Butter tarts are one of Canada's most delicious desserts. The mouthwatering flaky pastry filled with a gooey brown sugar and butter filling is absolute bliss to eat. For many Canadians, butter tarts are right up there with Beavertails, Sugar Pie and Nanaimo Bars! If you haven't had a butter tart before, you are missing out!
Thankfully you'll be able to have your chance to try this delicious dessert at the Toronto's butter tart festival coming to the city this June. The Queensway Butter Tart Festival on June 22, 2019, from 11 am to 8 pm at Queensway Park.
At the festival, there will be tons of different types of butter tarts to try. The local businesses will be competing for the title of Toronto's favourite butter tart, best in show plus the most original butter tart! So you'll be able to expect the classic butter tart, along with creative out of the box creations.
This year some of the vendors who will be selling butter tarts include Annina's Bakeshop & Cafe, Bitten Cupcakes, Bruno's Bakery and Cafe, Cupcake Goodness, Curbalicious Inc., Carla's Cookie Box, Beverley's Bakers, Erika's Wild Flour Bake Shoppe, The Maid's Cottage and Tartistry!
While this festival is celebrating the butter tart, there also will be plenty of other food and drink vendors too. There will be food trucks selling Mexican food, sandwiches, poutines, fries, and coffee. Plus, you'll be able to enjoy a pint of craft beer in the beer garden, watch a super cute dog show, and enjoy live music throughout the day!
Best of all, entry to The Queensway Butter Tart Festival is free! So make sure to check out this super Canadian dessert festival and try some of the extraordinary baked goods.
The Queensway Butter Tart Festival
Price: Free admission
Address: Queensway Park, 8 Avon Park Dr, Etobicoke, Ontario
When: June 22, 2019 - 11 am to 8 pm
Why you need to go: You can eat tons of different types of butter tarts!