30 Summer Food And Drink Festivals In Toronto You Need To Check Out
Get your bodies ready.
Summer is approaching, and that means so are the food festivals. This year, Toronto's got a whole line-up of food events that are sure to please any foodie.
Here are 30 food and drink festivals in Toronto that you need to check out this summer:
Coconut Festival // David Pecaut Square
The Coconut Festival will feature all sorts of ethnic and specialty foods that are inspired by the coconut.
Veggielicious // Various Locations
May 6 - 22
Veggielicious is an event where the best vegetarian restaurants in Toronto come together for two weeks to promote delicious vegetarian food and issues.
Brewers Plate // 25 Dockside Dr (Corus Quay)
Brewers Plate mixes food and beer by bringing in talented Toronto chefs and local craft brewers.
Halal Food Fest // International Centre
May 21 - 22
Halal Food Fest is dedicated to showcasing all things halal. The festival also has several performances and entertainment that you can check out.
CraveTO // The Burroughes Building
CraveTO is hosting an event that demonstrates what the best restaurants in Toronto's dining industry have to offer.
Bread and Honey Festival // Streetsville Memorial Park
Jun 3 - 5
The Bread and Honey Festival brings the community together via live music, carnival rides, games, and of course, honey-based foods.
Festival of Sake // The Fermenting Cellar
The Festival of Sake is the largest sake event in Canada and allows visitors to taste test from a variety of Japanese rice wines.
Riverside Eats and Beats Festival // Riverside District
This festival brings together the Riverside community in an event full of music, entertainment, and great foods.
Ontario Craft Beer Week // Various Locations
Jun 10 - 19
Ontario Craft Beer Week celebrates the province's lively and vibrant craft beer culture.
Griffin Session Toronto // Yonge-Dundas Square
Session Toronto, which was once the finale to Ontario Craft Beer Week, is now a stand-alone festival this year. Check out the food trucks, craft beer and local music talent.
Ladies Craft Beer Festival // Yonge-Dundas Square
Ladies Craft Beer Festival is Canada's first female-only beer festival hosted by the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies.
Toronto Taste // Various Locations
Toronto Taste takes a foodie through a tasting menu of foods made by some of Toronto's most skilled chefs.
Beach BBQ and Brews Festival // Woodbine Park
Jun 17 - 19
The Beach BBQ and Brews Festival brings together rib enthusiasts of all kinds and has several entertainment set-ups throughout.
Taste of Toronto // Fort York (Garrison)
Jun 23 - 26
Taste of Toronto is a dining event where popular chefs in Toronto have the chance to showcase their amazing creations.
Taste of Asia // Various Locations
The Taste of Asia celebrates all things Asian cuisine and culture.
Toronto Ribfest // Centennial Park
Jun 30 - Jul 3
The perfect way to celebrate Canada Day is at the Toronto Ribfest with a juicy rack of ribs.
Oh Canada Ribfest // Waterdown
Jun 30 - Jul 3
If the Toronto Ribfest isn't enough, the Oh Canada Ribfest is held on the same weekend and is a viable second destination option.
Taste of Lawrence // Wexford Heights
Jul 8 - 10
The Taste of Lawrence is a great way to discover new tasty and culturally diverse foods from local vendors.
Lovin' Local Food Fest // Yonge-Dundas Square
This year is Lovin' Local Food Fest's first year on the Toronto food scene and showcases sustainable foods in the city.
TO Food Fest // Chinese Cultural Centre
Jul 9 - 10
TO Food Fest brings together some of the best variety in cultural dishes and desserts in Toronto.
Summer Craft Beer Fest // Liberty Market Buildings
Summer Craft Beer Fest celebrates small breweries in the city and across the province.
Fusion of Taste Festival // Albion Islington Business Area
Fusion Taste Festival presents Albion Islington's cultural diversity through food, music and performances.
Toronto's Festival of Beer // Exhibition Place
Jul 22 - 24
Toronto's Festival of Beer features over 50 brewers and their delectable beer concoctions.
Toronto Food Truck Festival // Woodbine Park
Jul 29 - 31
Toronto Food Truck Festival brings together over a dozen food trucks for you to check out.
Jerk Fest // Centennial Park
Aug 6 - 7
Jerk Fest celebrates the best in Caribbean food and cuisine, from chicken, rabbit and alligator specialties.
Taste of Danforth // Greektown
Aug 7 - 9
Try out some of Toronto's best Greek food at Taste of the Danforth.
Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival // Fort York (Garrison)
Toronto Vegan Food and Drink Festival is a hub for all things vegan, including meatless burgers and dairy free ice cream.
Food Truck Frenzy // Enercare Centre
Aug 26 - 28
Food Truck Frenzy brings together food trucks that serve breakfast, lunch and dinner items.
Toronto Cider Festival // Yonge-Dundas Square
The Toronto Cider Festival celebrates locally-made hard ciders.
Toronto Food and Wine Festival // 10 Alcorn Ave
Sept 18 - 20
The Toronto Food and Wine Festival is back at the end of this summer and showcases two of the best things ever - food and wine.
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