The festival is returning for its fifth year, bringing over 150 varieties of sake to the Distillery District.

image-07Kampai Toronto is the GTA’s premier event for all things sake. Named after the Japanese word for “cheers,” the annual event is presented by the Sake Institute of Ontario, a not-for-profit organization of sake distributors and brewers. The organization’s mandate is to expand the awareness and responsible enjoyment of sake education, promotional activities and events.

Returning for its fifth straight year in Toronto’s historic Distillery District, Kampai Toronto is the largest festival of its kind in Canada. It is the perfect opportunity for sake connoisseurs and novices alike to sample, enjoy and learn about Japan’s most traditional alcoholic beverage. And with so many varieties being offered, there is sure to be something for everyone.

Satisfy your sake appetite at this year’s tasting event

image-06This year’s event will feature over 150 sakes from Japan and North America—including offerings from over 40 unique sake brewers—paired to perfection with both traditional and contemporary appetizers from a selection of Toronto’s top Japanese and local restaurants.

Tickets to this year’s festival start at just $30, and guests will be provided with a tasting glass for enjoying their preferred sakes as well as discovering new favourites. Sake samples and food will be provided in “pay-as-you-go” fashion, but entrance and sampling combo tickets can be bought for a reasonable price. With all the amazing appetizers being offered at this year’s event, combo tickets are recommended!


Kampai Toronto 2016

Date: Friday, June 3, 5 pm–10 pm
Location: The Fermenting Cellar, 28 Distillery Ln. The Distillery District, Toronto

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