10 Toronto food events to check out this week: June 22 to 28

Jun 22 2018, 12:11 pm

There’s no shortage of Toronto food events happening this week.

From FREE Slurpee giveaways to food festivals focused on wine and spirits, butter tarts, and bubble tea, here are all the best things to do, see, and eat this week in Toronto.




It’s Pride weekend in Toronto and for the occasion, Toronto bakeries, cafes, and restaurants are serving up rainbow-hued treats. Check out our round-up on where to taste the rainbow this weekend.

When: On until June 24
Where: Restaurants across Toronto

7-Eleven Canada’s Slurpee Crazy Hair Day

7-Eleven Day Slurpee


Anyone who heads into a participating 7-Eleven store today, June 22 with an outrageous hairstyle will be able to get a medium Slurpee for no cost. “Brightly-coloured, head-turning hairstyles” are encouraged, and two limited-time flavours will be up for grabs (Pepsi Black Cherry and Crush Jelly Bean) at most of the chain’s locations.

When: June 22
Where: Participating 7-Eleven stores across Canada

The Wine & Spirit Festival

wine and spirits festival

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Toronto’s Wine & Spirit Festival kicks off the first official weekend of summer with cocktails, wines, beers, and ciders on the waterfront!

When: June 22, 5 pm to 11 pm; June 23, noon to 10 pm
Where: Sugar Beach, 11 Dockside Drive, Toronto
Price: From $23

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This Cajun cocktail party will transport your taste buds to Cajun country alongside cocktails that scream lavish low country. On the menu, crocodile tacos, sloppy bison sliders, and kangaroo steak frites.

When: June 22, 2018, 7 pm
Where: The Jim, 1174 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Price: $35

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Toronto Craft Beer Festival 2018

Toronto Craft Beer Festival

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Craft beers and ciders, food, fun activities, and live music are all on the bill for this three-day beer festival. Look forward to raising a glass with nearly 30 craft brewers from across Ontario.

When: June 22, 2:30 pm to 10 pm; June 23, noon to 10 pm; June 24, noon to 7 pm
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lakeshore Blvd West, Toronto
Price: Tickets from $25 online

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Taste of Asia

taste of asia street festival


This night market is billing 150 exhibitor booths along with “dazzling cultural performances, culinary artists, iconic celebrities, dignitaries, sports fans, artisans, and food connoisseurs.”

When: Friday, June 22, 7 pm to 11 pm; Saturday, June 23, 11 am to 11 pm; Sunday, June 24, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Kennedy Road just North of Steeles Avenue East, Toronto
Price: Admission is free

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Etobicoke Butter Tart Festival

butter tarts


When: June 23, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Plast Toronto, 516 The Kingsway, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.


Brew & BBQ

Canada's Wonderland

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Canada’s Wonderland hosts its third annual Brew & BBQ Festival featuring 70+ adult beverages from the province’s best small batch craft breweries and cideries. Enjoy an afternoon sampling cold brews in between rides at the amusement park.

When: June 23, 2018, noon to 10 pm
Where: Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan
Price: Entry to the festival is free with park admission


Bubble Tea Festival

bubble tea festival


Taking place on Saturday, June 23 in the Canary District, the second annual food fest promises “your favourite bubble tea providers and some new ones to try out,” along with performances, games, competitions, and Asian inspired food and desserts.

When: June 23, 2018, 11 am to 8 pm
Where: Canary District, across the street from 494 Front Street East, Toronto


London’s Sipsmith Patio Supper

Peter Pan Bistro

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This intimate alfresco evening features refined London-inspired fare along with guided tastings and Sipsmith gin cocktails on the second-floor patio. On the menu, oysters, gin-cured salmon, and more!

When: June 28, 2018, 7 pm
Where: Peter Pan Bistro, 373 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $100

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