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Sunday, evening shopping coming to St. Lawrence Market

Toronto’s St. Lawrence Market will soon be open on Sundays and some evenings, marking a major change for the beloved food destination.

The new market hours will begin on March 15

St. Lawrence Market open on Sunday? It's a huge change the city's going to try out starting this March. (CBC)

Toronto's St. Lawrence Market will soon be open on Sundays and some evenings, marking a major change for the beloved food destination.

The City of Toronto says the change is part of a one-year pilot project that will begin on March 15.

"The goal is to optimize the market's operating hours," the city said in a news release.

Here's what the south market's new hours will be:

Monday: Closed.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The farmers' market — which operates separately from the vendors inside the south market building — will continue to operate year-round every Saturday, from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. The north market building, meanwhile, remains under construction.

What do you think of the change? Let us know in the comments.

Wondering what to get at St. Lawrence Market? Our food guide Suresh Doss has some recommendations here:

Suresh Doss takes us through St. Lawrence Market and shows us his picks for Portuguese chicken, fish, and gyros. (Video: Curry Leamen and Julia Whalen) 2:16

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