Gerrard India Bazaar BIA

Organization Details

1426 gerrard street east,
toronto , ontario


Gerrard India Bazaar is one of Toronto's oldest BIAs, formed in 1981, and is the largest main street marketplace of South Asian goods and services in North America and is self-sufficient to meet all the daily needs including, food, clothing, medicine, shopping.

Thoughts About Art and Community

With over 125 shops and restaurants which represent regional diversities of South Asian culture, food, music and products, this slice of the Indian subcontinent offers a wide selection of services and products exhibited in an exotic display of sights, sounds, tastes and aromas. The array of merchandise available here helps South Asians maintain ancient cultural and religious traditions, and keep in touch with the contemporary lifestyle of the Subcontinent. ."


The 16th TD Festival of South Asia 2018 (18 & 19 August 2018) embraces multidisciplinary arts and foods from all the countries in South Asia. Literary Arts, Visual Arts, Performances and Live Music emanates from the stage all weekend. If you can’t fly to South Asia this summer come attend this festival and experience a slice of the culture. Admission is FREE. Gerrard St. East from Coxwell to Greenwood.