Harvest Festival and End of Summer Days on Corso

Yes, labour day and back to school are right around the corner but there's still plenty of time for patio sitting, summer produce shopping and outdoor activities. Summer's not over yet!!! Update your September calendar - the businesses of Corso Italia are busy planning great things to do.

We're Having a Festival!

Join us for the inaugural Corso Italia Harvest Festival. We will be featuring tomato canning and pizza making demos, live music, and a beer tent, with opportunities for the local community to sample foods and engage with local businesses.

Activities for the Whole Family!

Join us for the inaugural Corso Italia Harvest Festival. We will be featuring tomato canning and pizza making demos, live music, and a beer tent, with opportunities for the local community to sample foods and engage with local businesses.

Saturday September 16
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Greenlaw Ave will be closed from St Clair to Joseph Deleo Lane

Park (ing) Day Toronto

Saturday Sept 16
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Park (ing) Day is a global, public, participatory art project that takes place annually across the world. People repurpose on-street, boulevard or lot parking spaces and convert them into tiny parks and places for art, play, and activism. Come see what creative use the Dubbeldam Architecture + Design team come up with for the South East corner of Westmount and St Clair West. Watch for more event details and free activities next month!

11th Annual Pink Diamond Gala

September 24
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Pink Diamond Gala returns for its 11th Anniversary celebration. The annual fundraising event is in support of ABC CARE KIT! & ABC Thrive programs that help women in their post cancer journey, providing financial support for basic needs, mastectomy garments and breast prosthesis. This year’s event welcomes award-winning journalist and longtime CTV News Anchor Sandie Rinaldo as Keynote Speaker. The event also includes an afternoon filled with live entertainment, a live auction, popular gift bags and so much more. Click to find out how to Purchase Tickets, Sponsor or Donate.

Costa Rican Independence Day Grand Ball

Friday September 15
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

Local El Mae Restaurant invites you to celebrate Costa Rican Independence Day. It will be a night full of music, dance and fun for the entire Costa Rican community and friends.

Cat's Cradle Karaoke

Every Friday Night

Bring some friends and show off your talent!

On The Street

There's always something going on - come out and see what the businesses of Corso have in store!

End of Summer Sales

It's the season for a deal! Take a walk along Corso and you'll see our many retailers are clearing out stock to make room for Fall/Winter new arrivals.

Patio Days

It's not over yet, take advantage of the local patios for a coffee, a pint, an evening aperitivo or dinner out.

Local Produce

Our local green grocers are bursting with fresh, delicious and affordable local fruits and veggies - the season is short so get them while you can!

New Faces On Corso

Spring and summer has seen many new businesses on Corso. Check out what your new neighbourhood entrepreneurs have on offer.

Lion Coffee

Welcome to Corso, Hazel & Mitch! This husband and wife team is already busy keeping us caffeinated and is at the ready to greet you with a friendly smile and your favourite flat white, oat milk cappuccino, matcha latte, or whatever your café favourite is! Lion Coffee also features a multi-roaster coffee program with a changing roster of roasts every month from across Canada and around the world.


This exquisite looking Thai restaurant is sure to be an exceptional addition to the Corso Italia restaurant scene. While they are in their soft opening period perfecting any kinks, make sure you're following them on their social media to whet your appetite for what's to come!

Barber House II

Diego and Aldo have added a stylish new barbershop to the strip. They specialize in shaves, haircuts and skin fades for adults and kids. También hablan español!

Miriam Baker

Miriam has joined Ivana Walker within the Anavi accessories design space. Miriam Baker designs clothes for fuller bust women, offering made-to-order garments in a wide range of styles and sizes - all designed and handcrafted in Toronto.

El Mae

Located within La Tienda at the South West corner of St Clair and Dufferin, chef Paul Sanchez is serving up Costa Rican specialities. Try the many ceviches on offer or a bowl of Chifrijo!

St Clair Fruit & Grocery

St Clair Fruit and Grocery has sold! No worries though… we’re not loosing a fruit market, we’re gaining new faces. Welcome Dimple, Kaushik and Simran to Corso Italia. Over the next months you’ll see a few changes to the north side location, but fresh fruit will remain the star of the show!

Happy Anniversary!

This month True History Brewery is celebrating their one year anniversary. To mark the occasion they have released 3 new brews. Why not go in and raise a celebratory pint with Matt and his team?

Supporting Local Businesses

Looking for a good or service? From pharmacies, dental care, therapists, and optometrists, to gifts, apparel, computer repairs and more - look no further than your own backyard. Corso Italia's got it!