7 Toronto food events to check out this weekend: November 17 to 19

Nov 17 2017, 9:05 pm

Spend this weekend stuffing your face! There’s no shortage of opportunities to eat fondue in a light tunnel, snack on deep fried halo-halo, or enjoy a pint or two with the ladies.

Here are all the food events on this weekend in Toronto.

Toronto Christmas Market

Courtesy Toronto Christmas Market

This historic neighbourhood hosts this European market in the lead up to Christmas. In addition to the twinkling lights and holiday cheer, get ready to feed your face with Liège wafels, shortbread, sausages, and more festive foods.

Where: The Distillery District
When: Thursday, November 16 to Sunday, December 23 – closed on Mondays.

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

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The four-day expo showcases international cuisine, exotic delicacies, craft beers, wines, and cutting-edge cocktails when it brings together over 100 exhibitors including some of the worlds best restaurants, food producers, brewers, vintners, and distillers showcasing 1,500 different things to eat and drink.

When: November 16 to 19
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto
Price: From $25

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Food Trike Pop-Up

Manipura Doubles food trike

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Manipura Doubles kicks off the weekend dishing out Trinidadian delicacies this afternoon at Left Field Brewery in Leslieville.

When: November 17, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto

Price: Admission is free.

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Halo-Halo Holiday Pop-Up

deep fried halo halo


When: November 18, noon to 9 pm; November 19, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: 105 Portland Street, Second Floor, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Fête Chinoise

Fête Chinoise

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Showcasing the luxe world of modern Chinese art and design, fashion, food and photography, this event will transform the entire third floor of the Shangri-La Hotel into an interactive exhibition and gala event complete with cocktails, curated food stations, and swag bags filled with party favours from Holt Renfrew, AGO, and more.

When: November 18, 2017
Where: Shangri-la Hotel, 188 University Avenue, Toronto
Price: Tickets from $120 – proceeds benefiting Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation and fu-GEN Theatre Company.

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Lady Beer Fest

The Society of Beer Drinking Ladies ladies craft beer festival

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Canada’s all ladies craft beer festival is back! While the line-up of food and drink vendors is TBA, tickets are on sale now and include a commemorative sample glass, four drink tokens
‘Morning After’ gift bag.

When: November 18
Where: Peace & Cotton Warehouse, 500 Keele Street, Unit 101, Toronto
Price: From $35

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TVA Holiday Market

Dolled Up Desserts vegan holiday market

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Veg Food Fest and Toronto Vegetarian Association host this meat-free holiday market featuring 30+ local businesses hawking handmade gifts, holiday treats, and cruelty-free products.

When: November 19, noon to 6 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: Admission is $5


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