The CFWI – Aurora Armoury Location will be opening October 2019.

The Canadian Food and Wine Institute – Aurora Armoury Location will be opening October 2019, introducing the transformed space to the community. We will be showcasing the property’s many abilities in the coming opening days and we hope to meet the many faces of the town and GTA through food, beer and wine classes, tailored trainings, private and public events and everything else in between!  As we near October, look for more details about hours of operation and please reach out to us at [email protected] for any and all questions, we would love to hear from you!

Looking forward to hosting you soon at The Aurora Armoury.

Restoration of Aurora’s historic armoury nearly complete (

As many of you already know, the Town of Aurora is undergoing an exciting transformation in our historical downtown area. The current revitalization efforts are concentrated on the Cultural Precinct, a three-block area bounded by: Mosley Street, Metcalfe/Church Street and Yonge Street.

This revitalization, through projects such as the Aurora Armoury (underway) and Library Square (set to commence in the spring), will attract tourism, enhance the quality of life for residents and expand cultural resources in the community. 

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Canadian Food & Wine Institute coming to Armoury (The Auroran)

The historic Aurora Armoury will become an extension of the Canadian Food & Wine Institute at Niagara College, the Town announced Friday.

In a statement, the Town said it is “thrilled” to announce a partnership with the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CWFI) at Niagara College.

The partnership will entail short-term and part-time training at a restored Armoury which will become “a vibrant, community gathering space and a home to a world class training facility specializing in culinary skill building, commercial brewing and viticulture.”

Read the full article from The Auroran.