8 Toronto food events to check out this week: December 4 to 10

Dec 4 2017, 8:56 pm

Break out your ugly Christmas sweaters and bundle up before heading outdoors! December is in full swing and so are holiday markets, beer festivals, brunch cruises, and more festive food events.

Here’s what’s on in Toronto this week, December 4 to 10.

The Toronto Christmas Market

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The Toronto Christmas Market returns to the Distillery District from November 16 to December 23 and in addition to the twinkling lights and holiday cheer, look forward to plenty of seasonal sweets and European-inspired eats.

Where: The Distillery District
When: On now until December 23 – closed on Mondays.

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Fair in the Square



This massive holiday market and winter carnival located outside Toronto City Hall kicks off on December 1 and runs until the day before Christmas Eve. Look forward to holiday shopping, an ice bar, and plenty of festive foods including a two-handed festive feast dubbed Deep Fried Christmas, plus Beavertails, poutine, fudge, and more.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square
When: On now until December 23


Milk & Cookies for Sick Kids

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Le Gourmand’s legendary chocolate chip cookies are available throughout the month from a food truck parked outside of Sick Kids.

When: Throughout the month of December
Where: Track down the truck by visiting SKMilkandCookies.com.

Evergreen Winter Village

Roast s’mores over the open campfire and enjoy warm beverages from the Sipping Container while shopping or playing street curling at this Winter Village. Hungry for more? Look forward to a rotating line-up of food trucks serving up comfort foods ranging from crêpes to gourmet grilled cheese, and more.

When: Weekends in December and weekdays from December 26 to 29, 10 am to 5 pm
Where: 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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Hoppy Holidays

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This craft beer sampling event already boasts nearly 20 vendors that will be serving up seasonal brews, one-off creations, and yuletide beer cocktails. Not to mention the culinary team at The Berkley is putting together of beer-friendly bites including mini Jamaican patties, mini grilled cheese sandwiches, poutine, and more.

When: December 5, 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: The Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: $25 in advance

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Canada: From East to West

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“The Hunter Chef” hosts this multi-course meal complete with expert pairings from Rioja. On the menu, tourtiere, bison with creamy polenta, pumpkin toffee pudding, and more.

When: December 5, 7 pm
Where: Antler, 1454 Dundas Street West, Toronto
Price: $105

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I Heart BEER Holiday Festival

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The holiday edition of this brew fest promises to be an “epic holiday extravaganza” complete with ugly sweaters and tipsy caroling to make this a hoppy holiday to remember.

When: December 9, 3 pm to 9 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Building, 160 Princes Boulevard, Toronto
Price: From $25

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Santa Brunch Cruise

When: December 10, 2017, boarding begins at 11:30 am
Where: Northern Spirit, Toronto Harbourfront at the Queen’s Quay Terminal Building, 207 Queen’s Quay West, Toronto
Price: $56.95 for adults; $29.95 for children ages 7 to 12

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