St Lawrence Market Tour with Bruce Bell


-St Lawrence Market/Old Town Tour-

April 2012-National Geographic Magazine names St Lawrence Market Best Market in the World!

-Reservations are a must for the St Lawrence Market tour. Tours can run every Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri and Saturdays at 10am so reserve a space now

(647) 393-8687 or email Bruce Bell at

This unique 90 minute tour includes a guided walk with Bruce Bell through Toronto's famed St Lawrence Market hearing about its fascinating 200 year history. Then after covering the Market we’ll go walk around Old Town Toronto including stops at: St Lawrence Hall, King Edward Hotel (when available), as well as various historical sites along the way.

This tour is $30 per person. The price for groups of 10 or more is $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased on the day of the tour at the Souvenir Market just inside main entrance of St. Lawrence Market. Cash is best, as there is a 5% surcharge for credit cards. For more info on the meeting place plus map and photo, just scroll down. The tour lasts about 90 mins and is not alot of walking

St Lawrence Market is located at 91 Front Street East on the southwest corner of Jarvis and Front Streets, two blocks east of Yonge Street and is wheelchair accessible.

NOTE St. Lawrence Market is CLOSED on Sundays and Mondays

To reserve please call Bruce Bell at 647-393-8687

I urge you to phone me if I haven't responded to your email within 24 hours

-$30 PER PERSON (minimum 2 people) for approx 90 min tour-

MEETING PLACE: As soon as you enter the main Front Street centre archway of South St Lawrence Market (see photo directly below) there is a Souvenir Shop on the left hand side where you can buy your tickets. There is a life-size cardboard cut-out of a Canadian Mountie, I will meet you there.

I will have my phone if you need to get hold of me.


Bruce Bell standing with Mountie at the Souvenir Shop in St Lawrence Market

PLEASE NOTE: As with all Bruce Bell tours, still photograghy is allowed with permission, however filming or video recording of any sort is not


I urge you to phone me if I haven't responded to your email


For other tours by Bruce Bell in Toronto check out the Private Tours in the menu

Bruce leading a History of Theatre tour in Toronto July 2012 -photo by Norman Hart 



Bruce and friends with master architect Frank Gehry posing in front of the his new Art Gallery of Ontario -April 2007

Bruce with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Former Toronto Mayor David Crombie, Bruce Bell and Toronto historian Mike Filey

Bruce with then Chicago Mayor Richard Daley at St Lawrence Market

Bruce with the Chinese Women's Olympic Curling Team

Left to right Alan Seymore, then Toronto Mayor David Miller, Bruce Bell and Toronto Councillor Pam McConnell at the announcement of the new North Market competition July 2010


Bruce Bell with Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar

St Lawrence Market December 2010


Bruce Bell with Karen Millyard and the English Country Dancers celebrating Toronto's 177th birthday at St Lawrence Hall -March 6, 2011



Click link to watch Bruce talk about St Lawrence Market


Click link to watch Bruce on HGTV talking about One King West!


Click link below to take a tour of the Royal York Hotel with Bruce Bell


Click to watch Bruce Bell as a standup comic (circa 1982 at age 28) on stage at Mark Breslin's Yuk-Yuks


Watch Bruce Bell with Hugh Reilly on the Liquid Lunch May 16, 2011


Click link to see Bruce give a speech on the History of Tea in Toronto at St Lawrence Hall June 2011

Click link to see Bruce on My City Lives


Tell Bruce what you would like to see and he will get you there

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Cancelation Policy: In most cases I do not require a deposit however if a deposit is required and you cancel the tour 48 hours before the agreed time and date you will (in most cases) receive 75% of your deposit returned. However, if you cancel the tour after the 48 hour notice (i.e. same day cancelation) no refund will be returned, but you will receive a credit note for another time or gift certificate. All cancelations MUST be done over the phone or be acknowledged by me by email.

BRUCE BELL TOURS 647-393-8687

PLEASE NOTE: As with all Bruce Bell tours while still photograghy is permitted with permission, however any recording video or otherwise is not