9 Toronto food events taking place this weekend: August 25 to 27

Aug 25 2017, 7:11 pm

It’s the last weekend in August – better make the most of it! Whether stuffing your face with outrageous CNE eats, BBQ, or beer, the next few days in Toronto are looking especially full.

See what Toronto food events are on this weekend, August 25 to 27,

Canadian National Exhibition

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The CNE starts today and per annual tradition, there are loads of freak-ish foods on offer on the midway and in The Food Building. Check out our round-up to see the most epic (and obscene) eats for 2017.

When: August 18 to September 4
Where: CNE Grounds, Toronto

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Food Truck Frenzy

Over two dozen food trucks will be serving up signature street eats at the Canadian National Exhibition this weekend alongside Craft Beer Fest.

When: August 25 to August 27, 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Princes’ Boulevard, CNE Grounds, Toronto

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Beer, Bourbon & BBQ

Toronto’s newest late summer festival is taking every tried and true summertime attraction and mashing them all together into one single event including live country bands, line dancing lessons, bourbon tasting bars, axe throwing, BBQ cooks-offs, and more.

When: August 25 to 27
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto
Price: Admission is $4.95

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TAIWANfest 2017


Before August is out, TAIWANfest takes over Harbourfront Centre for a weekend of cultural programming and food vendors. Expect an abundance of bubble tea.

When: August 25 to 27
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Leslieville Beerfest

This neighbourhood street party shuts down Dundas Street East for an afternoon of craft brews, featured restaurants, and community artisans. Ticket prices include three beer tokens and a beer mug.

When: August 26, 1 pm to 8 pm
Where: Dundas Street East from Logan Avenue to Carlaw
Price: $20

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Toronto Cider Festival

Toronto Cider Festival food events

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Look forward to nearly 30 cider makers pouring 60 different varieties of cider produced from Canada and around the world, along with ample opportunity to lounge in the sun and solicit food trucks for the most sought-after street eats.

When: August 26, sessions between 11:30 am to 10:30 pm
Where: Sherbourne Common
Price: From $30 per person

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Canada’s Coconut Festival and Marketplace

coconut drink straw festival

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Over 70 vendors will gather for this free event showcasing all things coconuts. From coconut food products and cosmetics, fashion and wellness programs look forward to local artisans hawking everything from vegan coconut cakes, spreads, oils, snacks, drinks, and more.

When: August 26, 10 am to 8 pm
Where: David Pecaut Square, 215 King West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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 Otto’s BBQ at Cold Tea

Otto's Berlin Döner

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The döner shop celebrates its 2-year anniversary with a Sunday BBQ at Cold Tea. Look forward to DJs, drink specials, grilled meats, giveaways, and good vibes.

When: August 27, 3 pm to 10 pm
Where: Cold Tea, 60 Kensington Avenue, Toronto
Price: A la carte


Halo Halo Filipino Festival

halo halo

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The famous Filipino dessert inspired this food fest promising sweet treats and a colourful array of arts, culture, entertainment, and more.

When: August 27
Where: Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto


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