of Harvest Fair activities like the Pumpkin Carving contest, crowd favourites like the Kids arts and crafts corner, and of course, bouncy castles, and assorted entertainers. In addition to the returning activations, the Mount Pleasant Village BIA will also have at least 3 live bands along the street as well as assorted sidewalk sales. Please note that you may be photographed at this event, and photos may be published to our website and various social media streams.

Between now and Harvest Fair, enter for a chance to win $500 MPV dollars to spend at any of dozens of MPV businesses. Enter contest on FacebookEnter contest on Instagram

Confirmed Event Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Fall themed family photos sponsored by Meridian Credit Union
  • A workshop with Frankie Flowers, Canada's Gardening Expert, sponsored by Birch Bistro and Apricot Flowers (seating is limited, so register early)
  • Music! We have registered three different bands this year.
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Sculpting
  • Caricaturist
  • Art and craft tables for kids (including pumpkin painting)
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Sidewalk Sales
  • Special Food Offerings
  • And much more!

Confirmed bands include:

Let us know if you're attending!

Harvest Fair

 

This event is made possible with the kind support of the following sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

Meridian Credit Union

Event Sponsors

The Briton House Retirement Centre Florentia Ristorante Birch Bistro Sobeys Apricot Flowers Jacaranda Tree & Co.  SERRA 

 

Participating Member Businesses

  • Periwinkle Flowers - Get a selfie in front of a very special flower wall with props. Flower confetti boxes (with donations going to support planting of wildflowers in Toronto to help the bees)
  • Bolan Thai - Small food portion samplers
  • The Neighbourhood Clinic - 10 minute chair massages, ballon artist and helium balloons
  • Davisville Kitchens - In-store raffle
  • Wanda's Creative Clay - Sidewalk sale
  • Florentia Restaurant - Pasta samples and pumpkin spice tiramisu samples
  • Healthwinds Spa - Special product promotions
  • Kidnasium - Bouncy castle and face painting! (745 Mount Pleasant)
  • Tavolino - Small food portion samples
  • Boland's Open Kitchen - Small food portion samples
  • Suetables - Sidewalk sale
  • The Belsize
  • The Chef Upstairs
  • Saati Fine Jewellery - Free jewellery cleaning and jewellery inspection
  • Davisville Eye Care 
  • Circuit Fit - Offering healthy protein balls and information on pre and post-workouts. Free personal training giveaways, raffle, and more!
  • Flaky Tart - Small food portion samplers
  • Making Music Together - Various musical instruments for kids to try out. Raffle for one free semester of classes
  • Marigold Bistro - Small food portion samplers
  • Uptown Chiropractic - Take the Balance Challenge. Fun balance games for all ages. Come test your stability. (12pm to 4pm)
  • Moksa Day Spa - hot and cold drinks and product/service promotions

Harvest Fair 2015

 

Shop, Wine, & Dine

Shop, Wine, & Dine

From June 14th to the 23rd, come out to Mount Pleasant Village for a series of promotions, special menus, and workshops! Please check back frequently as we update this page. This event is sponsored in part by Meridian Credit Union, RBC Royal Bank, Davisville Eye Care, Bread and Butter and The Neighbourhood Clinic.

Participating Businesses

Special Menus

245 Eglinton Ave. E - The Granite Brewery - 416-322-0723. Info TBA. Website.

709 - Bolan Thai Cuisine - 647-344-1233. Special dish consisting of fried pork ribs with garlic & pepper, served with sticky rice and thai spicy dipping sauce for $15.95. Website.

623 - Birch Bistro - 416-901-1623. 3 Course Prix Fixe menu for $38. Burger and Beer for $22. Website.

619 - Tavolino - 647-352-3339. Info TBA. Website.

581 - Ku Kum Kitchen - 416-519-2638. Info TBA. Website.

579 - Florentia - 416-545-1220 - Florentia will offer a Prix Fixe menu. Website.

575 - Boland's Open Kitchen - 416-482-2424. Boland's will offer a special menu of various small dishes. Website.

552 - Marigold Indian Bistro - 647-748-0220 - Will be offering a Meal Deal for 2 for $45.99 for dining. The price includes 3 course meal for 2 people on a special menu to chose from. Also, customers can add a glass of wine to the deal for an additional $6.99 per glass. Additionally there will be 10 percent discount on take-out orders.

