6 Toronto food events to check out this week: May 11 to 17

May 8 2018, 8:24 pm

The weather is heating up in the city and these Toronto food events are making the most of it!

This week find a food truck rally, rib fest, night market, and pizza battle all happening within a seven-day span.

Food Truck’N Friday

Food Truck n Friday


This ongoing food truck event pops up bi-monthly in Etobicoke this May and will feature live entertainment, music, prizes, giveaways, a market experience, and a new lineup of featured food trucks each week.

When: May 11 and 25, 2018
Where: Parking lot at Bloor Street West and Resurrection Road

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Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival & Night Market

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The sixth annual outdoor street festival promises 100 vendors, live entertainment, and family-friendly activities in addition to the Foodora Night Market, an evening event featuring food (dishes from $5 to $12 each), DJs, patio seating, and more!

When: May 12, 2018, 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Green P lot, 1325 Queen Street West


The Chef Collective Pizza Battle

Queen Margarita Pizza

Queen Margarita Pizza

The Chef Collective, sponsored by Kraft Heinz present this battle featuring four chefs and 4 bloggers teaming up to master the all-time classic: pizza! Doors open at 6 pm, the battle starts at 7 pm sharp!

When: May 14, 2018, 7 pm
Where: District 28, 28 Logan Avenue, Toronto


Open Kitchen Toronto

Open Kitchen lynn crawford

Open Kitchen

This collaborative dinner series aims to showcase and support the advancement of women in the culinary industry. For this instalment, chefs Lora Kirk and Lynn Crawford will feature a market-inspired, four-course farm honouring the farmers, fishermen, and friends of Ruby Watchco. Cocktail and wine pairings included.

When: March 14, 2018, 7 pm
Where: 730 Queen Street East, Toronto
Price: $175

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Rib Fest

Toronto Ribfest

Ribs, BBQ chicken, burgers, blooming onions, funnel cakes, and more! This four-day Rib Fest takes place in the heart of downtown and Yonge-Dundas Square.

When: May 17, 18, 19, 2018, 10 am to 11 pm; May 20, 10 am to 9 pm
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Price: Admission is free.


Kentucky Derby Party

Maker's Mark

Maker’s Mark


The Kentucky Derby might have already passed but don’t put away your fancy hats just yet! The festivities continue at this bourbon and cider-fueled party happening in Toronto this May.

When: May 17, 2018, 7 pm
Where: Lisa Marie, 638 Queen Street West, Toronto
Price: $55

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