Garrison Point

Set to rise at 30 Ordnance St., just south of King Street West and Strachan Avenue, Garrison Point will be have immediate access to all the festivals, farmers markets and fun activities that make Toronto great.

Diamondcorp, Cityzen Development Group and Fernbrook Homes have teamed up to create the new condo and townhome community that will deliver a new kind of urban living. Whether you’re single, starting a family or looking to downsize, the 516 suites will have living spaces for everyone, regardless of their stage in life.

There’s also a variety of neighbourhood happenings that are sure to appeal to urbanites of every stripe. For creative types, the Harbour Front Centre’s annual International Festival of Authors is the perfect chance to catch a glimpse of your literary idol. This year, it kicks off on Thursday October 24th and ends Sunday November 3rd.

If you need to find a stand out painting to adorn your walls or are looking to invest in a creative centrepiece, Art Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is the country’s only modern and contemporary fine art fair. It draws art collectors and industry professionals alike and runs from Friday October 25th to Monday October 28th.

At the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre on King Street West, November 1st kicks off the the David Cronenberg Project, a celebration of the Canadian director’s 40-year career that features flicks from Friday November 1st until early January.

Foodies will have their plates and calendars full in this part of the city. Close to both the Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market and the Liberty Village Farmers Market, residents will have their choice of fresh produce from spring to fall.

Aside from all the local cafes, restaurants and bars, there are a number of opportunities to try the latest trends in food and drink. From November 14th to 17th, the Gourmet Food and Wine Expo brings a world of edibles to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, not to mention more than 1,500 fine wines, beers and spirits from around the globe.

For the kids and the young-at-heart, the route for the Santa Clause Parade dips down to nearby Wellington Street when the man in red comes to town on November 17th. But if low-key activities are more your style, than it’s worth looking into children’s programming at the Harbour Front Centre. Aside from the popular outdoor skating rink, there’s also hands-on activities and musical events.

Aside from all these neighbourhood events, Garrison Point also promises to be an amenity-rich hub with nearby park space, an on-site fitness facility and more.

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For more information visit garrisonpoint.ca.

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