Marigold Indian Bistro is the destination of true lovers of different flavors. Prior to coming to Toronto, the owners have spent time in several different restaurants in New Delhi. Because of this experience of working in Indian kitchens, they were able to learn many different classic Indian cuisine recipes, as well as modern variations of popular dishes and other types of cuisine served in Indian restaurants. Our chef with an experience of 25 years in Indian cuisine has mastered the flavors and knows the true taste of Toronto crowd. We believe in serving only healthy food, with great taste and excellent flavours to crave for, our food is not overly spicy. View Photos. Website.

535 - The Belsize Public House - 416-487-6468. Info TBA. Website.

516 - Smoked and Cracked - 647-748-5722. Info TBA. Website.

507 - Bread and Butter - 416-488-0036 

Breakfast Special $10.50. Includes Coffee or Tea, with a choice of Eggs Benedict with Roasted Potatoes, OR Eggs Florentine with Roasted Potatoes OR Peameal Lettuce Tomato sandwich with Roasted Potatoes. 

Lunch Special $15.99. Choose 1 Appetizer (Soup of the day, chicken noodle or dumpling soup, OR Black Bean and Corn Salad), 1 Entree (Famous Schnitzel Sandwich with the works, OR Homemade Cabbage Rolls, OR Vegetarian Lasagna) and 1 Desert (Custard Square OR Apple Strudel OR Brownie). Website.

In-Store Sales & Promotions

512 - Saati Fine Jewellery - 416-361-0296. 20% off Semi Precious Stone earrings and pendantsWebsite.

514 - Second Nature Boutique - 416-481-4924. Website.

537 - The Village Health Clinic - 647-341-3348 - 30% Off services for Naturopathic Medicine, Nutrition and Psychotherapy.

There will be an open house on June 23rd where you can come and meet the practitioners and talk to them about what we they can offer. The open house will also include a raffle draw (prizes include Merchandise, Free follow-up appointment with Naturopathic Doctor or Psychotherapist, 1 guilt-free goodie at Davisville Farmer's Market, Grocery shopping and pantry cleaning with Nutritional Coach). Website

554 - Brentview Electronics - 416-487-1178. Website.

560 - Madison Beauty Studio - 416-488-6264 - Get your skin summer ready: 10% off any facial!

Madison Beauty StudioMadison Beauty Studio is a boutique style beauty studio offering a range of esthetics: Facials, IPL Treatments, Mani's/Pedi's, Lashes & Brows, Waxing and Make-up. We believe everyone is unique and our highly trained estheticians customize treatments so they are perfect for every client.  Our studio is an intimate area, maintained to the highest hygienic standards, where clients can relax or catch up with friends. We would love to see you soon! Website.

565 - Act Two - 416-487-2486. Designer shoe sale - $20/pair. Facebook Page.

569 - Jacaranda Tree - 416-482-6599. Website.

577 - Rewind Couture Revisited - 647-350-8550. Website.

594 - Art-Kitect Fine Art Conservation and Restoration - 647-348-8182. 40% off all custom art framing and framing upgrades.

Art-Kitect Conservation Inc. is a fine art restoration laboratory that specializes in restoring and preserving historic works of fine art. Preservation framing is integral to the longevity of a work of art. Website.

597 - Little White Sneakers - 15% off all merchandise. Website.

598 - Suetables - 647-346-0798. Website.

613 - Dartford Home - 416-487-0667. Website.

631 - Penwarden Jewellery - 416-484-1843 - 10% off storewide anything ready-made in-store. Excludes custom orders, repairs and appraisals. Free jewellery cleaning. Website.

651 - Davisville Eye Care - 647-345-3833. 30% Off sale. See store for more details. Some restrictions apply. A wide selection of eyewear and sunglasses for both children and adults. Website.

667 - Closets by Design - 647-930-9948. Website.

674 - The Neighbourhood Clinic - 416-483-2273. Free Consultations. Create your path to pain free living. Website.

681 Supershade - 416-482-4102. Wine and Customer Appreciation day on June 16th. Save up to 40% off select products. Website.

683 - Ambiance Chocolat - 416-406-2462. Website.

685 - Candy's Costume Shop - 416-487-5794 - Selected children's costumes for $10.each. Pictured Costumes only. 

691 - Flirty Flutters - 416-486-0808. Website.

699 - Bernardi's Antiques - 416-483-6471. 20% off select items. Open late to 7pm Mon-Sat. Website.

701 - Strategy Games - 416-486-3395. Website.

