15 festive foods to look forward to at Toronto's Holiday Fair in the Square

Nov 18 2017, 4:31 am

Fair in the Square, a massive holiday market setting up outside Toronto City Hall will kick off on December 1 and in addition to a winter carnival, holiday shopping, and an ice bar, this holiday market promises plenty of festive foods to eat.

Look forward to a massive two-handed festive feast dubbed Deep Fried Christmas, plus Beavertails, poutine, fudge, and more.




BeaverTails is an iconic Canadian festival vendor that’ll get into the holiday spirit with a menu of deep fried pastries, French fries, poutine, and hot chocolate.

Poutine Supreme

Poutine Supreme

Poutine Supreme

Warm up with a box of hand-cut russet chips loaded with real cheese curds and smothered in rich beef gravy.

Holy Cannoli

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Hot chocolate and freshly filled cannoli are the perfect post-ice skating snack, not to mention a gift worthy addition to any holiday table.

Lakeview Burger

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DEEP FRIED CHRISTMAS! Start counting the sleeps until this handheld Christmas dinner arrives in Toronto. It’s a crispy fried shelled filled with turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes and served up with a side of gravy for dipping.

Jackson-Triggs Polar Point Bar

Jackson Triggs

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Mulled wine, coffees spiked with a splash of Laura Secord Chocolate Liquor with coffee, or the other seasonal refreshments will be on offer at this open-air bar.

Mr Corn

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Hand-dipped corn dogs, homemade soup, grilled cheese sandwiches, chili, and baked potatoes are all the menu from this festival favourite.

Sausage Party Toronto

The veggie/vegan hotdog pop-up will be at the fair dishing out fully loaded soy sausages dressed up for the holidays with an array of gourmet toppings.

Spice of Life

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Get spicy and fill a few stockings with a selection of hot sauces and gourmet preserves made from ingredients sourced from local farms and markets.

Staite’s Honey

Sweeten up the holidays with honey, honeycomb, and bee pollen from this Ontario apiary, plus stock up on home and health products including beeswax candles, beeswax lip balm, propolis, propolis skin care cream, and bee pollen soap.


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Tchi-tchin To Go

Let the scent of grill draw you over to this food truck dishing out BBQ skewers, grilled chicken, ribs, and vegetables.

Tiny Tom Donuts

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No winter carnival could be complete without hot chocolate and fresh sugar-dusted mini donuts from this midway concession stand.

Ye Olde Fudge Pot

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Handmade fudge, caramel apples, beer nuts, peanut brittle, caramel corn, and other sweet treats might just be the sugar rush you need to get into the Christmas spirit.


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Looking for something more substantial than sweets? soups, skewers, hot dogs, rice cake, and sio mai will be on offer from Hangout Foods

Mad Mexican

Mad Mexican

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Fill up on tacos and tortas in between shopping and skating or stock up on salsa and chips in times for peak holiday entertaining. Feliz Navidad!

Carla’s Cookie Box

Carla Cookie Box

Carla’s Cookie Box

Visit Carla’s for your sweet fix and sip hot chocolate and nosh on cookies, fudge brownies, and butter tarts while you take in all the sights and sounds of this winter wonderland.

Fair in the Square

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: December 1 to 23

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of Fair in the Square.

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