10 Toronto food events taking place this weekend: September 15 to 17

Sep 15 2017, 7:02 pm

It’s the last weekend of the summer and the weather is going to be BEAUTIFUL in Toronto.

Better get outside while you still can, be it a food truck festival or massive Polish block party, beer run or City Cider celebration.

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Toronto.


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43 Toronto bars (and counting) have extended last call for TIFF. The film festival on now offers the perfect opportunity for celebrity spotting and late night cocktails.

When: September 7 to 17
Where: Bars across Toronto

Sausage Party Pop-Up

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Fully loaded gourmet vegetarian and vegan hot dogs pop up at this east side brewery for an afternoon of franks and fresh beer.

When: September 15, 4 pm to 9 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery36 Wagstaff Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.


7-Eleven’s Slurpee Name Your Price Day

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Self-inflicted brain freeze has never felt so altruistic. On September 15 across Canada, you can pay whatever you want for a large Slurpee and proceeds will be donated to a good cause.

When: September 15
Where: 7-Eleven stores across Canada

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Toronto Beer Week

Toronto Beer Week

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30+ events are planned in part of this collective series of events showcasing local beers, brewers, and bars.

When: September 15 to 23
Where: Bars and breweries across Toronto.
Price: Varies.

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Roncesvalles Polish Festival

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Billed as North America’s largest celebration of Polish culture, the festival enters its twelfth year in 2017, offering a weekend of live entertainment and international music on multiple stages, a polka party under the stars, two sprawling beverage gardens, midway, and festival foods from 40 renowned Roncesvalles-area restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bistros.

When: September 16 and 17
Where: Roncesvalles Avenue
Price: Admission is free.

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Food Truck Festival Ontario

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Spend the third weekend in September eating your way through $6 menus at this massive celebration of street eats taking place on Toronto’s waterfront.

When: September 16 and 17
Where: Sherborne Common, 61 Dockside Drive, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.

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Toronto Eats Book Signing Event

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Meet-greet-and-eat with Toronto author Amy Rosen as she signs her latest book, chats about the Toronto food scene, and dishes out her signature cinnamon buns.

When: September 16, 11 am to 1 pm
Where: Labour of Love, 223 Carlton Street, Toronto
Price: Free

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Toronto Garlic Festival

Toronto Garlic Festival

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Ontario farmers and local chefs get together to cook with garlic, and visitors can taste delicious garlic-themed dishes paired with Ontario wine and craft beer at this September event. The festival includes live music, film screenings, talks and demos, free garlic shots and the Garlic Breath Contest. YUM.

When: September 17 at 9 am to 5 pm
Where: Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto

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City Cider

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Celebrate apple season in Toronto and spend a day surrounded by live music, delectable eats, freshly pressed cider, and a hard craft cider bar in a heritage orchard at this event hosted by Not Far From The Tree.

When: September 17, noon to 5 pm
Where: Spadina Museum
Price: $10 in advance, $15 at the gate

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The Famous Canadian Beer Run

The Famous Canadian Beer Run

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On your marks, get set, beer! Toronto’s 5 km Beer Run is back and will take place on September 17. Following the run, participants and spectators can recharge at a Craft Beer & Food Festival complete with live entertainment.

When: September 17, 10:30 am to 6 pm
Where: Ontario Place, 955 Lake Shore Boulevard West, Toronto
Price: From $25

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