711 - Flaky Tart - 416-484-8278. Website

Workshops

537 - The Village Health Clinic - 647-341-3348 - Mat Pilates Workshop. Open level mat Pilates class. Full body toning using a resistance band. Expect to feel tight and toned. Classes cost $5. Please bring a yoga mat, and if needed, a towel and water bottle. Spaces are limited to 15 people per workshop.

Dates are as follows:

June 16 - 12pm Core Cult
June 16 - 1pm Booty Camp
June 16 - 3pm Pilates Body
June 23 - 12pm Core Cult
June 23 - 1pm Pilates Body

Sign Up Here.

554 - Brentview Electronics - 416-487-1178. Introduction to streaming music in your home or business. Call ahead to schedule a time.. Website.

604 - Snapdragon Designs - 416-669-9820. Info TBA. Website. Call to register.

June 14 - 2pm-2:30pm Learn different ways to tie a scarf. Limit 10 people.

June 23 - 1pm-1:30pm Learn different ways to tie a scarf. Limit 10 people.

621A - Apricot Flowers - 647-347-2044. Learn how to make a flower crown. 20-30 minutes in length. Call to reserve. Website.

645 - Uptown Chiropractic - 416-444-0944. Free posture checks! Call to schedule. Website.

674 - The Neighbourhood Clinic - 416-483-2273. Website.

Jun 18 - 7pm-7:30pm Conquer bumps, bruises, stings and pains with a natural first aid kit. Learn how! Call 416-483-2273 to register.

Jun 20 - 6:30pm-7pm Treating pain, poor digestion, headaches, stress, fatigue and all that ails you with osteopathy. Let's talk! Call 416-483-2273 to register.

701 - Strategy Games - 416-486-3395. Introduction to Board Games & Chess every weekday 4:30-5:30 Website.

Sponsors

Thank you to these sponsors who have helped make this a great event!

Lead Sponsor

Meridian Credit Union

Event Sponsors

Davisville Eye Care RBC Royal Bank The Neighbourhood Clinic

Food Sponsor

Bread and Butter

Christmas Fair 2016

On Saturday, December 3, Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, their elves and more will be on hand to celebrate the Mount Pleasant Village Christmas Fair. The day will be filled with fun activities put on by the BIA, as well as in-store promotions. New for this year will be a scavenger hunt! Event details are subject to change, so check back again closer to the event.

Planned Activities:

Scavenger Hunt (10am - 5pm) - Think you know the shops of Mount Pleasant Village? Find out by answering questions about our shops and our community. In addition to answering questions, you may also earn points throughout the day by luck, or by completing various tasks. Points may be awarded to participants wearing red. See below for tips, rules and details.

Ride on the Royal Express Train (11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm) - We'll have a little trackless train to take your kids away... and back. This train will circle around a few blocks in the neighbourhood.

Gigantic Snow Globe Photos (11am - 3pm) - Come and get inside a giant life sized snow globe. Bring your smartphone and we'll take your picture for you. 522 Mount Pleasant.

Strolling Carollers - Join in!

Face Painting (10am, 12pm, 2pm) - Face Painting out front of the Belsize at 535 Mount Pleasant.

The Nutcracker and The Grinch may be found strolling the streets. Say hi.

Photos with Santa (11am - 3pm) - Come get your photo taken with Santa at the parking lot at 733 Mount Pleasant.

Tree Decorating and Lighting (10am - 4pm) - Daily Apple and Mount Pleasant Road Baptist Church will lead a tree decoration activity at the church. 

Winterfest at The Briton House - Activities will include a raffle, bake sale, jam sale, book sale, knitting sale, a Toonie Treasure Table, Internation Gift Boutique, several local merchant tables, piano entertainment, cookies, cider and more! All proceed go towards Alzheimer's Research. Click here for more detail.

Hot Cocoa and Free Lip Balm at Moksa Day Spa (320 Millwood at Mount Pleasant Rd.)

Free Jewellery Cleaning and Inspection at Saati Fine Jewellery (512 Mount Pleasant Rd.)

Christmas Stories with Mrs. Claus (2pm) - Come to Mabel's Fables (662 Mount Pleasant Rd.) early for a good seat as Mrs. Claus will be reading some of her favourite Christmas Stories.

