Canada's largest sake festival, held in the Greater Toronto Area. ‘Kampai’ is the Japanese word for ‘Cheers’.
Kampai Toronto is organized by The Sake Institute of Ontario, a not-for-profit trade organization of Ontario’s sake importers, distributors, and manufacturers.
Kampai Toronto is a General Public event for guests 19 years of age & older. A dedicated Trade & Media session will be held also – for more information please visit the ‘Trade & Media’ section of the website or contact us at email@example.com.
Over 800 will attend. However, admission tickets are limited, so purchase yours online before the event sells out — which happens every year!
Please refer to the new Admission packages which are group friendly.
Guests will have the opportunity to taste more than 200 sakes at Kampai Toronto, sourced from over 50 breweries from Japan, Canada and the U.S. Some of the products are or will be available at the LCBO, others will be unique to the event but available for order. Be assured that a diverse range of sake grades and styles will be made available by our numerous exhibitors.
There will be drink tickets available for purchase on-site (20 Tasting Tickets — $20 value, each ticket is worth $1.00). Admissions Tickets at the door will depend on whether the event is sold out.
We offer an Admissions Only Package for $35 that can be used for entry. Visitors can then opt to purchase food from the many restaurants participating.
All tickets to Kampai Toronto are non-refundable.
It will be mandatory for all exhibitors and serving staff at the Festival to be ‘Smart Serve’-certified. For more information on Smart Serve visit smartserve.org. In addition, spittoons and water stations will be readily available at the Festival, and Security Staff will ensure that Guests who appear to be intoxicated at Kampai will no longer be served, and in some cases may be asked to leave the Event.
Kampai Toronto will be held at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC), located at 6 Garamond Ct, North York, ON M3C 1Z5. From Eglinton Subway Station: The 34 bus takes approximately 30 minutes.
Limited free parking is available at the JCCC. Please drink responsibly. If you are planning to drive to the Festival, please arrange for a Designated Driver or contingency plans should the need arise. Do not Drink and Drive.
All ticket holders will be provided with a standard 'ISO' wine tasting glass.
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All sake, shochu and cocktails are priced based on number of tickets offered at each Sake table. Sake pricing will vary according to sake grade and brand, with a range between 1-10 tickets for a one ounce pour. Please pay Food Vendors directly. Drink Tickets cannot be used to purchase food.