Canada's largest Filipino food fest returns to Toronto this weekend

Aug 15 2019, 7:37 am

Taste of Manila isn’t just the biggest Filipino food fest in Canada, it’s also billed as the largest Filipino festival outside the Philippines.

The massive community event showcasing Pinoy food and culture returns to Toronto for its fifth year this August.

Held outdoors on Bathurst Street at Wilson Avenue, the festival is free to attend and known to attract more than 350,000 people over the weekend of August 17 and 18.

The flavours of the Philippines are the big draw, offering a chance to feast on delicacies including lumpia and lechon, pancit, halo halo, and more, while live performances and fashion shows keep festival-goers entertained.

The Taste of Manila will be taking place on Saturday, August 17 at 9 am to 11 pm, and Sunday, August 18, 9 am to 6 pm.

Bathurst Street will be closed between Wilson Avenue and York Downs Drive on Saturday, August 17 at 12 am, to Monday, August 19, at 1 am.

Taste of Manila

When: August 17 and 18, 2019
Where: Bathurst Street corner of Wilson Avenue, Toronto