Learn more and purchase tickets for all the events taking place at An Honest Farewell!
How to buy or register for tickets
2. Box Office
The onsite box office will be open from February 14 - February 26. Opening and closing times are TBD.
3. Stand-by Lines
Stand-by tickets for free programming at the Town Hall for All will be available on-site subject to capacity. Registration is recommended.
Please note: all washrooms, including gender-neutral and accessible washrooms, are only available in Honest Ed's alley for all events
AMAZEMENT: IMMERSIVE ART MAZE
Come in and get lost, one last time! 6 floors of Honest Ed's transformed into an art maze -- installations, photography, murals, theatre, dance and more!
WEST BUILDING: Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26
Friday Night - 19+ only
Come in and get lost in your favourite bargain store -- but this time, you’ll experience the space transformed by multidisciplinary artists, taking you on a wacky journey through the past, present and future. Will you find the ghost of Honest Ed? We sure hope so!
Partially Wheelchair Accessible (40-50%). Free tickets available for anyone using a mobility device directly at the door. Non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages will be available for sale on site.
BARGAIN BASH! THE OFFICIAL FAREWELL PARTY
Three sounds, one night, all under one roof!
EAST BUILDING: Saturday, February 25, 9:00PM
It’s time to celebrate a legacy, together. It’s not everyday you get to honour and say goodbye to an iconic, beloved, irreplaceable institution. This night is that night - and we’re welcoming all the tears and all the twerks as you boogie across the ages.
Wheelchair Accessible. Alcoholic beverages and food will be available for sale on site.
ED LIVES! OPENING NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA
The Official Launch of Toronto for Everyone & Opening night of An Honest Farewell. Never before, never again!
Thursday, February 23, 6:00 p.m.
On this night, Toronto’s leaders will come together to celebrate the official launch of Toronto for Everyone, and mark the opening of An Honest Farewell: the first last & only farewell to Honest Ed’s. We invite you to be a founding patron of Toronto for Everyone, and to join us for an evening of courageous conversations, special appearances and an outstanding culinary program.
Wheelchair Accessible. ASL available. Open bar and unlimited food included.
TOWN HALL FOR ALL: COMMUNITY HUB
A free public space for community, connections & conversations.
FREE REGISTRATION: Thursday, February 23 - Sunday, February 26
See schedule for age restrictions
There’s no place like this place, anyplace! In the spirit of Honest Ed’s, we have invited organizations and individuals from across the city to come together and collaborate on a diverse array of free community programming; from workshops and panel discussions to theatre, ice cream, kids activities and more - we will be showcasing the best of Toronto, a city for everyone. It’s a Free for All! Come in and get lost in community, connections and conversation.
Wheelchair Accessible. Live captioning available for certain events (some still TBC). Inclusive audio will be available for events via an app that connects directly to your phone or tablet. This requires downloading the app ahead of time. Questions about Inclusive Audio or Live Captioning?
GOODBYES & GOOD BUYS: MARKET CITY
A market where the Ed’s bargains live on.
FREE ENTRY: Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26
Zero Waste Sunday: Swap & Trade Zone on Sunday, February 26
Everyone! All ages.
Our favourite food, flea and farmers markets across Toronto will come together to give you one last bargain, Honest Ed’s style, while presenting their vision for the market of the future. We will be re-imagining the world of bargain bins, pay-what-you-can pop-ups, and swap & trade zones, among others. We love our bread, we love our butter, but most of all, we love a good buy.
Wheelchair accessible. Non-alcoholic, alcoholic and food will available for sale on site.