Pottery Show and Sale at Pleasant Pottery (566 Mount Pleasant Rd.). Click here for more detail

Christmas Fair

Scavenger Hunt Rules and Tips: 

  1. Ballots will be ready for pickup near The Granite Brewery (245 Eglinton Ave. E.) and near the Falcon Building (522 Mount Pleasant Rd.).
  2. Have fun and stay safe.
  3. Dress appropriately for the day. Completing the form can take between 1 hour and 3 hours.
  4. Earn points for correct answers and completing tasks listed on the ballot form.
  5. Additional points may be handed out throughout the day by volunteers along the street to participants wearing something red.
  6. Most clues are arranged sequentially along the street and loop around back to the start.
  7. Answers found online may not be up to date. For best results, visit the stores in question.
  8. Fill in your answers and submit a clear photo of your completed form no later than 5pm by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop off your completed ballot at any location listed on the ballot.
  9. Prizes will be awarded to not only the top 10 point earners, but also to three random draw winners taken from submitted ballots. Limit one prize per household.
  10. Winners' names will be posted to the Mount Pleasant Village BIA website within 10 days. Winners will be contacted by email.
  11. Check out our social media feeds for clues and hints.
  12. Prizes are as follows:
    1. $300 MPV Dollars
    2. $200 MPV Dollars
    3. $100 MPV Dollars
    4. $50 MPV Dollars
    5. $50 MPV Dollars
    6. $50 MPV Dollars
    7. $50 MPV Dollars
    8. $50 MPV Dollars
    9. $50 MPV Dollars
    10. $50 MPV Dollars

      3 Random Draw prizes will be awarded from a random draw of all Scavenger Hunt ballots. Prizes will be composed of varying gift cards and prize bags donated by merchant businesses.

This event is sponsored in part by:

Metrolinx, Crosstown

Scavenger Hunt Prize Donors

Thank you to the following businesses for donating prizes to the Scavenger Hunt:

Annual Sponsors

Osuuspankki Finnish Credit Union Limited  Chantal Vaillancourt and Patrick Rocca

Harvest Fair 2016

The Merchants of Mount Pleasant Village are thrilled to present the 7th annual Harvest Fair taking place from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, September 24th on Mount Pleasant Road between Eglinton and Davisville Avenue.

This family-friendly event will see the return of Harvest Fair activities like the Pumpkin Carving contest, crowd favourites like the Apple Pie eating contest, and of course, kids favourites like the petting zoo and arts and crafts stations. In addition to the returning activations, the Mount Pleasant Village BIA will also have at least 5 live bands along the street as well as a few local artists displaying their work. Please note that you may be photographed at this event, and photos may be published to our website and various social media streams.

Confirmed Event Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Music! We have registered five different bands this year.
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Sculpting
  • Petting Zoo sponsored by The Neighbourhood Clinic.
  • Art tables for kids
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Pie Eating Contest (registration now full)
  • Sidewalk Sales
  • Special Food Offerings
  • Free jewellery cleaning and inspection
  • Free Decorative Cornstalks starting at 3pm!
  • And much more!

Confirmed bands include:

Let us know if you're attending!

Harvest Fair

 

This event is made possible with the kind support of the following sponsors:

Event Sponsors

The Neighbourhood Clinic Sobeys  Davisville Eye Care Bernardi's Antiques Apricot Flowers EcoPure Cleaners The Flaky Tart Jacaranda Tree & Co.  CrossLinx Transit Solutions Revera Retirement Living Wildbird SERRA Wanda's Creative Clay Appletree Markets

Annual Sponsors

Osuuspankki Finnish Credit Union Limited  Chantal Vaillancourt and Patrick Rocca

Media Sponsor

 Toronto Life

 

Participating Member Businesses

  • Act Two
  • The Belsize
  • Bolan Thai
  • The Chef Upstairs
  • Davisville Eye Care
  • Ecopure Cleaners
  • Eye Studio
  • The Flaky Tart
  • Healthwinds Spa
  • The Healthy Joint
  • Little White Sneakers
  • Mabel's Fables
  • Makign Music Together
  • Marigold Bistro
  • Meow Cat Cafe
  • Mini Grid
  • Mogette Bistro
  • Moksa Day Spa
  • Mount Pleasant Rd Baptist Church
  • The Neighbourhood Clinic
  • Saati Fine Jewellery
  • The Second Cup
  • Second Nature Boutique
  • Smoked and Cracked
  • Suetables
  • Thai Spicy House
  • Thobors
  • Uptown Chiropractic

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