There’s no shortage of things to stuff your face with this weekend. Here are half a dozen food events happening in Toronto between today and Sunday. Start saving room.
MRG Events and Budweiser are throwing an epic County Fair in the city this month, that will bring the spirit of the country to the heart of the city. The boot-stomping party in downtown Toronto takes place over two days featuring live country music, BBQ from some of Toronto’s top chefs, games, and classic carnival eats.
When: July 14 and 15,
Where: 525 King Street West
Price: From $34.50
Styled after the night markets from Taiwan, Hong Kong and across Asia, this outdoor market is a feast for the senses. Look forward to hawkers and food trucks selling everything from ramen burgers and stinky tofu to fried ice cream and matcha desserts.
When: July 14 to 16
Where: Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham
Price: Admission is free.
Vaughan Pizza Fest, happening mid-July, promises to be the biggest pizza party you’ve ever seen. At last year’s festival, pizza enthusiasts from across Ontario enjoyed 50,000 slices of pie over the weekend.
When: July 14 to 16
Where: Woodbridge Fair Grounds, 100 Porter Avenue, Vaughan
Price: From $10
Now in its fifth year, North America’s largest halal food festival returns for two full days showcasing nearly 200 exhibitors and some of the Toronto’s best halal bakeries, restaurants, and specialty stores.
When: July 15, 10 am to 10 pm; July 16, 10 am to 8 pm
Where: The International Centre, Entrance 5, 6900 Airport Road
Price: General admission is $5.
Check out the brewery’s location on The Queensway in Etobicoke and enjoy a day full of brewery tours, beer tasting, snacks, and more – for FREE!
When: July 15, 12 to 5 pm
Where: Big Rock Brewery – 1589 The Queensway, Etobicoke
Black Foodie presents this celebration of Ethiopian cuisine on Sunday. Hosted on the rooftop patio of this King West restaurant, look forward to wrapping up the weekend with injera, tibs, and awaze. Ticket include appetizers, a tasty light injera meal, ice coffee by Boon Boona Coffee, ice tea samples from TibTib Tea, and a traditional Ethiopian Coffee ceremony by Buna The Soul of Coffee.
When: July 16, 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Pearl Lounge, 291 King Street West, Toronto