Sake Institute of Ontario

Kampai 2023 — Saturday Sept 30, 2023

Kampai Toronto 2023

Kampai Toronto 2023, Canada’s largest sake festival!

Over 200 sakes and 50 sake breweries to explore

New venue at the JCCC, a vibrant Japanese cultural institution

Japanese & Asian inspired gourmet appetizers available

Saturday September 30th, 2023

Event Description

We welcome all sake beginners, enthusiasts & experts. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet brewers, engage with sake agents and sake professionals and taste a wide selection of sakes which are often not easily accessible to the general public.

Experience over 200 sakes from 50 breweries at this one of a kind event, held again at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC).

The JCCC is one of the largest Japanese cultural institutions in the world and a pillar of the Japanese Canadian community, offering a perfect setting to experience the extensive history, boundless culture and impressive legacy of sake, a beverage which continues to evolve and innovate over centuries to this day.

Photo credits: Johnathan Eto

Event Details

Saturday September 30th, 2023
5:30pm to 6:30pm – VIP Ticket Holders Early Entry
6:30pm to 9:30pm – Main Event Walk-Around Tasting

To attend Kampai Toronto you must purchase an admission ticket. Kampai has historically sold out each year so we strongly encourage you to purchase ahead of time.

Patrons will need drink tickets in order to sample sakes for the main event walk-around tasting. Drink tickets are available to purchase in combination with admission (recommended) as well as at the venue during the event.

Sake samples are 1oz. Sakes are generally priced between 2-6 tickets, however some select rare/expensive sakes may be priced at 10 or higher.

Some of Toronto's top restauranteurs will be providing a variety of Japanese & Asian inspired gourmet appetizers for sale. Food vendors will be accepting cash/credit/debit only, they cannot accept drink tickets.


Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Ct.
North York, ON M3C 1Z5

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