Participating Artist Info

Missed an email? Misplaced a form?
Looking for more information as you get ready for this year's show? Don't worry!
We have compiled all kinds of useful resources here for you. 

Quick Links 


Booth Camp
Don't worry If you missed the event.We captured the tips and resources that were shared at Booth Camp in this downloadable document. 

Whether it’s your first time participating in the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, or you’re just looking for pointers for exhibiting at the fair, check out #toaetips to get all kinds of useful tips and tricks to make your time with us on the square a great one!

Artist Communications

Missed an email from us? Find it here!

Get the Word Out! - Artist Share Kit and Online Poster
TOAE Surival Guide - 2017 Artist Handbook
How to Buy Your Parking Pass- and Other Reminders
Important - If You Win an Award - and How Many Times Have You Participated?
Artist Registration and In Case of Extreme Weather


Artist Handbook

Download the Artist Handbook here!


Higgin's Tent Order Form (Deadline 12:00pm, Friday June 23, 2017) 

Place your order before 12:00pm on June 1, 2017 to take advantage of their Early Bird rates!


DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown
108 Chestnut Street
Toronto, ON M5G 1R3

We have arranged a special block rate for participating artists at the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown – just a 3 minute walk Nathan Phillips Square!

$209 +tax per night for a King or Double Bed room.

This special rate is available until our block of rooms are full, or before June 22, 2017. Make sure that you book your room early to take advantage of this great deal!

To book a room contact to hotel directly:
Online (E-link):
Hotel Phone: 416-599-0555 or 1-800-668-6600 and ask  for the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. preferred rate or reference group code: AR7
Fax: 416 597 6351
E-Mail: [email protected]   


Parking Information

Parking passes for the parking lot located directly underneath Nathan Phillips Square are available for the weekend. 

Parking passes can be purchased in advance at the Parking Control Office,  on the Main Floor of the City Hall Parking Garage, the week before the exhibition. For those those of you arriving from out of town, you can buy your parking pass on Friday when you arrive during load-in.


Oversized Vehicle Parking*

Sheraton Hotel Parking Lot
123 Queen St W (Bay St/York St)
Oversize Vehicle Flat Rate - $55/day
Distance from Nathan Phillips Square: 150 m
Walking Distance: 2 min

IMPARK Parking
63 Centre Ave (Armoury St/Dundas St W)
Rate: $40/day    
Distance from Nathan Phillips Square: 450 m
Walking Distance: 6 min

IMPARK Parking
45-47 Richmond St. E (Church St/Victoria St)
Rate: $30/day
Distance from Nathan Phillips Square: 700 m
Walking Distance: 9 min

*Lots can not accomodate vehicles larger than 13'-6" in height