9 Toronto food events to check out this weekend: November 24 to 26

Nov 24 2017, 1:08 pm

It’s a busy weekend in Toronto with the forecast calling for Christmas markets, free bacon sandwiches, AYCE pierogi dinners, chocolate-eating competitions, and more food-focused fun.

Here are all the food events happening in Toronto over the next few days.

Toronto Christmas Market

Toronto Christmas Market Chimney stax

Courtesy of 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.

Chocolate High Tea

Omni King Edward Hotel high tea

Weekends in November are sweeter than ever when the OMNI King Edward hosts this special Chocolate Tea Menu featuring chocolate ganache tarts topped with chestnut chantilly, white chocolate pumpkin chai cheesecake, chocolate orange scones and so so much more.  A portion of the proceeds supports Gilda’s Club Greater
Toronto and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

When: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in November
Where: Omni King Edward Hotel, 37 King Street West, Toronto
Price: $54


Waves & Whisky at Ripley’s Aquarium

Waves & Whisky

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The sea-cretive, 19+ event takes place on Friday, November 24 and offers the chance to see the aquarium after dark with a selection of whiskies and/or specialty cocktails in hand as Lady Be Good serenades the crowd.

When: Friday November 24, 8 pm to midnight
Where: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, 288 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto
Price: $28

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Crafts Beer Market

beer market

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Here’s a holiday market that makes gift shopping more tolerable. Shop for one of a kind handmade goods and gifts from local artisans while also enjoying a cold one.

When: November 25, 11 am to 6 pm
Where: 75 Horner Avenue, Suite 1, Toronto
Price: $10

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Rashers 5th Anniversarwich giveaway

rashers free bacon sandwiches


On November 25, the eatery is celebrating its anniversary with a sky-high special at both locations. The Rashers 5th Anniversarwich is loaded with triple bacon, a fried egg, and brown sauce, and will be on sale all day for just $5. Better still, for the first 100 people in line at 11:30 am it’s FREE!

When: November 25
 948 Queen Street East, Toronto, 182 Ossington Avenue, Toronto

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Food in Film

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

Watch Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs while mowing down on delicious eats from Alimentari at this edition of the food-themed film screening series.

When: November 26
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto
Price: From $17

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Christmas and Chocolate Pastry Fair

Christmas Chocolate

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When: November 26, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto
Price: $20 for adults, $15 for children 5 to 12.

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Chocolate Moonshine

Ths ChocOlympics presented in part of the Toronto’s first ever Christmas Chocolate + Pastry Fair, takes place following the afternoon event at Wychwood Barns on Sunday, November 26 and will see four teams of 10 runners compete to win cash donations to the charity of their choice.

When: November 26, 6 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto

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All-You-Can-Eat Pierogi at Tennessee Tavern

All-You-Can-Eat pierogi

AJ Fernando/Tennessee Tavern

Kicking off the last weekend in November, Grant Van Gameren’s Tennessee Tavern is introducing a weekly Sunday supper featuring all the buttery potato and cheddar-packed dumplings you can stuff in your face.

When: Sunday nights starting November 26
Where: 1554 Queen Street West, Toronto

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