Saturday, May 10, 2014 • 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Bento Miso (862 Richmond St. W., Toronto)
Buy one-of-a-kind, limited-edition and handmade/DIY items—zines, boxed games, art prints, comics, t-shirts, mixtapes, papercraft and toys—direct from your favorite Toronto independent game makers!
From international street food to local craft beer and small-batch treats, our city's most incredible brewers and chefs will be on hand to wet your whistle and fill your tummy.
Video credit: Dennis Gonzales
Food at Bit Bazaar Winter Market (BlogTO)
The game makers that saved Christmas (NOW Toronto)
Battle of the Bazaar in Bento Miso’s Winter Market by Matthew Kirshenblatt
Bit Bazaar Brings Gamers and Creators Together (Natalie Zed in Gameranx)
The venue is located at 862 Richmond Street West, in Toronto's Queen West neighborhood. We're just south of the gates of Trinity-Bellwoods Park, near Strachan and Richmond.
Take the 501 Queen or 504 King streetcar to Strachan. We're one block south of Queen and two north of King on Richmond.
There are paid Green P parking lots at Walnut/Richmond (2-minute walk), Queen/Ossington and King/Tecumseth (10-minute walk). They range from $2 to $3.50/hour. Street parking is $1.50 to $2.25/hour.
Jennie Faber @jennie
Bit Bazaar is part of Comics vs Games 3, a Toronto Comic Arts Festival event sponsored by Bento Miso and co-organized with The Hand Eye Society and Attract Mode.
Opening Reception May 8 at 7 p.m.!
Lamar Abrams • Mariel Cartwright • Ashley Davis • Kyle Fewell • JovoVe • Kris Mukai • John Pham • Asif Siddiky • Kelly Smith • Babs Tarr • Markus Toivonen • Ventla • Mikko Walamies • Steve Courtney • Jesse Tise
Plus original commissioned 3D VR games by game dev/comic artist teams Kyle Dwyer/Adam Hines • Daniele Hopkins/Gillian Blekkenhorst • Christine Love/Jenn Woodall
Miguel Sternberg @spookysquid
Faith Erin Hicks
David S Gallant • merritt kopas • Annie Mok • Kelly Phillips with moderator Soha El-Sabaawi
Elizabeth Simins • Ashley Davis • Mathew Kumar • Matt Hawkins with moderator Adam Hines
Damian Sommer and Emily Carroll