6 Toronto food events to check out this week: June 15 to 21

Jun 8 2018, 10:48 am

Food trucks, BBQ, street parties, and a taco festival! The week ahead is full of good things to do, see, and eat. It’s time to get out there and enjoy the best Toronto food events that summer has to offer.

Food Truck’N Friday

Food Truck n Friday


This ongoing food truck event pops up in Etobicoke on Fridays from May to October and will feature live entertainment, music, prizes, giveaways, a market experience, and a new lineup of featured food trucks each week.

When: June 15, 2018
Where: Parking lot at Bloor Street West and Resurrection Road

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Taste of Little Italy

Taste of Little Italy


Billed as the city’s “most frequented and delicious street festival,” this event features local and visiting vendors hawking everything from Italian standards like spiedini, pizza, and risotto, to international delicacies represented by businesses in the ’hood.

When: June 15, 6:30 pm to 1 am; June 16, 2018, 11 am to 1 pm; June 17, 11 am to 10 pm
Where: College Street, from Bathurst Street to Shaw Street, Toronto
 Admission is free.

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Night Market 6ix

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More than 50 local vendors, eating and drinking in the open air, plus live music, DJ, and a child- and pet-friendly space. Admission is free to this night market and event proceeds will go to support Ronald McDonald House Toronto and the George Brown College Foundation.

When: June 15, 2018, 5 pm to 11 pm
Where: Canoe Landing Park, 95 Fort York Boulevard, Toronto

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Taco Fest

taco fest


Taco Fest is back! Now in its third year, the festival has announced it will return to Ontario Place for a weekend in June. The outdoor fiesta is a celebration of all things Mexican and showcases some of the Toronto’s top chefs.

When: June 15 to 17, 2018
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto

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Beaches Rib Fest

Northern Heat Rib Series

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The best rib teams from across Canada will be dishing out BBQ while the craft beer market will pour refreshments from Ontario’s top craft brewers at this event boasting free admission, and free parking.

When: June 15, 4 pm to 11 pm; June 16, 11 am to 11 pm; June 17, 11 am to 11 pm
Where: Woodbine Park, 1695 Queen Street East

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Thrill of The Grill

Danforth Thrill of the Grill

Danforth Thrill of the Grill

Now in its ninth year, this event makes for an ideal Father’s Day celebration and showcases merchants and excellent eateries from Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood.

When: June 16, noon to 4 pm
Where: Danforth Avenue (Broadview to Jackman Avenue)
Price: $20 for meat eaters, $10 for vegetarians

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