Friyay! Which is practically the weekend already… especially if you help yo’self to a headstart.
Here are three full days of food events, beer fests, and freebies to gorge on in Toronto before Monday rolls around again.
Happening in Hamilton, Ontario, NOSH offers a full week of culinary adventures and events in this October. The city-wide food fest returns in 2017 for its sophomore year with the intent of outdoing the 53 food events held during the festival’s inaugural event.
When: October 16 to 22
Where: Restaurants and event venues in Hamilton
Cask Days Beer Festival is on over three days this October and is billing 400+ cask-conditioned ales, epic eats, raw beats and art over three days. Now in its 13th year, the festival “celebrates the love for cask ale: unpasteurized, unfiltered and naturally carbonated beer that is served direct from a cask barrel.”
When: October 20 to 22
Where: Evergreen Brickworks, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission from $35.
Get a $5 fall lunch at FARMR in support of The Stop Community Food CenterFall this Saturday. In addition to the special fall harvest menu, look forward to beer and wine samples from local craft producers, plus live performances and activities for kids.
When: October 21, 11 am to 4 pm
Where: 140 The Esplanade, Unit A, Toronto
Price: $5 lunch.
Dear Fro, a popular chain of Korean dessert houses just opened its first location in Toronto and to celebrate its grand opening, it’s offering a pretty sweet giveaway this weekend: FREE bingsu. The first 50 people in line when the Midland and Finch location opens at 1 pm on October 21 and 22 can get a taste of the sweet treat on the house.
When: October 21 and 22
Where: 3300 Midland Ave, Unit 39, Toronto
Toronto’s first ever Bubble Tea Festival takes place on Sunday with an afternoon of bubble tea, food trucks, dessert-makers, and more.
When: October 22, 2017, noon to 5 pm
Where: 494 Front Street East, Toronto
Leftfield Brewery hosts this pop-up for an afternoon of doughnut and beer pairings. Expect to find flavours such as orange-mango-coconut, maple-whiskey-bacon, filled chocolate coffee stout and more.
When: October 22, 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Leftfield Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto