Toronto has an exquisite culinary scene, and knows how to celebrate it. Each month, the city offers up different foodie events to awaken our senses. And with summer just beginning, we look forward to attending all food festivities in and around the city this month.
Mac and Cheese Festival
What: Starting of this month with MAC AND CHEESE. What more do you want?
Where: Ontario Place West Island
When: June 3-5, 2016
Grilled Cheese Challenge
What: Keeping things cheesy, Toronto’s Grilled Cheese Challenge already has us drooling. From classic to crazy, this is one challenge we’d enjoy regularly.
Where: Islington & Lake Shore Blvd W
When: June 11, 2016
Chocolate bark-making class
What: Purdy’s Chocolatier’s connoisseurs teach you how to create chocolate bark with nuts, dried fruit, and other crunchy deliciousness. Tickets range from $33.90- $67.80.
Where: TD Centre, 66 Wellington Street West, Toronto
When: Every Thursday in June
Toronto Taste 2016
What: Toronto’s culinary fundraiser, Toronto Taste offers delicious drinks and dishes made by the city’s sought-after restaurants. The event raises funds for Second Harvest’s food rescue program.
Where: Lakeside, Corus Quay
When: June 12, 2016
Beach BBQ & Brews Festival
What: Taking place over Father’s Day weekend, the boom 97.3 Beach BBQ & Brews Festival has become an annual weekend staple at Woodbine Park. Live music, grilling demos, children’s events, and beverage vendors are enough to make any dad happy.
Where: Woodbine Park
When: June 17-19, 2016
What: The 50th annual CHIN International Picnic returns for their massive free multicultural picnic.
Where: Exhibition Place
When: June 17-19, 2016
Taste of Little Italy
What: Torontonians descend to College Street for the annual celebration of Italian cuisine. Extended patios, music, and food will fill the neighbourhood until 1 am on Friday and Saturday night.
Where: College Street, between Bathurst and Shaw
When: June 19-21, 2016
Taste of Toronto
What: Toronto’s tastiest restaurant festival is back, showcasing the city’s finest restaurants. Twenty of the city’s hottest chefs will be serving up 54 delicious dishes.
Where: Garrison Common at Fort York
When: June 23-26, 2016
Toronto Ribfest 2016
What: Christmas for ribs lovers! The 16th annual Ribfest is set to take the stage, and Rotary Etobicoke invites you to join. The event offers a KidzZone, two stages, and lots of ribs.
Where: Centennial Park, 256 Centennial Park Rd
When: June 30 to July 3, 2016